ECW Diocese of Chicago
Gathering of Women
Called to Lead
April 28, 2018
St. James Episcopal Church
West Dundee, IL
All women from across the Diocese are invited to attend this conference on women's leadership. Our Honored Women from our parishes and our Distinguished Woman, Angela E. Watkins from Messiah-St. Bartholomew, Chicago will be honored during our Eucharist.
Workshops will be "Communication: More Than Email" with Cathedral Associate for Communications, Alan Taylor and "Avoiding Burnout" presented by Debbie Prium, an advance nurse practioner.
Registration is $25 in advance and $35 at the door. Registration includes lunch. You may register online with a credit card or print and mail in the form below and send it along with your payment in full.
Gathering of Women
Seeds of Hope
April 13-15, 2018
DeKoven Retreat Center
The Episcopal Church Women of Province V will meet April 13-14 at the beautiful DeKoven Retreat Center.
Our keynote presenter is Angela Smith who holds a Master's in Peace Studies and served as a delegate to the UN Committee on the Status of Women in 2017 representing the Diocese of Western Kansas. She is employed by St. Francis Community Services, Salina, Kansas and is known for her work with children and women both in the US and in El Salvador. She has been nominated for Executive council.
Angela's session is titled "Hope for the Community and the World". Two additional sessions with speakers are "Hope for One's Self" and "Hope for Congregations".
Registration will be available through the Diocese of Chicago. Housing is available at DeKoven as well as day fees.
A special no fee workshop will be held from 3 to 5pm on Friday, March 13 on the United Thank Offering. All are invited.
All women of the Diocese of Chicago are invited to attend the Province V gathering.
The ECW provides several pamphlets which highlight several facets of ECW: How to establish a women's ministry in your church (Join), the grants which are available from the ECW and how the ECW endowment funds are used for philanthropy (Mission).
Additional information and online links for other ECW affiliated organizations can also be found on our website.
The National ECW website also has materials of interest: www.ecwnational.org
Episcopal Church Women
St. James Commons
65 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611