ECW Diocese of Chicago    Women's Fall Retreat


Walking Together

October 27-28, 2018   

DeKoven Retreat Center    Racine, WI

ECW Diocese of Chicago     

Altar Guild Conference


Thin Spaces

June 2, 2018   Church of the Holy Comforter  

Kenilworth, IL

The women from the Church of the Holy Comforter were welcoming as we were presented a number of excellent opportunities to learn about thin spaces - the places where we most feel close to God.  Enjoy the photos of our event.

ECW Diocese of Chicago   

Annual Meeting   


Called to Lead 

April 28, 2018   St. James Episcopal Church  West Dundee, IL

We had a wonderful time together, celebrating women leaders from across the diocese.  Listed below are documents from our meeting, including the presentation by Alan Taylor, "Called to Lead?  Called to Action!"


Photos of our event are available on our gallery page.


Speakers profiles - annual meeting.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [180.2 KB]
Honored Women booklet 2018.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.0 MB]
ECW Presentation - A. Taylor.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.7 MB]


Province V Gathering of Women


Seeds of Hope 

April 13-15, 2018  DeKoven Retreat Center  Racine, WI


Our keynote presenter was 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.  


 Photos of this event can be viewed on our gallery page.


Province V speakers - 2.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [215.0 KB]
Province V leadership.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [223.8 KB]

About Your ECW

The ECW provides several pamphlets which highlight 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.  Province V information is available on this page, above.


The National ECW website also has materials of interest: 


Join, Participate, Lead 2018.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [389.7 KB]
ECW Grants 2018.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [450.3 KB]
Mission Ministry 2018.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [409.5 KB]

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