The 2023-2024 PW Bible Study is Horizons by Olive Mahabir.
Annual Presbyterian Women Summer Gathering & 2023-24 Bible Study Kick-Off
August 26, 2023
Montgomery Conference Center
Presbyterian Women are committed to strengthening the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) because we are the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)! In fact, more than two million people—women and men—worship in nearly 10,000 Presbyterian congregations throughout the United States. As Presbyterians (and Presbyterian Women), we believe that we are the hands of Christ in this world and that we are ever guided by the Holy Spirit.
In our Purpose statement, we commit to strengthening the PC(USA). It’s an organizational commitment, but also a commitment that individual Presbyterian Women carry out according to their skills and gifts.
Individual Presbyterian Women strengthen the church by being faithful members of the church. You’ll meet Presbyterian Women who are teaching elders (pastors), ruling elders (church leaders), session members (a committee of elders who govern a church), church educators, voting delegates to the General Assembly, or chairs or members of church committees. They also strengthen the church in less visible, less official ways—offering kind words to a newcomer, working tirelessly on a justice issue or sharing meaningful insights during Bible study.
Presbyterian Women groups (from the congregational level to the national or churchwide level) also strengthen the church. PW groups support denominational work, like putting together hygiene kits for Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. They establish programs or resources that are later adopted by the denomination, like the Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study, a now-online daily publication that connects Presbyterians to one another through prayer and information about PC(USA) ministries, its members and staff. PW groups also carry out ministries tended by PW that broaden the reach of the church—for example, grant programs such as the Birthday and Thank Offerings.
Presbyterian Women on YouTube
Did you know that PW has a YouTube Channel? Search: “Presbyterian Women YouTube”, and you are able to view it! There are wonderful videos including this one which shares the purpose of the Presbyterian Women which was created for the recent Association of Presbyterian Christian Educators (APCE) conference.
Presbyterian Women Links
Contact Moderator Nancy Carlton (Lakewood)
(904) 945-9750 (cell)
Presbyterian Women in the Presbytery of St. Augustine (Facebook page)
Current Presbyterian Women Directory, including Yearbook with Bylaws (updated 8/24/23)
Presbyterian Women Yearbook Update Form
If you have any changes or additions, please send them to your Regional Coordinator, or the Representative serving as such, after election of new officers.