Quick Facts

Founded:
May 1948 by the General Council of the Reformed Episcopal Church during Bishop Joseph Kearney’s tenure.

Purpose:
To unify, coordinate, and stimulate the work of the Women in the Reformed Episcopal Church; to encourage the women’s societies to organize under one unit to be known as the Women of the Church to unite in prayer and Bible Study throughout the denomination.
(Note: The name was changed to Committee on Women’s Ministry during the 51st General Council of the REC in 2005.)

Membership and Chairperson:
The Presiding Bishop appoints a committee for a term of three years. Appointed members elect a chairperson.

Meeting Dates:
Scheduled committee meetings are in May and October each year during a designated time within Women’s Day Project Luncheon and the Spiritual Enrichment Conference.

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