THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH WOMEN (ECW)

 

THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH WOMEN (ECW) IS PART OF THE CHURCH-WIDE ORGANIZATION OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH WOMEN, A MINISTRY OF AND FOR WOMEN. THEY ARE CALLED AND EMPOWERED BY GRACE TO SERVE OUR LORD IN PRAYER, ACTION, STUDY AND FELLOWSHIP.

 

AS WOMEN MEMBERS OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, ALL WOMEN IN EVERY CONGREGATION IN THE DIOCESE ARE MEMBERS OF THE ECW AND ARE INVITED TO BE ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS IN THE ORGANIZATION’S MINISTRY.

 

AT ST. CHRISTOPHER’S, OUR ECW IS MADE UP OF A GROUP OF SISTERS WHOSE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE COORDINATING WEEKLY COFFEE HOURS, SPRING AND FALL RUMMAGE SALES AND FUNDRAISERS FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS AROUND THE CHURCH. WE SUPPORT THE CHURCH’S OTHER MINISTRIES, AS WE ARE MEMBERS OF THE ALTAR GUILD, THE FLOWER GUILD, MUSIC MINISTRY, OUTREACH MINISTRY, SENIOR’S MINISTRY, YOUTH MINISTRY, EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS, LECTORS, OBLATIONERS, USHERS, TELLERS AND VESTRY MINISTRIES.

 

WE MEET MONTHLY, ON THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH, FOLLOWING THE 10:00 AM SERVICE.  WE ARE ON BREAK DURING JULY AND AUGUST OF EACH YEAR.  ECW IS HEADED UP BY A COMMITTEE OF OFFICERS OF FOUR WHICH INCLUDES THE PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, TREASURER AND SECRETARY. ELECTIONS ARE HELD EVERY TWO YEARS.  

 

OUR MISSON STATEMENT

“WE ARE CALLED INTO ACTION TO BRING CHRIST TO ALL PEOPLE.  WE ARE COMMITTED TO EMPOWER CHRIST’S MISSION IN THIS WORLD THROUGH LOVE, SERVICE, PRAYER, STUDY AND FELLOWSHIP BY RESPECTING THE INDIVIDUALITY AND DIVERSITY OF ALL GOD’S CHILDREN.”

 

 

 

                         Symbolism of the Logo

                         Cross

                         Our Life in Christ and serving Christ in the Word.

                         Circle

                         The hope for wholeness in our lives and for others.

                         Outflowing Lines

                         The many works of the ECW going out into the world.

                         The lines intertwine with and are coming out of the

                         Cross as our lives are centered in Christ.