Presbyterian Women

Presbyterian Women (PW) is the national women’s organization of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). With a history of more than 200 years, PW is committed to nurturing faith, supporting the church’s mission, working for justice and building community. It is organized at all levels of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in congregations, presbyteries and synods as well as General Assembly. Read the Presbyterian Women Purpose.

Guided by their covenantal agreement, Presbyterian Women works cooperatively with Women’s Ministries to achieve these goals. This covenantal relationship is based upon shared beliefs, complementary visions and commitments, common history and a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation. (From the PCUSA Website)

Circle Meetings

  • Charistans – third Monday @ 7:30 PM, homes
  • Bible Study with Rev. Muller – second Wednesday @ 1:30 PM, Anderson Lounge
  • Craft Group – first & third Mondays @ 9 AM, Garden Room

THIS MONTH:

Presbyterian Women Present:

Monday, January 27, 2014 – 5:30pm     

Dr. Paul Piersen, “The Remarkable Changes in Mission Today”

Dr. Paul Pierson is the former Dean, School of World Mission at Fuller Theological Seminary and former Professor of History of Mission and Latin American Studies at Fuller. He was Associate Provost there from 1992 to 1993, and currently he is Senior Professor, History of Mission. From 1955-73 he was a Presbyterian Church (USA) missionary, fifteen of those years having been spent in Brazil (Corumba and   Recife).  Dr. Pierson has also served as pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Fresno, Ca. (1973-80) and as interim pastor at the following Presbyterian Churches: Bel Air (1993-95), La Canada (2001-03), and Hollywood (2009-10). He has authored or co-edited several books. His academic degrees are from The University of California, Berkeley (B.S., Chemical Engineering) and Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div., Ph.D.). He and his wife, Rosemary, have four children and nine grandchildren.

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