We are all Episcopal Church Women

As Episcopal Church Women (ECW) we continually strive to embody Christ's vision for the world by loving one another as he loves us. We are committed to taking leadership in identifying social injustices and pursuing action for change in response to our Baptismal Covenant. Our goal is to build an accepting atmosphere where every woman is welcomed and valued for her individual ministry.

The motto of the ECW of the Diocese of Washington is: Then Jesus answered her,
"Woman, great is your faith..." [Matthew 15:28]

12th Annual Advent Prayer Breakfast Scheduled for 9:00 am on December 3, 2016

The Right Rev. Nathan Dwight Baxter is the Guest Speaker

Please join us for the 12th Annual ECW Advent Prayer Breakfast at the Sheraton Washington North in Beltsville, Maryland. The Right Rev. Nathan Dwight Baxter (retired Bishop of the Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania and former Dean of the Washington National Cathedral) is our very special guest speaker. The program's theme is "Strengthening Our Spiritual Core." Tickets are $45 and can be purchased ahead of time or at the door. Please download the flyer for further information. You may also contact any Board member listed on the flyer, purchased tickets online at Eventbrite, email us at ecw@ecw-edow.org, or call our office at (202) 537-6530 for details or tickets.

Bishop John Bryson Chane Scholarship

Two Awards Made for 2016

The Bishop John Bryson Chane Scholarship for Social Justice was established by the Episcopal Church Women's (ECW) Board to recognize graduating high school seniors in the Diocese of Washington who have shown an interest in social justice issues. This year's recipients include David E. Cole, Jr. from St. John's Episcopal/Anglican Church in Mount Rainier, Maryland and Stephen P. Thomas-Dorin from St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Upper Marlboro. The ECW Board is proud to recognize these young people in the amount of $1000 each and we wish them well in their first year of college.

Mark Your Calendars:

December 3, 2016 -- 12th Annual Advent Prayer Breakfast, Sheraton North Hotel, Beltsville MD (Speaker: The Right Rev. Nathan Dwight Baxter, retired)
March 13-24, 2017 -- UN Commission on the Status of Women, 61st Session, New York City
April 21, 2017 -- United Thank Offering Open House
April 27-30, 2017 -- Province III Meeting, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Cockeysville, MD
May 20, 2017 -- Annual Jazz Concert
October 28, 2017 -- Annual General Meeting
July 5-13, 2018 -- 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, Austin, TX


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