Episcopal Church Women

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We are Called
We are Different
We are One Body

All parish women are warmly invited to join us for fellowship, growth and service to St. Elizabeth's. 

For more information contact Jean Smith at:
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Vision Statement:

We are Episcopal Church Women, committed to one
another and called to be witnesses for Christ.

Our challenge is to provide a safe place where
every person is free to become the person Christ called.

We are called. We are different. We are one body.

Why Participate:

  • Spiritual growth and nourishment
  • Fellowship
  • Education
  • Leadership and skills training
  • Focus for mission
  • Service
  • Social action and advocacy
  • Heightened awareness
  • ecumenism
  • World wide network
2007 Highlights:
  • supported Super Bowl smoked butt fund raiser
  • hosted Shrove Tuesday pancake supper with Presbyterian neighbors
  • donated $1000 towards flooring in the parish hall
  • donated $1000 towards new vestments
  • hosted the annual Easter egg hunt / brunch
  • supported VBS, Beth Moore, Acolyte garments
  • assembled songbooks for the pews
  • supported DOK dinner night for deployed family members
  • donated $3000 towards building fund
  • Angel Tree collection, Nursing home party, and Garden upkeep
2008 Highlights:
  • purchased new blinds for the Parish Hall
  • started a lending library for parishioners
  • purchased books for expecting Mother's / baptismals
  • purchased two banners for Pentecost
  • hosted the annual Easter egg hunt / brunch
  • UTO ingathering
  • Bishop's reception
  • donated pulpit for the worship space
  • sponsored Beth Moore simulcast for the community
  • donated $1000 for the building fund
  • new plantings in the Memorial garden
  • gown sale fund raiser
  • bazaar / yard sale fund raiser
  • Angel tree collections and nursing home party
  • donated $3000 to building fund
  • donated $1500 to emergency fund
  • donated $500 to Christian Ed Building furnishings
2009 Highlights:
  • helped and attended "Faith Alive" weekend
  • donated $500 to Alter Guild for linens and cruet
  • love offering for Pam Ellis $500
  • hosted Easter brunch, set up vigil room & alter
  • Bishop visitation reception
  • UTO ingathering
  • attended ECW Convention @ St. Frances of the Islands
  • vacation bible school
  • african team ministries sale
  • held thrift store research and planning meetings
  • baked and sold items at the Buddy Walk
  • accepted donation of thrift store building
  • held bazaar- great success- $2,000
  • prepared and served meals to needy in Forsyth Park
  • gown sale fund raiser
  • Angel tree project and party at Bryan County nursing home
  • assisted in Christmas decorating for Backus Children's Hospital ICU and PICU