Church of the Holy Redeemer

Episcopal Church Women

The purpose of this organization is to assist the women of theEpiscopal Church to carry on Christ’s work in reconciliation in theworld and to take their place in the life, governance and worshipof the Church.

Who we are: Women of all ages, ethnic origins, socioeconomic backgrounds in the Episcopal Church USA, who choose to participate: homemaker, working mother, career woman, ordained,single, married, widowed, divorced. ECW provides a frameworkfor joint ventures with the many sister organizations within the Episcopal Church USA.

Our Episcopal Church Women meet monthly and are responsible for many and varied parish events, among which are coffee hour,funeral and special receptions, the children’s Easter egg hunt andthe annual parish Christmas party. We also host severalfundraisers throughout the year. In the summer we hold a barbeque – dubbed Sizzle-Que. September is when we have our fish fry. Our annual Fall Bake Sale, includes a chili and hot dog lunch and a 50-50 raffle. Our annual dues and the funds raised enable the ECW to contribute generously to local, community and international causes.

Our Prayer

Almighty God, we pray that you will bless our work in mission and ministry in the world. Help us to pray fervently, labor diligently and give liberally to make known the power of your love given through your son Jesus Christ. Let us not forget the lessons from the past nor fear the challenges of the future.

Anoint us with your grace and shine in our hearts as we reflect your light throughout the world. Amen