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139th ECW-EDOW Annual Meeting of Women & Girls
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Women of the Diocese are cordially invited to attend the 139th Annual Meeting of the Episcopal Church Women on Saturday, October 23, 2021. The meeting will be held on Zoom and will be accessible by computer, tablets, and telephone.
Check-in for the meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m.
with the two-hour meeting beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Be the first in your parish to register and have the Annual Meeting on your schedule! Please share this email with the women in your parish.
You may also use the registration form to submit names of the women in your parish who were deceased between 2019 and 2021. Please see below for more information about this and donating
to our Memorial Scholarship Fund.
If you have questions, please email the ECW President, Elsie E. Kirton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Donate to the Memorial Scholarship Fund
Annually the Episcopal Church Women’s Board of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington sponsors the Memorial Scholarship Fund (MSF) to honor deceased women in our parishes and is supported by your donations. As a result of your generous donations in the past, we have awarded annual scholarships, in various amounts up to $3,500.00, to women seeking graduate level degrees in the fields of religion, social work, and medicine.
The ECW Board is again requesting that you consider making donations in honor of the women who have passed away. Donations received by September 30, 2021, will be acknowledged during our annual meeting, which will be held virtually on Saturday, October 23, 2021. Donations received after the September date, will be acknowledged at the 2022 Annual Meeting.
Donations can be made electronically using Cash App at $ECWEDOW, with the notation Memorial Scholarship Fund, MSF. The Cash App can be downloaded from the Google Play or Apple Store. Checks should be made payable to Episcopal Church Women – EDOW, with a notation in the memo section “Memorial Scholarship Fund.” The address for sending checks is ECW-EDOW, c/o Ms. Faye Vaughn-Cooke, Treasurer at 609 Halifax Place, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774. You may submit names and register for the Annual General Meeting at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/139th-ecw-edow-annual-general-meeting-virtual-tickets-178265897097.
Thank you for your continued support of the programs of the ECW and you consideration of this request for the Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Elsie E. Kirton
Paula E. Singleton
Interim Custodian for Memorial Scholarship Fund
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 mission 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]