Building an Inclusive, Caring Community


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2017 – 2018 Calendar of Events (last updated 08/11/2018)

  • August 5, 2017 (Saturday, 9:30 am) – PWS Coordinating Team Meeting, Westminster Gardens, Duarte
  • November 3, 2017, Church Women United World Community Day, Kindling New Fires for Peace, Various Locations.
  • January 20, 2018 (Saturday, 9:30 am) – PWS Coordinating Team Meeting, Packard Hall, Westminster Gardens, Duarte 
  • Feb. 2 – March 4, 2018 – Spring Meeting of the Board of Directors (formerly Churchwide Coordinating Team), Louisville, KY
  • March 2, 2018 – World Day of Prayer, Theme: All God’s Creation is Very Good, Country: SurinameVarious Locations and in some cases, various dates. PWS sponsored World Day of Prayer Worship and Service will be at First Presbyterian San Bernardino Chapel, 1900 N. D St. San Bernardino. Lunch will follow at
    The Mexico restaurant.
  • March 9, 2018 – Church Women United will be having a World Day of Prayer service on March 9 in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at First Presbyterian Church at 21 E. Constance Ave, Santa Barbara . Meet at 10:30 for worship followed by a Bring your own lunch fellowship time. All are welcome. Contact: Judith Muller, SB Presbytery/PWSynod CT
  • March 12-23, 2018 – 62nd Commission on the Status of Women, New York, NY
  • April 20-23, 2018 – Ecumenical Advocacy Days – Washington D.C.
  • May 4, 2018 – CWU May Friendship Day. Various locations.
  • June 2, 2018  (Saturday, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm) – PWS Spring Gathering. Location: Northminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Rancheria Road, Diamond Bar, CA 91765. Focus: Educate a Child – Transform the World.
  • July 14, 2018 (Saturday, 9:30 am) – PWS Coordinating Team Meeting. Location TBA
  • August 2-5, 2018 – PW Churchwide Gathering, Louisville, KY –  Gathering Promo Kit
  • August 15, 2018 –Applications due for USAME
  • October 6, 2018 (Saturday, 9:30 am) – PWS Fall Gathering – Packard Hall, Westminster Gardens, Duarte