Presbyterian Women (PW)


PW Program Calendar 2016-2017
Gathering Theme for the Year: “Following the Light”

Report from Susan Brooksbank, ( Sunnyvale Church) the PW Representative to the UN Commission on the Status of Women

The Women’s Gathering Place at First Presbyterian Church, San Jose, was featured in an article in Horizons Magazine, the magazine for Presbyterian Women.

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Gathering Theme for the Year: “God’s Promise”
PW Program Calendar 2018-2019

Orange Day- 25th of each month!!! Wear it- stop trafficking… see

Horizons Bible Study Saturday, SEPT. 22, 9 AM
At San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo cost $50.00 or 800-447-8820
A Special PW Invitation! Tuesday, SEPT. 25, 10:30am
Meet Mary Mikhael, Author of our PW Bible Study on Joshua & former President of Near East School of Theology.  PWP Moderator will be hosting at  her home. Call or email for details (408) 723-8456 or  Also wear orange!
PWP Fall Gathering, Saturday,  October 6,2018 2pm-4pm
Palo Alto Covenant, 670 E. Meadow Dr., Palo Alto
Rev. Karen Hastings-Flegel will share music from our hymnal Glory to God. A talented musician, she served  on the Committee that selected the music to be found in our newest hymnal. We will also celebrate the 30th birthday of PW too.
Winter Gathering- Epiphany Tea- “God’s Promise is Here”, Sunday, January 6, 2019 2pm-4pm
Stone Church of Willow Glen,1937 Lincoln Ave., San Jose
Annual beginning to the new year with a Taizé worship experience of music, chanting, and readings in the candle-lit sanctuary. Preceded by a lovely tea.
Forum: “God’s Promise…Overcoming Adversity”, Saturday, March 23, 2019, 9am, Refreshments 9:30am -12pm Program
Los Gatos Presbyterian, 16575 Shannon Rd., Los Gatos
A panel of exceptional women will share their stories-hear from a homeless woman, a Dreamer from SJSU, and an artist whose home was Palestine.
Annual Gathering- “God’s Promise is Forever”, Saturday May 4, 2019 2pm-4pm
Santa Teresa, 5370 Snell Ave., San Jose
Book talk with demonstrations- Dr. Wendy Rouse (SJSU) “Her Own Hero… The Origins of the Women’s Self-Defense Movement”
PWP Coordinating Team Meetings 10:00am to 12pm  will be held in homes. Contact Moderator Rosaleen if you’d like to attend and help with planning. August 13, January 14, April 8.
PWP Planning Retreat: June 3 10:00am – 3:00pm Place: Stone Church Library – All are invited, watch for info in 2018
TOGETHER IN ACTION DAY: Annual Reading at Bachrodt Elementary School
Deadline for articles for the Linkage are Oct. 19, Jan. 18 and Mar.29

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