Monthly Archives: October 2012

Women’s Ordination Living History video now available

We are still flying high from the success of last October’s gathering in Seneca Falls, Making Do and Getting it Done. What an amazing journey we had together, learning about women who made a difference in our church, and exploring the 19th-century women’s rights movement in the Finger Lakes region. It’s hard to say what part […]

All the Saints, All the Time

We are a month away from the “real” All Saints Day, Nov. 1, so it is a good time to remind everyone of women you would like to remember in a special way at that time.  Saints don’t have to be living in the church triumphant; they can still be here as part of the […]

EWHP grants awarded

This fall, Joan Gundersen and the Rev. Janet Watrous of the EWHP Grants Committee  awarded grants to L. Teresa Di Biase and Whitney Trettien for their research efforts. Ms. Di Biase, recipient of the $1,000 Frank E. Sugeno research grant, will continue her research on Deaconess Margaret Peppers and other deaconesses in the Diocese of […]

A new board member speaks: musings of Susan Guise in a letter to her family

Through the years, I had heard about the Episcopal Women’s History Project that Mary Donovan co-founded and supports. And it was at an Anglican Women’s Empowerment (AWE) meeting in New York about three years ago when I first saw EWHP’s oral history collection in person: Mary was interviewing attendees from other parts of the world […]

A word from our President

What a blessing it has been to be a part of this group! I was reminded of this in September, when eight members of the board met in Dobbs Ferry, New York, for our annual board meeting. It was a wonderful, congenial, and productive time as we worked together, addressing the challenges and celebrating the […]