Monthly Archives: December 2012

Did you miss us in November? A word from our President

“How are you?” These words are often just a greeting, spoken without much expectation of an answer, which is usually “fine.” These days, though, as so many people are recovering from Sandy, these are sincere words, and we hope for a well-considered answer. I truly am fine – Sandy gave the Finger Lakes region of […]

“Let us now sing the praises of famous —–“

A word from Susan Stonesifer, one of our newest board members, about remembering our history. As the Historiographer of the Diocese of Washington for the past six years, I’ve made the acquaintance of many women of our Diocese through letters, diocesan magazine articles, and photographs in the Archives. I grew up in the Diocese, so […]

All the Saints, All the Time: Honoring Deaconess Margaret Peppers

A Blessed Advent to all from the Episcopal Women’s History Project! In this issue of Timelines, we lift up Deaconess Margaret Peppers. Deaconess Peppers, after a long and fruitful ministry in the Diocese of Olympia, first as a rural minister in less populated areas of western Washington, and subsequently as coordinator of Christian education and […]