Category Mission

All the Saints, All the Time: Honoring Deaconess Harriet Bedell

Susan Guise, EWHP board member from the Diocese of Southwest Florida, celebrates the life and ministry of Deaconess Harriet Bedell, who joined the Church Triumphant on January 8, 1969. Susan notes, “As one of the newest members of the national board of the Episcopal Women’s History Project, I am honored to represent an area where […]

May she rest in peace and rise in glory: +Jane Holmes Dixon

We heard with sorrow the recent news of The Rt. Rev. Jane Holmes Dixon’s passing on Christmas Day, December 25, 2012. From the website of the Diocese of Washington: “Early in the morning on Christmas Day, the Rt. Rev. Jane Holmes Dixon, former Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese of Washington, died in her sleep. Bishop […]

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 […]

Timelines postponed–Superstorm Sandy edition

Just a quick post today to note that our November Timelines newsletter must be delayed by a week or so…we’re still dealing with the effects of Sandy here in the Northeast and it’ll take us a bit of time to catch up. Do you know of any EWHP sisters whose lives, churches or ministries were […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pattie Buford’s Missionary Work, an EWHP Timelines Profile

Each month, EWHP’s Timelines will feature short profiles of women in the Episcopal Church whose stories – while important, interesting and inspiring – have been lost, forgotten, minimized or never told at all. Meet Martha “Pattie” Hicks Buford, a churchwoman in southern Virginia, in the September Timelines.  For the EWHP Archives Worth E. Norman, Jr. […]