Category Research

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Archives, Sources for Women’s History

Discovering hidden collections is one of the most exciting ways to study history nowadays. Those of us who work in the archivist profession are enthusiastically publicizing our holdings to make sure scholars know just how many repositories hold collections that would be important for their research. Here’s a little taste of what’s out there for […]