Category Timelines

Happy New Year from EWHP!

We at EWHP hope that you and yours have had a peaceful Advent, marvelous Christmas and a light-filled Epiphany! We’re excited about a brand-new year full of energy and good things to anticipate in 2013. You might be looking in your in-box for your January Timelines email, and in this post, we wanted to give […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]