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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]