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Our Purpose

Forgiven and freed by God in Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves:Presbyterian Women Logo

Presbyterian Women (PW) is a churchwide organization whose membership is open to all women of the PC(USA) who choose to participate in or be supportive of the organization in any way.  PW intentionally seeks the membership of women from all racial ethnic groups so that the organization reflects a vision of the whole church as a community of mutual interdependence in which diversity contributes to wholeness.

Circle Information

Priscilla / Miriam Circles:
Meet in the Harris Room, 10:30 a.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Lydia Circle:
Meets in the Senior Room, 5:30 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

PW Board:
Meets in the Harris Room, 12:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month.
Ruth Kalo, President
Carol Sanders, Secretary
Yvonne White, Treasurer

Horizons 2014-15 Bible Study:
Reconciling Paul
A Contemporary Study of 2 Corinthians

by Elizabeyh Hinson-Hasty

Study focuses on the following aspects of faith: generosity, grace, forgiveness, living by faith, the image of God, funds development, ambassadors of reconciliation (peacemaking, reconciliation, the ways in which Paul's letters area resonse to these themes, what was in the original letters, and Paul himself.

Link to Horizons, the official publication of Presbyterian Women.

Youth Mission Trip
Bluestone Scholarship Fund
Old Man Rivers
Christmas Shoe Fund
May Friendship Day Health Kits
Shawl Ministry
Community Christmas Dinner
Church Women United
Hunger Fund
Mission Pledge
Sanctuary Flowers

Special Offerings:

Leper Fund

Least Coin

Birthday Offering

Thank Offering

"Everything Goes" Spring Sale
"Holiday" Fall Sale
Quinn Broom Works Sale
Rada Cutlery Sale

About the Presbyterian Women's Symbol

Forgiven and freed by grace through faith, the central figure stands in praise. Rooted in faith, the trio of women emerge.

The outline of the central figure forms a cross. We are Presbyterian women engrafted in Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit. It is no longer we who live, but Christ who lives in us.

The right figure holds a book to guide her reading, studying, praying, or meditating.

The left figure reaches out to care for others, as she shares, nurtures, and heals. The circle represents the church worldwide where women offer their gifts and talents in the midst of the global community.

The uplifted arms of the central figure reach out to embrace a just peace.

The relationship between the three figures depicts lives of wholeness rather than turmoil.

The three women have no distinct features. They represent all women. The shapes surrounding them express energy, strength and openness.

Our name, Presbyterian Women, ties us to our denomination. The Bible resembles the Bible depicted in the PC (USA) Seal.

Hosted Activities:
Sunday Coffee Hour
Lenten Luncheon
Spring Picnic
90+ Birthday Celebration
Fall Birthday Luncheon
Circle Christmas Parties
Christmas Open House
Community Christmas Dinner

If you are a member of First Presbyterian Church of Parkersburg, you are a member of Presbyterian Women and are welcome to join us.

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