The GWP Steering Committee met together this weekend in snowy Minneapolis to discuss our projects, resources, and responsibilities for the 2013 year. We are so happy to welcome two new members to the committee, Anke Pietsch (from Lebanon, OH) and Pearl Miller (from Warrensburg, MO)! With some new energy in the group, we are excited … Continue reading GWP Spring Meeting in Minneapolis!
GWP honors the life and work of Lynda Taylor. Lynda Taylor was the founder of the Domestic Violence Alternatives project in Marshalltown, Iowa and the first director of the statewide Coalition Against Domestic Violence in Iowa. She set up the shelter for women and children and expanded the program to be a Sexual Assault Center … Continue reading GWP memorial
Hello all! This month's Global eLinks is coming to you from Valparaíso, Chile! I (Steering Committee member Emily Matteson) am about halfway through my semester studying abroad, and so far it has been an incredibly rewarding experience. I arrived here in late August and return to the US in December, and while here I am … Continue reading Greetings from Chile
The Global Women’s Project Steering Committee met in Minneapolis September 7-8. The exciting focus of the meeting was welcoming and orienting new member Tina Rieman, of El Cerrito, CA (in the Bay Area). Tina joins Kim Hill Smith (Minneapolis, MN), Anna Lisa Gross (Minneapolis, MN) and Emily Matteson (Modesto and La Verne, CA). Emily, a … Continue reading Fall Meeting Update
Global Women's Project would like to thank all of you who stopped by our booth and came to our "Tea Time" at this year's Church of the Brethren Annual Conference in St. Louis. We always appreciate your interest and the opportunity to share about the important work of GWP. One activity we'd like to call … Continue reading Children’s Giving Project and New GWP Steering Committee Member
GWP celebrates steering committee member Nan Erbaugh's recent Sojourners radio ad! Nan draws on the witness of scripture and consciences of our leaders as they make budget decisions. Whether women, children and men are struggling in our local or global communities, GWP is dedicated to faithful justice. Listen to the ad!
We remember Louie Baldwin Rieman, former GWP steering committee member and life-long proponent of global relationship-building and a shared journey of empowerment. Louie and her husband Phil were killed in a car accident on December 26, 2008. Their children, Ken, Tina and Cheri, as well as thousands in the Church of the Brethren and all … Continue reading Remembering Louie Baldwin Rieman