This is the ECW

Episcopal Church Women - Our History

Who We Are:

We are Episcopal Church Women of all ages, ethnic origins and socio-economic backgrounds who hold a variety of views. However, the common denominator of our members is love of God and the wish to do His work.

Mission, Vision & Role

Mission - Centered in congregations, the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) empowers women to do Christ's ministry in the world.

Vision - Our vision for all women of the Episcopal Church is that we become a vibrant blend of all ages, coming together as a peacemaking, healing part of the Church. We aspire to be a Godspark-shining and sharing the love of Christ.

Role - The Role of the National Board of ECW is to:

  1. Model and share best practice in Communication, programming, leadership, and governance

  2. Develop, support, and inspire leaders at all levels: local; diocesan; provincial; national

  3. Represent and build support for ECW in the wider church and the world.


(Adopted by the 2006-2009 ECW National Board during the March 11-17, 2007 meeting)