Rooted in the Church of the Brethren, GWP seeks to educate about wealth, power and oppression, encouraging one another to live more simply, being mindful of our luxuries, and join in empowerment with women around the world, sharing resources with women's initiatives. Read more about GWP and our founding in 1978. Donations are welcome! You … Continue reading What is Global Women’s Project?
While there is still snow on the ground here in Pennsylvania, Lent really does begin tomorrow. To be honest, growing up we didn't really do anything to observe Lent in my household. It wasn't until college that I started experimenting with different Lenten rituals such as cutting out processed sugars, following a daily reading, or … Continue reading March E-Links
February is Black History Month. It is a month dedicated to remembering the significant people and events in the history of the African diaspora. There are so many important women for us to remember. Women such as Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King. It is also important for us to remember women like Sojourner … Continue reading February E-Links
Greetings, GWP Friends! Our 2019 GlobaLinks is here! Click here to see it online. If you're on our mailing list, you should receive it soon. It's at the printer right now. If you're not on the list and would like to be added, please reply to this email with that request. We'd be happy to add you. If … Continue reading 2019 GlobaLinks Newsletter
One of my favorite things about living in a van is that we just can't accumulate much stuff. We can still have a cluttered home (and usually do) but if we decide to clean/purge we don't have an attic or basement overwhelming the task. Post-Christmas clutter isn't only gifts and new purchases cluttering your home. … Continue reading Peace be with you… and your messes (Global e-Links, January edition)
Greetings in this Advent season! Advent...what does it mean to you (other than getting-ready-for-Christmas)? The word comes from Latin for "coming" as we mark these weeks before we celebrate the coming of God-in-human-flesh. It's already 50 degrees as I write this message from Morelia, Mexico--but our nights have grown longer, along with the rest of the northern hemisphere. It is in these … Continue reading December E-Links
Jan Fischer Bachman wrote a nice article in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Global Women's Project. You can find the digital version on Messenger magazine's site here.
Dear GWP Friends, At the end of October, the Global Women's Project Steering Committee met in Fort Wayne, Indiana. We accomplished so much in a limited amount of time and were blessed to share in Sunday School and worship with the Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren. We said good-bye to two members (Anke and … Continue reading November e-Links – Gratitude
Greetings friends, There is much excitement in the air as the GWP steering committee prepares for our fall meeting, welcomes 2 new committee members and two long-time supporters back onto the committee, and continues to celebrate our 40th anniversary year. Make sure to check the upcoming addition of Messenger magazine for an article on GWP's … Continue reading October e-Links
Two announcements this month! First, we are so glad to be able to thank Katie Heishman for accomplishing some updates to the Global Women's Project website. You can check it out yourself at https://globalwomensproject.wordpress.com/. Please look past the advertisements, as that is what allows for the free website, and notice the neat work the projects are … Continue reading September 2018 Global E-Links
Dear GWP friends, While the summer can often be a slower time for the Global Women's Project Steering Committee, this August we have so much to celebrate! Two items stand out as particularly emblematic of the mission and ministry of this organization: 1) After enjoying a large quantity of ice cream at last summer's annual … Continue reading August E-Links – Luxury Tax, New Grant, Monthly Challenge