WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP
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WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP AWARDS
We are now accepting nominations for the 2022 Women in Leadership Awards. The three categories for the Women in Leadership Awards are: She Leads, She Preaches, and She Advocates. Nominations will be received through Tuesday, May 17th. You can find more information and submit a nomination via this link.
MINISTERIUM AWARD | ShePreaches
To be awarded to a woman with exceptional preaching abilities - whose proclamation of the Good News speaks truth and breathes life into those whom she disciples, teaches, and impacts.
MINISTERIUM AWARD | SheLeads
To be awarded to a woman with exceptional leadership capacities - whose authority, wisdom, and creativity builds up ministries and people to be more effective and strong Gospel witnesses.
MINISTERIUM AWARD | SheAdvocates
To be awarded to a woman with exceptional gifts of advocating
- whose courage, resilience, and faithfulness empowers others and brings liberation and hope to the vulnerable and oppressed.
All nominations must be women who are members in good standing of the ECC Ministerium, have been active in ministry for at least ten years, are not employed full-time by Covenant Offices, and have not received this same award previously. Diverse candidates with experience representative of our ECC Affirmations and practiced in the Six-Fold Test are encouraged. Each award will include a stipend of $1,000.00, financial support to attend the Ministerium Annual Meeting to
eceive the award, and being recognized throughout our church leadership. Nominations will be weighed and award recipients chosen by a committee of Ministerium Officers - Exec.Bd. members, Mosaic Commission reps, and ACCW and CBGE reps.
Contact info of nominee
To your knowledge is she credentialed? Ministry license, commissioned or ordained.
Give some character and qualification details about the nominee.
WIL FOCUS AREAS:
Authorizing Women to Lead - in senior pastoral positions and throughout the church
Advocating for Survivors of Abuse and Harassment - through prevention, resources and support, and establishing healthy reporting streams
Advancing Women of Color - in varied particular ways that empower, see, and honor their leadership, gifts, traumas, and needed voices throughout the church
Equipping White Women for Anti-Racist Work - through intentional education, accountability, and activity in response to the invitation to lead and advocate at this intersection
Women in Leadership
We also celebrated events from the past year where virtual ministry had continued.
Women Cohorts - over 100 women gathered this past year. Many thanks to all those who led, participated, helped lead trainings, and are continuing with this commitment in their leadership context. Shout out to the Coordination work of Rev. Marti Burger who helped make these happen!
Women of Color Cohorts - leaders are continuing to meet and provide specific support, development, and healthy spaces during the ongoing trauma of Black and Brown communities, APPI violence, and more. Many thanks to the leadership of Rev. Stephanie Ahn Mathis, Rev. Dieula Previlon, Rev. Ruby Varghese, and more who are helping facilitate these gatherings in various spaces.
The 2022 WIL Awards were named in June 2022 during Gather Ministerium, virtual meeting for ECC Clergy . We’re grateful for the powerful leadership of Rev. Dr. Catharine Gilliard, Barbara Ettinger, Rose Lee Norman, and and all those who nominated and honored their gifts to the whole Body!