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PW Purpose Awards

The Presbyterian Women (PW) of the Presbytery of Des Moines establishes the PW Purpose Awards.  The PW Coordinating Team recognizes there are women deserving of these awards throughout all the churches of the Presbytery; and are requesting nominations.

The awards will honor women of the Presbytery who have distinguished themselves in one of four categories taken from the PW Purpose statement.  All women who are nominated will be honored.

PW Purpose Awards categories:

  • Demonstrates faithfulness to nurture our faith through prayer and Bible study,
  • Demonstrates support for the mission of the church worldwide,
  • Demonstrates working for justice and peace,
  • Demonstrates steps to build an inclusive, caring community of women that strengthens the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and witnesses to the promise of God's kingdom.

Churches may nominate any woman, but the limit is one nomination per year.  You will find the nomination form available below  The next awards will be presented in the spring of 2018.