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Dianne Van Gorp First to be Honored by Presbytery PW

Dianne Van Gorp of First Presbyterian Church in Oskaloosa has become the first woman nominated by her church to be honored by the Presbytery Presbyterian Women with the PW Purpose Awards. Dianne was honored at the 2017 Spring Connection of the Presbytery PW that was held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Trinity United Presbyterian in Indianola. You may read what the Oskaloosa First PW wrote to nominate Dianne in the file at the bottom of this article.

The Presbyterian Women (PW) of the Presbytery of Des Moines has established 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.  One nomination will be selected from each of the four categories

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.

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Leadership Council
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Compassion, Peace & Justice Task Force
Tue Oct 24 @ 8:30AM -
Congregational Reconciliation Task Force
Tue Oct 24 @ 1:00PM -
Moderators Meeting (MOM)
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Budget & Finance Committee
Thu Oct 26 @ 2:00PM -
Committee on Preparation for Ministry

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Stated Meeting

Our Next Stated Meeting Is:

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The 510th Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of Des Moines will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Central Presbyterian Church, 3829 Grand Ave., Des Moines, Iowa. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m.

You may make your reservations for the meeting here