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.

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05/13/21
PW Bylaws

PW Purpose Awards

Carol Barnes (Oskaloosa, First) and Ethel Lee Tucker (Winterset, First United)

Carol Barnes (Oskaloosa, First) and Ethel Lee Tucker (Winterset, First United)

2020 PW Purpose Award

Two nominees for the PW Purpose Award were honored in 2020: Carol Barnes (Oskaloosa, First) and Ethel Lee Tucker (Winterset, First United). Both of these wonderful women were nominated and honored for demonstrating support for the mission of the church worldwide. You may read the information written and submitted by their respective Presbyterian Women groups and pastors below.

Sharon Bower (Oskaloosa, First) and Ruth Reed (Winterset, First United)

Sharon Bower (Oskaloosa, First) and Ruth Reed (Winterset, First United)

2019 PW Purpose Award

Two nominees for the PW Purpose Award were honored in 2019: Sharon Bower (Oskaloosa, First) and Ruth Reed (Winterset, First United). Both of these wonderful women were nominated and honored for demonstrating support for the mission of the church worldwide. You may read the information written and submitted by their respective Presbyterian Women groups and pastors below.

Sharon Falck (Oskaloosa, First) and Dorothy Leib (Guthrie Center, First)

Sharon Falck (Oskaloosa, First) and Dorothy Leib (Guthrie Center, First)

2018 PW Purpose Award

Two nominees for the PW Purpose Award were honored in 2018: Sharon Falck (Oskaloosa, First) and Dorothy Leib (Guthrie Center, First). Both of these wonderful women were nominated and honored for demonstrating support for the mission of the church worldwide. You may read the information written and submitted by their respective Presbyterian Women groups and pastors below.

Dianne Van Gorp

Dianne Van Gorp

2017 PW Purpose Award

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.

 

 

 

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08/01/21
August 2021 Grapevine

11/01/20
November 2020 Grapevine

09/01/20
September 2020 Grapevine

08/01/20
August 2020 Grapevine

07/01/20
July 2020 Grapevine

01/01/20
January 2020 Grapevine