Goals & Objectives

  • Networking
  • Establish communication lines among constituency and ecumenically.
  • Mentoring
    • Promote and nurture local groups, including United Church of Christ ministers in the network.
    • General Assembly gathering.
    • Educate, support and provide models for the development of mentor relationships.
  • Advocacy
    • Establish a list of names of qualified women to be circulated to Regional Ministers.
    • Tell and celebrate the stories of women in ministry.
    • Recommend the Women in Ministry in Virginia resource.
    • Promote the use of Some Are Called to be Pastors—a video which includes interviews of four pastors. (Available for $18 from Office of Disciples Women)

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is comprised of nine women, each serving a six-year term. A new class of three is elected at each General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The Steering Committee meets annually.