Presbyterian Women

Presbyterian Women is made up of all women who are members (or friends) of PC(USA) congregations. PW is well known for stimulating Bible studies, world-wide fellowships, and mission outreach efforts both in this country and around the world.

National Presbyterian Women – PC(USA)

News of The Presbyterian Women of Presbytery

Spring Gathering 2019

  • Saturday, April 6 from 9-1 pm.
    College Heights Presbyterian Church, 1809 Seabrook Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301
  • Registration, Refreshments & Display tables: 8:30-9:30 a.m. (No workshops for this gathering)
  • Plenary begins: 10:00 a.m. The entire event will go until 1:00 or so.
  • Guest Speaker: Elaine Alderman, Moderator for Synod of the Mid-Atlantic PW Coordinating Team. Elaine hails from Abingdon Presbytery in the great Commonwealth of Virginia. We welcome Elaine and look forward to her message for us as Presbyterian Women in the PCUSA.
  • Offering recipient: “Educate a Child, Transform the World” Initiative
    “The 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) launched a churchwide initiative calling on Presbyterians to work with partners in the U.S. and worldwide to improve the quality of education for 1 million children by 2020. This initiative builds on our strong Reformed heritage and Presbyterian history of both educational mission and advocacy and support for access to public education. ” Learn more about the initiative by clicking on this link:

Fall Gatherings 2019

  • Saturday, August 17 in Laurinburg   (West)
  • Saturday, August 24, (East ) place to be  Announced

In all the below listings, MODERATOR mailings are to be sent to:

Jeanne Anderson,
PO Box 465, Olivia, NC 28368,
(336) 909-2841,

Vice Moderator:
Barbara Gomez,
288 Jeffers Rd., Carthage, NC 28327
910-947-2893. email:

Brenda Cameron Email:
1084 US 15-501 Hwy.
Carthage NC 28327-8880
(910) 947-2199

Other officers and leaders are listed below.

Other recipients as noted. All “Forms” referenced are available for photocopying and use in the 2018-2019 Handbook for Moderators in the Congregation.

  • Due Jan. 31, 2019 – Annual Reports to Moderator ;
  • Due Jan. 31, 2019 – 2016 Historian’s Questionnaire (only) to Acting ;
  • Due Jan. 31, 2019 – Completed 2018 Deceased Members Form to Facilitator of Spiritual Nurture.
  • February 10, 2019, LORENA CLARK PINER SCHOLARSHIP application deadline

Additional items:

  1. Submission of Lorena Clark Pine Scholarship Nominee ;
  2. PW Honorary Life Membership Order Form.
  3. PWCC CT Treasurer reminds us all to allow ample time – 6-8 weeks – for processing and mailing of pin and presentation certificate. and
  4. 2019 Annual Spring Gathering (April 2019).

Wishing you all Peace each Day,

Communicating Secretary for the PWCC Coordinating Team

For Upcoming Events and Announcements, please contact your Presbyterian Women Regional Communicator


PW Resources & Forms:
LINKS For Presbyterian Women
  1. General Information about Presbyterian Women:
  2. Information about Horizons Magazine and Bible studies:
  3. PW Honorary Lifetime Membership Information

2018-2019 Other PW Officers

Recording Secretary:
Beth Ricci, 168 McMillan Ave., Wallace, NC 28466 Phone # 910-284-2116, email:

Communicating Secretary:
Cynthia Avery, 2317 Oakley Rd., Castle Hayne, NC 28429 Phone # 910-762-3443, email:

Brenda Cameron, 1084 US Hwy 15-501, Carthage, NC 28327 Phone # 910-947-2199, email:

Antoniette Kelly, 180 Burle Rd., Carthage, NC 28327 Phone # 919-842-1970, email:

Moderator of Search:
Wylle Joyner,
Fayetteville, NC 28311, 910-488-2602, :

Facilitator of Spiritual Nurture:
Joan Edson,
Sanford, NC 27332, 919-498-0894,

Facilitator of Racial Ethnic Issues/Prison Ministry:
Fran Grandison,
Fayetteville, NC 28301, 910-977-0680, 910-488-5692,

Facilitator of Celebration Giving/Missions:
Elaine Sills,
Southern Pines, NC 28387, 910-692-8233

Horizons Representative:
Carolyn Ferguson,
Leland, NC 28451, 910-371-6648, 910-431-6362

PW Regional Communicators

North West:

South West:
Helen MacDonald, Carthage, NC 28327, 910-690-2463,

North Central:
Peggy Garnett, 910-483-3354, 910-391-0011,

South Central:
Lugretta Staten, Clarkton, NC 28433, 910-646-1280,

North East:
Ellen Newbold, (910) 289–4376

South East:
Kathy Benson, Wilmington, NC 28403, 910-612-6259,