Statement of Purpose

To promote and encourage research, writing and publication in all matters touching upon the history of women in the Episcopal Church; To promote and encourage the collection and preservation of records and other artifacts of interest pertaining to such history; To foster and promote public knowledge of interest in such history.

To this end the Episcopal Women’s History Project:

  • Records and Transcribes oral histories of noteworthy Episcopal women who have made a difference.
  • Encourages research and publication of the lives and works of Episcopal women, past and present.
  • Honors Episcopal women living or dead through the annual “All Saints” appeal.
  • Raises the consciousness of the Episcopal Church and others about the historic place of women in the Church.
  • Encourages the “Save a Life” project of raising up women who have been significant in local parishes.
  • Researches the roles of women in the world mission of the Episcopal Church.
  • Provides speakers and workshop leaders to help Diocesan or Provincial groups revisit histories of Episcopal women.
  • Discovers and Inventories sources and publications for use by researchers.
1 Jul

[Clearinghouse] Tri-History Conference Explores Indigenous History

Over 100 participants from the United States, Canada and Great Britain gathered June 14-17, 2016 in Oneida, Wisconsin to explore the historical relationship between the Episcopal Church and Indigenous Peoples. Read more here…

10 Apr

[Clearinghouse] Tri-History Conference in Wisconsin

Register for the Tri-History Conference… Just a little over two months away! The Tri-History Conference is co-sponsored by three historical organizations of the Episcopal Church and is held every three years at a different location across the country. The 2016 Conference will […]

30 Mar

[Clearinghouse] Historical Society Seeks Book Reviewers

Members of the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church interested in reviewing books for Anglican and Episcopal History are invited to make their interest known to the review editor, Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook at AEH is a scholarly peer-reviewed the journal. Current reviewers include academics, […]

24 Feb

[Clearinghouse] Tri-History Conference Registration Open

The Tri-History Conference is co-sponsored by the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church, the National Episcopal Historians and Archivists and the Episcopal Women's History Project. It is held every three years at a different location across the country. It examines […]

13 Jan

Gold Medal awarded to Bible Women book

Forward Movement’s new release, Bible Women: All Their Words and Why They Matter, has been awarded top honors by Independent Publishers as one of the year’s best books for Bible study. Authored by Lindsay Hardin Freeman the book received a […]

14 Nov

EWHP Board Meeting

The Board of the Episcopal Women’s History Project will meet Dec. 3-4 at The Virginia Theological Seminary.