Our denomination, the Evangelical Covenant Church, has as one of its distinct markers the affirmation of women as called and gifted for every area of ministry in the church, in the marketplace, in the community, and at home. The Covenant has welcomed Marilyn Williams as the new director of women’s initiatives. She has a recast vision of ministry focused on fostering the flourishing of women, clergy and lay, across all mission priorities and in local churches.
The five mission priorities of the Evangelical Covenant Church are:
Each of these mission priorities will develop intentional pathways for women to flourish in their God-given contexts and calls. Highlighted in the list below are a number of new initiatives the Covenant has committed to:
John Wenrich, the president of the Covenant denomination, said recently, “I believe we are on the cutting edge of ministering well with and for women today.” Find more information about this vision here.