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Presbyterian Women

This is the national women’s organization of the Presbyterian Church (USA) that determines its own leadership, programs, and budget. With a history over 200 years old, Presbyterian Women is committed to nurturing faith, supporting the church’s mission, working for justice and building community.

2017-2018 Officers

  • Moderator: Karen Turner (2015/2018)
  • Co-Moderator: Teresa Painter (2016/2018)
  • Secretary: Jessica Kincaid (2015/2018)
  • Treasurer: Melissa Mullis (2015/2018)
  • Historian: Dina Salvo (2015/2018)
  • Backpack Buddies:
    • Chair: Jane McArver (2015/2018)
    • Co-Chair: Anne Miller (2015/2018)



  • Tuesday “Go & Grow” AM: Moderators – Linda Riggins (2016/2018)
    • 1st Tuesday of each month in the Church Parlor – Fellowship @9:30 a.m., Bible Study at 10:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday “Life Seekers” PM: Moderators – Donna Hall (2017/2018)
    • 1st Tuesday of each month in the Church Parlor or member’s home with dessert at 7:15 p.m.
Social Committee
Chair–Amy McGee (2017/2018)
Carol Chapman (2017/2018)
Jan Chapman (2017/2018)
Betty Fields (2017/2018)
Victoria Krebs (2017/2018)
Teresa Painter (2017/2018)
Karen Turner (2017/2018)
Special Giving
Chair – Celia Gray (2017/2018)
Kay Scearce (2017/2019)
  • Love Offering – Supports Paw Creek Presbyterian Women and Presbytery Worldwide Missions.
Budgeted contribution is based upon the number of circle members each year. This is paid each Circle year.
  • Sunshine Offering – Circle offering that covers miscellaneous expenses for each circle (such as Home Circle member birthdays and Christmas).  If there is a balance remaining in this collection at the end of the year, each Circle must decide what to do with the balance and inform the Treasurer.



  • Thank Offering – National Presbyterian Women offering collected in October and November.
This offering is used for the Health Ministries Fund of PW, which includes numerous projects. (See your Fall Horizons magazine for a listing. All Presbyterian Women are encouraged to provide suggested projects for this offering to the PW Enabler.)
  • Birthday Offering – National Presbyterian Women Offering collected in May. This offering commemorates the beginning of Presbyterian Women and is used for three projects as determined by a special committee. All Presbyterian Women are encouraged to provide suggested projects for this offering to their PW Enabler.

Service Projects

  • Backpack Buddies Ministry – Partnering with River Oaks Academy
  • Annual Ecumenical Luncheon
  • Women’s Sunday
Upcoming Events

Presbyterian Women of

Paw Creek Presbyterian Church

 Invites You to Attend


28th Annual Ecumenical Luncheon


Saturday, February 17, 2018

  Registration:  10:30 – 11:00 am

Speaker & Salad Lunch:  11:00 am – 12:30 pm


Paw Creek Presbyterian Church

7400 Mt Holly Road

Charlotte, NC  28214

 Guest speaker:  Dorothy Counts-Scoggins

 Please bring a salad, $1 & a canned good for local food pantry


 We hope you can join us in fellowship, study, prayer & celebration of women on this special day.

For additional information contact Amy McGee at 704-578-3908 or




PW 2017-2018 BIBLE STUDY
“Cloud of Witnesses?”

The Community of Christ in Hebrews


2017–2018 PW/Horizons Bible Study

 In nine lessons, the author invites us to explore major themes found in Hebrews, relate these themes to other parts of our faith tradition, and tie them together with the overarching motif of community.


ALL Women WELCOME to join Presbyterian Women for circle. We meet monthly, 1st Tuesday of each month.  If you haven’t been able to attend a meeting or if you have missed a month, you will not be behind.

Morning Circle @ 10:00am and Evening Circle @ 7:15pm in the Church Parlor