Clergywomen's Experiences in Ministry

The 212th General Assembly (2000) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) directed the Advocacy Committee for Women’s Concerns (ACWC), "to look at emerging issues related to clergywomen serving in parish ministry, including the decreasing numbers of clergywomen available for service; proportionately lower numbers of women serving congregations; and the increasing numbers of women leaving parish ministry" (

Minutes, 2000, Part I, p. 317).

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