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Mission: Forgiven and freed by God in Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves to:

  • Nurture our faith through prayer and Bible study
  • Support the mission of the chuch worldwide
  • Work for justice and peace
  • Build an inclusive, caring community of women that strengthens the Presbyterian Church and witnesses to the promise of God’s kingdom.

This well-organized group offers a variety of ways for women (and men!) to get involved in Bible study, fellowship and mission. Some of the many mission projects this group has been involved with include: United Community Outreach Ministry (UCOM), Thornwell Home for Children and the Kay Beckman Seminary Scholarship. These dedicated women truly live LPC’s vision statement: Thinking with Christ’s mind. Loving with Christ’s heart. Serving with Christ’s hands.

The Presbyterian Women of Lakewood collect Campbell’s Soup labels, and Box Tops for Education. Collection boxes are located in the church office, or you can place them in the PW mailbox in the office, or the collection plate on Sunday.

Circle meetings are held monthly from September through June. The schedule of meetings may vary, so check the LPC Monthly Newsletter, This Week at LPC, and LPC Sunday News for meeting dates, times and locations. Circle groups include:

Tuesday Morning Circle

Our Tuesday Morning Circle is our Bible study group which meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in the Coleman Room. We are currently studying Women of the Bible.

Little Women

This group of the Presbyterian Women is open to young women in the 3rd through 5th grades, with a goal of bridging the generational gaps between younger and older women. We encourage, promote and challenge all women, younger and elderly, during their spiritual journeys while offering the bonds of friendship, support and creative exchange of ideas and information. This group normally meets the first Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Please contact Nancy Carlton through the church office for more information.

Circles & Squares

Many years ago, one of our Presbyterian Women’s circles found that the men were hanging around during meetings so much of the time that including them seemed the right thing to do, and “Circles and Squares” was born. This couples dinner group remains a robust and active circle under Presbyterian Women today with 20-30 people in attendance at monthly dinner meetings hosted by members at their homes. Participants bring a salad, entrée or dessert to share with the group. For more information, please contact Joy or Chuck Atkins.

Craft Circle

Led by Sara Maguire, this group meets monthly to work on a different craft project. 

Honorary Life Membership

An Honorary Life Membership (HLM) in Presbyterian Women is conferred upon a woman or man in recognition of faithful service in some area of the church’s work. Moderators, teachers, leaders, officers, pastors and missionaries have been among the recipients of this honor. LPC has been granting this honor since 1960.

Congratulations to Cathy Barnwell who was awarded this honor during our Worship Service on November 6, 2016. She joins this list of LPC’s Honorary Life Members:

 

1960  Irma Gilbert
1961  Grace Kelly
1964  Peggy Benz
1966  Sine McCarty
1966  Martha Hardcastle
1967  Norma Hedden
1968  Martha Atkins
1971  Edee Atkins
1972  Bertha White
1973  Mary Vanzant
1974  Liz Hammack
1976  Betty Logan
1976  Kingston Newman
1977  Fan Bryan
1978  Evelyn Stockard
1979  Judy Coarsey Drake
1979  Jeanne Christie
1980  Irene Ward
1981  Dick Stockard
1982  Pam Horton Hurst

1982  Jim Horton
1983  Louise Hutchings
1984  Carolyn Ettlinger
1984  Dan Graham
1985  Sally & Bill Kampfe
1986  Marge & John Bier
1987  Marie Stone
1988  Jeanne Copeman
1989  Bess Jordan
1990  Mary Eleanor Roth
1991  Donna & Dave Fetter
1993  Elizabeth Vann
1993  Lucille Hart
1994  Dodie Horsfall
1995  Saundra Farhat
1996  Louise & Mac Hoagland
1997  Lucy Coleman
1998  Martha & Conrad Hale
1999  Diana Quinlan
2000  Joan Whitlock

2001  Ruth Powell
2002  Addie Beyer
2002  Dorothy Decker
2003  Ann Snow
2004  Helen & Bill Fletcher
2005  Cindy & Dick Carr
2006  Debby Moon
2007  Martha McCracken
2008  Hazel & Ed Zibell
2009  Harriet Newkirk
2010  Jackie West
2011  Dodie & Bill Walker
2011  Pat Bloebaum
2012  Vickie & James Robinson
2012  Frances Hallett
2013  Rosanna & Jeff Arey
2014  Nancy Carlton
2014  Kathy VanderVliet
2014  Doris York
2015  Pam Lawrence
2016 Cathy Barnwell