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May 19, 2019
The Third Sunday in May is ECW Sunday!
Subject: The support and acknowledgment of the work of Episcopal Church Women in the Diocese each year with the third Sunday of May being proclaimed “ECW Sunday” throughout the Diocese of New Jersey
Be it resolved, That the 234th Convention of the Diocese of New Jersey support and appreciate the work and ministry of ECW throughout the Diocese and, in acknowledgement thereof, hereby designates the third Sunday in May to be “ECW Sunday” from this Convention and on into the future, and be it,
Further resolved, That parishes throughout the Diocese of New Jersey demonstrate their support of ECW with prayer and designated collections to be used by the Diocesan ECW to further its work of mission and ministry.
The Prayer for the Episcopal Church Women:
Almighty God, we pray that You will bless our work in mission and ministry in the world. Help us to pray fervently, labor diligently and give liberally to make known the power of your love given through your son Jesus. Let us not forget the lessons from the past nor fear the challenges of the future. Anoint us with your grace and shine in our hearts as we reflect your light throughout this world.