Presbyterian Women

Presbyterian Women (PW) is an independent organization within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) of more than 300,000 women. The programming and resource options for the organization offer a variety of ways for women to live out their faith in an inclusive, caring community.

Would you like to start or revitalize your church’s Presbyterian Women? A wealth of resources awaits you on those subjects and many more. To learn more about the national organization, visit the Presbyterian Women’s website.

Link to PW Birthday Offering Information – Taken up in the Spring each Year

Presbyterian Women of Savannah Presbytery Coordinating Team
For questions or information, please contact us at this email:

Barbara Riddle
Secretary/Historian: Marti Stein
Treasurer: Barbara Dieterman
Vice Moderator of Mission Relationships: Sam McGaw
Moderator of Search: Molly McCarthy
District 1 Representative: Charlotte Keenoy
District 2 Representative: Katie Hogan
District 3 Representative (acting): Barbara Riddle

Horizons Bible Study “Celebrating Sabbath”, by Carol M. Bechtel 

September 2022-May 2023

We rejoice that we will be able to come together as sisters in Christ for this special occasion.

All women of Savannah Presbytery are invited to attend!

In the nine lessons of this Bible study—with passages from Genesis, Exodus, Deuteronomy, Isaiah, Matthew, Luke, and Acts—we’ll consider Sabbath

  • as a celebration, not a day of dreary formality
  • as God’s intent for all of creation that includes busy women too
  • as one day of the week, perhaps a Sunday
  • as a time to surrender unhealthy striving and frantic busyness, and instead trust that God will provide
  • as a reminder that life is precious and working too much is against God’s plans for our precious lives
  • as a day devoted to community and justice and not exclusively to self-care.

Ultimately, Sabbath reminds us to honor God who honors us by giving us a day each week to reset our pace, our priorities, and our lives.

SOSA Triennial Gathering
October 21-23

The Planning Team has some great workshops & plenary speakers coming to share & teach: Rev Cecilia Armstrong, Rev Carol Bechtel, Rev Joyce Lieberman, Synod Executive/Stated Clerk, Rev Diane Moffett, Executive, Presbyterian Mission Office, as well as our PW Executive Susan Jackson Dowd and our new PW Moderator, Kathy Reeves & Vice Moderator, Kathleen Keefer. 


All Women in the Church
Visit the All Women in the Church website for inspiration, resources, and interaction.

PW Thank Offering
The Thank Offering has been a long-standing tradition of Presbyterian Women. To learn more…


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.

The funds derived from Honorary Life Memberships are used for Presbyterian Women leadership training costs, support of leadership development events for women, and training of leaders for mission interpretation. Honorary Life Membership funds support Presbyterian Women’s Leadership Development grants. To bestow an HLM, please print out the form below, fill it out, and send it to:

Barbara Dieterman, PW Treasurer
161 St. Clair Dr.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Email Barbara

PW Honorary Life Membership Application Form