“Power of Poverty” Looks Powerful

Young Women will meet in San Francisco August 6-10The Women’s Center has just received word that the National Network of Presbyterian College Women will be holding a national conference this August 6-10 in San Francisco. The theme, “The Power of Poverty,” sounds intriguing. Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon will be the keynote speaker. More details, a downloadable brochure, and access to online registration are available at the website of the Network (here).

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Ha_Qohelet is a transliteration of Hebrew definite article plus a feminine participle, all together meaning "the (feminine) one who assembles" or who calls together. Qohelet is the title of one of the books of the Hebrew Scripture, known in English as Ecclesiastes. The Women's Center at LPTS feels the epithet of Qohelet is a fitting one for what we do and are. The Women's Center is, indeed, a caller-together, a caller-to-wisdom, and an assembler -- of people, of ideas, of actions, and ultimately, we hope, of transformations in the world. In this context, Ha_Qohelet is the Director of the Women's Center, and Editor-in-Chief of Wimminwise.

One thought on ““Power of Poverty” Looks Powerful

  1. I heard it was wonderful by those in attendance! Please check out the NNPCW blog too. Thanks for posting this on the wimminwise site. Always a pleasure to see what other womyn are up to in the PCUSA!

    (I also just wanted to leave a comment to show you that I am trying to read blogs more often)

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