Women’s Transformation and Leadership

Building God’s Church Together

Women and men working together to become “a fellowship of congregations in which all women are equipped and empowered to fully exercise their gifts in the life, ministry, mission, and offices of the church.”

She Is Called • Ella es Llamada

Women on the move, in the movement of the Spirit.

This is us. This is our ministry: Women’s Transformation and Leadership. A ministry that has a strong legacy, rooted in RCA women’s ministries and mission work and over 40 years of ordained leadership. To God be the glory!

Women on the move, in the movement of the Spirit. From Michigan to New York, from California to Canada, and well beyond—we are God’s beloved daughters seeking God’s will for our lives and embracing our gloriously diverse callings. We are stepping up with courage and holy boldness to be equipped for ministry, alongside each other and our brothers, in a world that longs to experience Christ’s love, peace, and liberation.

Women on the move, in the movement of the Spirit. Faithful, fearless women and girls called by God for just such a time as this, walking in the footsteps of Esther, Deborah, and Rahab, of Sarah and Hagar, Ruth and Naomi, and Mary and Elizabeth, of Phoebe, Junia, and Lydia.

It is in this spirit of purpose and joyful expectancy that we celebrate how RCA women continue this legacy today through the #sheiscalled campaign. The #sheiscalled campaign raises up the ways in which RCA women, and in fact all sisters in Christ, are living out their callings today, honors the legacy they follow (see Legacy of Leadership booklet), and looks forward to the ways women and girls will continue to lead us in the future.

Supporting women's call to ministry
Ruth Langkamp and Jael Serrano posing in She Is Called t-shirts at an RCA event for mission

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Resources and opportunities for growth and support

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Leadership Collaboratives

Grow your leadership gifts in community
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Women of the Bible study

A nine-session Bible study exploring stories about women from the Bible

Building God’s Church Together

Discover how to create a trusting and healthy ministry environment where men and women can serve together

We Are Speaking

A call to the church to end harassment, abuse, and sexual violence against women and girls

Lavish Hope Podcast

Stories of resilience and overcoming

About Women's Transformation and Leadership

History of women in the RCA

Women have made vital contributions to the Reformed Church in America (RCA) throughout its nearly 400-year history.

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Theological resources

Resources by, for, and about women in the church

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Voices of women

A space for RCA Women and our ecumenical sisters to share our stories, wisdom and inspiration.

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Support this study series!

Fundraising for Volumes 2 and 3 continues—thanks to our generous donors, we have raised $10,705 so far of our $15,000 goal! This study has blessed countless people, and we are excited to see how God will continue to bring the increase to our faithful labor. Donations over $100 receive a print copy of Volume 1!

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Meet our team

Rev. Liz Testa

Coordinator for Women’s Transformation and Leadership


Lesley Mazzotta

Women’s Transformation and Leadership Specialist


Lorraine Parker

Administrative Assistant for Women’s Transformation and Leadership


This initiative is part of Transformed & Transforming, the RCA's 15-year vision for ministry.
Your gifts make this mission possible.