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"The Reformed Church in America will be 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."

Stories about Women in the RCA

May/June newsletter now available

The May/June edition of the Women's Transformation & Leadership newsletter is now available.

Women’s Breakfast Builds Bridges

In a year and a half, a women’s breakfast gathering ballooned from a dozen people to more than 50—and it’s creating bridges into the community. 

March/April newsletter now available

The March/April edition of the Women's Transformation & Leadership newsletter is now available.

February newsletter now available

The February edition of the Women's Transformation & Leadership newsletter is now available.

Advocating for Education: Community’s efforts lead to a new school

Since the 1960s, the neighborhood of Highbridge in the Bronx, New York, has been without a middle school. That changed when Highbridge Community Church and its pastor, Cora Taitt, joined with other churches and organizations in the neighborhood to convince New York City’s Board of Education of the need for a new school.

About Women's Transformation & Leadership

A bit more about the goals of RCA women's ministries and the coordinator for women's transformation and leadership.

Voices of Women

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

Women in the RCA

An historical overview and outline of women and leadership in the RCA.

Theological Resources by, for, and about Women in the Church

Recommended resources on theology written for women, by women, or about women. Resources by RCA women are shown in bold.

Commission for Women

The role and responsibilities of the Commission for Women.


Liz Testa
Coordinator for Women’s Transformation and Leadership

Events for Women in the RCA

Here are some upcoming events in the life of women in the RCA:

"Lights, Camera, Action!" Hispanic Women's Conference
"Luces, Camera, Accion!" Conferencia de Mujeres
July 24-25, 2015, Emmanuel Reformed Church, Paramount, CA
Noemi Saucedo-Chavez and Liz Testa, speakers
Contact Leonor Caballero for more information 

"Honoring Our Stories to Encourage, Equip and Empower" Women's Day Retreat
October 24, 2015, First Reformed Church, Orange City, Iowa
Lesley Mazzotta and Liz Testa, speakers
Contact Missy Dokter for more information