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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

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.

Community at the Table

Dawn Alpaugh shares about her church's soup kitchen ministry.

Reflections on Oman

Lesley Mazzotta recently returned from a 10-day trip to the Sultanate of Oman and shares her experiences and insights from the trip. 

Feeding Hungry Children One Weekend at a Time

Thanks to one woman's response to God's calling, thousands of school kids in West Michigan no longer go hungry on the weekend.

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.

Women's Sankofa

Information about the Women's Sankofa journey, held April 23-25, 2015.

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:

Celebrating Women's Leadership in the Church
A one-day retreat to celebrate, encourage, and empower each other, our ministries, and our callings.
Friday, March 13
Western Seminary, Holland, MI

Women's Sankofa
A two-day journey that explores personal and societal challenges, victories, and opportunities for healing and transformation
April 23-25
Bus tour through historical places in New York