May 13, 2015
St Mark's Pakenham
WELCOME to ACW Ottawa
Anglican Church Women - Ottawa
In April, 2015, Anglican Church Women
of Canada celebrated 130 years of
formal women's ministry,
and it all started in Ottawa.
In 1885, as Canada was still being settled, Roberta Tilton was concerned about the need for the Christian Gospel in the north and west of Canada. She and a few friends approached the Domestic and Foreign Service board, for permission to start a Woman's Auxiliary. Groups were formed and dues were collected.
In 1968, the national Woman's Auxiliary leadership stepped down, and Anglican Church Women was born.
Today, every woman in every parish is considered to be an Anglican Church Woman.
Some join a group, (where dues are optional). Some enjoy a busy life with no time for formal membership. ACW welcomes you all, and seeks to support you in your spiritual journey.
Who can be a Member of ACW?
Every baptised woman in every parish of the Anglican Church of Canada is considered to be an Anglican Church Woman so is automatically a member of the ACW.
Where can I find an active ACW group?
Not all parishes have an active ACW group, but you can always start one, and we're here to help. Or maybe you'd prefer to join one in another parish close to where you live.
Email or phone one of the executive members, if you would like help in starting a woman’s group in your parish.
ACW Executive 2019
Catherine Chapman Honourary President
Marni Crossley Recording Secretary
613-234-5833 crossley_72 (@) sympatico.ca
Leslie Worden Correspondence and PR
613-747-2197 lesworden.on (@) gmail.com
General email: acw @ ottawa.anglican.ca
Donations: Marni Crossley
705-540 Cambridge Street South
Ottawa ON K1S 5M7
Altar Guild: Debbie Tweedle ag @ ottawa.anglican.ca
Calendars: Cynthia Greer greercynthia69 @ yahoo.com