GCSRW's 50th Anniversary

The General Commission on the Status and Role of Women was founded in 1972. Since then, we celebrate historic milestones that have contributed to the advancement of women. We also recognize that there is still a lot of work to be done. We encourage you to utilize the resources in this page to promote the advancement of women within your context for a more complete kingdom of God.

50 Years - General Commission on the Status and Role of Women

Celebrating 50 Years in GCSRW History

As GCSRW continues to celebrate its 50 years of ministry within the UMC, it is necessary to give pause and also honor the tremendous work done by the agency in the area of sexual ethics during its years of service.
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Ever Forward on Our Journey

This video shows how GCSRW has marked its 50th year in advocating for women in the life and mission of the Church while challenging it to continue its work for full inclusion and participation. Download the video here.
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