AC COSROWs are in the unique position to make incredible change within their respective annual conferences. GCSRW strives to equip AC COSROWs to be able to do the work in their local contexts. Find AC COSROW specific resources to help your annual conference advocate for the full inclusion of women at all levels of leadership.

Join Denise Smartt Sears and AC COSROWs from across the connection for an opportunity to connect, learn, and share within the COSROW community. These virtual gatherings offer networking, resource sharing, and idea exchange in a welcoming environment. Grab your beverage of choice, engage in insightful discussions, and contribute to a vibrant network that fosters growth and collaboration. Let's come together to shape the future of The United Methodist Church!

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How to have a COSROW presence at Annual Conference

The Indiana AC COSROW committee has shared their plan and resources to encourage other AC COSROWs to be present at Annual Conference. 

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Annual Conference Monitoring Forms

Downloadable forms for use during annual conference monitoring sessions.

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Monitoring report submission

After your AC COSROW completes their monitoring reports, please send them to the General Commission. We will then develop a compiled report with findings and data from across the U.S. Annual Conferences.

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Lunch and Learn with Us!

View previously recorded sessions of our Lunch and Learn series.

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How To Get Your AC COSROW Started

Strategies, ideas and themes for your COSROW committee to advocate and foster awareness of women's issues.

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Action Ideas Calendar

Planning ideas that are informed by the quadrennial calendar of the church.

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Plenary on Gender Justice

A training session on overcoming cultural, structural and policy barriers.

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Why Inclusion Matters

This presentation will empower your COSROW with the tools for doing this great work.

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Worship Ideas

Sample liturgies and ideas to adapt for your COSROW sponsored worship experience.

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GCSRW Projects and Training Videos

Leadership Projects and Training Videos.

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Stay in touch with us! 

The Rev. Dr. Denise Smartt Sears is GCSRW's Director of Leadership Development and Accountability. Her role focuses on working with annual conference COSROW committees and leadership to advance women in ministry. You may email her for more information.

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