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Catalog Number ORG 2009.05
Title Church Women United Records
Collection Organizations
Object Name Records
Date 1972 - 2008
Scope & Content This collection consists of administrative records and publicity documents that detail the activities of the Winchester chapter of the non-profit organization, Church Women United. These items include annual and board meeting minutes, news clippings, correspondence and promotional material.
Admin/Biographical History Church Women United is a national Christian volunteer women's organization. Founded in 1941, the organization works for peace and justice in the United States and Puerto Rico. The organization welcomes members of all Christian denominations, both Protestant and Catholic. All chapters are required to observe three days: May Fellowship Day on the first Friday of May, World Community Day on the first Friday in November and World Day of Prayer, on the first Friday in March.

The Winchester chapter of the organization was founded on February 29, 1972, for the purpose of encouraging church women to join together in their community to promote peace and justice. The chapter's mission is to coordinate and organize a variety of charitable events to raise money for various church ministries, which include Senior Citizen's luncheons, the sale of UNICEF Christmas cards and the Sale for the Blind. The chapter disbanded in May 2008.

Copyrights Permission to publish material from this collection is subject to approval by the Town of Winchester.
Finding Aids A finding aid with detailed information about the collection's contents is available. Please contact the archives for more information.
Subjects Churches
Religious groups
Search Terms Church Women United
World Day of Prayer
Containers History, Purpose, and Rotation of Events
Annual Meetings and Programs
Board Members
Board Minutes
Board Minutes
Board Minutes
Board Minutes
Annual Meetings
Meditation Room
Sale for the Blind
World Day of Prayer
Miscellaneous Publicity
World Day of Prayer
World Day of Prayer
World Day of Prayer