Presbyterian Women

Presbyterian Women partner with Columbia Theological Seminary in three important ways:

Celebrating Sabbath: Accepting God’s Gift of Rest and Delight

Dr. Carol M. Bechtel, author of the 2022-2023 PW/Horizon’s Bible Study will lead this year’s seminar. We are delighted to be able to return to campus, August 1-3.  Register soon to reserve your space. Questions? Email

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Save the date for next summer: August 7 – 9, 2023. Study author Rev. Dr. Olive Mahabir will lead the study (working title) Sacred Encounters: The Power and Presence of Jesus Christ in Luke-Acts.




Presbyterian Women Histories

The Presbyterian Women Histories for local churches of the PC(USA) and PCUS are kept at Columbia Theological Seminary. The collection contains over 5,800 histories from churches across the United States. Learn more about how to submit current histories and how to access archives already in our collections. We do not charge a storage fee. However, some congregations and coordinating teams make donations in support of the program.





Columbia Friendship Circle

Columbia Friendship Circle includes all who participate in the Presbyterian Women’s organizations throughout the synods of South Atlantic and Living Waters. These women support students through prayer and financial scholarships, and visit the campus for Come See Columbia Day to learn more about the great things God is doing here.