History of RCWMS

Founded in 1977, the Resource Center for Women and Ministry in the South is a nonprofit organization dedicated to weaving feminism and spirituality into a vision of justice for the world. Over the years we have sponsored dozens of workshops, conferences, and retreats on women and religion, equal rights, justice for women, economic development, and violence against women and children. We have mentored and encouraged young women, professionals in religious institutions, writers, and activists. In recent years we have developed program areas about art, writing, and spirituality. Our publications include a quarterly newsletter; pamphlets; and books. RCWMS has also produced two films: Meinrad Craighead: Praying with Images and Blackbirds, Bottle Caps, & Broken Records: Environmental Artist Bryant Holsenbeck at Work.

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