On the heels of Bold Women’s Day Feb. 24, we can look forward to Women’s History Month, a time to recognize the contributions women have made over the centuries. Make plans to honor the women who’ve influenced you. Whatever you plan, make at least a part of it intergenerational.
—Check out the International Women’s Day campaign, #BalanceforBetter. “Better the balance, better the world. How will you celebrate women’s achievements on Friday March 8, while calling for a more gender-balanced world?”
—The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum offer a great starting point with a joint website that includes photos, exhibits and links to other collections online.
—Find ELCA International Women’s Day resources.
—Select a book about women or written by a woman, invite others in your congregation to read it and plan a discussion.
—Check out the National Women’s History Project, a great repository of information, suggestions and inspiration when it comes to celebrating Women’s History Month.
—Learn more about the bold life of faith of Katharina von Bora Luther (several program ideas here) and help to raise up bold women of faith for generations to come through Katie’s Fund.