Women of Spirit and Faith is interested in connecting with organizations also engaged in the wonderful work of gathering women together and in the development of leadership from a spiritual perspective.
Our experience over the past few years tells us that there are many diverse women’s and interfaith organizations across the US and Canada … and that we really don’t know much about one another and the creative work that each is doing. We sense that together we might be able to discover new ways to be more effective and powerful so that the voices of spiritual women can be magnified at this important moment in human history.
We invite you to join us in the excitement of this discovery by becoming a Networking Partner with Women of Spirit and Faith. We see this as the beginning of a potential self-organizing Networking Resource to connect us that we may better serve our individual missions and discover new collective opportunities.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to learn more about becoming a Networking Partner.
Anglican Women’s Empowerment (AWE)
is a membership movement of Episcopal/Anglican women and girls with a broad diversity of backgrounds, interests & skills.We work for gender equity and social justice around the world.
Auburn Theological Seminary
Auburn Theological Seminary is an institute for religious leadership that faces the challenges of our fragmented, complex, and violent time. We envision religion as a catalyst and resource for a new world—one in which difference is celebrated, abundance is shared, and people are hopeful, working for a future that is better than today.
Women’s Spirituality Program
The Women’s Spirituality program is located at the intersection of Women/Gender Studies, Ethnic Studies, Philosophy, and Religion. Our program honors the spiritual impulse to redress the suppression of the sacred feminine and the oppression of women. We join with those who seek to end the exploitation of marginalized social groups and address the suffering of the Earth and its many species. Our faculty is internationally known and includes many pioneers in the interdisciplinary field of Women’s Spirituality.
The Chaplaincy Institute is an Interfaith seminary, re-visioning theological education to serve our pluralistic world.
Our mission is to foster the empowerment and connection of women and girls to start, sustain and unite circles dedicated to take action for the greater good.
Council for the Parliament of the World’s Religions
The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world. Women of Spirit and Faith was born at the 2009 Parliament of the World’s Religions in Melbourne, Australia.
Elizabeth Seton Women’s Center
The Elizabeth Seton Women’s Center, located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, is dedicated to women’s spirituality and empowerment. Since 1997, the Center has been a place of reflection, sharing, connection, empowerment and growth for thousands of women in the New York City area. We welcome ALL women as participants and facilitators of our programs regardless of religious belief, age, income, ethnic group or sexual orientation. The Center promotes the holistic development of women so that their experience and gifts may be recognized and valued by themselves and others and so made available for the common good. We foster the development of women’s voices in seeking justice in their lives and in the lives of others. The Center is a place where women’s inner voices and ways of knowing, seeing, being and doing are not only honored and considered sacred, but are strengthened, cultivated and encouraged.
Gather the Women
Linked globally by our interactive website, we invite women to demonstrate their courage to risk leaving old conformities by joining with millions of others throughout the world to celebrate women’s true worth, to express shared concern for our human family, and to create and support actions that will enable humanity to live together in a balanced, harmonious and peaceful world.
The Goddess Temple of Orange County
An all-faiths church for women, and the only temple of its kind in the world today, The Goddess Temple of Orange County believes “In Every Woman — the Grace of the Goddess, the Prayer of the Priestess, the Power of the Queen”.
Groundswell fuels a movement for justice that transcends partisan politics. We generate open-source social action campaigns that unite people from all walks of life around shared moral imperatives. A rising generation hungry for a multifaith movement that’s not just about a single issue or political party, but a shared moral vision for a better world. Groundswell echoes and amplifies that call for justice welling up among the secular, the seeking, and people of faith. We provide avenues for an emerging movement to take strategic social action around justice issues of the hour.
In Christ-Sophia we gather for sacred ritual, communion(ity) and acts of justice. Our mission is to embody and voice the prophetic word of the divine feminine to “self,” “Church,” and “world!”
Interfaith Center at the Presidio
Never has the need for healthy cross-culture relationships been greater. The Interfaith Center at the Presidio has an historic commitment to healing and peacemaking within, between, and among religious and spiritual traditions. The Center’s mission is to welcome, serve, and celebrate the diverse faith traditions and spiritual wisdom of the Bay Area.
Interfaith Community Church – Seattle
Our mission: to create a home of Love and Truth as a center of Light for all seekers of Divine Wisdom.
Interspiritual Centre of Vancouver
The InterSpiritual Centre of Vancouver Society (ISC) is a network of diverse spiritual and/or religious organizations that share common values and work together to contribute to personal spiritual health and the common good. We endeavour to model global peace and inner calmness by acknowledging the oneness of the natural world and humankind, and by honouring the richness of diversity.
Islamic Networks Group
ING is a nonprofit, educational organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area with affiliates throughout the U.S. Founded in 1993, ING promotes interfaith dialogue and education about world religions. Utilizing trained and certified speakers, ING delivers thousands of presentations and other educational programs annually in schools, colleges and universities, law enforcement agencies, corporations, healthcare facilities, and community organizations. ING reaches hundreds of groups and tens of thousands of individuals a year at the local grassroots level, thereby building bridges among people of all faiths and none.
Kalliopeia Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation that contributes to the evolution of communities and cultures that honor the unity at the heart of life’s rich diversity. Through their grantmaking they seek to strengthen a collective recognition of the oneness of humanity.
Mary and Joseph Retreat Center
Mary & Joseph Retreat Center is a year-round, non-profit, interfaith retreat and conference center founded by the Daughters of Mary & Joseph. Located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, the Center’s mission is to provide an environment of serenity, prayer, and natural beauty. Mary and Joseph Retreat Center is a partner in hosting the Women’s Spiritual Leadership Retreat in November 2010.
Morning Star Foundation
Morning Star Foundation is committed to creating public awareness for the protection and preservation of all Indigenous Nations on Mother Earth. Our primary purpose is to protect and support “Traditional” Elders, Sacred Sites, Sacred Burial Grounds, and Sacred Ceremony.
North American Interfaith Network (NAIN)
NAIN was envisioned by a group of leaders from existing interfaith organizations in the US and Canada from 1985 to 1987. In 1988, a North American Assisi, hosted by one of the oldest interfaith councils in the US, Interfaith Ministries of Wichita, Kansas, came together as the birth of NAIN and the first NAIN conference. In 1990, at the second conference in Seattle, Washington, a constitution for NAIN was approved. NAIN was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the State of New York .
Odyssey Networks is the nation’s largest multi-faith coalition dedicated to promoting tolerance, peace and social justice through the production and distribution of media. Odyssey’s membership includes over 60 faith groups and organizations. A list of member faith groups and organizations is available in our member section. Odyssey Networks is a service of the National Interfaith Cable Coalition, Inc., established in 1987.
Office of Church Relations of Chapman University
The Office of Church Relations stewards the institution’s rich heritage as a church-related school, in covenant with our founding denomination, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
A Project of Feminist.com
Our Inner Lives seeks to be a space for the unified expression of women’s inner and outer lives. We honor women’s inner lives of faith, religious practice, spiritual transformation and commitment to causes greater than ourselves. We believe that caring for our inner lives makes us more effective in the world, and, simultaneously, being passionately engaged in the world nourishes us inside.
Founded in 2008, Patheos.com is the premier online destination to engage in the global dialogue about religion and spirituality and to explore and experience the world’s beliefs. Patheos is the website of choice for the millions of people looking for credible and balanced information or resources about religion. Patheos brings together the public, academia, and the faith leaders in a single environment, and is the place where people turn on a regular basis for insight into questions, issues, and discussions. Patheos is unlike any other online religious and spiritual site and is designed to serve as a resource for those looking to learn more about different belief systems, as well as participate in productive, moderated discussions on some of today’s most talked about and debated topics.
Peace X Peace
Peace X Peace is the international organization that lifts and multiplies women’s voices, strengthens women’s capacity to connect across divides, promotes leadership and gender equity, and nurtures a global network of peacebuilders in 120 countries
Prayables is a free online prayer community that offers women short prayers that reflect a woman’s story. They are relevant to our times and honor all faith perspectives. Prayables gives you a way to bring more meaning to your life and a space to simply take time for you. We offer a new way to deal with everyday issues, global concerns and spirituality. You can help others through prayer, build stronger relationships and become a better you!
Resource Center for Women and Ministry of the South
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.
REVEAL is the first non-profit to empower and advance the next generation of feminine spirituality. We strongly believe that when women claim the authentic voice of their souls, they are empowered to change themselves and the world around them.
Sacred Future Collective
The Sacred Future Collective is devoted to the harmonizing of the divine feminine and masculine energies on the planet on all levels. Mission: To create forums of women, forums of men, and forums of mixed gender, to envision a unified, harmonic future. To network with cultural creatives globally to share visions and collaborate on projects. To access information and guidance for support from multiple dimensions and multiple intelligences, including nature, animals, ascended masters, star people and Creator Consciousness. Through meditation, ritual and joyful work parties, we will work on many dimensions and bring into being the sacred future we desire. To foster healing between men and women. To reunite severed masculine-feminine energies within us. To return into deep relationship with ourselves, human kin, nature, animals, elements, and cosmos.
The Spiritual and Religious Alliance for Hope, known as SARAH, is composed of interfaith women committed to making a difference in our communities. We recognize that collaboration is essential to creating miracles and, like a good parent empowers her children, we empower our communities to make a real difference towards peace and understanding. Our practices are dialogue, community service, panel discussions, guest speakers, and book discussions. We meet to discuss and expand our experiences of women’s spirituality in the home, community, and the world. Through these practices we learn about one another?s cultural and spiritual foundations in order to enrich our own lives, and together improve our communities.
Seaside Sisters Women’s Empowerment Ministry
Seaside Sisters Women’s Ministry is committed to empowering women. We align with Spirit in sacred service; standing for personal and global transformation by nurturing self, awakening humanities’ reverence and restoring our Earth.
Shakti Rising is a Social Change organization that believes that by empowering women and girls the world will become the wonderful safe place it should be. Our work actively promotes community well-being by creating woman and child friendly societies that are safe, healthy, vibrant, diverse, sustainable, and culturally alive. Our mission is to empower women to uncover, rediscover, and reclaim their whole selves. We are a vibrant, eclectic community of individuals who recognize interconnectedness, believe in goodness, choose love first.
Women’s Spirituality Masters Degree
Sofia University’s Women’s Spirituality’s MA degree in is a two-year women-centered program meeting online except for three residencies held on campus. Students explore women’s roles in pre-history and history, spiritual and religious leadership, women’s work in healing and creating positive social change as well as the ritual, literary, social and artistic contributions of women. Courses are taught in a transformative learning model by leading practitioners in the fields of women’s spirituality and social/spiritual activism; our graduates use this learning as a catalyst for change in themselves, their communities, and the world, applying their new knowledge and skills in a variety of professions.
Sojourners Campaign for Women and Girls
Through Sojourners’ expanded multimedia platforms and growing network of partnerships, we are lifting up diverse women’s voices who are passionate about justice and motivated by their faith. Through biblical education, creative advocacy, and bridge building, we champion policies at home and abroad that fortify women’s health and dignity through eliminating gender discrimination and abuse, supporting pay equity, and increase economic empowerment.
Soul of the Mother
Our mission is to offer Ancient Indigenous wisdom as a means of joining the human spirit to the spirit of the Creator for sacred, loving guidance. We join with the natural rhythm of the heartbeat of our Mother Earth and we are governed by the Sacred Laws of the Spirit. We must make a shift from a world that has shaped our existence of egocentrism, to a world that provides a safe and sacred way of being for the young and those yet to be born. We must also create a reality where the Elders are cherished as Wisdom Keepers and take their rightful place in the Circle of Life. We must work for the restoration of the family and balance in human relationships with each other and the Natural World.
TreeSisters is a social experiment exploring the role that women could play in bringing about a more appropriate response to climate change. It is a call for feminine courage, creativity and leadership, and for women everywhere to acknowledge our unique collective power and capacity to facilitate spiritual, social and ecological renewal in this world, if we choose to. Our primary intention is to make it easy for that network to reforest the planet within 10 years, focusing most urgently upon the tropics, through mass crowd funding and shared responsibility…all of us giving BACK to the planet every month by donating money for trees.
URI – North American Affiliate
The purpose of the United Religions Initiative is to promote enduring, daily interfaith cooperation, to end religiously motivated violence and to create cultures of peace, justice and healing for the Earth and all living beings.
We Are Enough
The Mission of We Are Enough is to empower women and girls, individually and collectively, to care for ourselves, one another and Mother Earth. Enough is a uniting message, the signal that we are ready to step from being a collection of “me’s” to an interrelated, co-creative “we.”
Women and the Owl Project
The Woman and the Owl Foundation is a non-profit organisation that works to cultivate and connect women spiritual leaders through education, community, and support. All people are spiritual leaders when we take responsibility for our own sacred lives. Many of our members are also leaders of communities, businesses, groups, and ceremonies. The Woman and the Owl Foundation seeks to connect women with one another — and to share the resources, knowledge, and skills that empower women to develop themselves as spiritual members of society. We offer online and offline resources, courses, and gatherings in line with our mission and values.
Women of Wisdom
The Women of Wisdom Foundation is a National Women’s Organization based in Seattle, providing diverse and innovative programs that offer women opportunities for personal growth and transformation. WOW promotes women’s spirituality, creativity and wholeness, and empowers women’s voices and their contributions to the world, honoring the Divine Feminine in all. Womens events include a range of mind body and spirit topics for a full healing experience.
Women’s Perspective on Money and Spirituality
Women’s Perspective provides transformational education for women seeking to understand their spiritual and economic power. Whether your funds are significant or minimal, Women’s Perspective can help you bring your financial life into alignment with your core values.