• recognised voice in Europe


    recognised voice in Europe

    The Ecumenical Forum of European Christian Women is an international, church-related organisation that is active in over 30 European countries.
    EFECW is a network of women from all Christian Traditions.
  • share own spirituality and expression of faith


    share own spirituality and expression of faith

    The Ecumenical Forum of European Christian Women is an international, church-related organisation that is active in over 30 European countries.
    EFECW is a network of women from all Christian Traditions.
  • empower Christian women


    empower Christian women

    The Ecumenical Forum of European Christian Women is an international, church-related organisation that is active in over 30 European countries.
    EFECW is a network of women from all Christian Traditions.
  • strengthen women's network


    strengthen women's network

    The Ecumenical Forum of European Christian Women is an international, church-related organisation that is active in over 30 European countries.
    EFECW is a network of women from all Christian Traditions.

EFECW 2018 GENERAL ASSEMBLY: STEWARDS PROGRAMME

A lifelong, intercultural experience for young European women!

The Ecumenical Forum of European Christian Women will hold its 10th General Assembly from 7-12 August 2018. Our theme is ‘If you remain silent at this time...Christian Women Speak Out’. We will explore some of the ways women across Europe are speaking out on pertinent issues in church and in society, and we will also mark the 20th anniversary of the end of the Decade of Churches in Solidarity with Women.

EFECW Videos

From the 8 - 21 August 2015, fifty women between 19 and 73 years moved into the vast monastery building in Mariensee, Germany, to create the first ever European ecumenical 'Pop Up Monastery' and to share the life with the women who live there in community. The participants were from 17 European countries, and from various Christian denominations: Orthodox and Quakers, Methodists, Protestants, Catholics and spiritual seekers. A rhythm of prayer, silence, tasks and workshops structured the day, but there was also room for celebration and exchange. Women were given the opportunity to seek time out of their busy lives and to meet women from all generations, denominations and cultural backgrounds.

This project was five years in the making, and the film ‘Gardens of Eve’ follows the women leading the project, as well as participants, as they uncover what it means to have faith, to live in community, to be searching, and to support one another on our journeys.

The film is a project of the Ecumenical Forum of European Christian Women, and was funded by the Methodist Church in Britain. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those women involved in the production of the film for their time, talents and honesty.

Message from the National Coordinators’ meeting in Larnaca, Cyprus (29th June – 3rd July 2016)

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NC Larnaca 2016 group picture

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The Ecumenical Forum of European Christian Women (EFECW) is an international, church-related organisation that is active in over 30 European countries.

EFECW envisions to be a living Christian community of sisters, by creating a holy and safe space where all women – beyond their differences – are empowered to share their spirituality and to experience faith.

EFECW strives to become a recognised voice of Christian women in Church and public life in Europe.