Valiant Women - Each unit is urged to honor at least one Valiant Woman every year. Look around your
unit and find a woman who has given service to CWU, her own church, and her community for an extended period. She does not have to be a leader but can be
someone who serves in a quiet way through her example. Find an individual who lives
the Gospel message in her everyday life. Church Women United Recognition of Valiant Women at ALL levels; local, state, regional, and national is encouraged!
Costs: Local Unit – $25.00; State Unit – $50.00; Regional – $75.00; National – $100.00.
The Human Rights Award recognizes individuals who have been working in the field of Human Rights. Awardees are not always in the public eye, but they are consistent in
their high regard for the dignity of others. They can be a person who has taught Sunday School for thirty years or volunteered in the local food pantry. It might be a leader in the community who has demonstrated for civil rights. It might be the teenager who organized summer programs for disadvantaged youth. The list is endless. The Human
Rights Award is presented at the annual CWU Human Rights Celebration Day. Cost: $25.00 per honoree.
The Key Woman Award recognizes women who create a connection between Church Women United and their church. We want to uplift CWU and encourage members who can easily invite others who might be interested in CWU as well. Cost: $25.00 per honoree.
The Certificate of Appreciation can be used to acknowledge women and others for accomplishments as deemed appropriate by the unit, state, region or national officers and leaders. Cost: $10.00 per honoree.
The need to recognize the valuable contributions made in the field of ecumenism by our younger sisters in Christ prompted the development of the Young Church Woman Award. Since 2002, this recognition has become a way to involve younger women and promote inter-generational dialogue. Church Women United feels the need to recognize and affirm our younger sisters in Christ who are working in many different vineyards of church, school, community, business, etc. Funds from the sale of Young CWU certificates will support the YCWU Initiative. PLEASE SEE P. 61-62 FOR FORM
AND DETAILS. Cost: $25.00 per honoree.