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SOUTH AFRICAN LEADER TO RECEIVE WOMEN'S AWARD
05 May 1996 13:16:39
95238 SOUTH AFRICAN LEADER TO RECEIVE WOMEN'S AWARD
by Jerry L. Van Marter
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Brigalia Bam, general secretary of the South African
Council of Churches (SACC), will receive a special "WomanWitness" award at
the annual Women of Faith Awards Supper, to be held July 15 during the
General Assembly in Cincinnati.
Bam will be present to receive the award, which is given in
conjunction with the Presbyterian Church's "A Year With Africa" emphasis.
Bam served as director of the women's department of the Geneva-based
World Council of Churches for 21 years, returning to South Africa in 1988
to serve as deputy to the SACC general secretary. She was appointed
general secretary last year.
The Women of Faith Awards originated in 1986. The annual presentation
dinner is sponsored by the Women's Ministries Program Area of the National
Women of Faith Award winners this year are Diana Lim, San Jose,
Calif.; Jinny Miller, Mishawaka, Ind.; and the Rev. Glenda Hope, San
For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
phone 502-569-5504 fax 502-569-8073
E-mail PCUSA.NEWS@pcusa.org Web page: http://www.pcusa.org
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