Presbyterian Women

All women attending Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church are considered members of Presbyterian Women and are invited to participate in our ministry, in our special activities and interest groups, and to become an active member. Come join us!


Come join us for our next meeting on April 4.

We will meet at 10AM at The Lafayette Retirement Home at 690 Mason Headley. During the business part of our meeting we will elect the officers for the 2019-2020 year. They will be installed at the May meeting. Rachel, our associate pastor will lead the Bible study on Lesson 4 in our study book, God with Us in Our Discouragement. After our meeting we are invited to have lunch in their dining room.


Our last meeting till fall will be May 2

At this meeting the officers for the new year will be installed and the Least Coin Offering and Birthday offering will be received. Lunch will follow the Bible study.


Save Cancelled Postage Stamps

The Presbytery Women collect cancelled stamps. The profits go to “Stamp Out Hunger.” Bring your donations to the church office.


SPRING GATHERING-APRIL 27-10 am

Women from Presbyterian Churches in Living Waters Presbytery will gather at Second Presbyterian Church, Lexington. The program is “Love Heals All,” a Human Trafficking Panel Presentation. The participants are Yvonne Hileman (a justice and peace staff person for PW), Eileen Levy (Executive Director of the Well of Lexington), Seth Frazier (a detective with Lexington Police Dept.) and Summer Dickerson (a survivor of human trafficking and domestic violence). Following the program there will be lunch ($12). Let Georgia Bacquet, 278-3172, know you want to go- we’ll carpool as parking can be a problem.


Mary Waxham Honored by Presbyterian Women on Women’s Sunday

Since 1946, 86 women have been honored by Maxwell Street Presbyterian Women with the organization’s Honorary Life Membership. These women have been recognized for faithful service in some area of the the Church’s work. At this time we are pleased to present the 87th award to someone known for always having a smile on her face, and being ready to help as needed. She has both coordinated and provided the after-service punch, participates in the Kerygma class, served three terms as a Deacon, and was just installed in March as an Elder.

Mary Waxham was born in Jamestown, N.Y., the next to youngest of four girls and two boys. She received an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Jamestown Community College, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Houghton College. She retired from U.K. a few years ago, where she had worked as a Pediatric Residency Coordinator since moving to Lexington. She married Warren in1969, and in April they will celebrate their Fiftieth Anniversary. Until her marriage Mary was Catholic. Before moving to Lexington in 2006, she and Warren were active in a Congregational church, a Lutheran church, and a Presbyterian church. Both have been active and involved in many ways at Maxwell Street The Waxhams have three children: Diane, Ray, and Gwen. Gwen and the three grandchildren – Stella, Myles, and Sebastian – live next door.

Mary has a great sense of humor, likes to read, knit, crochet, and sew. She has been very active in Presbyterian Women, where she has served as moderator, membership chair, Bible study coordinator, and on the nominating committee. She has chaired the pie sale, and for the last two years has coordinated the pecan sale.