Doctor of Divinity (honorary), American Baptist Seminary West, 1978.
Chairman Commission on Christian Ethics, Baptist World Alliance, chairman division study and research, 1985-1990, vice president, since 1900, also member executive committee and general council. Member international committee World Day of Prayer, since 1982. Deputy vice president Church Women United United States of America, New York City, 1980-1984.
Past trustee American Baptist Seminary West. Board directors Eastern Baptist Seminary and Eastern College, since 1981. President American Baptist International Ministries, 1976-1978, American Baptist Churches United States of America, 1978-1979.
Member Round Hill Country Club.
Married John Sparrowk, January 19, 1937. Children: Jack Ernest, Jill Annual.