2018 Stories


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Angola

More than 2,000 women earn certificates in leadership training, level 3

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Angola

This GC Women’s Ministries’ mental health resource empowers 4,000 women at a WM union congress for becoming “Women in Mission.”

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Austria

Austrian pastor finishes Levels 1-3 of leadership training alongside his wife.

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Australia

"We are better together," the motto of Adventist women in Sydney, also expresses the vision of the worldwide church initiative Total Member Involvement.

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Australia

The much-anticipated annual Breathe congress convenes in Sydney's waterfront park.

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Belarus

Her baptism four months later brings great joy to the heart of Raquel Arrais who talked with her at the congress and provided continued email encouragement during Margarita's Bible study.

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Bosnia

Everyone desires more abundant life!

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Botswana

"The Beauty in You" WM conference topics catch the attention and imagination of young Adventist women in southern Botswana.

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Brazil

Itinerant shipping container assists the community and refugees in northwest Brazil.

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Brazil

"Evangelization Week of Women's Ministry" in June motivates church growth in three southeastern coastal states of Brazil.

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Brazil

The result of this year-long discipleship process has been hundreds of baptisms.

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Burkina Faso

Eastern Sahel Union Mission women's ministries congress includes a baptism at end of evangelistic meetings and graduation for leadership certification training.

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Burkina Faso

The graduation ceremony included the awarding of continuing education certificates from Andrews University School of Distance Education

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The Caribbean

North Caribbean Conference holds a certification seminar in Virgin Gorda and a St. Vincent march is reported on TV—see video footage here.

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Côte d'Ivoire

The risks of teenage pregnancy are explored by Adventist secondary students.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

People attending seminars about mental health and how to stop smoking and drinking are also invited to attend evangelistic meetings.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

After his baptism, a Pentecostal pastor, well-known from his national television show, is confronted by his angry (former) church members and his wife.

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East-Central Africa Division

The next time you eat a carrot, think of vegetable evangelism in East Africa.

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El Salvador

Women of the smallest country in Central America are totally involved in mission and are preaching the good news in their communities.

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El Salvador

Goals for enditnow® were met and some more—including a baptism of a young man.

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French Polynesia

All church members in the islands hear the enditnow Emphasis Day sermon through the uplinked broadcast of Adventist Media French Polynesia.

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Ghana

Led by women, the churches in southern Ghana go beyond church walls and take to the streets to share the message of enditnow: Adventists Say No to Violence.

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Ghana

After accepting the challenge to graduate from all four levels of WM Leadership Certification, 526 women are reaping spiritual rewards from these life-enriching courses.

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Germany

Three Seventh-day Adventist organizations address the issue of violence against women and children at a national congress attended by 150 organizations.

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Germany

The man in Tübingen presenting the enditnow® sermon from the resource packet is personally affected by the emotional abuse message.

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Georgia

Attendees are spiritually recharged and fervently praying for their families and neighbors.

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Hungary

"Walking in His Footsteps" theme revives and empowers participants.

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India

Ever since the last women's ministries congress, women have been saving their pocket change in piggy banks to bring back for the Munderi Church renovation fund.

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Israel

One participant makes decision to fully accept Jesus as her Savior and is baptized the following Sabbath.

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Italy

Adventist Church presents topics of enditnow 2017 on Orange Day

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Jamaica

enditnow® conference calls for church and government partnerships in the country.

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Kenya

Women's Ministries in West Kenya Union Conference defines its goals for Muslim Relations.

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Korea

Korean Adventist Women's Association elects new president, Mrs. Nam Sang Sook.

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Korea

Korean women shine a light on domestic abuse at the busiest transportation hub, Seoul Station.

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Latvia

Wonderfully Created, a special magazine, was printed for distribution during health expo outreach activities.

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Lebanon

"Making a Difference" retreat in Beirut reminds women of the University Church how much influence they have in their families, congregation, and communities.

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Philippines

WM convention inspires commitment and devotion in women of central Philippines.

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Puerto Rico

A day of praise, fellowship, and commitment leads 900 women in becoming a helpmate for God and for their families.

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Romania

Single women are encouraged by stories of the accomplishments of Biblical characters when God is their True Partner.

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Russian Federation

Caring women mentor teenage girls in eastern Russia.

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Russian Federation

WM leader in western Russia mentors pre-teens in her church congregation.

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Russian Federation

When young girls attend a special "camp meeting" at church in Moscow, the young boys ask for one also.

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Russian Federation

Four departments of the Caucasus Union Mission launch Mary and Martha magazine to reach women.

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Russian Federation

Adventist women reach out to non-church women through this popular friendship camp.

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Russian Federation

Master classes build up spiritual, emotional, and spiritual life with an inviting environment for friends of church members.

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Senegal

Adventist women provide medical supplies for Muslim women at a maternity clinic during outreach activities at the congress.

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Serbia

Women's Ministries department joins Health, Children's, and Youth Ministries in promoting Adventist values.

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Solomon Islands

Beverly Maega, former women's ministries director for Solomon Islands Mission, is reinstated two years later, and the first event for single women in the South Pacific Division is held in Honiara.

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Switzerland

Discovering their relationships with God and other women provides participants at the women's ministries retreat a new vision of God and also of themselves.

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Switzerland

Training seminars also enhance personal growth.

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Thailand

WM congress theme, "Daughters of the King," reminds women from Southeast Asia how much our heavenly Father loves and treasures us.

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Turkey

In each congregation in Turkey, a WM leader is actively engaged in leadership training.

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Ukraine

This leadership training manual is reviving the ministry of women in each congregation of the country.

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United Kingdom

British Union WM congress focuses on Esther and her attributes of the Proverbs 31 woman: Courage, Faith, Prayer and Fasting, Wisdom, and Inner and Outer Beauty.

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United Kingdom

Time for prayer and admitting life's struggles encourages women to put aside the pretense that everything is fine when it is not.

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United Kingdom

Women's Ministries and ADRA-UK collaborate on a 60-minute educational program focusing on gender parity.

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United States of America

"CONNECTions" with God and others is the theme of Southern Union Conference women's ministries convention.

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Venezuela

More than 1,500 women of the Southwest Venezuela Conference are planning to graduate from a four-year training program for various ministries in the church.

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Venezuela

More than 600 women attend an uplifting weekend of meetings that motivates them to continue faithfully serving God.

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Zambia

For the first time, the Adventist churches of Chipata participate in the International Women's Day of Prayer.

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Zambia

Joining the worldwide women’s ministries with its special focus on our teens and youth, Lusaka promotes “Young Women: Identity in Christ.”

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Zambia

Women's ministries leaders are passionate about training women for serving in positions of leadership​.

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Zimbabwe

Other outreach activities include healthy food taste-testing and recipe exchanges, and a new health club attracting eleven women who are now considered "pre-Adventists."

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10-40 Window

"Tea with Friends" helps neighbors become acquainted with church members.

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Euro-Asia Division

WM union directors report that the resources, warm atmosphere, and inspiring ideas gained from each other ​are the best part of WM planning meetings.

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South Pacific Division

South Pacific Division's new leader for women in ministry.

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South American Division

Walks, health expos, and lectures took place throughout the division to warn about suicide

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Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division

More than 4,500 women attend Women's Ministries mission-themed division-wide congress in Pretoria.

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Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division

Believing that prevention is better than cure, enditnow® Emphasis Day activities take place across southern Africa.

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Southern Asia Division

Southern Asia Division women's ministries leaders are trained to meet the six challenges for women worldwide and for reaching non-Christians.

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West-Central Africa Division

Adventist women use innovative ways to pray for their families, communities, and countries of West Africa.

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Scholarship Recipient Updates

Huiyu, Wang of China; and Pisey and Phallavy of Cambodia

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Women's Ministries embraces the new year with thankfulness and hope

Much work has been done to nurture, empower, and inspire our women to reach out, and many women are participating in Total Member Involvement.

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