2019 Stories


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Angola

A municipal administrator sees commitment of women and helps work a miracle by donating a vehicle for evangelistic work.

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Austria

United in prayer, women also learn about conquering the "daily giants," those small distractions in life.

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Botswana

Local pastors speak encouraging words to women presenting a full day of programs.

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Botswana

The second annual YAWM conference attracts 220 young women.

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Botswana

Two men also graduate with leadership certification—the district pastor and the husband who brought his wife. . .and attended every seminar with her.

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Brazil

Fifty-five women finish leadership training in Bahia province.

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Brazil

Men help with women's Pink October outreach events for breast cancer awareness and prevention.

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Bulgaria

About 100 women and men attend a special one-day women's ministries conference in Sofia.

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Europe

Women of Europe use the resource packet, "Walking with Jesus," in creative ways as they lead prayer, church service, and afternoon activities during International Women's Day of Prayer, March 2, 2019.

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Europe

Each week refugee women cook a meal of their choosing at this Adventist church

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Fiji

The visiting women's ministries union director is thrilled by the successful weekend of training.

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France

New women's ministries director for France and Belgium invites business colleagues to make their first visit to an Adventist church.

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France

Women's ministry leaders in the local churches in the north of France share joys and challenges.

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Germany

Women in character as Biblical women share their stories in "Women Following Jesus" program.

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Germany

Girls4Christ Day in Tübingen helps teenagers concentrate on their spiritual gifts instead of their faults and weaknesses.

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Germany

Women's Ministries Department is represented at a youth leadership training convention with breakout session workshop and a booth.

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Germany

Women of German-speaking countries attend the four-day practical training conference.

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Germany

Chocolate treats in the prayer room invite women to taste and see that the Lord is good.

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Germany

The reality of sexual abuse by Adventists can be shocking to some members.

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Ghana

Completing the training provides satisfaction to nearly 800 women. They are eagerly preparing for a graduation ceremony to be held at the division women's ministries congress in July.

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India

Heather-Dawn Small travels in India.

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Italy

A special moment occurs when a woman receives her certification for completing all four levels of leadership training during the church service.

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Kenya

Near Nairobi, 3,000 women participate in a formal ceremony for completing Leadership Certification training. They wear purple sashes emblazoned with the words "Leadership Graduate."

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Malawi

The First Lady of Malawi joins 6,000 participants praying in unity at Lilongwe Central Adventist Church.

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Mexico

Friends are invited to "Prayer Calms Anxiety" program held in every church in the southeast of Mexico.

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Niger

The four-level leadership training certificate helps this woman get hired.

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São Tomé

Women's ministry presents personal items as gifts for needy female patients in a local hospital.

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Serbia

Monologues giving voice to biblical characters demonstrate dramatically that it is possible to live a blessed life even in difficult times.

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South Africa

Young Adventist women in South Africa are involved in women's ministries activities.

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Southern Africa

Municipal administrator sees commitment of women in prayer in South Angola and helps work a miracle by donating a vehicle for evangelism.

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Southeast Asia

Women in Sarawak, Malaysia, lead their congregation's first observance of International Women's Day of Prayer.

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Spain

At least fourteen churches celebrated the Day of Prayer in creative ways.

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Switzerland

Inter-intensive Bible study is held in the lovely autumn weather of St. Stephen, Switzerland.

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Tanzania

Two thousand women from Tanzania and Uganda commit themselves to completing all four levels of WM Leadership Certification by 2019.

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Tanzania

The climax of the week-long training conference occurs when four participants are baptized at the graduation ceremony.

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Tonga

The Queen of Tonga opens the front gates for the parade to enter the palace grounds, an entry normally reserved for royalty.

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United Kingdom

The key aim for the theme, "Reflections of Ruth," is achieved as women explore and experience how to build relationships for eternity.

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United States of America

Speakers at a women's retreat in Utah tell stories of unique, even miraculous, ways God works in their lives.

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United States of America

Twenty-five dedicated Latino women of Alabama are newly certified women's ministries leaders.

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United States of America

The first-ever event on the Adventist university campus launched a new initiative designed to help people use awareness, education, intervention, and prevention to take decisive actions against all forms of abuse.

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Uruguay

The third women's ministries congress in Uruguay reminds women to allow God to work in their hearts.

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Zambia

Women's prayer retreat concludes with the observance of the worldwide day of prayer.

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Zimbabwe

Women lead church services in all churches throughout the northeastern region to observe the worldwide day of prayer.

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Inter-America

As we reach out to women in the church providing nurture and empowerment, we also prepare to reach out effectively to the community and reflect God's love.

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North America

Jesus is the One who pursues His beloved in this new Bible studies for women, "Pursued," by Lola Moore Johnston

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Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division

Royalties from sales of devotional book, In His Presence, to generate funds for women's scholarships across Southern Africa.

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West-Central African Division

Royalties from sales of devotional book, In His Presence, to generate funds for women's scholarships in West Africa.

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International Women's Day of Prayer 2019

Prayer is our connection with God. And women pray! Women worldwide observed International Women's Day of Prayer, March 2, 2019.

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Dates to Remember

This year's resource packet is "God's Path to Resilience: Religion as a protector."

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