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International Women's Day of Prayer 2019

Prayer is our connection with God and women worldwide observe International Women's Day of Prayer on the first Sabbath in March.

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Dates to Remember

This year's resource packet is "Walking with Jesus."

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Inter-American Division

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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West-Central Africa

In His Presence will generate funds for division scholarships from its sales in West Africa.

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Switzerland

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

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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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Southeast Asia

The women's ministries special day is first Sabbath in March on the worldwide church calendar.

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Serbia

Messages during the day of fellowship bring purpose and meaning to lives of participants.

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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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India

Heather-Dawn Small travels in India.

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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

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

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Fiji

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

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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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Brazil

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

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Brazil

Fifty-five women finish leadership training in Bahia province.

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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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Botswana

The second annual YAWM conference attracts 220 young women.

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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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Scholarship Recipient Updates

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

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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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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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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 Africa-Indian Ocean Division

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

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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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South Pacific Division

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

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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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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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Zambia

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

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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

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

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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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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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United States of America

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

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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

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

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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

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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Turkey

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

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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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10-40 Window

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

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Switzerland

Training seminars also enhance personal growth.

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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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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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Serbia

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

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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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Russian Federation

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

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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

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

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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

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

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Russian Federation

Caring women mentor teenage girls in eastern Russia.

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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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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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Philippines

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

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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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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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Latvia

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

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Korea

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

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Korea

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

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Kenya

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

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Jamaica

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

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Italy

Adventist Church presents topics of enditnow 2017 on Orange Day

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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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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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Hungary

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

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Georgia

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

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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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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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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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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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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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El Salvador

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

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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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East-Central Africa Division

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

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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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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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Côte d'Ivoire

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

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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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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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Brazil

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

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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

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

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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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Bosnia

Everyone desires more abundant life!

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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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Australia

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

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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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Austria

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

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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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2017 New Year's message

Heather-Dawn Small gives thanks to God the Father for the blessings He bestows on her.

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Total Member Involvement

Imagine a church which baptizes 30 new members in a special reaping program. One year later, on a return visit to this church, you find only 10 of the 30 new members still in attendance. What happened?

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Reach the World International Leadership Conference

More than 600 ministry leaders from around the world attend the conference in Budapest.

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Serbia and Macedonia

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Philippines

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Pakistan

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New Zealand

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Northern-Asia Pacific Division WM Advisory

Northern Asia-Pacific Division hold Women's Ministries Advisory, November 8-10, 2016

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Israel

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Indonesia

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India

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Germany

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Cuba

Women of Cuba attend the “Transformed by Jesus’ Love” congress and are also transformed by the love of sisters from Mexico.

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Brazil

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Botswana

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Bangladesh

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Austria

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