From Women's Ministries Director to You

Heather-Dawn Small

Dear Sisters,

It is nearly the end of 2015. It seems that each year is passing faster and faster into the annals of time. Yet, it can also seem that the time till Jesus comes is moving so slowly. Life is filled with illusions but the coming of Jesus is not one of them. Read More


Heather-Dawn Small, GC Women's Ministries director

General Conference Strategic Plan 2015-2020

Reach the World

  • Reach up to God
  • Reach up with God
  • Reach out with God

PDF form of booklet, 2015-2020 Strategic Plan

"What you need to know about the Strategic Plan," ANN, July 7, 2015

Women's Ministries Around the World


WM Congress in the Philippines

[Tel Aviv] Ladies only pajama party, Friday night at the church, nurtures new relationships. Read more

[Papua New Guinea] Mona Giheno is a lawyer by trade, but a ‘minister’ by passion. Now she's added a television series to her ministry for teenage girls. Read more

[Spain] Enthusiastic young women bond through their small group. Read more

[Philippines]  Women are "Called to Flourish" at Union WM Congress. Read more


Level 3 Ladership training with WM leaders in Sweden

[Mexico] Thousands of women choose to strengthen their Bible knowledge and train for missionary work. Read more

[Sweden] Women Ministries leaders complete Level 3 WM Leadership Certification. Read more

[Latvia] Women from Baltic Union complete Level 2 WM Leadership Certification. Read more


Botswana mental health confernece

[Botswana] Women's Ministries seminar, Thinking Well, Living Well, exceeds government officials' expectations. Read more

[Nazareth] Pastoral family reaches out to Arab women and children. Read more

Outreach Ministry Ideas

Plant a Seed Ministry

If you are looking for ways to involve women in reaching out to their friends and neighbors, Plant a Seed Ministry is a good way to start. 

Outreach ministry postcards, Download here

Are you a Planter or Reaper or both? Read Part 1 and read Part 2

enditnow News


Marching in silence speaks louder than words in Sydney

[Australia] Sydney church members march against abuse. Read more

[Malawi] Cabinet Minister assists the launch of enditnow. Read more

[Silver Spring, MD]  Adventist Risk Management’s Seven Campaign initiative to protect children transitions to Women's Ministries enditnow. Read more

[Papua New Guinea] ChildFund launches a family violence hotline. Read more

Dates to Remember

December 1 – World AIDS Day

Women's Ministries Resources on AIDS

Truth or Consequence | The Loving Touch

Additional resources and information

AIDS | Adventist AIDS International Ministry video | The Adventist Church and the AIDS Epidemic guidelines


November 25International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Wearing orange on this day is encouraged in many areas of the world.

Mental Health


Thinking Well Living Well Women's Ministries' mental health resource packets can be purchased for $10 each.

See additional resources at

"Choices for Life: The Right Food for Your Brain," by Katia Reinert, GC Health Ministries associate director, Elder’s Digest, Jan/March 2014, Healthy Tips for Leaders, p. 13. Read article

Women's Scholarship

[Martinque] "Thank you!" says SOS scholarhip recipient Jaelle Valiane who visited the GCWM booth at GC Session in San Antonio. As chaplain of a Seventh-day Adventist middle school in Martinque, she shepherds 450 children.

GCWM Scholarship program and Online donations

Gifts for Christmas

2016 Women's Devotional

"Living His Love" Purchase here

Adventist Women's Bible

To see video, click here and scroll down to Women's Bible | Purchase here

Tips for Leaders

  • Be focused
  • Be on time
  • Be brief
  • Be an influencer
  • Be a listener

Healthful Living

  • Stay mentally active
  • Volunteer for a cause
  • Watch your stress
  • Eat right
  • Get fit

Prayer Corner

  • New WM leaders around the world
  • Women who live in war zones
  • Women living with HIV/AIDS

Ten Days of Prayer

January 6-16, 2016 See more

United in Prayer

Believe His Prophets

Revival and Reformation

SOS Newsletter Archive