Vol. 15, No. 4, 2016 Q4

Joyful Christmas Greetings!

Left to Right: Raquel Arrais, Heather-Dawn Small, Rebecca Timon, Desirée Calixte

Joyful Christmas greetings to our readers and supporters of Women’s Ministries around the world. May this season find us receiving and giving God’s peace and love to all around us.

Women Respond to Total Member Involvement

New TMI brochure

Women around the world support Total Member Involvement.

Total Member Involvement (TMI) is a full-scale, world-church evangelistic thrust that involves every member, every church, every administrative entity, every type of public outreach ministry, personal and institutional outreach.

 
Read more about Total Member Involvement at tmi.org
Download TMI brochure
Mrs. Loskey builds a church in Zimbabwe

 

[Rwanda] Women contribute to TMI evangelism in July 2016 with Nancy Wilson holding a series resulting in 506 baptisms and Women's Ministries in Rwanda organizing additional evangelism series. Read more

[Zimbabwe] One widowed woman sees a need in a remote village and funds the construction of a church building out of her own pocket. Read more

WTCU-Women's Temperance Christian Union

Adventists Take the Lead at Women's Temperance Christian Union Convention

[Ottawa] In an unprecedented occurrence, all the main speakers were Seventh-day Adventists for the 40th World Convention of Women's Temperance Christian Union (WTCU) held August 18-24, 2016.

Heather-Dawn Small, GC WM director, and Margaret Ostenstad, WCTU president

Seven Adventists from the USA, Australia, and Papua New Guinea spoke at the convention, including Heather-Dawn Small, Director of General Conference Women's Ministries (GC WM), who made a presentation about enditnow to 142 people present.

Four additional Adventists were elected as world leaders for WTCU.

Established in 1874, WTCU has far fewer members now than in Ellen G. White's day. Read more

GC Women's Ministries

Women's Ministries Prepares for Budapest

[Maryland] General Conference Women's Ministries (GC WM) prepares for the International Leadership Conference, "Reach the World: Issues Impacting Children, Women, and Families" in Budapest, Hungary, May 10-13, 2017.

For more information and to register, Read more

Keep current and connected at www.facebook.com/rtwbudapest2017


Women's Ministries Recognizes Distinguished Service

[Maryland] Two women receive the GC WM award for 2016 Adventist Woman of the Year for Distinguished Service. Read more

Audrey E. Andersson, Executive Secretary for the Trans-European Division
M. Odette Ferreira, recently retired Associate Director of Education for the North American Division and Director of Adventist Colleges Abroad

Women's Ministries Around the World

Women's Conference in Switzerland

Nurture.

[Switzerland] Women of Latin origin living in Switzerland attend a special meeting in Geneva. Read more

[Spain] Authentic intimacy with God is the focus of “The Best You Can Be” conference in Spain. Read more

[El Salvador] Women recognize and accept that they have been "Chosen for a Purpose" during congress in El Salvador. Read more

Empower.

Women's Conference in Vanuatu

[Malawi] Women’s Ministries leaders in the Malawi attend the WM Union Advisory. Read more

[Ghana] Women’s Ministries Leadership training attracts 500 participants, a record number. Read more

[South Pacific] Raquel Arrais, GC WM associate director, travels to Australia, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia. Read more

Gazebo in this Colombian prison is too small

Outreach.

[Colombia] Women in Colombia are raising funds to build an outdoor pavilion in a prison yard for Adventist activities with 480 female inmates. Read more

 

enditnow News

Breaking the Silence

[Brazil] Breaking the Silence campaign augments national awareness through community activities and the distribution of 740,000 Breaking the Silence magazines in schools and communities. Read more


enditnow®

Men lead enditnow march in Malawi

[Malawi] enditnow Emphasis Day is observed in Malawi with featured speakers Sabbath morning and a march led by union and conference leaders in the afternoon. Read more

Dates to Remember

November 25International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

s a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world.  - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/end-violence-against-women#sthash.GadL1MgD.dpuf

December 1 World AIDS Day

December 3International Day of Persons with Disabilities

 
 
s a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world.  - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/end-violence-against-women#sthash.GadL1MgD.dpuf
s a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world.  - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/end-violence-against-women#sthash.GadL1MgD.dpuf

Who Is My Sister?

Am I My Sister's Keeper?

Are YOU your sister's keeper? You ARE your sister's keeper. WE are OUR sister's keeper!

"Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Does he not leave the ninety-nine in open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it?" Luke 15:4

Download new reclaiming brochure, Am I My Sister's Keeper?

Characteristics of Mental Health

 

The Ability to Enjoy Life

The ability to enjoy life is essential to good mental health and is preventative medicine for discouragement and worry. 

Resilience

The ability to bounce back from adversity (facing problems, resolving them, and learning from them) helps one handle stress. Read more

Excerpt from GCWM Mental Health Training, Thinking Well, Living Well, "Understanding Mental Health" - Session One, by Elsie Staple

Women's Devotional

2017 Love You More

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Adventist Women's Bible

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Tips for Leaders

  • Be respectful
  • Do what you say
  • Pray together
  • Listen
  • Don't impose fear

Healthful Living

  • Drink more water
  • Keep active
  • Sleep well
  • Get sunlight
  • Trust God

Calendar

November

19 - World Day of Prevention Child Abuse

25 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

December

1 - World AIDS Day

3 - International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Prayer Corner

  • Travels
  • TMI
  • Bible Study
  • WM Six Issues

Ten Days of Prayer

January 11-21, 2017 See more

United in Prayer

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Believe His Prophets

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Prayer 777

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Revival and Reformation

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