Joyful Christmas Greetings!
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
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.
[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.
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
[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
[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
[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
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
[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
December 1 – World AIDS Day
December 3 – International Day of Persons with Disabilities
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.
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
Adventist Women's Bible
Available in local Adventist Book Centers
Order online here
Tips for Leaders
- Be respectful
- Do what you say
- Pray together
- Don't impose fear
- Drink more water
- Keep active
- Sleep well
- Get sunlight
- Trust God
19 - World Day of Prevention Child Abuse
1 - World AIDS Day
- Bible Study
- WM Six Issues
Ten Days of Prayer
January 11-21, 2017 See more