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2017 Enditnow Emphasis Day, August 26

Love Protects: Healing the Wounds of Emotional Abuse 

 

We have the tendency to minimize the effects of emotional abuse because the effects don’t seem as obvious as those caused by physical or sexual abuse. However, emotional abuse can incite destructive behavior, crush self-esteem, and  increase emotional withdrawal.

Emotional abuse stifles and smothers spiritual development. "It is the silent killer in Christian homes," writes Dr. Linda Mei Lin Koh. Download resources here

 


2017 Women's Ministries Emphasis Day, June 10

Gifted to Serve

When you know your gift, you know your ministry. 
Do you know where to serve in the church? Erna Johnson writes that when you identify your gifts and passions, you develop healthy self-esteem and become confident that you are called according to His purpose. You begin to naturally use your giftst for ministering to believers and for reaching out to those who need to know the Savior. Download resources here
 

2018 Women's Devotional Book

Notes of Joy

 

COMING SOON!

Did you know that God delights in you? That at the very thought of you He rejoices over you with singing? Notes of Joy is full of stories that celebrate the beautiful bond shared between the heavenly Father and you.

 


 

NURTURE Resources

“Women Discovering Jesus”

This series of eleven Bible studies invites you to walk with Jesus as your best friend and the hope for your future. Download lessons.
 

“The Best You Can Be”

This series of twelve Bible studies gives practical suggestions on achieving your full potential, enriching your spiritual life, and controlling negative emotions. Download lessons.
 

“Women in the Bible...And Me”

This set of fourteen Bible studies (reprint of the 2009 edition) examines aspects of the Christian life as seen through the stories of women in the Bible. The study is designed to encourage your spiritual growth and to motivate you to share the lessons with a small group. To order online, go to www.adventistbookcenter.com

Get acquainted with the lessons: Introduction  |  Lesson 1Lesson 2 | Lesson 3

 “Bible Study for Busy Women”

This series of fourteen Bible studies is designed to encourage and nurture women and those who want to know more about the Christian way of life. This resource can be used for individual study or small groups. Download lessons

 

Adventist Women’s Bible

This NKJV Bible is available in English, French, and Spanish, and four color choices. The Women’s Bible can be purchased online at www.adventistbookcenter.com.
 

Personal Growth Seminars

“Back to Basics: A Close Walk with God”

“Back To Basics” will give you tools for your personal quiet time with God. Download seminar | PowerPoint presentation.


 

EMPOWER Resources

Six Challenge Issues Brochures

Six Challenge Issues that women around the world still face today and how we can help them:

 

Thinking Well, Living Well Manual

 

This series of ten seminars about mental health will help Christians openly and compassionately talk about this subject. Purchase through GC Women's Ministries for $10 each. For more information, call 1 (301) 680-6636 or email, womensministries@gc.adventist.org. Read more.

 

Support Group Seminar

“Oh Yes We Care”

The purpose of this program is to prepare a group of well-trained, caring people to minister to the bereaved -- in the community as well as in the church. Download seminar | PowerPoint presentation | handouts.


 

OUTREACH Resources

 

Outreach brochures

“Is Life Good?”

“Am I My Sisters Keeper?”

 

 

 

HOMES OF HOPE AND HEALING

The Homes of Hope and Healing program involves opening our homes to our neighbors for fellowship and learning. Topics include: Emotion, God's Provision for Anxiety, Stress, Relationships, Guilt, Good Thinking, Hope Against Depression and Resilience. Click here to download.

Homes of Hope and Healing ministry card is part of the ten-card series, “Touch a Heart, Tell the World” ministry cards.

 

If you are looking for ways to involve women in reaching out to their friends and neighbors, these ten ministry cards outline ideas for outreach using their individual gifts. Download ministry cards.

 

Outreach is for Everyone: Women’s Ministries Evangelism Manual includes fifteen chapters. Each 60-minute chapter can be used as a training event for the women in the local church or for personal study. This is a valuable resource to train and equip women for many types of evangelism. The material includes fifteen PowerPoint presentations.


 

enditnow:  Adventists Say No to Violence

It is estimated that at least one in every three women globally will be beaten, raped, or otherwise abused during her lifetime. 

This is why enditnow seeks to increase personal awareness, responsibility, and involvement to effectively help end violence in every family and community. Become the help and hope for someone in an abusive relationship. We encourage you to print and share the brochures.

Download enditnow brochures | logo.

     

 

             Download postcard.                           New: Relationship and Dating Violence

 

“Breaking the Silence: You Can Stop the Violence”

Abuse of any kind, whether perpetrated against women, men, girls or boys, is evil. Abusive behaviors and correct responses are helpfully outlined in this brochure. Also included are definitions of four types of abuse and Scripture references which provide a biblical foundation for why abuse is wrong.

Additional BTS slides...slide1, slide2, slide3, slide4

 


 

 

 

Women's Ministries Handbook

Pastor’s and Elder’s Handbook for Women's Ministries: a complete guide for local church leaders. Download WM Ministries Handbook  | WM MInistries Handbook Cover Page

 


New WM Stickers - "I am involved in a mission"

Download sticker graphics.

 


 

Twenty Years of Women's Ministries

In 2015 Women’s Ministries celebrated its 20th anniversary of becoming an official department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Download "Early Days," the WM 20th anniversary brochure. 

Download anniversary graphics.

 


 

 

AIDS Resources

Download additional seminars about HIV/AIDS. 

Truth or Consequence: The Story of AIDS (2004)

Presentation PPT | flipcharts pdf | The Story of AIDS cover image

The Loving Touch: Caring for Someone with AIDS (2008)

Presentation PPT | flipcharts pdf | The Loving Touch cover image


 

 

My Prayer Journal

My Prayer Journal is designed to enhance a woman's daily Bible study and devotional time. Quotes from Ellen G. White will inspire you while journaling in this beautiful book. Daily prayer and Bible study are aspects of Total Member Involvement, an initiative of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.


 

MORE SITES

 

 
Believe His Prophets, a sequel to Revived by His Word, is a five-year program reading through the Bible and selected writings of Ellen White. Receive daily Bible readings, daily interactive blogs, and weekly selections from the Spirit of Prophecy.
 
 United in Prayer is a dynamic, worldwide movement to pray with others, whether through your own personal time with God, personal prayer groups, or as a church through prayer partners, prayer chains, united prayer phone lines, 777 on the hour, texting groups, or any other way that God leads.  Share and receive testimonies, prayer requests, practical helps, and inspirational messages. 
 
 
To sign up for Believe His Prophets, and United in Prayer click here:  www.RevivalandReformation.org/signup. Please note that you will receive a confirmation email that you must respond to in order to start receiving the daily emails.
 
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