by Major Jolene Hull

While the mission of Women’s Ministries remains the same, today we’re challenged to find ways to meet women’s needs which vary from community to community.

Recognizing this, Commissioner Rosalie Peddle, World President of Women’s Ministries, has called for a reimagining of Women’s Ministries that encourages women to engage, consider their role, think creatively and celebrate what already is happening.

Similarly, the Central Territory is REIMAGINING Central Women.

In November the territory took a bold step by realigning the Women’s Ministries Department with the Program Section at Territorial Headquarters (THQ) to foster communication and increase collaboration with other departments.

In addition, the title Territorial Women’s Ministries Secretary was formed to align with Divisional Women’s Ministries Secretary and thereby strengthened communication and collaboration with the divisions while providing opportunity for the divisions to reimagine Women’s Ministries in their own communities.

The territorial Women’s Ministries Department is excited about the future. Here’s what you can expect from us:

• Encouragement of corps to discover and create 44 opportunities to meet the needs of women in their community

• Implementation of a plan to help corps capture their Women’s Ministries stories

• Guidelines and programs that help develop women as individuals and as vital sources to their communities

• Resources for digital and translated materials

• Well-branded content

In addition, this year we’ll celebrate five years of ministry through Embrace small groups and the
Prepare podcast.

 

REIMAGINING LAUNCH

On February 12, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. London time (3:30 a.m. CST/ 4:30 a.m. EST) Commissioner Rosalie Peddle will host a live-stream (salvationrmy.org) with an invitation to accept the challenge of REIMAGINING Women’s Ministries.

It’s an exciting time to be part of women’s ministries. I’m in. Are you?

Visit uscwomensministries.com and Central Women on Facebook or follow CentralWomen on Instagram

 

 

 

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