Monthly Archives: June 2011

The end is the beginning!

At the end of the third retreat, we can anticipate what is coming next. Among other things at conference, these brave panelists will be leading individual workshops on their spheres. This blog will continue with related posts. Keep the conversation … Continue reading

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Blessings and Giftings

After the naming ceremony, Lynette gave the women opportunity to share words of blessing on each other individually. After the time of blessing each other, it was the panelists’ time to be blessed. Lynette had arranged for each woman to … Continue reading

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Naming, Not Assuming

As the weekend came to a conclusion, Lynette led a renaming ceremony to honor the women’s unique pains, as well as their strengths and ministries. As she placed the new name on a sign around their necks, she spoke a … Continue reading

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How can the church minister to stay-at-home-moms?

Sabrina – I love it when older women in the church model how to respect my husband or care my children. – I love it when people take an interest in and interact with my kids. – When people encourage … Continue reading

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How can the church minister to career moms?

Carla – “As moms, it feels like we are expected to stay home with the kids. What people say and what is perceived is sometimes different.” Dot – “What are some of the specific ways that the support is not happening … Continue reading

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How can the church minister to women entering a new culture?

Naomy – I don’t feel like I have a whole lot of new things to share since the last meeting. – The very first day we walked into the church, our kids were picked and asked what their ages were and … Continue reading

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How can the church minister to women who have no children?

Mother’s Day is painful for women without children (this can go for single or married women). It has been badly done, but it has also been really well done. Dot – “I am going to read, since it is helpful for … Continue reading

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