Designing Effective Women's Ministries: Choosing, Planning, and Implementing the Right Programs for…

Paperback | May 30, 1995

byJill Briscoe, Laurie A. McIntyre

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For nearly twenty-five years, Elmbrook Church in Waukesha, WI, has supported a variety of ministries by and for women. Today their program stands as a model. Yet, as the authors of Designing Effective Women's Ministries will tell you, it did not happen overnight, but through trial and error. In Designing Effective Women's Ministries, the authors share what worked for them and what didn't. they explain how to start where you are, with what you have, and how to do what God wants you to do. Designing Effective Women's Ministries included tips and techniques for establishing groups and programs that meet the needs of today's women. The book shows how to develop programs that are specifically tailored to your church and your community.

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For nearly twenty-five years, Elmbrook Church in Waukesha, Wisconsin, has supported a variety of ministries by and for women. Today their program stands as a model. Yet, as the authors of 'Designing Effective Women's Ministries' will tell you, it did not happen overnight, but through trial and error. The authors share what worked for t...

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For nearly twenty-five years, Elmbrook Church in Waukesha, WI, has supported a variety of ministries by and for women. Today their program stands as a model. Yet, as the authors of Designing Effective Women's Ministries will tell you, it did not happen overnight, but through trial and error. In Designing Effective Women's Ministries, t...

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For nearly twenty-five years, Elmbrook Church in Waukesha, WI, has supported a variety of ministries by and for women. Today their program stands as a model. Yet, as the authors of Designing Effective Women's Ministries will tell you, it did not happen overnight, but through trial and error. In Designing Effective Women's Ministries, t...

After serving at Elmbrook Church in Wisconsin, Jill Briscoe, and her husband Stuart now serve as Ministers-at-Large. Jill has coauthored countless articles and more than 40 books, including devotionals, ministry guides, Bible studies, gift books, and children's books. She is the executive editor of Just Between Us, a magazine for women...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.5 inPublished:May 30, 1995Publisher:Zondervan

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ISBN - 10:0310431913

ISBN - 13:9780310431916

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ContentsPrologueAcknowledgmentsPart I: BEGINNING A WOMEN'S MINISTRY1. The Best Way to Begin Is to Begin2. Start With What You've Got3. Designing a Ministry Through BrainstormingPerspective: Are You a Doer or a Dreamer?4. Put It All TogetherPart II: MEETING WOMEN WHERE THEY LIVE5. Morning BreakPerspective: Commitment to the Same Faces6. Moms and MorePerspective: Quiet Times in Noisy Times7. Evening EditionPerspective: Women Wearing Many Hats8. The Widow's MightPart III: DEVELOPING YOUR LEADERS9. The Coordinator's Board10. Looking for and Leading Your Leaders11. Effective Leadership RetreatsPart IV: REACHING YOUR WORLD12. Breakaway for RenewalPerspective: Ask No Quarter13. Reaching Out through Special EventsPerspective: Between Your Own Two Feet14. Women on a MissionPart V: ENERGIZING YOUR MINISTRY15. Being Women of PrayerEpilogue: Women Who Change Their WorldAppendix 1: Caring for a SpeakerAppendix 2: Surveys and Forms

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For nearly twenty-five years, Elmbrook Church in Waukesha, Wisconsin, has supported a variety of ministries by and for women. Today their program stands as a model. Yet, as the authors of 'Designing Effective Women's Ministries' will tell you, it did not happen overnight, but through trial and error. The authors share what worked for them and what didn't. They explain how to start where you are, with what you have, and how to do what God wants you to do. This Book includes tips and techniques for establishing groups and programs that meet the needs of today's women. The book shows how to develop programs that are specifically tailored to your church and your community.