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      Opportunity to Attend

United Nations Commission

on the Status of Women

March 2020

     Are you interested in learning more about gender equality for women, world-wide?  The 64th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will meet in New York City March 9 – 20, 2020.

     Grants are available from Atlantic Baptist Women for women desiring to learn more about global issues of women.  If you are interested in attending the CSW for a few days of the 64th session send an application letter, stating the reason for your interest, as well as three references, one being your pastor.  Please include their contact information.

 

     A current vulnerable sector check will be required for final acceptance.

Apply by November 9th 

send to abw@nb.sympatico.ca  attention: CSW grant.

2020 Canadian Baptist Women’s Mission Team

July 17 - 20 celebrate with global Baptist women at the Baptist World Alliance Women’s conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and then travel to Cochabamba, Bolivia to serve and learn alongside the Bolivian partners of Canadian Baptist Ministries. 

 

Plans include a visit to a children's project.

For BWA Women’s conference details see:  www.bwawd.org

Dates:  July 16 – 27, 2020

Approximate cost: $5000 – includes flights, conference registration, accommodations and meals as well as costs in Bolivia.

 

Interested in joining the team of Baptist women from across Canada?  

 

Apply by November 15 using the  "Contact Us" page on the website.  Tell about your interest in serving with the team as well as your skills.  Three references will be required.

 

 

GREAT CANADIAN WOMEN’S

    BIBLE STUDY 2019

Leah, the Other - CLICK HERE

2019 Mission Project:

Support for a Children's Project

 

At this year's annual CBW event, women across Canada will

meet together to share the Bible study and participate in a

mission project. The 2019 mission project offering will provide

support for a children's project in Bolivia.  Children  will receive support and encouragement.               

Thank you for your participation!    

 

 

"Be a Neighbour ... Reach out!" Projects

Engage women from your church, as well as the Women’s Missionary Society or Atlantic Baptist Women’s group members in a “Be a Neighbour ... Reach Out!” community project that will demonstrate kindness and God’s love. Be creative! Determine to meet a practical need for those living in your community.

 

Ask God to show you a specific need that the women of your church can meet and pray that you will hear what he is calling you to do. Pray that those to whom you will show kindness will see Christ’s love evident and that the Holy Spirit will draw people to our Heavenly Father. Perhaps you could visit places that provide community services in your area to learn about their needs for volunteer help and what needs are in the community that have not yet been met.

 

  1. Pray, discuss, and decide on a project that would show kindness and be of help to people in your community.
     

  2. Choose a date and time.
     

  3. Inform and invite women of the church to participate.
     

  4. Organize the event’s details and bless others by being their neighbour.
     

  5. Debrief with those who participated. How was the help received? What went well? What needed improvement? How did you see God at work as you served others?

Send a brief story of your project and, if possible, a picture to the ABW office at abw@nb.sympatico.ca. Some stories and pictures may be printed in Tidings Magazine or shared on the Atlantic Baptist Women's Facebook page.

Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer 

The first Monday of November, Baptist women around the globe meet together to pray and to provide an offering that will support important ministry projects that will benefit women and their families. A program that includes Bible studies, testimonies of women, and prayer requests from each continent is provided to help you create an effective Day of Prayer event.  

A Day of Prayer event may be held in your church or area.  If you are interested in participating or hosting a Day of Prayer event, see the Baptist World Alliance Women’s website:  www.bwawd.org

ABW Elective 

ABW Elective is an opportunity to engage women in a 6 - 10 week study which includes a project that will involve them in mission either locally or globally. 

ABW Elective is not to replace an existing WMS /ABW group in your church. It is a different style of a group, more suited to women who are busy with work and raising families yet desire to connect with women in a spiritually enriching and mission minded way.  ABW Elective provides a wonderful opportunity for women, who already participate in ABW, to involve other women who do not come to an existing group. 

ABW Elective is a new initiative. Invite the women of your church to join together for a small group study for a specific number of weeks, and involve the group in a mission project. The mission project will support  an ABW home mission within the Atlantic Provinces or a Canadian Baptist Ministries project. 

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