WOMEN'S MINISTRIES

From the desk of the World President of Women's Ministries – Commissioner Silvia Cox

July 2014

 

Transformed Life

 

Before the Congress in Canada, we were privileged to visit some of the different social expressions of The Salvation Army in Toronto.

 

In the Harbour Light centre, I met with Sue Connelly, an invited guest at the reception who in her own words said: “I came to The Salvation Army Homestead Addiction Services on the 1st September 2010, a broken woman, but ready to surrender to the programme and our Lord for help.  

Ten weeks into the programme I began to realise the benefits of the good teachings and nurturing I was given and started to feel quite well again.”

 

She was a living example as she testified of the transforming power of Jesus Christ in her life! She lives now in a lovely one room bedroom apartment in a good area of the city. She comes back regularly to the Harbour Light centre as she has volunteered as the garden coordinator.

 

She concluded by saying: “I remain eternally grateful to this good, good building, the programme and kinship in it, the wonderful staff and counsellors and of course the spirit of God who is always with me now!”

 

To God be all the glory!

 

 

 

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BIBLE STUDY

Loved - Show Gentleness

Bible reading Luke 18:15-17

But Jesus called the children to him and said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these’.   (v 16).

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Focus on the Zones

Around the Salvation Army world women are engaging with women and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Often this is through modelling Christ like relationships. Read more about how God is at work in this world as people engage in his word, are encouraged and flourish.

The International Salvation Army is administered in five Zones – Africa, Americas & Caribbean, Europe, South Asia (SASIA) and South Pacific & East Asia Zone (SPEA).

Find out more stories of women from around the world working in community, building relationships and seeking relationship with God.

 

 

 

Africa

Kenya West Territory - Junior Home League Congress

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by Commissioner Jolene Hodder
TPWM Kenya West Territory

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congo Brazzaville Territory - Summary of Women's Rally Report

 

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by Lieut. Colonel Arschette Moukoko
TSWM Congo Brazzaville Territory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Americas & Caribbean

Catching the Joy

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by Gail Fleeman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Europe

Report on Women's Weekend - Germany & Lithuania Territory

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South Pacific & East Asia

Habitat for Humanity - New Zealand, Fiji & Tonga Territory

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Memories of Tacloban

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by Lieut-Colonel Edna Willams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Asia

Home League Rally Report - India South Western Territory

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by Commissioner Bimla Charan
TPWM India South Western Territory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Women's Ministries

The ideal basic unit of society is the home and family, where women play a vital and definitive role. Furthermore, as natural providers of hope, women play an important part in shaping society. Therefore any fellowship of women in which Christian influence is exerted and practical help given benefits not only the individual and the family, but also the nation.

Women’s Ministries provide a programme of meetings and other activities based on the fourfold aims of the Army’s international women’s organisation, the Home League, which was inaugurated in 1907. The aims are worship, education, fellowship and service.

The mission of Women’s Ministries is to:

  • bring women into a knowledge of Jesus Christ
  • encourage their full potential in influencing family, friends and community
  • equip them for growth in personal understanding and life skills
  • address issues which affect women and their families in the world

Indeed, the motto of the Home League is: ‘I will live a pure life in my house ...’ (Psalm 101:2b, Good News Bible).