ATLANTA (BP) – Fourteen women, including Pathway Columnist Rhonda Rhea, met for two days in Atlanta to continue their discussion about increasing the participation of women in the Southern Baptist Convention.
Frank S. Page, president of the SBC Executive Committee, appointed the Women’s Ministry Advisory Council to gather information concerning the involvement of women’s ministry leaders and ministry wives in their Southern Baptist churches. With the purpose of involving women in convention life, the task force has been at work since January conducting a survey and researching resources specifically for women.
Information gleaned from the survey and the research of the task force members will be presented to the SBC Executive Committee in February 2017 and to the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Phoenix next June. Recommendations will be made to all SBC entities to increase the involvement of women in biblically appropriate ways in local churches and beyond.