Women’s ministry event set for St. Louis Aug. 12
ST. LOUIS – “Keeping Christmas All Year Long,” a combination Women’s Ministry and Woman’s Missionary Union East Central Regional training event, will be held Aug. 12 at Concord Baptist Church, St. Louis.
As a mission project, participants are invited to bring unwrapped gifts to share with displaced victims of hurricanes, tornadoes or domestic abuse. The gifts will be placed under one of the many Christmas trees on display for the event. Churches have been asked to provide and decorate the trees to showcase their women’s ministry or mission groups.
Activities will begin at 9 a.m. with praise and worship in a community Christmas concert. Diana Bricker, ministry director of Heart of Hospitality, and Brenda Poinsett, author, will be the speakers during the session.
Following a Victorian Christmas tea and luncheon, there will be multiple workshop sessions offered and taught by Women’s Mission and Ministry leaders from around the state.
Registration is $20 per person. Cost includes lunch and a copy of Poinsett’s book, Can Martha Have a Merry Christmas? Make checks payable to the Jefferson Baptist Association before Aug. 4, mailed to the association at P.O. Box 100, Mapaville, MO 63065, attention: Julie Norris. For more information, call (636) 937-8608.
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