WMU Events

The WMUNC webpage has a lending library for Bible study materials that will be loaned to churches.  Visit http://media.wix.com/ugd/4f59ca_d230782c1206444cb3d43b875d6ea7f5.pdf for the listing and visit http://www.wmunc.org/#!bible-studies/c1j8k for the information on how to borrow and return these studies.

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Check out more WMU events at this link: 

 http://www.wmunc.org/so/aMAHA_T_?cid=894c19c9-89ac-4317-8c7b-2b925c649276#/main

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Have you recently felt the call to step into leadership?

Are you interested in leading a missions group but don't know where to start?

Are you a worn-out leader who needs a time of renewal?

 

WMU NC has something for you!

 

Being a leader in any context can be difficult. There are seasons where you wonder if the work you are doing really matters, but it does!  WMU NC is committed to helping leaders feel equipped to lead in their churches and communities.

 

This summer we are excited to offer Leadership Gatherings across the state.  A day focused on encouraging and equipping leaders to live out their specific ministry callings within their churches and communities.

"My dear brothers and sisters, stay firmly planted—be unshakable—do many good works in the name of God, and know that all your labor is not for nothing when it is for God."

 

1 Corinthians 15:58 (The Voice)

5 Reasons to Attend a

Firmly Planted

Leadership Gathering:

 

  • Meet other leaders that share your same passions 
  • Hone your leadership skills and learn more about your calling
  • Get age-level training for mission groups
  • Take part in inspiring breakout sessions and gain spiritual renewal
  • Get new missions ideas and share what your church is doing

 

Whether you have been a leader for many years, are a brand new leader, or are feeling the call to lead, there is a place for you!  

 

 

Each location will host a training gathering based upon their region's community that they serve within.

 

To find out more information on each training, click the button below or contact:

 

Amanda Martinsen

Leadership Development Consultant

amartinsen@wmunc.org

(919) 882-2344 ext. 208 

Did you know?

When you partner with us you...

 

Help us equip others to have a missions-minded lifestyle. 

 

Encourage others to impact the world for Christ. 

 

Prepare leaders across the state to serve in their ministry callings.

 

Inspire others to serve in their churches and communities to fulfill The Great Commission.

SHINE: myMISSION NC is a statewide group of young women (ages 18-35) that seeks to challenge, inspire, and teach young women to be God's light in this world.  

SHINE: myMISSION NC is a cross between a small group Bible study, prayer group, and missions organization. Members of the group vary in age and stage of life but come together online or at SHINE events for mission projects, social transformation, discipleship, fellowship, and encouragement.

Wait! 

Before you go... 

Are you registered yet for Missions Extravaganza?  We hope so!  If not, what are you waiting for?  Register today! We would love to see you there.  

Find out more information, including conference sessions, lodging, and general session times at the link below.

 

wmunc.org/me2018

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Coastal Women's Retreats

Our annual guest favorite women's retreat is back for 2018, but what's more exciting is that you now have an all-new second Coastal Women's Retreat to attend in September. The retreat will take place September 14-16 and the weekend's theme is The Joy of the Lord!

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GEM Retreat

N.C. BAPTIST WOMEN'S RETREAT

N.C. Baptist Women's Retreat
A retreat for all women
October 26-27, 2018
Caraway Conference Center and Camp
Sophia, N.C.

“So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you. Beyond all these things put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity.” – Colossians 3:12-14

Scripture tells us because of our relationship with Christ we are “holy, chosen and beloved” of God, but what exactly does this mean in the day-to-day of life?

How do we live holy and set apart in a world where right seems wrong? How does the reality that God chose us as His very own affect how we view ourselves and our interactions with others? And, how can we allow God’s love for us change how we love others?

This year’s retreat will seek to answer all of these questions from God’s Word as we live our lives in light of our identity in Christ.

Cost
Prices include program fees and materials, Friday night lodging, Friday night dinner and Saturday breakfast and lunch. Lodging is first-come, first-serve via registration and is limited in the Conference Center.

Registration is first-come, first-serve and is transferable for this event, but non-refundable. Early bird registration should be paid in full by Sept. 7. Regular registration should be paid in full by October 5 or as space is available.

Registrations are not made by the Embrace office but by the participant through the registration link. Please do not call the Caraway Conference Center to make reservations. For any questions or concerns during registration, please email amahan@ncbaptist.org or call 919-459-5558. 

Jacumin Lodge 
Early bird: $140 per person (bunk beds)
Regular Registration: $165 per person (bunk beds)

Conference Center, Double Room, Double Occupancy 
Early bird: $160 per person
Regular Registration: $185 per person
*Double room and double occupancy means two beds for two ladies in the room. Those who select this option must already have a roommate and register and pay at the same time. We do not find roommates for participants and no more than two ladies are allowed in one room.

Conference Center, Double Room, Single Occupancy 

Early bird: $185 per person
Regular Registration: $210 per person

Commuting
Early bird: $80 per person
Regular Registration: $105 per person

SCHEDULE

Friday, October 26
12:30 – Check in Begins* 
2:00 - 2:45 p.m. – Main Session
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. – Breakout Session 
4:15 - 5:15 p.m. – Breakout Session 
5:30 – Dinner in Dining Hall
6:45 – Main Session

After Main Session - Game room, flashlight tour or time to relax 

*Please note lunch is not provided on Friday

WORSHIP SPEAKER

Esther Burroughs

Lori McDaniel

International Mission Board

Lori McDaniel serves as the church initiatives manager for mobilization with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, inspiring, equipping and mobilizing women to make disciples. She and her husband, Mike, and their three children lived as missionaries in Africa for four years before returning to the United States to plant Grace Point Church in Bentonville, Arkansas, where Mike is senior pastor. McDaniel writes at the North American Mission Board’s Flourish blog (flourish.me) and at lorimcdaniel.org.

WORSHIP LEADER

Kimberly Merida

Imago Dei Church, Raleigh 

Kimberly Merida is the wife of Tony Merida, pastor of Imago Dei Church and the author of Orphanology and Ordinary. Kimberly is the mother of five adopted children, four from Ukraine and one from Ethiopia. Kimberly speaks at various women's conferences and justice ministry events. She homeschools three of their children, serves alongside other pastors' wives in ministering to women in their faith family and volunteers as a Justice Advocate with the International Justice Mission. She is also a musician, playing weekly at Imago Dei and at other events. You can follow her blog at www.shownmercy.blogspot.com.

SPECIAL TESTIMONY

Esther Burroughs

Betsy Bolick

Perkinsville Baptist Church

Betsy Bolick lives in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina and is thrilled to serve at Perkinsville Baptist Church as the Minister to Women. She received a degree in Religion with a specialization in Women's Ministry from Liberty University and a Master's in Church Leadership and Ethics from John Brown University. She is currently enrolled at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling program. She is the Founder and Director of Small Enough Ministries. Betsy is passionate about reaching all women with the gospel of Jesus Christ. She desires to make disciples for the Kingdom of God and to fulfill the mission Christ has called her to fulfill for His glory.

 

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Calendar Talk 2018

 

SAVE THE DATE

July

July 4                         Independence Day Holiday (Offices Closed)

July 2-7                     World Missions Week, Fort Caswell*

July 9-11                    NC Baptist Ministers Wives Retreat, Caraway Conference Center*

July 9-14                   MissionsCAROLINA, Red Springs Mission Camp, Red Springs, NC

                                   CAMP MUNDO VISTA:

July 8-13                    Children (GA,RA, CA) Grades 3-6 and

                                        Teen Girls, Grades 7-12

July 15-18                   Mother/Daughter Mini Camp, Grades 1-6

July 18-21                   Mother/Daughter Mini Camp, Grades 1-6

July 22-25                  Girls/Leaders Mini Camp, Grades 3-6

 

August

August 4                   Leadership Development, FBC Pinehurst, Pinehurst, NC

August 11                  West of Asheville Leadership Development, FBC Andrews, Andrews, NC

August 17-19             Military Wives Retreat, Camp Mundo Vista

August 18                  Region 3 Leadership Development, (Location, TBA ) 

September

September 3              Labor Day Holiday (Offices Closed)

October        

October 13                 CA Day, Camp Mundo Vista, Sophia, NC

October 19-21            Carolina Girls, Lawndale Baptist Church, Greensboro, NC

October 20-21            Missionary Parent Fellowship, Camp Mundo Vista

November

November 2-4            Thriving Father/Son Relationship Retreat, Camp Mundo Vista, Sophia, NC  

November 5                Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer*

November 5-6            BSCNC Annual Meeting, Koury Convention Center, Greensboro*

November 21-23         Thanksgiving Holidays (Offices Closed)

December

December 1-20          Christmas at Camp Mundo Vista & Retreat Center

December 2-9            International Missions Emphasis and Lottie Moon Christmas Offering

December 24-28        Christmas Holidays (Offices Closed)

 

 *Not a WMU NC sponsored event, but one we work with.