Lifeline June 2013
Associational and Church WMU Directors: You are the only person in your church receiving this newsletter containing information about upcoming Alabama WMU events. PLEASE COPY THESE PAGES, AND GIVE THEM TO THE APPROPRIATE AGE-LEVEL LEADER IN YOUR CHURCH or print additional copies from www.alabamawmu.org by clicking on the “Leaders” tab on the bottom right of the home page. If you do not have an age-level organization but have members in that age level, they are invited to attend these events, as well. Posters and/or flyers are available for each event by calling 800.264.1225 ext. 226 or by visiting www.alabamawmu.org.
...for Missions, for Ministry, for Life
Leadership Training of Alabama WMU
When: Friday & Saturday, July 19-20, 2013 Where: Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center, Talladega Who: Anyone (church or associational) who in any way leads Women’s Ministry, WMU, Women on Mission, myMISSION, Adults on Mission, Acteens, Youth on Mission, Girls Ministry, Girls in Action, Children in Action, Mission Friends or Royal Ambassadors
Equip is a time of encouragement and training for WMU, Women’s Ministry and Royal Ambassadors leaders with all levels of experience. Join the Alabama WMU staff, along with other gifted leaders and speakers, for this annual training event that equips, enriches and challenges leaders. Specialized training opportunities are available for leaders of all age-level missions groups. But Equip is more than just training. You will hear amazing stories from some of our North American and international missionaries, as well. Equip will include times of corporate worship experiences and Bible study, along with training conferences, missionary conferences and personal enrichment conferences. Lucretia Mobbs, Volunteer and Church Partnership Coordinator with The Next Door in Nashville, will lead Bible study this year. For more information, visit www.alabamawmu.org, or contact Alabama WMU at 800.264.1225 ext 226. To register or for lodging questions, contact Shocco Springs at 800.280.1105 or www.shocco.org.
Fall Missions Festivals for Children and Adults This year, participants will learn about and experience the culture of beautiful Peru. Come hear about what God is doing in this exciting South American country. For more information, visit www.alabamawmu.org, or call 800.2664.1225 ext. 226.
Fall Missions Festivals for Children
Fall Missions Festivals for Adults
When: October 11-12, 2013, or October 18-19, 2013 Where: WorldSong Missions Place, Cook Springs Who: Children, grades 1-6 Cost: $50 per person
When: October 22, 2013, or October 24, 2013 Where: WorldSong Missions Place, Cook Springs Who: Adults of any age Cost: $16 per person
2013 Regional Training Leadership training for WMU, Women’s Ministry and Royal Ambassadors leaders Regional Training is an option for those who are unable to attend Equip at Shocco Springs in July.
Dates and Locations August 10 - Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, Dothan (Registration deadline: August 5) August 17 - Greenbrier Road Baptist Church, Anniston (Registration deadline: August 12) August 24 - Emmanuel Baptist Church, Gordo (Registration deadline: August 19)
9:00 - 11:30 a.m. $10 per person
Select location to attend: August 10 - Dothan
August 17 - Anniston
August 24 - Gordo
Register by credit card online at www.alabamawmu.org or mail one check payable to “Alabama WMU” to the address below.
Alabama Woman’s Missionary Union P.O. Box 11870 Montgomery, Alabama 36111-0870 Phone: 800.264.1225 ext. 226 Fax: 334.288.2693 www.alabamawmu.org www.worldsongretreat.com Facebook: AlabamaWMU Twitter: @alwmu
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Please indicate the number of leaders who will attend from each category: WMU Directors
Children in Action
Other General Leaders
Adults on Mission
Youth on Mission
Women on Mission
Girls in Action