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  • On the road for missions: Hendersons share WMU story

    August 10 2018 by Caleb Yarbrough, Arkansas Baptist News | with 0 comments
    On the road for missions: Hendersons share WMU story

    The rumble of the on-board generator lent a muffled, but noticeable, undertone as Trennis and Pam Henderson gave a tour of their new home. Outfitted with all the modern comforts and conveniences expected in a 21st century home – if not in somewhat smaller proportions – the Hendersons’ new home is a 24-foot-long Winnebago RV. 

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  • Trennis Henderson to be WMU correspondent

    May 21 2018 by Ouachita Baptist University & WMU staff | with 0 comments
    Trennis Henderson to be WMU correspondent

    Trennis Henderson, vice president for communications at Ouachita Baptist University since 2008, has accepted a new ministry role with national Woman’s Missionary Union as WMU’s national correspondent. His wife Pam will be involved in related administrative and production services in the WMU initiative, which begins Aug. 1.

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  • WMU explores ‘defining moments’ at Missions Celebration

    April 25 2017 by Julie Walters, WMU | with 0 comments
    WMU explores ‘defining moments’ at Missions Celebration

    Those who attend will be encouraged to identify defining moments that affect and inspire their missional journey during the Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting, June 11-12, in Phoenix. Defining Moments will be a consistent theme of featured missionary speakers.

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  • WMU-NC reaches out ‘By Any Means’

    April 18 2017 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    WMU-NC reaches out ‘By Any Means’

    Being raised in the church, Ruth Ripken decided at age 8 that she would be a missionary when she grew up. At age 12, she presented a term paper about going to Africa and began writing an annual letter to the International Mission Board about her desire and availability to go.

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  • Acteens choose two North Carolinians for national panel

    April 4 2017 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Acteens choose two North Carolinians for national panel

    Woman’s Missionary Union chose two North Carolina teenagers to be part of its National Acteens Panel. Layne Harrison and Sierra Lee, both with ties to University Hills Baptist Church in Charlotte, will represent the state on the panel along with two Alabama teenagers.

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  • Students to receive WMU aid after tornado

    January 31 2017 by Janis Ezell, WMU | with 0 comments
    Students to receive WMU aid after tornado

    Children of missionaries (MKs) and international students attending tornado-ravaged William Carey University in Mississippi are being assisted by a $5,000 grant from national Woman’s Missionary Union and the WMU Foundation. The grant will be used to purchase gift cards for the MKs as well as international students affected by the tornado’s devastation.

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  • WMU-NC leader highlights purposes

    December 13 2016 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    WMU-NC leader highlights purposes

    Ladies involved in Woman’s Missionary Union of North Carolina raise funds for missions, pray and provide mission education for all ages, Amy Pardue Boone said to the messengers of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina in Greensboro in her report. Boone focused on heroes of the faith during her report.

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  • Unknown entrepreneur was missions pioneer

    September 14 2016 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Unknown entrepreneur was missions pioneer

    The modern missions movement owes much to an unknown entrepreneur, Hephzibah Jenkins Townsend, who overcame social constrictions in the antebellum south to rally women toward missions giving. Her journey unfolds in the form of a novel, Her Way: The Remarkable Story of Hephzibah Jenkins Townsend by Rosalie Hall Hunt.

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  • Wholeness, healing for women goal of drama ministry

    August 19 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Wholeness, healing for women goal of drama ministry

    A ministry leader receives a troubling diagnosis. A preteen is abused by a grown man her mother had introduced as an uncle. These female characters expressing pain are among more than 20 personalities presented in original monologues of Morgan Avery McCoy. McCoy offers the love of Christ as the answer to challenges women face.

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  • Lee honored for 20 years leading Woman’s Missionary Union

    June 14 2016 by Julie Walters, Woman’s Misssionary Union | with 0 comments
    Lee honored for 20 years leading Woman’s Missionary Union

    Approximately 150 Southern Baptist leaders, family members and friends from across the country gathered in St. Louis on June 11 to honor Wanda Lee and her leadership of national Woman’s Missionary Union over the past 20 years - 16 as executive director and four as president.

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  • Former missionary named WMU N.C. executive director-treasurer

    December 30 2015 by Woman’s Missionary Union | with 2 comments
    Former missionary named WMU N.C. executive director-treasurer

    Amy Pardue Boone, pastor’s wife and former church music minister and missionary, has been elected Executive Director-Treasurer of Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) of North Carolina. Most recently, Boone was Adult Ministry Consultant for National WMU in Birmingham, AL, where she worked with churches to start WMU organizations, wrote curriculum materials, led conferences …

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  • Alaska Baptists cut budget by 14.6%

    November 1 2011 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    NORTH POLE, Alaska – Messengers to the 66th annual meeting of the Alaska Baptist Convention reduced their 2012 budget by 14.6 percent. The convention approved a $1.8 million budget for next year with an anticipated $720,322 in Cooperative Program receipts from the 100 churches in the state.

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