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  • 2017-18 Lottie Moon offering nears $159 million

    October 8 2018 by Julie McGowan, IMB | with 0 comments
    2017-18 Lottie Moon offering nears $159 million

    In the 100th anniversary since Southern Baptists named their global mission offering in honor of esteemed missionary Lottie Moon, churches gave $158.9 million to sustain their international missionaries worldwide – the second-highest Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions ever received. 

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  • Charlotte woman celebrates 65 years of perfect attendance

    August 22 2018 by Dee Dee Vogt, BR Editorial Aide | with 0 comments
    Charlotte woman celebrates 65 years of perfect attendance

    July 2018 marked Mary Payne’s 65th year of perfect attendance in Sunday School. She’s been a member of Berryhill Baptist Church in Charlotte since 1963. Despite recent health-related difficulties, Payne continues to teach Sunday School, training other teachers and shepherding her class of older adults. 

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  • ‘Defining Moments’ forge history, future of WMU-NC

    May 14 2018 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    ‘Defining Moments’ forge history, future of WMU-NC

    Many hands and hearts invest in putting together the Woman’s Missionary Union of North Carolina (WMU-NC) Missions Extravaganza (ME). This year’s 127th annual meeting, with the theme “Defining Moments,” brought together almost 460 participants to Ardmore Baptist Church in Winston-Salem.

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  • WMU Missions Celebration inspires ‘Unshakable Pursuit’ of Christ

    An ‘Unshakable Pursuit’ to know Christ more, show His love unconditionally, and make disciples who make disciples will be the theme unpacked during two days of general sessions, conferences and missions experiences during Woman’s Missionary Union’s Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting, June 10-11.

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  • LifeWay, WMU commit to helping Houston-area churches recover

    September 7 2017 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    LifeWay, WMU commit to helping Houston-area churches recover

    In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey to Houston-area churches, LifeWay Christian Resources and Woman’s Missionary Union were among those this week offering support through the recovery process. LifeWay announced the organization is preparing to send Bibles and resources to the Houston area.

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  • Iron Stream Media acquires WMU’s New Hope Publishers

    August 30 2017 by Julie Walters, WMU | with 0 comments
    Iron Stream Media acquires WMU’s New Hope Publishers

    Iron Stream Media will acquire New Hope Publishers, Woman’s Missionary Union’s publishing arm in an effort to allow more readers to engage in relevant, contemporary issues with a missional focus. “With each book published by New Hope, we pray the content will transform the lives of believers,” said Sandy Wisdom-Martin.

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  • Carol Causey to retire after 3 decades of WMU service

    August 28 2017 by Julie Walters, WMU | with 0 comments
    Carol Causey to retire after 3 decades of WMU service

    Carol Causey, director of national Woman’s Missionary Union’s (WMU) missions resource center, has announced her retirement, effective Sept. 15, after nearly 32 years of service with the Southern Baptist auxiliary. Causey joined the staff of national WMU in 1986 and served in a number of editorial and managerial roles.

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  • WMU celebrates 20 years of Christian Women’s Job Corps

    June 19 2017 by Julie Walters, WMU | with 0 comments
    WMU celebrates 20 years of Christian Women’s Job Corps

    Linda Cooper, president of national Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU), and Sandy Wisdom-Martin, WMU’s executive director, highlighted 20 years of ministry through Christian Women’s Job Corps during their report to the Southern Baptist Convention. “Twenty years ago, WMU began a dream that has grown into a nationally recognized program ...,” Cooper said.

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  • Moments of restoration recalled at WMU annual meeting

    June 15 2017 by Barbara Denman, WMU | with 0 comments
    Moments of restoration recalled at WMU annual meeting

    “Defining Moments,” those dramatic, life-changing experiences that make an eternal difference in the hearts and minds of the Christian believer, were recounted and celebrated during the June 12 sessions of the Woman’s Missionary Union Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting, held June 11-12 at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel.

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  • Sumrall receives top award for women’s leadership

    June 14 2017 by Grace Thornton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Sumrall receives top award for women’s leadership

    Becky Sumrall, a Tennessee Baptist who has spent the past 40 years mentoring women from all walks of life, is the recipient of this year’s Dellanna West O’Brien Award for Women’s Leadership Development. The award, presented annually by Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) since 1998, comes with a $2,500 grant from WMU Foundation.

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  • WMU celebrates ‘Defining Moments’

    June 13 2017 by Myriah Snyder, Western Recorder | with 0 comments
    WMU celebrates ‘Defining Moments’

    Around 250 Southern Baptists gathered for the opening session of the Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) 2017 Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting. “Every moment has a series of defining moments – moments that shape us and change and make us the person we are today,” Sandy Wisdom-Martin, newly-elected national WMU executive director said.

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  • 15 receive N.C. Baptist Heritage Awards

    May 2 2017 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    15 receive N.C. Baptist Heritage Awards

    Each year the North Carolina Baptist Foundation and the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina sponsor the Baptist Heritage Awards where Baptist organizations recognize the efforts of distinct N.C. Baptists. This was the 17th annual event. The ceremony was April 25 at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center in Greensboro.

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  • Wisdom-Martin elected executive director of WMU

    August 1 2016 by Julie Walters, WMU | with 0 comments
    Wisdom-Martin elected executive director of WMU

    Sandra Wisdom-Martin, executive director of Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas, was unanimously elected executive director/treasurer of the national WMU by the organization’s executive board during a special called meeting, July 29-30, in Birmingham, Ala. Wisdom-Martin succeeds Wanda Lee, who has served as executive director of the 128-year-old missions organization for the past 16 years.

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  • WMU-NC jumps ‘Both Feet In’

    May 2 2016 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    WMU-NC jumps ‘Both Feet In’

    From early on, Amy Pardue Boone credits her parents as well as church leaders with her interest in missions. The new executive director-treasurer of Woman’s Missionary Union of North Carolina discussed the importance of missions at her first Missions Extravaganza April 1-3 …

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  • WMU search committee moves forward

    March 16 2016 by WMU communication | with 0 comments
    WMU search committee moves forward

    The search committee for the Woman’s Missionary Union’s next executive director-treasurer met at the missions organization’s offices in Birmingham, Ala., March 2-4, spending time in prayer and planning in seeking a successor for Wanda Lee, who has announced her intentions to retire.

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