Courage for the Call – 2015 Women’s Retreat

MNSDA_WR 2015_11x17_PosterKeynote speaker will be Bonita Joyner Shields, currently serving in the Sabbath School/Personal Ministries Department of the General Conference as Editor and Assistant Director for Discipleship.

Prior to joining the SSPM staff, Pastor Shields served for five years as an assistant editor of the Adventist Review, and for almost seven years as an associate pastor of the Spencerville Church in Silver Spring, Maryland. While at the Spencerville Church, she was responsible for the children’s, women’s, and teaching ministries of the church.

Pastor Shields received her undergraduate degree in theology at Columbia Union College (now Washington Adventist University), and her master’s degree in pastoral ministry from Andrews University. She and her husband Roy have been married for 31 years.

“I ran from my calling for many years. However, once I embraced it and held the Lord to His part of the bargain of equipping me for the work, I discovered my true identity. As we spend time together this weekend, I pray the same for you as you discover and respond to the Lord’s calling on your life. Our callings may all be different, but it’s the same God who works in us and through us to accomplish His purposes.”

With a powerful presentation and breakout session by Mary Jo Dubs, developer of God in Shoes – a community outreach event.  Don’t miss it!

To print a registration form click here.

To see the brochure click here.

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