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Women's Ministry

Welcome to the Women of the Advent!

Women's Ministry 7But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect
1 Peter 3:15

Whether you are new to the church or a longtime member, no matter where you are in your walk with the Lord, there is a place for you to study, serve, gather, and grow within this active and vibrant community of women, representing all ages and stages of life. Small groups and Bible studies, monthly events and fellowship groups, service opportunities within the church and out in our city, as well as an annual weekend retreat…these are just a few of the ways you can get involved in Women’s Ministry at the Advent. Our hope is for each woman to be involved in meaningful ways that will challenge, equip, and encourage her until the good work our Lord has begun is brought to completion at the day of Christ Jesus.

Women's Ministry 8Please let me know how I can help.

In Christ,
Leslie Housman
Director of Women’s Ministries

Fall KickOff

Women's Ministry 9Join us for our Women’s Ministries Fall Kickoff on Thursday, August 25, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Cranmer House (2814 Linden Avenue, 35209). We’ll catch up over dinner together, find out about all the opportunities to study and serve in Women’s Ministries, and hear from Carrie Leland, Executive Director of Pathways.

Started in 1985 by the Advent’s St. Mary’s Guild, Pathways serves approximately 1,600 women and children each year who are experiencing homelessness. Carrie will share the scope of Pathways ministry and explain the variety of ways the women of the Advent can partner with Pathways.

We hope you will join us as we gear up for another wonderful program year. Please contact Leslie Housman with any questions.

Save the Date | Women's Retreat

Due to Children’s Harbor extending its camp schedule through October, our Women’s Retreat will move from late August 2022 to February 3-5, 2023.

Our speaker will be former Advent Co-Director of Christian Education and 2021 Lenten preacher, Lisa Wheeler. Lisa currently serves as Deacon and Assistant to the Dean at Church of the Apostles in Columbia, South Carolina.

Please mark your calendars, invite your friends, and plan to join us! Contact Leslie Housman (Leslie@CathedralAdvent.com) for more information.