Women's Ministries



DeeAnn Bragaw


| (443) 391 7264

Erica Smith

Assistant Director

| (443) 391 7265

Our mission

To model Jesus Christ through meaningful relationships and effective ministries

How we serve

  • Provide opportunities for women to deepen their faith and experience spiritual growth and renewal
  • Elevate women as persons of worth
  • Address the concerns of women
  • Build networks among women
  • Mentor young women, teens, and girls
  • Promote opportunities for wider service for women
  • Challenge Adventist women to use their talents and spiritual gifts for the glory of God in the home, church, and community
  • Serve as a clearinghouse for women’s ministries resources
  • Develop resources for local church women’s ministries leaders
  • Publish a quarterly newsletter and monthly e-newsletter for women’s ministries leaders 


  • Women's Ministries Handbook*
  • Quick Start Guide for Women's Ministries*
  • Heart Call Reclaiming Ministry Guide*
  • Pamphlets:
    • Women's Ministries: What It Is and What It Isn't*
    • 60 Great Ideas for Local Church Women's Ministries*
    • Love Doesn't Hurt*
    • Breaking the Silence (about abuse)*
    • The Dynamics of Domestic Violence*
  • For Teens:
    • There's No Excuse for Abuse brochure
    • Gorgeous to God postcard
  • DVD Bible Studies (Available from www.adventistbookcenter.com)
    • "Journey of Joy" with Carla Gober
    • "Surprised by Love" with Elizabeth Talbot*
    • "Pursued: Stories of the Relentless Love of God" with Lola Moore Johnston
  • Paper Bible Studies: "Women of the Bible...and Me"*
  • Women's Devotional Book (available from www.adventistbookcenter.com)

*Available in Spanish

Available in French

Visit us on our website! www.nadwm.org

Contact Us

(443) 391 7265
North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
Women's Ministries
9705 Patuxent Woods Drive
Columbia, MD 21046-1565, USA