Women's Ministry

Salem's Women's Ministry Mission

We prayerfully seek to glorify God by offering events and activities for our church and community that are Biblically focused and address the spiritual needs of women, support missions, and promote fellowship, thereby encouraging and strengthening each woman's relationship with Jesus Christ. Though prayer, God's word, and the power of the Holy Spirit, we desire to create a fellowship of women that serve others with compassion and love each other with a spirit of grace and forgiveness.

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Upcoming Events

Salem Women's Bible Study - Rachel and Leah

Wednesdays from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Starting September 5, Location: D132 • Led by Tammy Pressley

Why Her?  Every woman asks this quiet question in her heart at some point in her life.  Or perhaps, she asks, “Why not me?”  These questions rise from a struggle with comparison that many women constantly combat.  Her house is bigger  Her car is newer.  Her job is better.  And she always looks so put together.  Why her?  Join Nicki Koziarz in this six-week Bible study as she unpacks the twisting, turning, tale of Rachel and Leah and discover the emptiness, brokenness, and heartache these two sisters experienced in their rival relationship.  Through their lives, you’ll be able to pinpoint your own comparison battles and allow God to bring healing and freedom to your life through the truth of His Word. Click here to register today!

Salem Women's Bible Study - Conversation Peace

Wednesdays from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, September 12 - October 24, Location: Cafe Area, Building D • Led by Katie Brewer

Have you ever found yourself on the wrong end of a conversation, wishing you could begin again? Had a hard time getting your point across? Discover the power of transformational speech in this study by Mary Kassian. As you connect with other women and begin to apply what you are learning from God's Word and from communication principles, your eyes will be opened to new and needed areas of change. Learn to examine your heart, drop your defenses, remain teachable, and enjoy the rewards of conversation peace. Click here to register today!

LIFT (Ladies in Fellowship Together) Lunch

Wednesday, September 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM • Cafe Area (Front of Building D)

Join us for a lunch and meaningful fellowship. Please RSVP to leanneolive@gmail.com.

LIFT Gathering

Tuesday, October 16, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM • Cafe Area (Front of Building D)

Join us for a time together with refreshments - just show up!

Women’s Ministry Dinner and Movie Night

Saturday, October 20, 6:00 PM • Fellowship Hall

We will watch the I Can Only Imagine movie. Please bring $5 for pizza and snacks, and RSVP to Stephanie at stephaniecsmith@att.net.

Women’s Retreat with Lifeway's Nicki Koziarz

Friday evening - Sunday morning, November 2 - 4 at Fort Caswell Coastal Retreat & Conference Center, Oak Island, NC 

The cost is $160 with a $60 deposit due at registration. Click here to register.

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We typically have several women's bible studies options each spring, summer and fall. Please check the Discipleship Classes page for a complete listing, descriptions, and registration information.

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Barker-Howell Service Fellowship

Salem’s Barker-Howell Service Fellowship honors the two women who pioneered Salem’s Women’s Ministry and has glorified Christ through many years of thriving service and fellowship. Currently, the group blesses women and families in our church and community in several capacities. Monthly, they lead an open group that meets at Spring Arbor Assisted Living Facility on fourth Wednesdays at 10:00 am to share God’s word and music with the residents there through a “Sing-A-Long”. They also offer Bible studies at Spring Arbor, most recently in the Memory Unit. Each December, Barker-Howell Service Fellowship partners with the Raleigh Baptist Association's annual cake ministry, collecting and donating cakes to a local women's prison, blessing the inmates and their families with a rare time of fellowship around the holidays. Barker-Howell Service Fellowship also manages Salem's hospital equipment room which loans out medical equipment to members in need of those items, and when requested, organizes meals for families when funerals are held at Salem. Please contact the church office or Mary Lou for more information or to get involved.

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Grace Givers

Grace Givers is a fellowship of sisters in Christ who enjoy sharing God's Word, fellowship, and mission outreach. Women of all ages are welcome. We meet on the third Tuesday of every month. Contact Debbie for more information at 919-656-8821.

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Moms Together

Salem's Moms Together group was created to encourage, equip, and develop mothers of newborns – elementary age children. At Moms Together meetings, you will connect, learn, and grow with other moms of preschoolers, hear great speakers on relevant topics, find mentor and prayer support, and hear about opportunities to serve our community alongside other moms, in order to grow in our relationships with Christ. Learn more and sign up!

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Craft and Crop

Salem's Craft and Crop Ministry offers small and large-group crafting events, either on Friday evenings or all-day Saturday. This is a time when women can drop in and work for as long as they want on their crafting projects, which could be anything from scrapbooking to knitting, sewing, organizing photos, whatever you are working on. It's a great time to fellowship with other women of Salem while you finally get that project done! Questions? Contact Teresa

2018 Dates

  • Friday, June 8 from 10 AM to 10 PM, and Saturday, June 9 from 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Thursday, July 12 from 1 PM to 10 PM, Friday, July 13 from 10 AM to 10 PM, and Saturday, July 14 from 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Friday, August 10 from 10 AM to 10 PM, and Saturday, August 11 from 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Friday, September 7 from 10 AM to 10 PM, and Saturday, September 8 from 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Friday, October 12 from 10 AM to 10 PM, and Saturday, October 13 from 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Friday, November 9 from 11:30 AM to 10 PM, and Saturday, November 10 from 9 AM to 4 PM

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