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

Missionary Christmas Tree

Want a way to bless someone in our community this Christmas? Salem Women’s Ministry is hosting a Christmas luncheon for neighbors we minister to through MissionApex on Saturday, December 1 and we need your help providing gifts! Below are some simple instructions:

  1. Take an ornament from one of the trees in Buildings C and D starting October 21.
  2. Go shopping (please limit to $20 per person / gift when possible).
  3. Return a wrapped gift labeled with the name and apartment number from your ornament by November 25 to Room A16 (Building A).

Please contact Ashley at (919) 601-1596 (call or text) with any questions you may have.

Salem Women's Bible Study - Because of Bethlehem

Wednesdays from 6:30 PM-7:30 PM, starting November 7, Location: D132, Building D • Led by Tammy Pressley 

A remarkable gift can arrive in an unremarkable package.  One did in Bethlehem more than 2,000 years ago.  No one expected God to come the way He did; yet, the way He came was every bit as important as the coming itself.  The manger is the message.  In this four-session Bible study, Max Lucado explores how the One who made everything chose to make Himself nothing for us.  Because of Bethlehem, we no longer have marks on our record…just grace.  In the midst of your hectic Christmas season, this study will help you rekindle your connection to the Christ in Christmas, lay down your Christmas to-do list, receive what Jesus has already done, and heal your heartache by embracing the God who is always near you, always for you, and always in you. Click here to sign up!

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Discipleship

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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