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Focus on WMU 2017

Focus on WMU, February 13–19, is the perfect time to introduce or reintroduce your church members to what WMU is and how they can get radically involved in God’s mission.

WMU is holistic discipleship. From preschoolers to adults, we provide relevant resources to learn about and pray for missions, as well as opportunities to apply knowledge and passion through giving, serving, and supporting missions.


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WMU promotes missional living through our organizations:

Christian Women's Job Corps/Christian Men's Job Corps - Contacts

Nationally Registered and Certified Sites

The sites and their coordinators listed below represent a portion of cities and states where Christian Women's Job Corps/Christian Men's Job Corps ministries are bringing hope to women and men through Bible study, one-on-one mentoring, new life skills, and job readiness preparation.

Coordinators of these Nationally Recognized Sites (NRS) have completed an application process to register their site. There are many exciting benefits to being a NRS—one of which is to be included in this Web listing. Feel free to contact a site near you for more information.

CWJC/CMJC: Job Readiness

Christian Women’s Job Corps is Celebrating 20 Years!

“I thought it would be like every other program – a waste of time.  But, this program would change my life forever.” -CWJC Participant

Involvement

 Site Coordinators

CWJC/CMJC Blog

Ministries - Books

Mission Trip Resources

Equipped for Adventure
Planning a mission trip?  This book walks you through the planning and implementation of a mission trip, including how to prepare your team!

Price: $12.99

 

Happy Birthday CWJC

A 20 Year Celebration for CWJC
by Kaylee Poston

Over the last two decades, Christian Women’s Job Corps has empowered women battling emotional and financial adversity by providing job and life skills training. By investing in the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of participants, CWJC creates a platform in which women help women embrace their full potential. CWJC not only supports women in overcoming current obstacles but also instills them with eternal hope in facing the obstacles to come. As we celebrate the 20th year of CWJC, we invite you to reflect on the journey of this ministry and the faithfulness of God in sustaining and prospering it.

Starting a Site - Training

Getting to Know CWJC/CMJC
For Board Members, Mentors, Volunteers or those interested in starting a CWJC/CMJC Site. 

This online class will provide you with a basic understanding of the ministry- the history, principles, and elements of CWJC/CMJC are covered. Through this course, you'll have the opportunity to evaluate what this ministry could look like in your community and how you could be a part. This class does not take the place of Level 1 & 2 Training, but will provide a great overview for those interested in this ministry, or those volunteering with an existing site. 

For Prospective CWJC/CMJC Site Coordinators

We've outlined a few things we think you'll be interested to know. Please contact us should you have additional questions.

Spartanburg Missionsfest Volunteers Serve in Creative Ways

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Music fills the air as participants sing and motion along with the lyrics. Later they gather together to listen to a Bible story and then construct a related craft. This may sound like a typical Vacation Bible School for the children in your church, but for the volunteers at Missionsfest in Spartanburg, S.C., this VBS was for a more mature audience: residents of a local nursing home.

Missionsfest, held July 16–20, allowed 85 volunteers age 18 and older to gather from 12 states to spread the gospel throughout Spartanburg through construction, outreach projects, evangelism, acts of kindness, prayerwalking and much more.

Throughout the week, volunteers found unique ways to approach the community for Christ. Residents of White Oak Manor, a 192-bed nursing home, experienced a VBS, complete with decorations, crafts, music, memory verses, and Bible stories.

“It was such a hit!” exclaimed Sandra Tapp, associate executive director of South Carolina WMU and trip co-coordinator. “It also proved to be life-changing for one resident of the facility.”

During the week, two volunteers led a resident to a relationship with Jesus Christ.

CWJC/CMJC Prayer Plan

Want to make a difference for thousands of men and women across the country? Join us on the Christian Women's Job Corps and Christian Men's Job Corps Prayer team!

Sunday

  • Spiritual Needs of Participants
  • Welcoming Churches

Monday

  • Site Coordinators
  • CWJC/CMJC Participants Experiencing PTSD
  • CWJC/CMJC Sites Serving Those Incarcerated

Tuesday

  • Newly Employed CWJC/CMJC Graduates

Wednesday

  • CWJC/CMJC Mentors

Thursday

  • Participants and their Families

Friday

  • Job Opportunities for Graduates

Saturday

  • Ministry Volunteers
  • CWJC/CMJC participants studying for their High School Equivalency Test

 

WMU Trips: Brittany's Story

More Than Just a Week: Brittany’s Story
Emily Killen

In May 2015, Brittany Hall found herself in New York City with a group of 30 other women participating in the myMISSIONSM national trip through WMU®. Just a few weeks before, Brittany had never even heard of WMU. Although she was seeking missions opportunities, she had never imagined herself serving as a missionary in the states, much less NYC. However, during her time on the myMISSION trip, it became evident to Brittany that the Lord had other plans.

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