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Gof brochure 4 27-2010 ian[1]

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Gof brochure 4 27-2010 ian[1]

  1. 1. Phone:260.402.4241 E-mail:nmiller@wgusa.net FGBCNationalGirlsMinistry WomenofGrace P.O.Box711 WinonaLake,In46580 Fiveyearsaftershe dreamedofdevelop- ingamentoring ministryforgirls,NicoleMillerhascomeon boardasourfirstGirl’sMinistryCoordinator. NicolewasastudentatGraceCollege,study- ingyouthministry,whenshesatdownand startedputtingtogetherthebeginningsofa plantohelpteenagegirlsrecognizethe world’sliesandbestrengthenedbyGod’s truth.InGod’samazingtiming,Heconnected herwiththeWomenofGraceUSAandSMM ministryforGirls.Sincethenshehasbeen servingasamemberoftheSMMcabinetand writingGirlsofFaithcurriculumforjunior andseiorhighgirls.Inaugust2009shetook astepoffaith,quitherfulltimejobascoordi- natorforanalternativeschool,andstarted raisingsupporttobecomeGirlsMinistryCo- ordinator.Inadditiontowritingcurriculum, shewillbecommunicatingwithchurchesand helpingtoequipleaders.Nicolegrewupin Berne,IndianawheresheattendedBethel BrethrenChurch.ShecurrentlylivesinSyra- cuse,Indiana.SheisagraduateofGracecol- legewithadegreeinPsychology. NicoleMiller FGBCGirlsMinistry Coordinator “It’seasiertobuilda girlthanrepaira woman” Girlsof Faith
  2. 2. AboutUs SMMbeganin1913inPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania.MaryBaumanstartedaspecial clubforthegirlsinherchurch.Shelovedall ofthegirlsandwantedthemtogrowupto knowJesus.Theycalledtheirclubthe "SisterhoodofMaryandMartha."Littledid Maryknowthatherideawouldoneday includethousandsofgirls. Makingtherightchoicesishardandoften confusing,especiallyforgirlswholiveina worldwherethetruthisbeingcoveredover withtheworld’slies.GirlsofFaithcanhelp youpassontojuniorandseniorhighthe truthtoguidethemthroughthechallengesof theirteenyears.Togetheryouwillexamine topicsofinteresttoteenswhileuncovering theworld’sliesvs.God’struth,studyingthe livesofawomanoftheBible,whodealtwith thesameissue,andtakingpersonalstepsto makethetruthaguidepostforlife. TheGirlsofFaith Curriculum: Grace9TopicsInclude: Eachunitcontainsfourlessons: ThatGod'sWordmakesitvery clearthattheolderwomenshould beinvestingintrainingtheyounger women.(Titus2) Thattheyoungeragirliswhen spiritualtrainingbeginsthemore beneficialitwillbe. TheGirlsofFaithcurriculumcanbeusedfor small-groupdiscipleshiporone-on-onementoring. Printableleaderinstructions,lessonsandjournal pagesareallincludedontheCD. Thematerialsarebeingfield-testedbyanumberof groupsinvarioussettings.ACDtargetingGrade9 iscurrentlyavailable. Popularity Purpose Youareunique BelongingtoGod’sfamily Godasapriority Prayer Biblereading BecominglikeChrist Endurance Week1:Topicintroduction (suggestionsareprovidedtointroducethetopicin afunwayandtohelpthegirlsidentifytheircurrent perspective) Week2:World'sLiesversusGod'sTruth (UsesScripturepassagestoshowGod'sperspec- tiveonthetopic) Week3:God'sGirls (addressesthetopicfromtheperspectiveofa womanoftheBible) Week4:MyFaith (helpsthegirlsdecidehowtheywillapplyintheir ownliveswhattheyhavelearned) WeBelieve: •62%ofallgirlsfeelinsecureornotsureof themselves(strugglewithlowself-esteem) •Thetopwishamongallgirlsisfortheirpar- entstocommunicatebetterwiththem,which includesmorefrequentandopenconversa- tionsaboutwhatishappeningintheirown lives •Parents’wordsandactionsplayapivotalrole infosteringpositiveself-esteemingirls •75%ofgirlswithlowself-esteemreported engaginginnegativeactivitiessuchasdisor- deredeating,cutting,bullying,smoking,or drinkingwhenfeelingbadlyaboutthemselves

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