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Loving Stilla free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from one of CTA’s most popular women’s ministry devotion books, Woman of God®: Living Loved. The gifts and resources in this theme focus on Jeremiah 31:3. You’ll find gifts like a bracelet, a tote bag, and several other great items to inspire women in faith. Plus, CTA also offers a…

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Reflections: The Woman God Seesa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from the Ministry Message that accompanies CTA’s newest Mother’s Day theme Reflections: The Woman God Sees. The gifts and resources from this theme focus on Isaiah 62:4. Read this devotion today and then, use it at your Mother’s Day tea or luncheon or at any other type of…

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The True History of Mother’s Day

Editor’s note: In two months, we’ll be celebrating Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 14). Are you looking for gifts, devotions, or sermon ideas to recognize the mothers and female mentors in your ministry? CTA has lots of choices! Look to our Resource & Idea Center to find FREE downloads like invitations, bulletin covers, and ministry messages. Browse through…

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8 Ways to Plan a Retreat on a Budget

We all know that ministries have tight budgets, but that doesn’t mean you have to forgo your women’s retreat this fall.  To help, we’ve compiled a list of eight tips to use as you crunch the numbers. Remember, a meaningful retreat is possible on any budget! To add extra money to your budget, ask participants…

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Soaring at Worka free devotion for Labor Day

In 2007, the government announced it had taken the bald eagle off the endangered species list. That’s great news! Still, many different plants and animals remain on that list. I’ve always wondered whether the endangered species list goes far enough. For example, what about lists for endangered people? Lists like that would include rare individuals…

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Planning a Women’s Retreat for Fall? Here Are 10 Tips

Hosting a women’s retreat is a big job, but CTA offers several resources to make it easier. Here are ten tips for planning a women’s retreat this fall! 1. Try to book a site where women can enjoy God’s creation—walking, sitting outdoors, or singing around a campfire. But be aware of costs. You don’t want to…

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No Condemnationa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Grace! It lies at the very heart of the Christian faith, bringing pardon to the guilty, peace to the anxious, relief to the burdened, and joy for living day by day. Today’s devotion comes from Amazing Grace for a Woman’s Heart—a book with 25 readings that each focus on a different facet of…

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Get a Head Start on Retreat Planning

Spring is just around the corner and that means . . . retreat season is here! We know that women’s ministry leaders have a lot of work to do when it comes to retreats. And we want to help! That’s why we’ve created FREE retreat planning guides. Just hop over to our website, click “download,”…

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The One Resource You Need to Simplify Women’s Retreat Planning

Retreat season is here! It’s time to brainstorm themes, shop for favors, call the caterer, recruit a speaker, and crunch the numbers. Wow—that seems like a lot of work! And this isn’t even a comprehensive to-do list! Women’s retreats are meant to be a time of relaxing prayer and reflection, but for retreat leaders, the…

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Loved Beyond Measurea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s free devotion is the ministry message featured in CTA’s women’s ministry theme Loved Beyond Measure. This theme emphasizes the unfailing love of Jesus and the words of John 3:16. Look for a variety of gifts in this theme—coffee mugs, weekly planners, devotion books, tote bags—that are perfect for Mother’s Day or women’s…

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