How ministry to women began in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and how we are keeping record of distinguished Adventist women of service.
Adventist Women of Distinguished Service
Remembering women's roles and accomplishments encourages future generations in taking up the tasks their forbearers faithfully carried out.
Sarepta M. Irish Henry, 1898-1900
With the encouragement of Ellen G. White, Sarepta Henry began organizing a "woman ministry" at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in 1898.
Time Line: Women and Ministry In the Adventist Church
This list prioritizes names, over times, events, and issues. It highlights women deserving of memory.
The Role of Women in Adventist History
Pacific Union College team of students assists in recovering long-buried information, stories.
Adventist Woman of the Year Award
General Conference Women's Ministries awards women for their outstanding achievements as women and for their lifelong contributions to the mission of the Adventist Church.
Our WM Leaders Share
What twenty-five years of Women's Ministries means to the women they lead.
Preserving the Memories
The task of choosing women who have served the church with distinction, of researching biographical sketches, and uncovering portraits gives honor to unsung heroes of the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Rose Otis (1940-2023), First GC Women's Ministries Director, 1990-1996
Remembering the right woman who was in the right place at the right time.
Ardis Stenbakken, WM Director, 1997-2001
Ardis Stenbakken remembers her experience with Women's Ministries. The year 1995 was an amazing year for Adventist women.