“Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our "God is a consuming fire." Hebrews 12:28-29
From the Desk of...
WOW National Director
Sister Marie Abeo Brown
As we explore
what it means to be on fire for God. We
will rediscover the power of the Radical
Transformation. The definition of
radical is “having a profound or far-reaching effect,” and transformation is
defined as a complete or major change in someone’s or something’s appearance or
form. In the moment we trust the anointing
FIRE (the presence and the
power of the Holy Spirit) a radical
begins in us. This year as Women of
Worship, let us endeavor to represent fire in the following:
our fellowship with one another as
ministers being flames of fire (Hebrews
our impartation, let us our words be
words blesses on another as burnt offering (2 Chronicles 7:1)
our release as we let go of the
strongholds that divides us (Amos 1:10)
our ability to empower one
another in service to God with a fiery spirit
National Calendar of Events Radical Transformation
Worship Devotionals (National and Regional) is an opportunity for
sisters in the PAOCC of all ages and stages to collectively minister and share
the radical changes God has made in our lives as reflected in our work
for God in the church and in the larger community.
January ~ WOW
February ~ Regional Devotionals to reflect the Season of
March ~ WOW National Women History Month 2017 Honorees ~ Elders
April ~Regional Devotionals to reflect the Season of
May ~ Young
June ~ Regional Devotionals to reflect the Season of
July ~ WOW
August ~ Regional Devotionals to reflect the Season of
September ~ WOW
October ~ Regional Devotionals to reflect the Season of
November & December ~ WOW National
Advisers Season of Advent and Christmas
Suggested Sharing: What radical changes has the Holy Spirit made in your
life? Write a prayer of thanksgiving to
God for the work spirit has done in your life, and share this with your group.
Truth, WOW NIA
Lou Hamer, WOW Atlanta
Black Madonna, WOW Beulah Land
Worship Ministry National Fundraiser
for Cultural Centers (Regional) 2017
Worship Ministry National Outreach 2017
Liberia Mission work is
at the center of our purpose. Each
region will support our churches in Liberia through quarterly donations of
Women of Worship Ministry Rituals 2017
Some: “There are basic maintenance rituals that we need on a daily basis in
order to be able to be well. Those are
the rituals that we do on our own behalf, connecting with spirit, connecting
with our ancestors and the spirit of the place.”
Ritual of Connection:"I'm alive, and here is my mission for today.
I need your support and I need you to show up when I tell you to show up,
because I need to be able to get the work done."'
This Ritual is to release the everyday
tension of whatever is weighing us down or clouding our ways, so that we can
This Ritual is to bless other people,
but also rituals to bless ourselves. A lot of times, we're looking for
blessings outside, but sometimes we need to bless ourselves, because we know
exactly what we need.
~ This Ritual is an opportunity to bond
and or to increasing bonding with certain family members. We need these rituals
to stay connected, to keep healthy relationships between ourselves.
Circle) ~ This Ritual is to address inner
conflict and conflict with a person (s) in our community.
~ This Ritual is for the empowering of
ourselves, because every now and then, everybody needs their battery
jump-started, so these rituals are basically there to help us to get to the
next level so that we can feel better.
This Ritual allows us to let go of the
past, rituals to let go of old partners so that we can start fresh, so that
they are not becoming invisible leeches in our lives.
~ This Ritual is to welcome our ancestors
into the sacred space.
Sis Abeo, National & Regional Coordinator for Atlanta ~ Rev. Ayanna, Atlanta Regional Support
Rev. Djenaba, Regional Coordinator for PEARLS ~ Fd. Nailah, Regional Support
Sis. Aida, Regional Coordinator for NIA ~ Mother Aminah, Regional Support
Rev. Amina, Regional Coordinator Beulah Land ~ Fd. Niyonu, Regional Support
Sis. Safiya, Coordinator WOW Liberia
Rev. Ifetayo, Rev. Abaynesta National Advisors