Young Women of Excellence
YOUNG WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE PURPOSE AND GOALS
Ministry Purpose -- The Cross (The Cross Connection):
Vertical Connection – Developing a Personal Relationship with Christ – Serving God In Ministry
Horizontal Connection – Reaching out and Serving through yearlong Community Service Activities
THE VERTICAL BAR
Help them to develop a Personal Relationship with God
Encourage them to attend Teen Sunday School, Teen Church and Regular church.
Encourage them to read the Bible by sharing activities to help them to explore and learn the Scriptures by using the Bible and electronics. to develop a meaningful prayer life.
You will have the support of your Titus 2 women also for anything additional resources you may need.
THE HORIZONTAL BAR
Help them to develop personally, socially and educationally
Personally- Self-Esteem and Leadership- Help them to develop a healthy personal self-image of themselves. Use the theme for the year BE-YOU-TI-FUL!!!! Let them discover how special they are through Christ and how much GOD loves them so they should love themselves. Also we have a YWE Leadership Team that consists of Leading Ladies that represent the Young Women of Excellence Ministry
Socially- Community Service - Help them to learn how to respect others in a Godly way. Help them develop a Spirit of giving back to others through community service events and within their own families and circle of friends. Show how to develop a sense of sisterhood among each other and to love each other as sisters.
Educationally- Academics, Finance and Entrepreneurship –Help them to understand the important of Education in everything that they do
Academically- Teach them the importance of achieving high grades and being involved in extracurricular activities that correlate with their career goals.
We have an Educational Committee that provides information on career development, college preparedness, scholarships, and shadowing and internship opportunities.
We also provide a mentorship program for girls in Grades 5-8.
To discover the purpose and plan God has for the lives of young women
To develop the ability to overcome obstacles and serve as an inspiration to others
To develop Leadership Characteristics in education, finance and entrepreneurship
To attain a level of achievement to include academics and self-improvement
A Ministry that teaches young ladies to love God, themselves, and others
Titus 2:3-5 paraphrased, “that the older women should be teachers of beauty, so they can train the younger women”
Rose Buds Grade 1-4: Jennifer McConnell and Deaconess Sandra Grant
Girls Growing In Grace Grades 5-8: Deaconess Norma Brown, Dr. Sherry Rivers and Janice Williams
Leading Ladies-Grades 9-12: Deaconess Bernice Breeland, Kira Lawson and Deaconess Pam Davis
We also have added the following opportunities:
Entrepreneurship Club: Deaconess Norma Brown and Deaconess Sandra Grantt
Engineering/STEM Club: Deaconess Bernice Breeland, Janice Williams and Deaconess Pam Davis
Investment Club: Deaconess Bernice Breeland, Janice Williams and Deaconess Pam Davis
Christian Pageant: Kira Lawson and Tre' Tailor
Oratorical Contest: Sheral Bowman
Personal Growth and Connection Activities
Mother/ Daughter Seminar
Spiritual Connection – Deaconess Pam Davis and Deaconess Bernice Breeland
Personal and Spiritual Counseling- Sista- to- Sista Program – Older Girls Serve as a Mentor for the younger girls/We will try to pair them with someone at their school.
Community Service - Gail Singleton and Kimberly Morris
Community Service- One requirement for the pageant
Calendar of Events for the Year that the girls can choose from
A part of the Requirement for all levels
Parent Connection - Bridgette Campbell
Part of the Ministry designed to connect parents with other parents to share their concerns and to give encouragement to each other.
Parents will meet during the girl’s sessions and other events planned especially for them.
Partner with the Parent University to plan activities such as what every parent needs to know.
They will be able to network and share with others.
Officer Leadership Team
Officer Leadership Team – Deaconess Norma Brown
This team is a part of the Steering committee and helps with the decision making aspect of the YWE Ministry.
Career Counseling, Post Secondary Preparations and Scholarships - Karen Stevens
Shadowing, Internship and part - time employment
Post Secondary preparations - Scholarship information
Girls Growing In Grace Only ( Grades 5-8) – Dr. Sherry Rivers and Linda Coultre
The Girls Growing In Grace girls are connected with mentors for one year.
YOUNG WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE LEVEL LEADERS
Rose Buds- Grades 1-4- Advisor are: Ms. Jennifer McConnell and Deaconess SANDRA GRANT
Girls Growing In Grace- Grades 5-8- Advisors are: Ms. Janice Williams, Dr. Sherry Rivers, Deaconess Norma Brown
Leading Ladies-Grades 9-12- Advisors - Deaconess Bernice Breeland, Ms Kira Lawson and Deaconess Pam Davis.
YOUNG WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE STEERING COMMITTEE
Director - Deaconess Norma Brown
Co-Director - Dr. Sherry Rivers
Administrative Assistant - Deaconess Bernice Breeland
Assistant Administrative Assistant - Ms. Janice Williams
Treasurer - Dr. Sherry Rivers
Parliamentarian - Deaconess Pam Davis
Public Relations - Ms. Jennifer McConnell
Hospitality/Membership - Deaconess Sandra Grant and Mrs. Kira Lawson
Youth Advisors - Mrs. Kira Lawson and Ms. Aisha Griffin
Girls growing in grace Registration
Leading Ladies Registration
Volunteer Registration Form
YWE Oratorical Orientation, Thursday, January 30th (6 pm) Banquet & Conference Center
Finance Workshop, Saturday, February 22th (9am - 12pm) Health & Wellness Center