She Matters 3 is the next step in CBM’s campaign for gender equity, to educate, equip and empower some of the world’s most marginalized girls and women. They have the potential to be the greatest influencers for change in their families and communities, but are most often denied the chance to develop their gifts and abilities.
Over the past two years, over 200 Canadian Baptist churches across the country have joined She Matters.
The first phase of the She Matters campaign improved access to education for girls, to give her a good start in life. The She Matters Too equipped women with vocational skills, business training and grants, to help her earn family income. Now it’s her turn to lead!
She Matters 3 will provide enhanced learning and leadership opportunities to empower women leaders who inspire, encourage and help others to develop to their God-given potential. It’s part of CBM’s vision of God’s New Creation – where men and women are restored as co-equals commissioned by God to garden and steward the earth.
I am a Master of Divinity graduate of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Lebanon. I work as a counsellor and Bible teacher at a school. Since the Syrian crisis started, I am also involved in my church’s ministry among refugees. We spend much time in prayer with them. A lot of healings have happened. I do discipleship training for women who have come to faith, who are now themselves leading Bible study groups, and others to faith. They pray with such fervor. The joy and transformation that you see in them is so beautiful. It is amazing to
Through this year’s campaign, you can support enhanced learning and leadership opportunities to empower women leaders who inspire, encourage and help others to develop to their God-given potential.
Funds and awareness raised in this year’s campaign will support important initiatives such as:
- Offering theological education scholarships to female church leaders in the Middle East and North Africa, a region in turmoil and in need of Christian witness
- Empowering women in Rwanda by providing training