WiM Gatherings

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During each academic semester, we meet regularly together for a time of fellowship, learning about various aspects of ministry, and small group prayer. Our schedule for the upcoming semester is posted below. Contact Chrissy Boone for details.

Fall 2018 Schedule

We are excited about a new semester. The schedule is as follows:

  • September 6, 7:00–9:00pm — Welcome Dessert Night
  • September 13, 6:30–8:00pm — WiM Gathering* (topic TBD)
  • September 20, 6:30–8:00pm — WiM Gathering* (topic TBD)
  • September 27, 6:00–8:00pm — Pizza and Trivia Night (Fellowship Hall)
  • October 3, 12:00–1:00pm — Connections Lunch (speaker TBD)
  • October 5–6 — WiM Retreat, New Smyrna Beach
  • October 11, 5:30–7:30 — Student Life Cookout
  • October 18 — No meeting (RTS Reading Week / Fall Break)
  • Special series: Learning from Early-Career Pastors and Their Wives*
    • October 25, 6:30–8:00pm — Drew and Becky Taylor (Willow Creek PCA), “So Now You’re a ‘Pastor’s Wife’: Finding Your Role in Church, and Ministering Among Women … Who Are Also Your Friends
    • November 1, 6:30–8:00pm — Michael and Miriam Hart (UPC), “Life in the Fishbowl: Figuring Out How to Raise Your Children to Love Church When Everyone is Watching You … and Them
    • November 8, 6:30–8:00pm — BJ and Andrea Milgate (UPC-Lake Nona), “Dealing with the Ups and Downs in Ministry: Delight and Discouragement Learned in Planting a Church
  • November 15, 6:30–8:00pm — WiM Gathering* (topic TBD)
  • November 22 — No meeting (Thanksgiving Holiday)
  • November 29, 6:30–8:00pm — WiM Gathering* (topic TBD)
  • December 6, 7:00–9:00pm — End of Semester Girls’ Night Out

* Location: Faculty Conference Room, 2nd Floor at RTS (on the hallway connecting the two main buildings). Free childcare is provided.

Spring 2018 Schedule

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This semester we spent time discussing various articles/book chapters by Christian authors on important topics in ministry. Read a recap of the semester.

  • February 8, 6:30–8:00pm
  • February 15, 6:30–8:00pm
  • February 22, 6:30–8:00pm
  • March 1, 6:30–8:00pm
  • March 6, 12:00–1:30pm — Connections Lunch
  • March 8, 6:30–8:00pm
  • March 15, 6:30–8:00pm
  • April 12, 6:30–8:00pm
  • April 19, 6:30–8:00pm
  • April 26, 6:30–8:00pm
  • May 3, 6:30–8:00pm — Dessert Night

Fall 2017 Schedule

In Fall 2017, we had a variety of guest speakers, including a panel with local pastors’ wives, a time discussing men and women in ministry with Leigh Swanson, a discussion on ministering among Mormons, and two sessions on rest and thankfulness in ministry.

See writeups and photos of prior gatherings.