Since it’s inception in October 1999, Sisters Who Care has been an integral part of Women on Mission® and its efforts to include and encourage all women to be radically involved in the mission of God. Sisters Who Care is fully committed to the focus and over-arching mission of Women on Mission and seeks to motivate African-American women to join with other SBC sisters in fulfilling the Great Commission.
Sisters Who Care small group
More and more African Americans are being appointed as missionaries. Highlighting these men and women will inspire others to be a part of what God is doing around the world. Bring the women of your church together for a time of missional focus for the world and for your community. More detailed information on beginning or enhancing a Sisters Who Care small group may be found on our community small groups page.
A Legacy of Missions
“It is a fact that God puts some great idea in every longing, human soul. At some point in our life—early or late—we feel a trembling, fearful longing to do some good thing, something different to help some good cause.” —Nannie Helen Burroughs
Nannie Helen Burroughs was a petite woman with a presence that stretched around the world. Her entire life revolved around the pursuit of her God-given mission to help African American women find ways to live triumphant lives and serve God. She is a heroine for Christian women everywhere.
Nannie Helen Burroughs . . .
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The History of Woman’s Missionary Union and African Americans
The record of Woman’s Missionary Union® in race relations is to be applauded and should be made known to every present and potential African American woman who participates in Women on Mission. According to Dr. Emmanuel McCall, former Director of Black Church Relations for the North American Mission Board (formerly Home Mission Board), “In most instances, WMUs have prodded men in other denominations structures to take seriously racial reconciliation and interracial ministry.” Consider these facts: