Thank you for your interest in the Women in God's Service (WINGS) 2015 Conference. We hope you are making plans to attend! The conference will be held at Harding University on February 20-21, 2015. The theme is "Crown of Valor".
Course credit for Harding students and relationship CEU's are available upon request.
More information will be posted soon!
We are looking forward to seeing you at our next wonderful weekend together!
-The WINGS 2015 Committee
WHEN: Students can take this seminar on February 20-21, 2015
WHERE: This seminar will take place in the Heritage Center, Harding University
WHO: Any female who is already enrolled at Harding University, or any other female who qualifies as a special student, is eligible to take the seminar for credit. It is important to remember, however, that each student is responsible for verifying with her advisor that the one-hour seminar satisfies the requirements for her degree plan. It is also important to remember that a ministry seminar does not meet the general education requirements for graduation.
HOW: To receive credit for this seminar, the student must enroll for the course before attending the seminar. This means that the student must include the seminar on her schedule at the time of enrollment or officially add the course to her schedule prior to attending the seminar. This one-hour seminar will cost the same amount as Harding University’s usual tuition. All Meals are included.
1. Enroll before attending the seminar with the registrar
2. Physical presence at all sessions of the seminar. Check in at registration. 30%
3. Prepare a portfolio with the following materials
A. Your own typed notes of each session 10%
B. A two-three page double spaced reflection paper that explains how the sessions you have attended can be used to improve your life and the lives of those around you. Pay careful attention to spelling, grammar, style and form. 10%
C. Read A Failure of Nerve -Edwin H. Friedman and write a two-three page critical review of the book. (ISBN -13:978-1-59627-042-8) 30%
E. Write a five page, double spaced research paper on your choice of the following topics. “Courage to Stand Up”, “Courage to Be Strong”, Courage to Lead”, “Courage to Persist”, “Courage to be Content” OR you may do an in-depth study of a biblical person of courage. Use a minimum of 10 sources in addition to Biblical references. 20%
All assignments are due Friday, March 27, 2015. Turn in at the Counseling Center (501-279-4347), McInteer 313 to Dr. Sherry Pollard.
Legacy of Women in God’s Service Award recipients display a love and understanding of their faith; articulate a commitment, not just to performing acts of service, but to living a service-focused life; and demonstrate awareness that their gifts are blessings from God.
The Women in God’s Service planners seek nominations for the annual Legacy of Women in God’s Service Christian Service Awards. Legacy Awards will be presented annually at the WINGS Conference. Nominations for Legacy of Women in God’s Service Awards can be submitted by anyone. The nominations can be for an individual or a team. A team is a group of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose. The members of the team should be identified in the nomination.
Awards will be given to individuals who reflect the mission and spirit of the church through their contributions in such areas as faith-related service, community service, youth mentoring and activity in community organizations.
Nominations must be received by February 10. For more information and a nomination form, download the PDF form above or call 501-279-4347.
The awards will be presented at the WINGS Conference on the last weekend of February each year at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas.
In 2012, the Legacy of Women in God’s Service recognition was established in order to honor Christian women who demonstrate exemplary Christ-centered behavior, as evidenced through their volunteer service to church, school, and community. Christian service is defined as acts which stem from a Christ-centered belief in serving the Lord and doing His will. Service is the selfless giving of oneself to benefit others with no expectation of recognition, reward, or acknowledgement.
The WINGS Legacy Committee (comprised of four members) will make a selection of the recipients based on the criteria listed below.
Anyone may nominate an individual for the Legacy Award. Nominations should be made without the candidate's knowledge and must include the items listed below.
Nominations should be specific about the achievements for which the award is proposed. Clear, concise information about the accomplishments of the nominee is more useful than extensive materials. Excessive documentation will not be distributed to the selection committee. Only complete nominations will be considered. Incomplete nominations will be returned or held for consideration when complete.
Any nominee not chosen for the Legacy Award is automatically considered for the award the next two years by the next two consecutive committees that consider candidates. (A minimum of four nominations for the nominee must be considered before a committee can select an award recipient). Nominators are encouraged to update or augment the nomination materials, if appropriate, prior to the next year's deadline. After consideration by three selection committees, the nomination is retired.