Maryland Association of Ministers' Wives and Ministers' Widows
"Inspiring Change As We Work
and Live In The Light Of God's Love"
Each of you has received a gift to use to serve others.
Be good servants of God's various gifts of grace.
I Peter 4:10 NCV
The Maryland Association of Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows Welcomes New President
Eloise Curbeam Jackson, is the new president of the Maryland Association of Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows. She becomes the 14th president since the organization was organized in 1967. President Jackson is the wife of the Rev. Dr. Fletcher Jackson Sr. and they are members of the Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. Franklin Lance. She will take over the leadership of the organization from Minister Sandra E. J. Coger of the Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, who led the organization from 2008 to 2014.
The Maryland Association of Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows is a Christian fellowship of Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows of various religious denominations, for greater and more effective service in kingdom building. The Maryland Association is composed of individual members who are members of local organizations that are grouped by geographic regions within Maryland.
President Jackson has set forth an annual focus for the organization during her tenure. They are:
Year 1 - Inspiring Change Through Unity in the Sisterhood
Year 2 - Inspiring Change Through Our Service Within and Throughout the Sisterhood
Year 3 - Inspiring change Through Our Evangelistic Efforts
Year 4 - Inspiring Change Through Our Dedication To The Precepts Set Forth in the Holy Bible
"WE WANT TO BE USED BY GOD"
The Purposes of the Maryland Association of Ministers' Wives and Ministers Widows
1. To unite into one Christian fellowship of ministers' wives and ministers' widows of various denominations for greater and more effective service in kingdom building.
2. To hold an Annual Conference and two general meetings for information and inspiration so that the members may become better prepared and may understand how to solve the many problems that confront ministers' wives and ministers' widows.
3. To be a religious organization created for religious purposes and religious observances.
4. To provide the ministry and administration of the body as non-profit and to carry forth the religious and charitable purpose of the organization.
5. To develop goodwill, establish more effective communication, develop stronger interpersonal relationships and promote cultural exchange with other sisters around the state.
Eloise C. Jackson