Washington Metro Area Women’s Ministries

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The Washington Metro Area Women’s Ministries organization was established in the early 1990s to meet the needs and concerns of women in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Northern Virginia.  It is governed by the Office of Women’s Ministries, Allegheny East Conference of Seventh-day  Adventists.  Leaders and advisers are appointed by this body with a mandate to direct its local activities.

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from our leader

Welcome to the Washington Metro Area Women’s Ministries new website.

We are delighted to be able to share with you in this one location all the information you need regarding our ministry to women in the metro area.  Take a few moments to peruse the site and get to know us just a little better…

What we do

Major Programs

Biennial Retreat

Dynamic speakers, luxury accommodations and picturesque views characterize an extraordinary weekend of faith, fellowship and friends held early September. Registration ends mid August.

Young Women's Retreat

This young women's event is held in conjunction with the biennial women's retreat and is a pajama party, breakout session event with gifts, prizes and more.

Men of Honor

An award ceremony recognizing men who have exhibited extraordinary dedication to their churches and communities. These men are recognized with the following awards: The Helping Hand Award, Spirit of Community Award, The Unsung Hero Award, and The Chosen Vessels Award.

Meet our team

Women in Ministry Leaders

Jennifer Berryman

Jennifer Berryman

Young Women's Coordinator
Florence Williams

Florence Williams

Administrative Assistant -Correspondence
Debra Anderson

Debra Anderson

Special Assistant to the Area Leader
Gail Ellison

Gail Ellison

Administrative Assistant -Recording
Washington Metro Area Women’s Ministries presents the


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This biennial event features dynamic guest speakers: Pastor Brenda Billingy, Pastor Chanda Nunes, and Pastor Shantel Smith. Luxury accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay in Cambridge, Maryland with picturesque ocean and country views.

4th of July SALE!!! Get $25 off your registration fee when you register and make full payment, on or before July 15, 2018. Bring your friend and join us for fun and fellowship on September 7 – 9, 2018. Registration fee is $260 before July 31, and $285 after that date. Hotel cost is $105 plus tax, per night. Registration for this event ends on August 15, 2018. 

Please note that the hotel accommodations for the retreat have been booked. There are no additional rooms allocated to this event. If you do not have hotel accommodations or are not accompanying/rooming with someone who has hotel reservations, please DO NOT REGISTER for this event.