Published on May 23rd, 2018 | by ABCUSA0
AB Women’s Ministries to Host Free Webinar on ‘Women Changemakers in the Qur’an and Bible’
NOTE: The webinar registration link has been corrected.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/23/18)—American Baptist Women’s Ministries has opened registration for their upcoming webinar on inspiring women who appear in the Qur’an and Bible. “Women Changemakers in the Qur’an and Bible” will focus on Hagar, who appears in both texts, as well as other women who are unique to each. This webinar is part of a series of free webinars that American Baptist Women’s Ministries is sponsoring on Baptist-Muslim dialogue.
The webinar will take place on Wednesday, June 20 at 9 pm EST / 6 pm PST. Though the webinar is free to attend, AB Women’s Ministries would appreciate donations to support their continued programs and resources for women and girls involved in their ministries. Those interested in attending the webinar can register here.
About the Presenters:
• Nisa Muhammad — Sister Nisa Muhammad is the Assistant Dean for Religious Life at Howard University, and she regularly advocates for Muslim students and teaches classes on the Islamic tradition. She also serves as advisor to the Muslim Students Association and as a board member for the Association of Muslim Chaplains and the Association of Campus Mus-lim Chaplains.
• Rev. Dr. Carol Lynn Patterson — Rev. Dr. Patterson serves on the pastoral team at Calva-ry Baptist Church in Morristown, NJ under the leadership of Sr. Pastor Jerry M. Carter, Jr. She was the first woman to be ordained at her church, and she regularly leads Wordshops for other churches, associations, and conferences. She is also director of doctoral studies at New Brunswick Theological Seminary and serves on the steering committee of the How Shall They Hear without a Preacher conference. Rev. Dr. Patterson co-founded the Community Development Corporation of Northern New Jersey, and she currently serves as CEO of Setting the Captives Free Ministries.
About AB Women’s Ministries:
American Baptist Women’s Ministries is a Christ-centered organization committed to encourag-ing and empowering women and girls to serve God. For more information about AB Women’s Ministries, please visit abwomensministries.org.
American Baptist Churches USA is one of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with approximately 5,000 congregations comprised of 1.3 million members, across the United States and Puerto Rico, all engaged in God’s mission around the world.