The word flourish, when used as a verb means to grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way. When used as a noun, flourish can be interpreted as a bold or extravagant gesture or action, made especially to attract the attention of others. Flourish: to thrive, to prosper, to bloom, to blossom, or to […]

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Hi girls! One of the first adult moves you’ll make is the decision to leave home.  It’s exciting, it’s scary, it’s unknown, it’s also normal. The experience is yours; so it will feel unique, but many go through it. This decision is our first independent movement towards discovering who we are and who we’ll become. […]

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The women at the Royal Oak Citadel corps in South Eastern Michigan are finding a new way to gather together.   As told to by corps officer, Captain Catherine Mount: June 6 was a women’s event with a purpose to create a beautiful space for women to connect, to enjoy fellowship, and to engage in community. […]

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 Check out our question and answer session with Lt. Aubrey DeBaar, corps officer in  Branson, MO, about her first experience leading an Embrace group.  We hope sharing her experience will encourage you as you consider moving forward with leading or joining an Embrace group. ________________________________________________________________________________ Did you have any expectations about Embrace before your first gathering? I […]

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Therefore welcome one another as Christ welcomed you, for the glory of God. Romans 15:7 Hospitality is more that just welcoming people into your home. It’s about welcoming people into your life. Jesus, our teacher, had no home. But he was always welcoming – sharing. Sharing his water, food, love, embracing those who were shunned […]

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Our churches have become increasingly internally segregated. Agree or Disagree? As the church strives to care for individuals where they are, we are often separated by our season of life. Whether you’re a child, a teen, college age, single adult, married, young and married – there’s often a specific space for you. Is this beneficial […]

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As you might have noticed we’re pretty excited about our new initiative, Embrace.  The idea of women – sisters in Christ – knowing and loving each other better honestly gives us the warm fuzzes. Really, because being known, heard, loved and valued is a vision of the Kingdom of God. And we want to be […]

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A game that will test your knowledge and memory of stories and events from the Bible! A player from each team is shown a name of a woman from the Bible (or event, moment or person) and must “buzz” in and bid as to how few words as possible it’ll take to get their team to […]

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