• "...to bring good news to the poor... proclaim release to the captives... let the oppressed go free..."
  • (Luke 4:18-19)

    Shalom Retreat

    Join us for our Shalom Retreat, October 6-8, 2023, in Euclid, Ohio. This will be a beautiful, life-changing experience where you have the opportunity to meet and learn from like-minded women. Relax, reflect and reconnect with yourself and God. Our Shalom Retreat is an unforgettable journey of transformation that will leave you feeling refreshed and inspired. We invite you to join us for this unique experience! Register now to begin your journey towards inner peace.

    The retreat will be held at the Restoration Ministries of Greater Cleveland, Inc., where Rev. Dr. Christine Smith, our national president, is the senior pastor. 

    Address: 140 Richmond Road; Euclid, Ohio 44143
    (Enter through the school building across the parking lot, far right door.)

    Register Today!
    By registering, you agree to the ABWM's safety guidelines to ensure the safety of all attendees:
    • Masks will be required throughout the event
    • Attendees agree to assess their health prior to attending the event. If you are not feeling well or have been in close contact in the last 14 days with someone diagnosed with COVID-19, please contact the ABWM office.
    • On your arrival, you will be required to answer a few health screening questions (including having your temperature checked) and provide proof of vaccination.
    By registering, you understand you could be exposed to and/or contract COVID-19, despite American Baptist Women's Ministries' efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19. By attending the event, you and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold the American Baptist Women's Ministries and its related event organizers liable for any illness or injury. 
    Register Now! 
    $200 fee which includes the program registration, Friday dinner, Saturday lunch, and Saturday dinner; all other meals are on your own ($225 after Sept 1). Click here to register. 
    COVID-19 Cancellation Policy – If COVID-19 makes it impossible to gather in-person safely, our event will be converted to an online only event. ABWM recommends purchasing trip insurance for your travel arrangements.

    Cancellation Policy – Refunds forfeit a $30 processing fee. Written cancellation notice must be received by June 1, 2023. No refund notification requests will be honored after June 1, 2023. Written cancellation notices should be emailed to info@abwomensministries.org.

    Friday Bible Study and Saturday Evening Plenary Preacher: Rev. Dr. Martina S. Moore
    Dr. Martina S. Moore holds a Ph. D. in counseling, education, and supervision. She is the President and CEO of Moore Counseling & Mediation Services, Inc., an organization with six locations throughout Ohio, providing outpatient mental health and substance abuse counseling.
    Dr. Moore is currently a professor at John Carroll University and an instructor at The Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. She is on the board of directors for Serving and Learning Together (SALT), a non-profit organization where she works on philanthropic activities to provide such services as building dispensaries, schools, and libraries in underdeveloped countries. In 2015, Dr. Moore traveled to Tanzania, Africa, to provide financial assistance for the completion of a medical dispensary. In 2017 and 2018, Dr. Moore traveled to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, where she taught students and professionals best practices for treating substance use and mental health disorders.
         Dr. Moore received the Progressive Female Entrepreneur award from Smart Business Magazine in 2015. Then in 2016, she received the Community Service Pillar Award from Medical Mutual of Ohio. She was recognized as the 2017 Business Person of the Year by the Euclid Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Moore is also featured in the Women for Economic Leadership Development 2019 WELDing the Way calendar, which highlights high-impact women leaders in northeastern Ohio.
         Dr. Moore has been a member of Lake Shore Christian Church since 2009 and currently serves as an Associate Minister under her husband, Rev. Brian T. Moore, Senior Pastor of Lake Shore Christian Church. Dr. Moore and her husband founded Marketplace Christian Ministry Services, a parachurch ministry that supports area churches and their leadership. They are also the founding members of Kingdom Couples, a marriage ministry dedicated to assisting couples with maintaining their covenant of marriage.
         She has been the keynote speaker at various professional and Christian events throughout the United States. Known for impacting the lives of God’s people with her kingdom message, holistic teachings, and her prophetic gift, Dr. Moore is licensed and ordained by Rejoice International Ministries.
         Dr. Moore’s speaking and teaching style is engaging, interactive, and highly stimulating. She loves the Lord and His people and has dedicated her life to helping others reach spiritual wholeness.

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    (610) 768-2288 · info@abwministries.org