Dorothy Garwe is an Administrative Assistant (Cultural Section) of the American Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe. Her husband Bob is the Stewardship and Women’s Ministries Director of the Eastern Zimbabwe Conference. Dorothy’s hobbies are gardening, cooking, sewing, and conducting vegetarian cooking seminars.
Since Evelio was a happy PK, she martial a minister. She loves to help as a physiotherapist in the health-program for their church in Villach, the most beautiful town in Austria. She and her husband bare Iwo boy. Evelin eujoys running a bell choir, playing the piano and uidoncel/o, gardening and reading
Marybeth Gessle is a pastor's wife from Gaston, Oregon. After many years in pastoral ministry her husband, Glen, now works in the Trust Department of the Oregon Conference. Marybeth has a degree in Home. Economics and Secondary Education and is currently working with people with special needs.
Ellie Gil is the wife of a pastor who serves in Gonzalez and Denham Springs, Louisiana, United States.This article originally appeared in the August 2008 issue of Ministry, International Journal for Pastors.
Evelyn is the wife of Darrell, a mother and a grandmother. When time permits you may find her doing folk painting, needlework, knitting, refinishing furniture, entertaining, or reading. Also, she enjoys writing for various publications, speaking and giving seminars. Evelyn has been active in her community serving on boards and committees. She serves as Women's Ministries Director for the Mid-America Union and is active in her local church as elder, church clerk, and teacher in the primary department.
Patrice Williams-Gordon is an instructor at Northern Caribbean University. She serves as president of Shepherdess in the Central Jamaica Conference, a responsibility she absolutely enjoys. Patrice is married to Pastor Danhugh Gordon and they have two daughters, Ashli and Rhondi. Consumed with passion of nurturing relationships, Patrice always welcomes the opportunity to write and speak on the issues. She counts her family and friends as her greatest treasures.
Vicki Griffin is director of Lifestyle Matters and director of Health Ministries for the Michigan Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. She has authored numerous books and teaching materials for community health education. As a science writer, her special area of research is lifestyle stressors and simple stress solutions; that is, the relationship between diet, lifestyle, stress mechanisms, addictions, and brain health. For more information, see www.lifestylematters.com/content/about-lifestyle-matters. This article is copyright www. LifestyleMatters.com. 866-624-5433. Used by permission.
Nadezhda Grits is Director of the "Clergy Wife" and Women's Ministry" departments of Central Conference of the Ukrainian Union Conference. Her husband is a pastor, Ministerial Director and Family Ministry Director for the Conference. They have 2 daughters who are married to pastors and coordinate the Women's Ministry Departments in their local conference. And they have 5 grandchildren. She likes to write, read and preach about Christ.
Karen Grob and her husband, Fred, live in Switzerland where he pastors. The daughter of missionaries, she has lived in Nigeria, Canada, the Philippines, Singapore, and her native U.S.A.
Currently Karen is teaching Bible classes in a children's school, and she teaches English as a missionary outreach program. Also she accompanies ADVENTUS DOMINI, a professional choir whose sole purpose is evangelism through the medium of classical music. She enjoys having prayer meetings and working with the musical groups in her church. Her hobbies are; reading and, of course, music!
Meibel Mello Guedes is the Women's Ministries and Shepherdess Coordinator in Curitiba, Brazil. Her husband, Arlindo Guedes is a minister and evangelist. They have three children and a granddaughter. She enjoys reading, studying, and traveling.
Kudzai is a clergy wife from Zimbabwe. She grew up in the Midlands Province and now works for the Zimbabwe Women Finance Trust as a credit officer. She and her husband, Martin, have one son, Kudakwashe. Kudzai currently enjoys serving as the vice president of her Shepherdess organization, camping, cooking, and witnessing for Jesus.
Lucia Mapiye Gwaze is a sales and marketing manager for a household and body care manufacturing company in Zimbabwe. Lucia and her pastor-husband, Danford, are pastoring in Glen Norah District in Harare and have been blessed with two children, Anotida and Desire. As a family they enjoy taking nature walks, game viewing, and sailing on the lake, especially the sunset cruise. Lucia enjoys reading, writing, cooking, and baking. She became Shepherdess president for the East Zimbabwe Conference in June 2010.
Franke is the wife of Thomas Gyuroke, a pastor in Bregenz, Austria. They have two children, Simon and Lisa, Franke loves to translate, read, write and enjoys being involved in church work. She also enjoys being outdoors.