Meet the Arkansas Baptist Ministers' Wives Teams

Ministers’ Wives Encouraging Team. This team plans and hosts the Ministers’ Wives luncheon at the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Annual Meeting. Held in October in conjunction with the Pastor’s Conference, this uplifting day offers powerful worship, sweet fellowship, a wonderful meal, special gifts, and an encouraging message especially for ministers’ wives. Mark your calendar and plan to join us at Immanuel Baptist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas on Monday, October 21, 2024 for our next Ministers’ Wives Luncheon.  

Ministers’ Wives Equipping Team. This team focuses on equipping ministers’ wives for their vital role in the local church as well as networking opportunities at Arkansas Baptists State Convention meetings. Connect with the vital work of this team at in any of the following ways: 

  • Equip Conferences: These gatherings are designed specifically with smaller membership church (SMC) leaders in mind. Whether full-time, bi-vocational, or volunteer, SMC ministry wives have many unique and challenging demands. This conference offers practical helps and times of networking for ministry wives and aims to equip and encourage those serving in SMC ministry.
  • Ministers’ Wives Fellowship Groups:  A top priority for the Ministers’ Wives Equipping team is helping associations, churches, and ministers’ wives start fellowship groups in their regional area. The Equipping Team will gladly assist anyone in the process of starting or restarting a fellowship group. Get the process started by emailing Vickie Lee at Check out practical helps for starting a fellowship group in your regional area here!
  • ABSC Statewide Events: A Ministers’ Wives booth will be set up in the vendor area at the Evangelism Conference, Inspire Women’s Conference, and the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Annual Meeting. The booth will serve as a meeting point for Ministers’ Wives to receive resources and connect with other wives. Stop by the booth and meet the members of the Ministers’ Wives Equipping Team!
  • Team Members Include: