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regional field reps

women’s ministry

W1:

To Be Determined

W2:

To Be Determined

W3:

Melissa Meredith

S1:

Ali Shaw

S2:

Janice Pender

S3:

Sandra Peoples

S4:

Anita O. Wood

S5:

Lori Moody

S6:

To Be Determined

N1:

Carrie Bond

N2:

TBD

N3:

Jennifer Garcia

N4:

Rhonda Tidmore

N5:

TBD

E1:

Peggy Osborne

E2:

To Be Determined

E3:

Laura Hammons

E4:

Aimee Shelton

women's ministry
rep zones

Please check the map to find your zone. Then look at the list below to determine your local representative. If no one is listed for your particular area, please contact Laura Taylor or call 877.953.SBTC (7282) toll free for assistance.

North

N1: Carrie Bond
N2: Arlene Sanabria
N3: Jennifer Garcia
N4: Rhonda Tidmore
N5: TBD
N: Ashley Allen
N: Clara Molina

East

E1: Peggy Osborne
E2: Raychel Shaw
E3: Laura Hammons
E4: Aimee Shelton

South

S1: Ali Shaw
S2: Janice Pender
S3: Sandra Peoples
S4: Anita O. Wood
S5: Lori Moody
S6: To Be Determined
S: Spring Rutland

West

W1: TBD
W2/W3: Melissa Meredith

contact your women's ministry rep

north

N1: Carrie Bond
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Carrie is passionate about teaching women truth from God’s word with authenticity and encouraging women to apply it in everyday life. She embraces the roles God has given her: wife, serving alongside her husband who is the senior pastor of Greenwood Baptist Church in Weatherford; mom of three through the blessing of adoption and homeschool teacher of one, and women’s ministry leader at her church. Carrie also works with Surrendering the Secret, a post-abortive ministry, and enjoys speaking at women’s events, equipping others in women’s ministry and sharing a great cup of coffee.

N2: Arlene Sanabria
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Arlene Sanabria is a wife, mother, and passionate speaker about biblical and Gospel-centered teaching. She loves to teach and write articles to encourage and equip women to love and live God’s word and honor God through all they do. Arlene has degrees in Business Administration and Ministerial Arts. She also obtained a certification in Biblical Counseling from SWBTS.  Arlene supports her husband in their family business, is part of the communications team at her church, and is also a translator for SBTC.

N3: Jennifer Garcia
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Jennifer is a pastor’s wife and mother of three grown children. She has been serving alongside her husband for 14 years. Prior to that, they worked in evangelism and house church ministries. Her hobbies include reading and baking. She has a passion for encouraging women in ministry, especially pastors’ wives.

N4: Rhonda Tidmore
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Rhonda has a passion for Mentoring, Discipling, and Evangelism. She has served as a Women’s Ministry Leader, Bible Study Leader, as well as a youth and children’s teacher. She currently serves as a Small Group Bible Study Leader, a Prayer Coordinator, and a Decision Encourager at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano. She and her husband have been married 32 years and have 3 adult daughters, one son-in-law, and a new granddaughter.

N5: TBD

 

N: Ashley Allen
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Dr. Allen serves as assistant professor of women’s ministries and as director of news and information at Southwestern Seminary. Coming to Southwestern Seminary with more than a decade of denominational ministry experience, Allen most recently served as a senior consultant for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina since 2009. In her role there, she developed and provided key oversight to statewide women’s ministry in the areas of evangelism and discipleship. She is the author of several resources, including co-authoring Responding Well: A Guide for Women’s Ministry Leaders to Help Survivors of Sexual Abuse.

N: Clara Molina
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Clara Molina is the wife of Dr. Bruno Molina, Ph.D. They have 2 grown children and three grandchildren. Clara is the author of: Oh no! I Married the Pastor! and A Legacy of Wisdom and, (¡Oh no! ¡Mi esposo es el pastor!) She is also a conference speaker whose focus is to encourage established and church planter’s wives, and women in general to walk closer with God. She is a member of the National SBC Hispanic Council, is a bilingual columnist for Baptist press. served as vice Chair for the SBC Registration committee in 2021, and will continue serving in this group in 2022. Clara graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological with Masters in Christian School Education (MACSE) and is currently writing her dissertation to obtain a Dmin from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

west

W1: To Be Determined

W2/W3: Melissa Meredith
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Melissa Meredith is passionate about gathering and discipling women of all ages. She is a graduate of Southwestern Seminary (M.Div Women’s Studies) and serves as a Women’s Ministry Director in West Texas. She is a contributing writer for a women’s Study Bible and devotional, and writes on theology, discipleship, and women’s issues from a biblical perspective.

south

S1: Ali Shaw
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Ali Shaw is the hellowmornings.org Bible study creation director, and she owns & writes for donotdepart.com. Ali is also the women’s coordinator at her church.

S2: Janice Pender
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Janice has worked with women and children as a director, teacher and mentor for over 18 years. She currently serves as the Director of Women’s Ministry at Fallbrook Church, Houston. She is the wife of Michael A. Pender, senior pastor of Fallbrook Church and they are the proud parents of 4 children.

S3: Sandra Peoples
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Sandra (M. Div in Women’s Studies) and her husband Lee met while attending Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Lee has pastored churches in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and now Texas. They have two boys, David and James. Since James’s autism diagnosis in 2010, Sandra has focused on encouraging special-needs parents through her writing, including her recent book, Unexpected Blessings: The Joys and Possibilities of Life in a Special-Needs Family. She serves at her church as a Bible teacher and is passionate about supporting women who are living out hard stories with the hope we have in Christ.

S4: Anita O. Wood
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Anita Onarecker Wood represents this ministry in Zone S4-north. She is certified in Women’s Ministry, and a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Her book, Divine Appointment: Our Journey to the Bridge, traces God’s leading her life, and her witness to miraculous prayer. Anita serves as Director of Education and Evangelism at Memorial Baptist Church, Spring.

S5: Lori Moody
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Lori is a wife, mother, grandmother, homemaker, and women’s leader. Lori has a speaking/teaching ministry (www.lorimoody.com) where she speaks to women’s groups in the context of conferences, retreats, banquets etc. Recently, her writing was included in a portion of the book, Join the Insanity: Crazy-Fun Life in the Pastors’ Wives Clubby Rhonda Rhea. Lori and her husband, Scott, live in Southeast Texas where you might find her playing with her grandchildren, reading, crocheting, or preparing to minister when called upon.

S6: To Be Determined

 

S: Spring Rutland
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Spring Rutland is a wife, mom of 4 and a nurse by trade. As a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, she has served in various women’s ministry roles. A widow from her first marriage, she has lived through suffering and grief and is passionate about helping others navigate the deep waters to find joy once again.

east

E1: Peggy Osborne
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Wife to Chris Osborne, Senior Pastor at Central in College Station, TX. Speaks to educators, parents and women across the state.

N2: Raychel Shaw
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Raychel Shaw serves on staff at FBC Grapeland as the co-director of student ministries alongside her husband, Shaun. Passionate about missions and discipleship. Graduate of SFA and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

E3: Laura Hammons
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Laura and her husband Paul have two boys, Alan and Ryan, and attend Central in College Station, TX.  Laura works full-time at Texas A&M University and serves as the mentoring coordinator on the women’s ministry team in her church. Laura completed her Ph.D. in human resource development at Texas A&M University and has a great love for learning, development, organizational improvement, and creating spaces for women to be in community.

E4: Aimee Shelton
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Aimee is the wife of Ivy Shelton, Pastor of First Baptist Church Waskom. She works with Women’s Ministry at her church and disciples youth.