- Ask women from the congregation to serve as liturgists, musicians, and in other roles during the service.
- During the morning prayer, lift up the women in the church and around the world who minister to others in God's name. Pray specifically for the ministries in your church that serve women and are run by women.
- If you are beginning a new women's group, discern the spiritual gifts needed. To help others identify their spiritual gifts, see Network: The Right People, In the Right Places, For the Right Reasons, At the Right Time, by Bruce Bugbee and Don Cousins.
- The RCA Women's Ministries Bible study, Jubilee! Luke's Gospel for the Poor, by Dale Lindsay Morgan. The study's nine lessons highlight Jesus' message of jubilee that calls for the reversal of the social order: the poor will be rich; the rich will be poor. The study includes suggestions for leaders, definitions, bibliography, and additional resources. Additional material, including Spanish and Korean translations of the study, is available online.
- Another Women's Ministries Bible study, Above and Beyond: Hearing God's Call in Jonah and Ruth, by Carol Bechtel, explores the role of God's calling. The study looks at what God's call meant for Jonah and Ruth, and offers insight into what it means for each of us to hear and heed God's call.
- Women's Ministry In The 21st Century: The Encyclopedia of Practical Ideas (Group Publishing) contains many ideas from which to build all your women's ministry programs. See also Group's Emergency Response Handbook for Women's Ministry (how to help hurting women in your ministry).
- Into the Light: A Guide for Abused Women (JIST Life) helps women understand how abusive relationships are created through manipulation, emotional abuse, isolation, and denial. It includes basic information on safety and how to find emotional and legal support.