Sharon Wellington Sister With A Purpose Award!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012


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In November 2012, God called one of our spiritual heroes, Sharon Wellington, home. She posted daily to our Facebook wall, left blog comments during our 30/31 Day journeys, and often swapped each message we posted on her own personal wall. She was a faithful servant who loved God and others! 

Sharon was a contributor and encourager to many. After her passing, her Facebook page was full of thoughtful comments from people she had never met but had encouraged through phone calls, emails, text messages, social networks, or mailing cards. 

Do you know someone like that? Are you someone like that? Someone who loves unconditionally, serves without expecting anything in return, and is faithful to the Lord? 

Sharon will forever be missed! She taught us not to take life for granted and to never be ashamed of the gospel! We love her and to honor her memory, S.W.A.P. Ministries has decided to grant an annual 
Sharon Wellington Sister With A Purpose Award! 

This award will be given to a woman who: 

1. Lives her life on purpose.
2. Lives her life with purpose.
3. Purposely glorifies God.
4. Empowers women to live their lives on purpose.

Submission Requirements: 

• Submit a 300-500 word essay capturing the essence of a woman living her life purposefully for God. 
• Tell us why you or the woman you are nominating deserves this honor. 
• Include the church she attends and how she is actively serving with the church and in the community. 
• Include a letter from the minister/church leader of the church she attends, supporting the nomination
• Include a picture of the woman being nominated 

Send Nomination Package to:

S.W.A.P. Ministries
P.O. Box 681374
Charlotte, North Carolina 28216

Make sure to provide a phone number or email address where the nominee can be reached and a mailing address where S.W.A.P. Ministries can send the award.

All submissions must be postmarked by October 31st of each year. The Sharon Wellington Sister With A Purpose Award winner will be announced December 1st of each year. The winner will receive a personal letter from the founders of S.W.A.P. Ministries, an award plaque, and will be featured on the ministries’ blog.

We will start accepting nominations January 1, 2013! Begin praying about whom you want to nominate.


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9 comments

  1. Amen Thank u sisters..

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  2. What a lovely idea :)

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  3. Just beautiful like our sister was.

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  4. What a beautiful way to honor her!!!

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  5. This is a beautiful way to remember and keep the legacy of our sister, Sharon Wellington, alive. Thank you Shanita and Melanie. Thank you for honoring her life. :)

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  6. So nice, Sharon is smiling!

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  7. THIS IS WONDERFUL!!...She would love this!!

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  8. I'm sharing this so her Charleston family and friends could see that Sharon's love for God and his word is still so real!

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