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Find a 4word: Local Group near you and get connected with your 4word community!


4word: Local Groups are an excellent way to see and take part in 4word’s mission of connecting professional Christian women everywhere. Local Groups typically meet monthly at times and locations convenient for their working women members, and provide you with a connection to women just like you living in your city.

Click here to see if your city offers a 4word: Local Group. If you don’t see your city and want to start a 4word: Local Group in your community, click here!



What You Missed


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Elf OR Tumbledown Shack?

How do we communicate our needs to our spouses without complaining or nagging? Sandra Crawford Williamson shares five tips for better responsibility sharing.


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Strength Through Smiles and Tears

Nancy Johns speaks with us about Women of Vision, a volunteer ministry of World Vision USA, and the efforts being made to provide women around the world with the opportunity to pursue their professional dreams and make a better life for themselves and their families.


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Emily Heger of The Akola Project discusses the importance of empowering women across the world on Mentoring Monday with Rick Tocquigny. Listen to the full radio show AND shop for Akola products on the 4word website.





Make Your Next Career Move

As a 4word: Member Insider, you’re given exclusive access to numerous job openings across the country via the 4word Job Connections Board. We wanted to highlight a few jobs currently available. Just login to your 4word: Member Insider account to apply to one or more of these positions!

Not a 4word: Member Insider? Email your credentials to hello@4wordwomen.org to begin the application process.

Featured Company: CBRE

Location: Los Angeles, CA

CBRE is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm serving owners, investors, and occupiers.

Open Positions on the 4word Job Connections Board
(login today to view more!)

Job #1: Sales Analyst
 – Los Angeles, CA
Provides analysis support, proactively manages data and data sources, prepares periodic reports on key company metrics including local market activity.

Job #2: Marketing and Events Coordinator
Children’s Cancer Fund – Dallas, TX 

Children’s Cancer Fund (CCF) is seeking a full-time employee to serve as the Marketing and Events Coordinator. The job description includes event planning, marketing, public relations, social media and office management.

Job #3: Area Manager, Operations
Amazon Fulfillment
As an Area Manager, you will have to opportunity to manage and develop your own team of associates, drive process change at the ground level of our fulfillment centers, and learn how the largest online retailer in the world runs its operations.






Expresit is an app that allows you to honor the heroes and achievers in your life with just a few taps! By partnering with 4word, Expresit will automatically donate $1 to 4word for every feedback given with 4word as the affiliation (up to $5 per day!). Getting started is simple. Just click one of the buttons on the right to download the Expresit app to your Apple or Android device, select 4word from the drop-down menu in the Affiliation field of your profile, and you’re all set!



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Take Notice


SET A REMINDER!: September 17, 2015, is the 4word Annual Giving Day! Make a donation to 4word to help support 4word programs like the 4word: Mentor Program, 4word: Local Groups, and more. There will be a 1:1 match (plus some) for donations of $50 or more. Please consider giving on September 17!



CONGRATULATIONS TO DIANE PADDISON!: On September 3, Diane Paddison will be honored by the Alliance For Greater Works as Women Leading Greater Good 2015 for Women Organization. Please join us in congratulating Diane for this acknowledgement of all the hard work and determination she’s invested in 4word!




TURN DREAMS TO REALITY: Hannah Guthman with Live In The Grey shares her tips for converting your life and career dreams into a reality.




ROBOT-POWERED RESTAURANTS COMING SOON?: Lydia DePillis with The Washington Post suggests that with the rise in the “minimum-wage offensive” being waged by many workers across the country, restaurants may soon see a different type of worker all together.




WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT YOUR CITY?: The Barna Group shares the findings of its recent poll asking what people love about their cities and what enticed them to live there.



4word: Local Group Events

Take a look at these upcoming 4word: Local Group event dates and see which one(s) you can attend. We’d love to see you there!

For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.



Video of the Week



OK, parents. Which of you experienced this in the past couple of weeks? Try not to get at least a little teary for this poor little boy.



A Pinterest Find


Instead of snacking on the store-bought fruit rollups, make these tasty yet more nutritious homemade versions with one ingredient and no sugar added!



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4w_LI_974x330_member4Become a 4word: Member Insider today!

Join the 4word Membership Program today for exclusive access to our Job Connections Board featuring open positions in companies across the country. As a 4word: Member Insider, you will also receive special content, a free copy of Work, Love, Pray and the companion Work, Love, Pray Study Guide. Click here to sign up today!



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Use AmazonSmile before you shop!

We all shop on Amazon. Now you can find the things you need AND make a donation to 4word, all at the same time! By using AmazonSmile, your shopping experience stays the same, but once you’ve completed your purchase, Amazon will donate a percentage of the final cost to 4word. Getting started is easy. Choose 4word as the AmazonSmile cause you are supporting, then do your normal Amazon shopping on http://smile.amazon.com/. It’s that simple.

Click here to begin your AmazonSmile session!