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Take part in our survey and help shape new 18-30s resources

Girls’ Brigade Ministries (GBM) has launched a new survey to capture the views of women aged 18-30s as they develop new resources for this age group. As part of its Esther Collective Communities, GBM is looking for women to share their thoughts and shape resources that are fun and relevant to their peers. The survey is […]

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Sugar and spice and all things nice?

For International Day of the Girl 2017, Girls’ Brigade Ministries has collated a week-long series on amplifying girls’ voices. Charlotte Hendy, who leads The Esther Collective project, has written today’s article on the effect of gender stereotypes and what we can all do to help the next generation of women be all that God has […]

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Be a part of The Esther Collective Bristol

What is The Esther Collective? We get asked this a lot. The Esther Collective is not a course or a programme. It’s a group of women aged 18-30s who are trying to figure out life and faith. It’s a group of women who want to be part of a small community of fun and friendship. […]

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Residential to help women discover their Esther story

Affirming, encouraging, empowering, inspiring, amazing, friendly, refreshing, fun – these are just some of the words used to describe the first ever Esther Collective Residential, which took place at Cliff College from Thursday 20 July to Sunday 23 July 2017. The theme of the weekend was discover your Esther story, and the event was open […]

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Public Leadership: Be A Voice For Good

The Evangelical Alliance’s new initiative, Public Leadership, aims to encourage and support Christians to be a voice for good in their community. We at The Esther Collective were recently invited to join a roundtable conversation to share our thoughts on the state of Christians and public leadership today. Alongside several other organisations including LICC and […]

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It’s Reunion Time!

The Esther Collective is nearly three years old, and during that time we’ve seen numerous women come and be a part of it. Their stories have been amazing as they have grown in confidence, heard from God and embarked on new paths. It has been a privilege to journey with these women, and in particular to […]

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Short on time? Immerse yourself with an Esther Day Pass!

You may have heard – in July we’re holding our first ever Esther Collective Residential … and we’re pretty excited! This will be the first time that we gather women of all ages together to discover their own Esther story. But did you know that, if you’re short on time and unable to make the whole […]

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Will you be an Esther Weekender?

Have you ever read the story of Esther? It’s found in the Old Testament of the Bible, and it’s the wonderful story of a young woman (called Esther – surprise, surprise!) as she discovers who she is, and the purpose for which she was born. Esther is an exile – she is a Jew living […]

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Join us at ‘Authentically Me’ Women’s Conference!

  The Esther Collective’s Charlotte Hendy has been invited to speak at Christ Church Baptist Church’s Women’s Conference in Kings Langley on Saturday 6 May 2017. The event, titled ‘Authentically Me’, will be focused around Psalm 139, and will be an opportunity for women to take time aside from their busy life and ‘just be’. Charlotte, […]

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Charlotte appears in Sheffield paper

The Sheffield Telegraph newspaper has run a piece on Charlotte Hendy, who runs The Esther Collective project. In a recent copy of the local paper Charlotte appears in the ‘Favourite Things’ feature. The article includes a bit about Charlotte and The Esther Collective project before she lists 8 of her favourite things in Sheffield, and […]

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