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Women’s Ministries in the Nation Through the

Women’s Practicum

Be a part of the incredible women’s ministry of James River Church, who are changing the lives of thousands of women across the nation. This practicum is perfect for those who want to make a difference in the lives of women and coordinate large events by receiving opportunities to be a part of the planning process of the premier women’s conference, Designed for Life, and helping put on events where thousands of women come to be inspired and encouraged.

Be Mentored By The Designed Sisterhood Team

Our Women’s Practicum allows you to be mentored and encouraged by the ladies who are changing the face of women’s ministry in America. Here you get to join the team and see God at work in the lives of thousands of women.

“The women’s practicum has taught me what it means to be a woman seeking after God’s own heart.”

Holly Lindell explains how much she has grown and learned from being in the Women’s Practicum.

Holly Lindell

Be A Part of the Preparation and Production of Major Events

The Women’s Practicum has amazing opportunities to play a part in making major events happen from planning to conception. A part of nearly every aspect of our events, our students see the life giving work that God does at the Designed For Life Conference, Designed Sisterhood Nights, and Designed Sisterhood Mornings.

Gain An Understanding of Day-to-Day Operations


Learn all the logistic involved in running a women’s ministry.


Invite ladies to DFL by promoting at events and see the registration process behind it all.

Strategic Planning

See ideas become reality before your very eyes in planning meetings.

Help with Decoration and Design

Designed Sisterhood holds no reserve when it comes to pampering the guests who enter our doors. Our students play a huge part in makes guests feel welcome by helping create and decorate event venues that brighten the building from ceiling to floor.

“Being in the Women’s Practicum has empowered me to do things I never thought I could do, and I get poured into by leadership in the women’s department every week. I absolutely love my practicum! “

“A year ago, I could have never imagined being in the same place spiritually as I am today! I love the opportunity JRLC has given me in the Women’s Practicum and it has rocked my world. The  Women’s Practicum is great!”

James River Church - Students

“Being a part of the women’s practicum has helped me to grow personally and as a leader. I have gained both wisdom and confidence that will last a lifetime. I love being a part of the Women’s Practicum !”


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Join Our Women’s Ministry,
by Becoming a JRLC Student.

All practicums take place at James River Church.


All new scholarship opportunities to help you pay for school.


See what it is like to be a JRLC student by planning your next campus visit.


Gain leadership insights and tips to prepare you for college.