the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Woman’s Auxiliary


Spring Brunch
April 14, 2014
Heritage Hall – Southern Seminary

You are invited to enjoy a catered brunch and fellowship with women from the greater Louisville area who are active in ministry. Mrs. Joyce Rogers author, speaker and wife of the late Dr. Adrian Rogers will be joining us for this event. Mrs. Rogers loves encouraging and challenging others in their Christian walk through speaking to minister wives’, widows and women of all ages.

We encourage all who come to bring gently-used clothing and household items for The Attic, our charitable ministry which benefits seminary students and their families. We accept canned goods, too.

Women from various churches will be decorating and hosting tables of ten. We would love for your church to be represented. Individual tickets are available in advance for $10 each.

To host a table ($100) for your church or individually ($10), please call 502-897-4142.

Childcare is available by filling out this form:

Reservation deadline is April 7, 2014!

We hope to see you there!
The Women’s Auxiliary (WA) serves a unique purpose in the life of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, the oldest institution of the Southern Baptist Convention. WA is a vital part of the life of the seminary, where around 4,000 men and women are preparing for service in Christian ministry and missions.

For over 50 years, WA of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary has been helping students achieve their goal of being trained to serve our Lord. From its beginning, the major purpose of the WA has been to provide scholarships for women students. WA has changed the world through the giving of hundreds of scholarships for women.

WA also gives support to international students, takes on projects around the campus including The Attic, clothes and food pantry for seminary students, and supports the seminary through prayer and other gifts.


Our Early History

First born in the heart of the seminary president, Dr. Duke McCall, and supported by his wife, Marguerite, the originally called Women’s Committee was to give a woman touch to the Southern campus. In April 1961, with the help of Mrs. Ellis A. Fuller whose husband preceded Dr. McCall as president of the seminary, the Women’s Committee was founded and the first luncheon held on May 17, 1961 with 15 women from churches in Cherokee, Dixie, Seneca, Iroquois, and Shawnee areas attending. On November 8, 1961, an estimated 200 gathered in Broadus Hall for the first meeting. The founders agreed, “Love is something you do” and adopted this as their theme for their work. Years later, the name was changed to the Women’s Auxiliary (WA). The work of WA continues strong to this day.


Our Purpose

The purpose of WA is:

  • To provide scholarships for qualified women students
  • To enlist informed prayer support for the seminary community
  • To minister to Southern Seminary’s international students
  • To foster the development of the seminary through the active participation of women in projects to enhance the seminary’s usefulness to the denomination and to the cause of Christ
  • To acquaint women with the facilities, programs, and needs of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • To network women to work together for the cause of Christ
That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.