Stonecroft Ministries is a non-denominational, non-profit Christian organization providing global leadership in women’s ministry. Its mission is to "equip and encourage women to impact their communities with the Gospel of Jesus Christ." Founded by Helen Duff Baugh in 1938 and now headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, Stonecroft Ministries provides training and contemporary tools both domestically and abroad to develop and sharpen volunteers’ leadership skills. Regional offices headed by Field Directors operate throughout the U.S. and more than 40,000 volunteers presently serve in 64 countries (2009).
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... Stonecroft Ministries is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) ... As a member, Stonecroft must meet rigorous standards of accountability in such areas as fundraising, financial disclosure, confidentiality of donor information, and the use ... Stonecroft is governed by an independent board of directors which oversees the ministry’s mission, finances, management, conduct, and ethical decisions ...
... Much of the history of Stonecroft Ministries is recorded the classic book written by Helen Duff Baugh, The Story Goes On (Stonecroft Publications, 1984), and her recent biography by Steve ... In 1938, the seeds for Stonecroft’s international ministry were sown when a grieving young woman approached banker Elwood Baugh at his office, asking him where her mother had gone ... Elwood and his wife, future Stonecroft leader Helen Duff Baugh, invited the young woman and nine co-workers to a restaurant, talking with them over a relaxed dinner about heaven and how to get there ...
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