Brook Hills Women serves as a connection point to discipleship, friendship, and mission for women in our faith family.


Brook Hills Women’s gatherings, small groups, and serving opportunities are for women of all ages and in all seasons of life. They are designed as practical avenues to live out your faith and uphold the mission of our church.

We look forward to seeing you soon at one of these connection points.

News

Drop in with Dawn

Women's Fall 2020 Groups and Events

Mom Time Small Groups

Women's Community Group

Staff

Dawn Stephens

Dawn Stephens

Women's Minister & Special Needs Coordinator
JJ

JJ

Local Disciple-Making Administrative Assistant
Ashley Chesnut

Ashley Chesnut

Associate Singles 20s/30s Minister
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	<strong>Ministry Role & Responsibility: </strong>My role as Women's Minister at Brook Hills is to equip the women of our church to become global impacting disciples of Christ and disciple making leaders. I focus on equipping and training women's small group leaders and design clear paths for unconnected women to connect to these small group communities.
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	<strong>About Me: </strong>I grew up in Birmingham and graduated from Samford University with a degree in Business Administration. I met my husband, Greg, a year after graduation. We married in 1991 and have one son, Tyler. I enjoy traveling, scrapbooking and reading!   
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	<strong>On Staff Since: </strong>July 1998
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	<strong>Member Of Brook Hills Since: </strong>October 1996
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	<strong>Favorite Scripture:</strong>
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		"I can do all things through him who strengthens me." – Phillippians 4:13  
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	<strong>Interesting Fact:</strong> I was a majorette in high school!
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	<strong>Ministry Role & Responsibility:</strong> I am the Administrative Assistant for the Local Disciple-Making team. I help make sure the team has what they need to effectively minister to our church and community. I coordinate meetings, manage calendars, edit communications content, handle budget reporting, and basically anything the team needs.<br />
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	<strong>About Me:</strong> I grew up in a large family in a small town in south Georgia. I love music and studied Broadcast Production in school. I met my husband while preparing to move to Africa after college, and we were married two years later. We served overseas for 10 years, where our family grew to include two handsome little boys and two precious little girls. We have served at Brook Hills as small group leaders, preschool workers, interns, and leaders in church planting. I enjoy reading, running, travel, and anything that involves being in nature.  
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	<strong>On Staff Since:</strong> August 2020
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	<strong>Member of Brook Hills Since:</strong> January 2008<br />
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	<strong>Favorite Scripture: </strong>Psalm 67
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	<strong>Interesting Fact: </strong>I have 5 older brothers and 31 nieces and nephews.
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	<strong>Ministry Role & Responsibility: </strong>As the Associate Singles 20s/30s Minister, I resource and equip our female Singles 20s/30s Small Group Leaders, counsel young women, and help coordinate events for this ministry. I also oversee our church's Small Group Guides, write curriculum for our church, serve on our Women's Leadership Team, and advocate for abuse survivors as part of our church's Caring Well Team.
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	<strong>About Me:</strong> I grew up in Georgia as the child of a college minister and, at an early age, sensed God calling me to ministry, making the decision to go to seminary while I was still in elementary school. Attending Beeson Divinity School brought me to Birmingham, and Brook Hills was the first church I visited when I moved here. I began serving in college ministry while in seminary, and an internship with BH's College Ministry in 2010 led to a part-time job at the church then a full-time job after I graduated. I've worn many hats during my time at Brook Hills, but I thoroughly enjoy working with the single women in our church. 
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	Along the way, I went back to school and earned a Certificate of Biblical Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and late spring/early summer 2021, I have a book coming out with B&H Publishing called "In the Trenches: A Woman's Guide to Fight Sexual Sin."
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	While I have a passion for discipling young women, I also love this city, am a Birmingham Instagrammer and foodie (@downintheham), and have published several children's books and coloring books about Birmingham. When I'm not at the church or meeting with girls, you can probably find me at the farmer's market or trying some new local restaurant. 
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	<strong>On Staff Since:</strong> March 2011
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	<strong>Member Of Brook Hills Since: </strong>2011
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		"You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD God is an everlasting rock." – Isaiah 26:3-4
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	<strong>Interesting Fact:</strong> I can look at a chicken and tell how many eggs it has laid. I even won a national contest for this in 2003.
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