Hello, I am so glad you stopped by.

My name is Lori Merrill. I am the team leader of the Keepers Ministry. I, along with the Keepers Ministry team, have launched this site so that we could better serve the women that desire to live out the priorities that God has given us in His Word. Please grab a cup of tea and browse our site so you can learn about this exciting ministry. In the process, we pray you will be encouraged and challenged to be all that God has called you to be.

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The purpose of the Keepers Ministry is to teach, encourage, and minister to women while helping them find joy and contentment in God's call on their life as a Keeper.

Keepers Connection

Gratitude Jar

Gratitude Jar
If I’m honest about my shortcomings, I don’t naturally have an “attitude of gratitude”. Yet, I desire to. So I am always looking for ways to strengthen this perspective in my life. It isn’t something that comes easily for me to share verbally either. With these two confessions, it’s obvious I need as much help as possible…thus the Gratitude Jar!

Tools for Contentment

Tools for Contentment
On Monday, I mentioned that we moved to the desert 8 years ago. That first year was tough and I struggled with discontentment.
I started dwelling on all of my negatives...I was not connected, my children didn't have friends, one of my children was struggling, we didn’t have a church home and we were away from family just to name a few.
During this time, the Lord taught me how to fight for a contented heart.

Powerful Prayers for Your Husband

Powerful Prayers for Your Husband
Years ago in a Bible study, I remember a woman speaking of the power of Colossians, chapter 1, in praying for her husband. I had never looked at this passage of Scripture in this way, but was instantly intrigued to dig deeper.

Since that day I have returned to this letter often where I outlined specific prayers for my husband,
October 23rd, 2018 - April 9th, 2019
Study led by Maria Derminio
December 11th, 2018 6:30 PM
DECEMBER: "Creating a Memorable Christmas" with Mary Elston. Meets 2nd Tuesday every month at 6:30 pm. For women of all ages in the Fellowship Center. Bring a snack to share! Emmaus Baptist Church, 16001 S. Western Avenue, OKC, OK 73170 Contact: Vickie at [email protected]
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The Keepers Ministry is sustained through prayer, product sales, and donations from faithful partners like you. THANK YOU for your generosity as we serve through learning, teaching, and celebrating the incredible call God has on women in all ages and stages of life! 

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