Teaching & Worship Experience

“His Great Name”
Winter/Spring 2022 begins January 13, 2022





Oyster Roast & Auction





Draw near to God and he will

draw near to you


Draw near to God and he will
draw near to you

Making Space for God Conference
November 5th & 6th



We are a community of women making space for God and strengthening our commitment to spiritual growth while navigating life’s complexities. Drawing Near to God ministry brings women closer to Him.



Abiding Space Blog

Our Abiding Space is a sacred place where we meet as sisters in Christ. Two blogs are published weekly, ranging in topics from scripture and how to be a better woman to relevant issues and how they relate to our faith. Sign up to receive our blog through email!



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Peace and Joy on the Earth

We are officially at the beginning of Advent; a time to focus on the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ; a time to reflect and rejoice and remember why we celebrate Christmas-- the coming of Christ! Reflect Rejoice Remember Mary, the mother of Jesus had a surprise...

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Praise & Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!  While today is a special day of giving thanks, we must remember that it is not the only day to give thanks for all that the Lord has done. God inhabits the praises of His people! Below is an entry from my devotional, Sitting at His Feet, on...

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Joanne Ellison is the founder of Drawing Near to God. She inspires women to seek a closer relationship with God and equips them with ways to draw nearer to Him. Along with being a speaker and Bible teacher, Joanne is also an author, writing over 20 Bible study guides and the popular Bible devotional “Drawing Near To God.”



Get involved! Drawing Near to God holds weekly teachings and workshop experiences, speaking engagements, missions and outreach programs, fundraisers, and community events, as well as our annual Drawing Near to God Conference.

Upcoming Events

12.09.21  Last Day of Fall 2021 Semester

01.13.22  Winter/Spring 2022 Teaching & Worship Experience Begins

02.03.22 Oyster Roast Fundraiser


To help you Draw Near to God, we offer numerous study guides, books and even cookbooks!