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For Such a Time as This


Joan Hutter, founder and director of Women Abide and the Abide Presence Academy, a global ministry based in Charlottesville, Virginia, loves the Lord and lives to carry His love to those around her. Her passion is to see women set free, healed, abiding in the love of the Lord, filled with His Spirit, carrying His Presence, equipped for His works, and living out the destiny God has burned into their hearts.  Joan deeply loves her husband and four young adult children.


My Passion


Hi. I'm Joan Hutter, and I started Women Abide in 2012 to see believers abide in Jesus Christ and carry His glory as lovers after His heart, burning ones walking through cities and nations bringing healing to the broken in an outpouring of God's love through the simple gospel.


I am living to see a multitude of women, one by one, be overshadowed by the glory of the Lord and arise with healing, love, passion and power, to carry the oil of intimacy to a broken world. 


We raise up leaders and lovers and launch hearts into their destinies through worship, prayer, fasting, missions, conferences, seminars, and intercessory and soaking worship ministry.  We are honored to walk the streets of our cities, and of nations, to bring Jesus to the hopeless.


We have traveled to the nations with the love of God, humbled to serve the poor. Whether nations or neighbors, there's a cry for Jesus, for meaning, and those who are hungry and thirsty come.


We are women on the frontlines of love, bringing love to the frontlines.


Presence Academy 


Jesus recently led me to launch an online leadership and discipleship school, the Abide Presence Academy. Speakers and leaders from ministries across the nation and world zoom in to bring a biblical message from the heart of God. We will continue this mentorship in the coming seasons. The Lord is calling, and many are ready to arise and step out in faith.


I am passionate for every believer to deeply encounter the Presence of God and to abide in Jesus Christ; that they would carry His glory and love to the lost and broken, and live passionately and fervently, walking in their heart destiny and calling from the Lord. It is all for His glory.


I am, with many others, living to see a great awakening. I love to speak to groups and I'll linger in prayer at the altar over individuals.


Jesus is King. He is worthy. May He receive the reward of His suffering.


Thank you with all my heart for your support. May God bless you abundantly and multiply back to you more than all you can ask or imagine. I am praying for you daily, for an outpouring of the Holy Spirit in and through your life. Let me know of any way I can pray for you by emailing me: womenabide@gmail.com.


Also you can sign up for updates at www.womenabide.com. We would love to have you join our online Abide Presence Academy, or come to any of our live conferences. We also take mission trips to serve in America, Africa, and other nations as the Lord opens doors.


The cry of my heart: Here I am, Lord, send me!



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