Our Impact

Women who experience Walking with Purpose Bible studies are transformed. According to results from our most recent survey of WWP parish program participants*:

  • 95% shared that their Catholic faith is stronger;
  • 96% report that their prayer lives has improved since they started Walking with Purpose;
  • 98% say their relationship with Christ is stronger;
  • 93% would recommend Walking with Purpose to a friend.

*WWP Annual Participant Survey March 2018
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2018 Fiscal Year in Review

  • 25,329 women impacted by Walking with Purpose Bible studies representing 61% growth over Fiscal Year 2017
  • Grew our ministry team to 17 staff members
  • Celebrated our 10th Anniversary
  • Redesigned our logo
  • 225 Parish Programs supported with 13,223 participants in 4 countries, 69 dioceses, and 33 states
  • 648 Parish Program Co-Coordinators volunteering their time to minister to the women in their parishes
  • Established our 200th Parish Program in St. Odilia in Tucson, AZ
  • 68 new Parish Programs launched
  • Expanded to 3 new states and 13 new dioceses
  • 10 Ambassador Events hosted, introducing women from 149 parishes to Walking with Purpose
  • 376 inquiry calls hosted with women interested in bringing Walking with Purpose to their parishes
  • 289 women attended our April 2018 Leaders’ Gathering in Falls Church, VA
  • Enhanced our social media presence with weekly live chats
  • 4 new Bible studies published; Beloved, Unshaken, Steadfast, Fearless and Free
  • 3 pilot locations for BLAZE, our new program for middle school girls: Denver, CO; St. Augustine, FL; Louisville, KY
  • 8,000 young adults engaged at FOCUS’ Student Leadership Summit in January 2018 where we launched our Bible studies for young adult women
  • 4 WWP Live! Events hosted giving women the opportunity to hear our founder, Lisa Brenninkmeyer, in person