Women In the Church


Information

Women In the Church Handbook

Mission

The purpose of WIC is to help women to glorify God by reflecting His grace to one another through building each other up.  1 Thessalonians 5:11, “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” (ESV).

Annual Report of the Women in the Church Jan 2018

Officers

Dawn Darby, President
Shari Roland, Vice-President
Beth James, Treasurer
Janie Irwin, Secretary
Nancy Rowan, Member at Large

Prior Events and Addresses

The archive of all available WiC addresses can be found on the Women in the Church section of our Teaching page.

 

Faith and Fellowship

Mother’s Encouragement Group

We will resume meeting in September – schedule TBA!

Calling for all hardworking moms of young children who might be interested in a three-hour break every couple of weeks–“is the Pope Catholic?!!” The Mother’s Encouragement Group meets every other Thursday during the school year (more or less–check bulletin for dates) sharing (all kinds of stuff), snacks and a hot beverage of your choice. Babysitting is provided for babies and toddlers. We meet in the lovely downstairs WIC room, sit in comfy chairs, bring knitting if you so desire and generally commiserate with and enjoy one another. If you’ve never been to one of our meetings, talk to someone who has–all moms are welcome, whether you’re struggling or not! We want to be in the business of encouraging you in the important, relentless work of raising your children to love our God. Need more information and/or incentive to come? Call Dawn Darby or Stacy Aown.

Tuesday Bible Studies

Every Tuesday, beginning September 11, 2018

This fall we are offering two different Bible Studies for the women at Faith. Please consider joining one. One of the best ways to get to know other women is through a Bible study. If you are able to attend, please contact the leader to let her know your intentions.

Tuesday Morning Bible Study, Dawn Darby Leader – 9:30am-12:00pm in the WIC Room

On Tuesday, September 11, we will begin our study of John Bunyan’s famous Pilgrim’s Progress, which is, next to the Bible, the most published book in the English language. If you have never read it before, here is your chance to study it together. Derek Thomas, theologian and pastor, says with “considerable gravitas”, “You will not get into heaven having not read Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress.” If you have read it, clearly you are safe, but we’d love you to come and share your insights with the group. If you can join us, please get an unabridged copy with both parts—Christian and Christiana. We meet every Tuesday morning from 9:30 – noon, downstairs in the Women’s Ministry Room, for study, prayer, and fellowship. Childcare is provided.

Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study, Beth James Leader – 12:00pm-2:00pm at Beth James’ home.

Join us for a time of prayer and studying God’s Word, every Tuesday 12-2pm, beginning September 11. We’ll start with a 6 lesson series from the books of Samuel on “Growing A Heart for God” by John Ortberg. It’s available on Amazon, paperback or Kindle formats. Meeting at Beth James’s home. No childcare available.

Tea & Talk/Knitting Friendships

First Thursday each month, 1:00pm-3:00pm in the WIC Room

Ladies, join us on the first Thursday of each month for knitting, crocheting, or any kind of handwork.  Or just come for fun and fellowship!  We are inviting women from the Better English on Sixth program as we build bridges and knit together friendships with women from our congregation, friends, neighbors, and the ESL program.  We hope you join us! For those needing a ride, for those willing to offer a ride, or for any other information please contact Janie Irwin. (Child care is unavailable at this time.)

 

Service Opportunities

Nursery Volunteers Needed

More nursery volunteers are needed to take care of our youngest children during the Lord’s Day services. We can only provide nursery care with sufficient helpers. Would you please consider blessing our young families by serving occasionally in the nursery? You may contact Savannah Jackson to be added to the schedule.

Meals on Wheels

The purpose of Meals on Wheels is to provide meals for those families needing extra help due to illness, death in the family, adoption or childbirth. If you know of a need, please contact Kathy Haass, Alisha Bennett or the church office. Meal needs will be requested via TNT (This ‘n’ That), the church’s e-mail announcement system. To receive TNT e-mails, please contact the church office. Thank you!

Coffee Volunteers

Prepping the coffee/tea for fellowship is a simple, but important service to our congregation. Please consider taking part in this ministry — the more the merrier and the goal is to schedule you only once every 5-6 weeks. If you are able to help, please contact Terri Hurlbut and Margo Kelly.