Women

About:

We are committed to seeing women firmly planted in the Lord Jesus Christ so they can display His Womens-Logosplendor to their world.

Mission: Build mature followers of Jesus through her Church and home.
Vision: Transform her heart… Transform her home… Transform her world

“… to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of his splendor.” 
Isaiah 61:3

For general information and questions on women’s ministries, email: women@firstfriends.org

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Faith in Action Event

Join us Saturday, November 9, 10am- Noon as we enjoy a delicious brunch and assemble baskets of household items to benefit the YMCA Women’s Shelter. No registration required, but see our list of needed items.

Get Involved:

Are you looking to connect with other women in similar walks of life as you? Our Connect Groups have multiple groups that meet at different times, different days of the week, and different locations.

Click HERE to see all the Women’s Connect Groups

Classes

Date: Sundays
Time: 9:00 am
Location: E-104

Description: This class is for women of all ages and stages of life with a hunger for the Word of God. First Love takes its name from Revelation Chapter 2 as a charge always to remember Jesus as our first love. This Fall on Sunday, September 8 we will begin Andy Stanley’s video study Defining Moments. By examining the lives of people from Scripture we will look at what happens when we come face-to-face with a truth that invites us to change the way we live. Then beginning November 10 we will look at the nature of the Holy Spirit and how He helps us fulfill our God-given purpose using Bianca Juarez Olthoff’s study Play With Fire.

Requirements: Bible; Session 1, September 8: Defining Moments by Andy Stanley ($9); Session 2, November 10: Play With Fire by Bianca Juarez Olthoff ($10)

Childcare is available.

Date: Tuesday mornings
Time: 9:15 am
Location: E-102

Description: Mom Connection is geared toward moms of babies through elementary aged children who enjoy connecting with and sharing advice with other moms in the same phase of life. This Fall we will be studying the book From Grouchy to Great by Ruth Schwenk. As moms, we all struggle to keep it together sometimes. In this devotional filled with real life stories, we will learn that we don’t have to face this battle alone. With God’s grace and wisdom, joy can be yours in the journey of motherhood!

Requirements: From Grouchy to Great book by Ruth Schwenk ($13)

Childcare is available.

Date: Tuesdays
Time: 6:30-8pm
Location: E-102

Description: This Fall be encouraged by Women of the Bible by Jean Syswerda, best-selling author. Women of all ages are invited as we dive into the lives of women who held value and led lives not perfect, but worthy to be saved for us in Scripture. Ladies need Super Heroes, too! Be BRAVE and join our In Courage class this Fall.

Requirements: Bible and In Courage book by Jean Syswerda ($12)

Childcare is NOT available.

Date: Wednesday mornings
Time: 9:15 am-11:30 am
Location: L-42

Description: Join women of all ages as we grow in relationship with the Lord, His Word, and one another. From Sept. 11-Nov. 6, we will study and discuss the opening 3 chapters of Revelation in We Over Me with insights from Whitney Capps on learning to apply the importance of biblical community to our lives. Join us Nov. 13-Dec. 18 for The Faithful: Heroes from the Old Testament, crucial moments in the lives of Esther, Gideon, Malachi, Nehemiah, and Hosea with discussions based on insights from various Bible teachers, including Priscilla Shirer, Beth Moore, and others. Participant guides available in class.

Requirements: Bible; We Over Me by Whitney Capps ($13); The Faithful: Heroes from the Old Testament ($13)

Childcare is available.

Date: Wednesday nights
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: E-104

Description: Imagine seeing yourself and others the way Jesus does with 20/20 spiritual eyesight. Imagine your everyday, ordinary life having a significant impact. In this 7-session video study by Christine Caine, you’ll develop a new understanding of how God sees you and has chosen you to help make Jesus’ name known on this planet. Through biblical teaching and lessons from her own life, Christine will challenge you to share the story of how God’s love has transformed your life right where you are.

Requirements: Bible and 20/20 book by Christine Caine ($14)

Childcare is available.

Staff

Theresa Maxin

Connect Director

tmaxin@firstfriends.org

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Trisha Abbruzzi

Internal Communications Director and Administrative Assistant for Theresa Maxin

tabbruzzi@firstfriends.org

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