“Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11
Ministry to women at Eagle Christian Church is all about building bridges between the generations and drawing each woman closer to a life-giving relationship with the Lord of Creation and His greatest gift to us, Jesus Christ. Each part of Women’s Ministry is designed to facilitate this intergenerational sharing and relationship building.
We Reach out to share our lives and stories with others, to laugh and encourage each other, and to just take time to breathe in a non threatening, low key environment lovingly created by women for women.
During our TEACH and EQUIP times, women share in the study and application of God’s Word. We will not only study what God’s Word says, but we diligently seek to answer the question we all ask: “How does this apply in my daily life?” As we grow in our faith, we are being equipped to share the Good News with others.
Ultimately, what we have learned and been equipped to do will result in SENDing women out to SERVE and put God’s Word into action. No matter our age, each of us has gifts and strengths with which to live out the Good News with others.
If you have questions, needs, or want more information about our purpose and offerings, contact me at 209-286-0879 or 208-514-9296 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Serving Him, Glennis Thomas, Director of Women’s Ministries
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REACH EVENTS: (Women reaching out to others and exemplifying Christ’s love.)
TEACHING AND EQUIPPING OPPORTUNITIES: (Eagle Campus): Women studying Scripture to know God’s purpose for our lives and being equipped to share Christ with others.
Leadership Development – August 25, 2018 – 9:30 am. Christian leadership as exemplified in the lives of Joseph, Nehemiah, and Jesus. Tips and skills for leading in small groups, large groups, and with individuals. Designed for all women’s ministry leadership positions – individual, small group, and events. For more information contact Glennis.
FALL RETREAT – SEPTEMBER 21-23, 2018 – Finding Contentment. So often contentment eludes us, yet God intends for us to rest in Him. A new format, opportunities to renew and make friendships, and most importantly a time to reflect and gain new insights into living a contented life. “Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content.” Paul, Philippians 4:11. Registration – $95.
Lead: Kara DeWitt 208-514-9747
WEDNESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY – Wednesday mornings from 10:00-11:30. Resumes September 5. Study: Life Principles from the Women of the Bible. Includes small group time for discussion and relationship building. Open to women of all ages. Childcare is provided. Register at the Women’s Ministry Kiosk August 18-19 and 25-26. Cost for materials – $16.00
For more information: Call Glennis at 208-286-0879
TUESDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY. Tuesday evenings at 7 pm in the Fireside Room. Resumes September 4. Study: “Why Do You Believe That? Includes small group time for discussion and relationship building. Open to women of all ages. Register at the Women’s Ministry Kiosk August 18-19 and 25-26. Cost for materials – $14.00.
Lead: Sue Pellant 208-861-2201
MOMS FELLOWSHIP AND STUDY – Wednesday evenings from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the church. Resumes September 5. Childcare provided. Sharing, inspiration, and equipping for moms of all ages. .Study: Boundaries with Kids
Lead: Annie Eastman 619-838-1740
SPIRITUAL MENTORING – The purpose of ECC Women’s Spiritual Mentoring program is to help women experience God’s best in their personal lives and those of their sisters in Christ. Spiritual Mentoring is coming alongside someone in their life’s journey, paying attention to where God is at work, and connecting authentically in relationship to help process life and grow in relationship with God through supporting with listening, empathy, and prayer. You can experience personal soul care and spiritual community through becoming involved in mentoring.
Lead: Kathy Sauer 907-590-2537
WIDOWS ENCOURAGEMENT (WOW) – meets the second Sunday of each month for lunch, encouragement, and support. Location is announced in the church bulletin the Sunday before the meeting. The goal is to help women heal and find new joy and meaning in life and serving others.
Team Leads: Pat Amyx 208-890-6335 and Pat Hullar 208-869-2208
SERVE OPPORTUNITIES: (Eagle Campus) – Women serving as Christ served. Real joy comes as we find a place to serve and begin to engage with others to meet their needs and help draw them closer to the Lord. We call it LOVING TOUCH MINISTRIES:
QUILTING MINISTRY – meets Monday mornings at 9:30 at the church and Monday evenings at 6:30 at the church. Makes quilts or other items for those in life-altering circumstances. At times reaches beyond the church family into community organizations for those in life-altering circumstances.
Lead: Jerri Greenman 208-412-4667
VISITATION MINISTRY – Reaches out to those who need a home visit and often just need someone to check in on them. This is another way to reach out with a loving touch to meet others at their point of need.
Lead: Lorraine Howe 206-310-6011 or email@example.com
MEALS MINISTRY – These servants help provide meals for illness or other special needs. They also provide meals when needed for funerals and memorial services.
Leads: Danielle Bowman 209-401-5421 or Marcille Vaclavic 208-939-4086
CARD MINISTRY – Sends cards to those in need of encouragement. A vital part of a loving touch.
Lead: Darlene Sprague 208-888-1484
WELCOME CALLS – Make calls of welcome to women who are first-time visitors to ECC..
Lead: Vicki Worley
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: We will help you get plugged in as a volunteer. Call Glennis at 208-286-0879 to find out more.
As we meet together for fellowship, study and service, we grow in our faith in Christ.