As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” – 1 Peter 4:10

Christian Writers Workshop – Who We Are

Who We Are   
Christian Writers Workshop is a Waco area organization dedicated to instructing and inspiring writers as they spread the good news of Jesus Christ. We invite you to join us January-April on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. First Woodway Baptist Church, 101 N. Ritchie Road, Woodway, TX. For more information, call: 254-772-9696. Find us on Facebook by clicking here!

Christian Writers – Christmas Reflections

Christmas Reflections  
This Christmas season we invite you to read Christmas Reflections. It is a 25 day Advent Guide to guide you through the Christmas season. This devotional is a compilation of thirty different Christian writers from around the Waco area. Feel free to share with your friends and family. Click the blue button below for a free online copy.

Christmas Reflections

Christian Writers Workshop & Kickoff 2020

Christian Writers Workshop Kickoff 
Saturday, January 25, 2020 | 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Cost: Adults $20, Students $5
Location: The Venue at First Woodway Baptist Church (across the street from the Main Building)

This year our guest speakers are Rose-Mary Rumbley and Dr. Thomas Kidd. Cost for the one day event is $20 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets are required and may be purchased here or by calling the church office at 254-772-9696.

Registration Opens Soon!

Christian Writers Workshop – Wednesday Evening Schedule

Christian Writers Workshop (Meets Weekly in the Winter/Spring Semester)
Every Wednesday Evening starting January 15 for 11 weeks | 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Led By: Reita Hawthorne
Cost:  Free
Location: Room TBA at First Woodway Baptist Church
Christian Writers Workshop is dedicated to bringing you great speakers from the front lines of today’s writers’ market. They come fully prepared to discuss writing techniques, style, what editors want, and how to communicate a Christian worldview in today’s marketplace. During the eleven Wednesday evening sessions of 2019, you will hear award-winning authors and speakers sharing their secrets to writing the winning poem, novel, memoir, or article as well as you will have the opportunity to share your own writings with others. Speaker sessions begin at 6:00 pm and conclude at 7:00 pm; however, discussion and editing groups may continue afterwards. Be sure to take advantage of all the wonderful resources CWW 2020 offers! See below! For questions, please contact Tracy at twallace@firstwoodway.org.

Registration Opens Soon!

Wednesday Evening Schedule 2020 
January
15 — Welcome and get acquainted
22 — Reita Hawthorne “Leaving a Legacy” (legacy writing assignment)
25 — Writers Conference (Saturday 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Speakers: Rose-Mary Rumbley and Dr. Thomas Kidd
29 — Sharing Your Legacy assignment

February
5 — Linda Hammond “Writing A Devotional” (devotional assignment)
12 — Sharing Your Devotional
19 — David Price “The Value of Critique Groups” (poetry/music assignment)
26 — Sharing Your Poetry/Music

March
4 — Frank Ball “The Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing”
11 — No Meeting (Spring Break)
18 — Chris Fabiszewski “Tricks of the Trade (bring your laptop)” (childhood & school memories assignment)
25 — Sharing Childhood, Grade School, High School Memories

April
1 — Wrap up