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Women’s Ministry 2018-02-21T11:44:55+00:00

Women’s Ministry is a gathering place for women to encourage one another and be inspired and challenged to know God.

Women’s Ministry

Women’s Ministry at First Woodway is vibrant and growing, and we would love to meet you. We want to encourage you in your walk with Christ through prayer groups, Bible studies, weekend retreats, conferences, day trips, opportunities to serve, and more.

What’s Happening Now!

SEW DAY – Light in the Gap
Friday, February 23 | 9:30 am – 2:30 pm, Room 318
Do you like to sew, iron or cut fabric? Women’s Ministry is having a sew day for Light in the Gap Ministry, Friday, Feb. 23, 9:30am – 2:30pm, Room 318. Lunch will be provided. We will be making very simple hand bags that we will give to the ladies at the Waco Bus Station who are exiting prison. Bring irons, ironing board, scissors, sewing machine, and threads (taupe, black, white, cream, green). If you can help RSVP Karen Akins at kgakins@aol.com or Doris King at dking@firstwoodway.org.

WIDOWS’ LUNCHEON – Fill Me Up Lord
Tuesday, February 27 | 11:30 am, Fellowship Hall
We have a delightful lunch planned to honor our sweet widows in our congregation. Contact Doris for more details at dking@firstwoodway.org.

THE THREAD
Next Date- Tuesday, March 20, 6:30 pm (coffee and refreshments) 7:00 pm (worship begins) | The Venue
All women in Waco, including all denominations and all generations, are invited to this gathering. Join us as we worship, listen to testimonies, and hear God’s truth through Bible teaching. We will meet at 6:30 pm for coffee and worship begins at 7:00 pm at The Venue. To see pictures from our January gathering, click here. To see picture from our fall 2017 gatherings, click here. If you would like to be part of The Thread team, please contact Doris King at dking@firstwoodway.org. Click here for more details about The Thread.

“LIVING MY LEGACY” with Guest Speakers – Esther Burroughs and Cindy Janecka
Friday, April 13 | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm | The Venue
Women today – no matter their age or life stage – have the power to leave a legacy. Come discover the power of a legacy in your life, marriage, family and career with guests speakers – Esther Burroughs and Cindy Janecka. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Extra parking available at First Woodway – directly across the street from The Venue. For more information or questions, please click here or email livingmylegacywaco@aol.com.

PRISCILLA SHIRER SIMULCAST 
Saturday, April 28  | 8:30 am – 3:30 pm | MAC A200
You’re invited to be part of this global, one day simulcast that focuses on the power of prayer and learning to study God’s Word for yourself. Each simulcast message is unique and tailored for a global audience. Childcare provided. Sign up here for this event.

MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS OF GRACE – TEA & STYLE SHOW 
Saturday, May 19| 9:30 am
Join us for a delightful morning at our tea and style show for moms, daughters, grandmothers, and all women of First Woodway.Cost is $10. Registration opens soon!

LIGHT IN THE GAP
We are collecting items for hygiene kits and snack packs to give to women exiting prison. Please leave all items in the designated box behind the Welcome Center. If you would like to be part of this ministry, please contact Donna Burney at donnaburney@lmburney.com or Doris King at dking@firstwoodway.org

  • Items needed for hygiene kits: Travel sized bottles of shampoo, conditioner, lotion, hand sanitizer; toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouth wash, face wipes, small combs, small hair brushes, colorful ponytail holders and headbands, low cut colorful socks, deodorant, band-aids, disposable razors, tissue, lipgloss/chapstick, safety pins, washcloths and gallon size ziplock bags and plastic sleeves (from newspaper).
  • Items needed for snack kits: Individual packages of trail mix, cheese/peanut butter crackers/cheese crackers, cookies, raisins, granola bars, beef jerky, Vienna sausage, breakfast bars, juices boxes, small water bottles, peppermints, gum, small wrapped candy, breath mints and gallon size ziplock bags.

Weekly + Monthly Events

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
Every Other Wednesday, 9:00-11:30 am
Go to the MOPS page for all the details!

The Dwelling
Mondays, 9:00 -11:00 am, Fellowship Hall
This is a place for young moms to rest in God’s promises and be affirmed that His strength is made perfect in our weakness. For more information, contact Doris King at dking@firstwoodway.org or Mary Carpenter at maryevalyn@yahoo.com.

Morning Prayer Group
Tuesdays, 9:00 am
Please come join us for a time of prayer and praise. We are so blessed and honored to have a chance to pray for the women of our church and our community. For more information, call Wanda Glaze at (254) 537-2380.

Bible Studies
The Discipleship Ministry offers a number of women-only studies (in addition to co-ed studies), meeting on Wednesday nights, during the weekday, plus an off-site evening study. These small groups offer a great way to make new friends and fellowship with other women while being held accountable to dig deep into the Word of God! Click here to find a Bible study class.

Light in the Gap
This is a ministry to women exiting prison. Contact Doris at dking@firstwoodway.org for more information or to learn ways you can get involved.

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