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!
THE THREAD – JOIN US IN THE FALL 2019
Next Date – November 4 | The Venue (110 Ritchie Road)
The THREAD is an experience for women throughout Waco – all denominations and all generations – to worship, listen to testimonies, and hear God’s truth through Bible teaching. The THREAD is a tapestry of believers, reflecting the beauty of Christ who are: Bound by the Word of God, Knit together in the love of Jesus Christ, Weaving the threads of uniqueness together, unraveling the complexities of life by sharing our stories of God’s goodness and grace. Invite your girlfriends and come as you are! There is no homework or pen required! Come ready to listen, hear, learn, and respond to God! Click here for more details about The Thread. Upcoming Dates: December 2.
LADIES CRAFT DAY | Saturday, October 19 from 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
After enjoying a wonderful breakfast and a morning devo, we will spend the day creating various craft items to give to a friend, someone you have been praying for, or a new neighbor. These gifts are a wonderful tool for starting a conversation about the love of Christ. Cost is $35. For questions or more details call the church office at 772-9696. Sign up here.
COMFORT QUILTERS | Sunday, October 27
Calling all quilters – you are invited to join Comfort Quilters, a new ministry in our church. They make quilts for church members undergoing life changing events such as catastrophic illness prognosis, death of a loved one, etc. Comfort Quilters meet the last Sunday of each month in the Glass Room at 4:00 pm. The next meeting is Sunday, September 29. For more information, please contact Mary Anne Williams at email@example.com. Upcoming dates: November 24 and December 29.
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 on the second floor by the choir room (which is to the left of the elevators). If you would like to be part of this ministry by serving (packing, baking, sewing) or by providing monetary donations, please contact Donna Burney at firstname.lastname@example.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!
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 email@example.com or Mary Carpenter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Acteens is a missions organization for girls in grades 7-12. Through Acteens, teenage girls have opportunities to grow in their relationships with God and their peers. Acteens learn to look beyond themselves and become actively involved in missions and ministry. They meet on Sunday evenings at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm (dinner included). For more information, please contact Rhonda Jones at email@example.com or Doris King at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Acteens, click here. To see the Fall 2018 schedule, click here.
Light in the Gap
This is a ministry to women exiting prison. Contact Doris at email@example.com for more information or to learn ways you can get involved.