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Opportunities for Women

Woman 2 Woman

Wednesday mornings (9:30 – 10:45 AM)
Begins September 13 (10 weeks)
Facilitators: Marylin Bright, Laura Anderson & Wanda Lenderink
Green Room

Are you feeling. . .Overwhelmed. . .Isolated. . .Stuck . . .Frustrated? Come connect with other women to discover how our thoughts impact us in our daily lives, and learn how to turn the negatives into positives! Bring your friends.  For more information or to sign up contact Lori at lorib@christmemorial.org or 616.796.3361.

Child Care is available for infants and toddlers while mother or guardian attends this group.

Present over Perfect – Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

Wednesday evenings (6:00 – 7:30 PM)
Begins September 13 (5 weeks)
Facilitators: Holly Everse & Katie Meyer
Room 165

Do you long for connection, meaning, and depth, but often settle for what comes because life is too busy? In this DVD based women’s study and discussion we’ll explore author Shauna Niequest’s invitation to a new way of living – free from the pressure to perform faster, push harder, and produce more, all while maintaining an image of perfection. Find encouragement to leave behind busyness and frantic living, and discover instead how to live a more fulfilling life: soaked in grace, rest, simplicity, prayer, and connection with the people that matter most to you.  (Study guide cost: $7.00.  If needed, scholarships are available; contact Lori at lorib@christmemorial.org.)

Child Care is available for infants and toddlers and Children’s Ministry opportunities exist for children while mother or guardian attends this study.

Apples of Gold

Thursday evenings (6:00 – 9:00 PM)
Begins September 21 (7 weeks)
Contact: Mary Deur
Meets off-site in a mentor’s home

Apples of Gold is more than a women’s Bible study.  As you meet weekly, mature women mentor younger married women through:

  1. Topical Bible studies based on Titus 2:3-5
  2. Cooking demonstrations and the sharing of a meal
  3. Encouragement to be the woman God created you to be

Join other women in the Apples of Gold nurturing program and you’ll be blessed as you grow together in your love for God, your family, and others. (Participant cost: $15.00.  If needed, scholarships are available; contact Lori at lorib@christmemorial.org.)

Limited to 12 participants.  This opportunity will also be offered in January 2018.

Women of the Word (WOW)

Ruby’s Tuesday Morning WOW

Tuesday mornings (7:30 – 8:30 AM) new time!
Contact: Ruby Kickert
Meets in the Holland Hospital Café

This women’s small group will be studying and discussing Tony Campolo’s book, Red Letter Christians. In this book, Campolo examines many of the hot-button issues facing evangelicals from the perspective of Jesus’ red-letter words in the Bible. No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, Campolo will make you think, pray and act.

AfterHours WOW

Tuesday evenings (6:30 – 8:30 PM)
Contact: Cindi Lampen
Room 160 / 161

Women are invited to join this prayer, study, and discussion group. The group will be completing their study of Ray VanderLaan’s DVD curriculum, God Heard Their Cry – Finding Freedom in the Midst of Life’s Trials.  Come and discover how God answers the cry of His persecuted people and proclaims  Himself Lord to them and their oppressors. (Study guide cost: $10.00.  If needed, scholarships are available; contact Lori at lorib@christmemorial.org.)

Wednesday Evening WOW – What Love Is

(A Kelly Minter study of 1, 2, 3 John)

Wednesday EVENING (6:00 – 7:30 PM)
Begins September 13 (13 weeks)
Not meeting on November 22
Facilitators:  Kristi Scheneman & Jacki VanHuis
Room 166

This study (same material and schedule) is offered both Wednesday morning and evening.

Are you wanting to experience God’s deep love for you? To really treasure and understand it?  In What Love Is Kelly Minter helps us to do so not with a measuring recipe format, but using biblical truth that provide flavors and ingredients to give our lives spice and direction. Her forthright, real manner will challenge as together we explore the depth of God’s love. This study will include DVD presentations and small group discussions, along with lessons focusing on time spent with God. A huge side benefit to this class is the opportunity to bond with caring women all eager to connect and grow together. (Workbook cost: $13.00.  If needed, scholarships are available; contact Lori at lorib@christmemorial.org.)

Child Care is available for infants and toddlers and Children’s Ministry opportunities exist for children while mother or guardian attends this study.

Wednesday Morning WOW – Gideon: Your Weakness, God’s Strength

(A Priscilla Shirer study)

Wednesday mornings (9:00 – 11:00 AM)
Begins September 13 (13 weeks)
Not meeting on November 22
Facilitator: Cindy VanWyk
Contact / Coordinator:  Linda Woldring
Room 166

Do you feel overwhelmed? Inexperienced? Intimidated? Insufficient? Invisible? Afraid? Do you wonder if God can really use your limitations? Gideon’s story involves far more than a wet fleece and a battle won. His epic victory actually tells of one man’s struggle with his own weakness — and the One True God who transformed it into triumph. So, if you’ve ever struggled with insecurity or had trouble accepting your limitations, come and discover how God can use your weakness to unlock His strength. This study will include DVD presentations and small group discussions, along with lessons focusing on time spent with God. (Workbook cost: $13.00.  If needed, scholarships are available; contact Lori at lorib@christmemorial.org.)

Child Care is available for infants and toddlers while mother or guardian attends this study.

 

Wednesday Morning WOW – What Love Is

(A Kelly Minter study of 1, 2, 3 John)

Wednesday MORNINGS (9:00 – 11:00 AM)
Begins September 13 (13 weeks)
Not meeting on November 22
Contact:  Joni DeJongh
Room 167

This study (same material and schedule) is offered both Wednesday morning and evening.

Are you wanting to experience God’s deep love for you? To really treasure and understand it?  In What Love Is Kelly Minter helps us to do so not with a measuring recipe format, but using biblical truth that provide flavors and ingredients to give our lives spice and direction. Her forthright, real manner will challenge as together we explore the depth of God’s love. This study will include DVD presentations and small group discussions, along with lessons focusing on time spent with God. A huge side benefit to this class is the opportunity to bond with caring women all eager to connect and grow together. (Workbook cost: $13.00.  If needed, scholarships are available; contact Lori at lorib@christmemorial.org.)

Child Care is available for infants and toddlers while mother or guardian attends this study.

Monthly Bible Studies – Circles

Agape Circle

Monthly, Second Tuesday (7:00 – 9:00 PM)
Meets September – June ▪ Just show up!
Begins September 12
Contacts: Sherrill Mulder, Kathy Lubbers & Kathy VanDerHulst
Room 166

Women are welcome to join us as we gather together to study Max Lucado’s book Cast of Characters – a collection of stories about common people: story after story marked by scandal, stumble, and intrigue. Who are these people? They’re the people of the Bible. and they’re us.  We find our story in theirs.  We find our hope where they found theirs – in the hands of an Uncommon God. This study is both biblical and conversational.  (If you are interested in being part of this study but the second Tuesday time frame doesn’t work for you?  Join the Freedom Village Circle instead.  Both Circles are using the same material, although the structure might be slightly different.)  (Book cost: $9.00.  If needed, scholarships are available. Contact Lori at lorib@christmemorial.org.)

 

Faithfulness Circle

Monthly, Third Thursday (9:30 – 11:00 AM)
Meets September – May ▪ Just show up!

Begins September 21
Contacts: Millie Snyder & Wilma Winkels
Teacher: Tam Velderman
Room 168

Women are welcome to join this Bible study and discussion group. The study focus for the fall session will be on 1, 2 & 3 John. The letters of John were written in order to encourage followers of Jesus to remain faithful to the truth. Bring your Bible when you come as we dig deep and grow not only from the weekly reading, but also the lively discussion that often takes place.

Freedom Village Circle

Monthly, Third Thursday (2:00 – 3:30 PM)
Meets September – May ▪ Just show up!
Begins September 21
Contact: Elaine Walchenbach
Teacher: Karen Watson
At Freedom Village, 3rd Floor Conference Room

Women are welcome to join us as we gather together to study Max Lucado’s book Cast of Characters – a collection of stories about common people: story after story marked by scandal, stumble, and intrigue. Who are these people? They’re the people of the Bible. And they’re us.  We find our story in theirs.  We find our hope where they found theirs – in the hands of an Uncommon God. This study is both biblical and conversational. (If you are interested in being part of this study but the third Thursday time frame doesn’t work for you? Join the Agape Circle instead. Both Circles are using the same material, although the structure might be slightly different.) (Book cost: $9.00.  If needed, scholarships are available. Contact Lori at lorib@christmemorial.org.)

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