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Women's Ministry

Women At FPC

The Women's Ministry at FPC is a grace-filled community of women from all seasons and walks of life. We share life's joys and struggles in the context of how God is using every circumstance to mold us into Christ's image. 

The members of the women's ministry share God's Word, pray together and come together to serve the community. By faith and God's grace, in large and small ways, we are women of The Word reaching out to women in the world.

Childcare is available on Tuesdays from 9am–12:30pm at a cost of $5 per mom by reservation.

For information on any of our groups and events, you may contact Valerie Arredondo at women@fpchouston.org or call 713-620-6507.

Opportunities for Women

WoW — Women of The Word

10am–11:45am | Tuesdays | LC 080 | Fellowship at 9:30am

*Fall Session Begins Sept 11

Women of The Word (WoW) invites women of all ages who seek God’s Word for their lives and deep spirited fellowship with other women. 

The format consists of individual study, worship, small group time and lecture, with regular opportunities for service and outreach.  Childcare is available for infants through Kindergarten aged children. 

This fall we will be studying Philippians using the book, To Live is Christ To Die is Gain by Matt Chandler. Through Paul's teachings, Chandler leads us to deepen our faith and gives practical guidance in developing a walk of knowing, loving and pursuing Jesus.

For more information or to register, contact women@fpchouston.org or call 713-620-6507.

First Moms

10am-12pm | Tuesdays | LC181/182 | Fellowship at 9:30am

*Fall Session begins Aug 28

First Moms invites women in the throes of motherhood to come - just as you are! Gather with other mothers in an informal and casual setting to study and encourage each other in God’s grace. Share joys and concerns with mentor moms who have been there.

In First Moms, our time consists of a weekly lesson, small group discussion, and a time for group prayers and praises. We also regularly take part in mission projects together. 

This fall we will be discussing Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family by Paul David Tripp. Tripp presents a big picture view of God's plan for us and how we need the power of His grace to shape how we view ourselves as parents. 

Childcare is available for infants through Kindergarten for $5 per mom per week. Newborns are welcome in the classroom if desired. For more information or to register contact women@fpchouston.org.

Sojourn Book Group

7–8:30pm | Fourth Tues of the Month | Library (Fellowship begins at 6:45pm)

Join this amazing, diverse group of women with different perspectives as we encounter spirituality in everyday books. For more information contact women@fpchouston.org 

  • August 28:  A Long Way Home  by Saroo Brierly
  • September 25:  The Last Days of Night: A Novel by Graham Moore
  • October 23:  Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  • November 27: God's Smuggler by Brother Andrew

* There will not be a meeting in December.


Salt and Light

7-8:30pm | Thursdays | Fellowship begins at 6:45pm | FH 253

*Fall Session begins Sept 13

Join us as we study God's Word through teaching, individual study and small group discussion, as well as support each other through prayer and fellowship.

Women of all ages are invited. Our fall study will be Beth Moore's  Daniel: Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy.  This semester we will explore Daniel's life and the pressures and temptations he faced to compromise his faith in a hostile culture. We will also study the thrilling prophecies of the Old Testament that speak to us today. Our time will consist of home study, Moore's DVD lessons and small group discussion.

For more information or to register contact women@fpchouston.org or call 713-620-6507.

First Place For Health

6:30–8:15pm | Mondays | FH 253 

*Fall Session begins Sept 10

First Place for Health is an inter-generational community who commits to supporting each other in our health and spiritual goals. We combine scripture study and current medical research on weight management to lead people to make successful choices. Our Fall study will be Walking by Faith by Christin Ditchfield. 

There is a charge for registration and study materials. For more information or to register, contact Teresa Koops at tkoops@aol.com or Susan Townsend at susan.townsend@gmail.com. 

Entrusted: Women's Mentoring Ministry

We believe that spiritual mentoring relationships are vital to the body of Christ and an important tool in discipleship and spiritual growth, for both the mentor and the mentee.

Entrusted seeks to connect the women of FPC for one-on-one mentoring with the goal of encouragement and nurture in life's challenges and in their relationship with Jesus Christ. The women commit to meeting every other week for a minimum of six months. If you would like more information or if you are looking to be connected with a mentor, contact women@fpchouston.org.

Sandwich Sisters at the Emergency Aid Coalition (EAC)

9:30–11:30am | Thursdays | 5401 Fannin St (two blocks east of FPC, across the street from St Paul's)

Join other FPC women every Thursday (except Thanksgiving) as we make and distribute sandwiches together for the EAC, an interfaith association of congregations committed to promoting self-sufficiency to low-income families in Harris County. We provide them with basic needs such as food and clothing. It’s a great time for fellowship among friends while giving back to the community.

To signup, please contact Laura Smith at laura_w_smith@yahoo.com.

Women's Fellowship Circles

Women's Fellowship Circles welcome all women who want to visit! 

Our nine circles meet at FPC or in homes once a month. We share in mission, Bible study and friendship. The Bible studies are led by circle members who are taught by church pastors and staff on a monthly basis. We also have a mission focus each month that helps local ministries such as Main Street Ministries, The Nehemiah Center, the Seafarers' Center at the Port of Houston and the Harris Health Services supporting Ben Taub.

women's fellowship circles