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Women's Ministry

SEASONAL UPDATE

Our women's groups have continued to meet during this time via Zoom, as well as some in person physically distanced gatherings and small groups as local conditions and restrictions allow. See below for opportunities in our women's groups. For more information please contact Valerie Arredondo at women@fpchouston.org.

To connect with other community groups at FPC, please visit our Sunday School or Small Groups page. In addition to Small Groups and Sunday School classes, we are providing many other resources to support you and your household during this time. Please visit our discipleship page to access additional devotional material, prayer tools, and more encouragement during this new rhythm of life. 

Women At FPC

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. We would love for you to be a part of our community as we seek Christ and learn to serve and love God and each other well.

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


Women's Summer Study

10:00 am | Tuesdays / FPC Living Room  Childcare is available with reservation Begins June 22nd

10:00 am / Wednesdays / Zoom  Begins June 23th

We invite women of all ages who seek God’s Word for their lives and deep spirited fellowship with other women. 

This summer you are welcome to join us in person at First Pres on Tuesdays or on zoom on Wednesday morning.
Registration is necessary. For more information or to register, contact Valerie Arredondo at women@fpchouston.org 


First Moms


First Moms is a group for mothers of young children. All women in the throes of motherhood are invited to join them. First Moms seeks to connect and support moms through scripture study and community as we parent our little ones. For the spring, First Moms is taking a pause on weekly meetings, but will be gathering for playdates.

You are invited to join our women's summer study on Tuesday mornings at 10am. Childcare is available. For more information contact Valerie Arredondo at varredondo@fpchouston.org


Sojourn Book Group

7–8:30pm | Fourth Tues of the Month | Zoom

Join this amazing, diverse group of women with different perspectives as we encounter spirituality in the books we read.
Here is our book list for the fall:

  1. January 26:  Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World  by Eric Metaxas
  2. February 23:  Tending Roses by Lisa Wingate
  3. March 23:  Christy by Catherine Marshall

April 27:  The Secret Garden The Tea by Frances Hodson Burnett
May 25: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

For more information contact women@fpchouston.org


Salt and Light

7:30-8:30pm | Thursdays | Zoom

Summer Study begins June 10 

Women of all ages are invited as we study God's Word through teaching, individual study and small group discussion, as well as support each other through prayer and fellowship.

For more information or to register contact Valerie Arredondo at women@fpchouston.org 


First Place For Health

6:30–8:15pm | Mondays | ZOOM
New study begins May 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 to lead people to make successful health choices. Our current study is Hosea: Unfailing Love Changes Everything by Jennifer Rothschild. 

 For more information or to register contact Teresa Koops at tkoops@aol.com or Susan Townsend at susandurhamtownsend@gmail.com 


Sandwich Sisters at the Emergency Aid Coalition (EAC)

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

Make and distribute sandwiches 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. The need is even greater in this time of COVID. All ages are welcome to help. Appropriate measure of social distancing, masks and gloves are observed. 

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


Women's Fellowship Circles

Women's Fellowship Circles will begin our circle meetings in September. Our study this year will be Warren Wiersbe's Isaiah: Feeling Secure in the Arms of God. 
Our eight circles will meet via Zoom 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. 

WFC will not meet in the summer.

women's fellowship circles