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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


Women's Prayer Gathering

Thursday May 2 2019, 10am–11:30am  | LC 080 Middle School Basement | Light lunch immediately afterward.

Childcare available by registration for $5 per family at the door. Childcare registration deadline April 25

Often we find ourselves running on overtime and pulled in a million directions trying to care for so many around us. With the May/June busyness just around the corner, this reality can be even more magnified and often we can find ourselves running on empty.
We invite you to take a moment to breathe and soak in the presence of our loving Lord surrounded by your sisters in Christ as we come together alongside one another and lift up our prayers in unity.

We will have a time to sit in the presence of the Lord and soak in all His goodness, worship His name with beautiful song, privately confess our sins and experience His forgiveness, pray aloud over our sisters and our own concerns, come into agreeance for one another, and have a sweet time of fellowship.
It is such a gift to join with other women in the name of Christ and we would love to have you there with us.

RSVP here.

Contact Valerie at women@fpchouston.org or call 713-620-6507 if you have any questions.

We hope that you will seize this opportunity to partake in a beautiful time of togetherness along other faithful women and leave being touched by the presence of the Holy Spirit.


Summer Bible Study

10–11:45am Tuesdays | LC 080 | Childcare available

Tuesday morning group begins June 18*

7-8:30pm Thursdays | FH 253 

Thursday evening group begins June 6*

Join us as we study Gideon: Your Weakness God's Strength by Priscilla Shirer. The book of Gideon is a story about God and His people and His love for them, as well as His strength operating in spite of, even through, their weaknessThis 7 week study will encourage us to recognize our weakness as the key that the Lord gives us to unlock the full experience of His strength in our life. Instead of ignoring, neglecting, or trying to escape our weaknesses, we will learn to see them as the gifts given specifically and strategically by God.
Contact Valerie Arredondo at women@fpchouston.org or call 713-620-6507 for more information


WoW — Women of The Word

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

*Summer Study begins June 18th


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 Elementary school-aged children. 

This summer we will join in the summer Bible study on Gideon: Your Weakness God's Strength. Please see above for description. We hope you can join us for this 7 session series.

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

*Summer Session begins June 18th.

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 summer we will take part in the summer Bible study on Gideon: Your Weakness God's Strength. Please see above description for more information. We hope you can join us for this 7 session series. 

Childcare is available for infants through Elementary age 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 

  • January 22:  7 Women and the Secret of Their Greatness  by Eric Metaxas
  • February 26:  Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  • March 26:  Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
  • April 23: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  • May 28: The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines
    * May meeting will be off church campus, contact women@fpchouston.org for address.

 


Salt and Light

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

*Summer Session begins June 6th

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 summer study will be Priscilla Shirer's Gideon: Your Weakness God's Strength. Please see above entry for description. We hope you can join us for this 7 session series. 

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


First Place For Health

6:30–8:15pm | Mondays  

*Summer Session begins June 17

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 Summer study will be Its Not Supposed To Be This Way by Lysa Terkeurst. Our time will consist of DVD teaching, small groups and prayer. We will be utilizing both the book and study guide for this series. 
Meeting will be at the home of Teresa Koops. Contact Teresa for address or for more information 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.

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