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Presbyterian Women

The Presbyterian Women of FPC are filling the roles today of ushers, greeters, readers, teachers, Elders and Deacons, knitters of prayer shawls and as always, we bake and serve the delicious cookies and punch in Spencer Hall after each worship service. 

We provide opportunities for fellowship, community giving and growing our faith through a variety of programs and activities.  We welcome all women of the church and guests to our gatherings.  The PW has four Circles which meet monthly at various times for Bible Studies and fellowship. Currently our Circle meetings are taking place either in person or through Zoom.  If you would like to join a Circle or would like to get more information on the Presbyterian Women, please contact PW Moderator, Carolyn Bennett.

The Presbyterian Women give over $10,000 each year to local charities.  They honor veterans in November, collect blankets and jackets on Blanket Sunday and school supplies for needy children. Many members volunteer at local agencies. They rock babies, teach children to read in after-school literacy programs, cook and serve meals to the homeless  and join in the construction of houses at Habitat for Humanity. 

The PW nurture their faith through prayer and Bible study and want everyone to feel welcome to join them.  Women can be a member of a Circle or not.  Some ladies just attend the Gatherings or other activities.

PW Study 2022-2023 Celebrating Sabbath
Circle Meetings

Our Bible study will be Celebrating Sabbath by Carol M. Bechtel.  Copies will be available in Spencer Hall this fall.  Below is a schedule of Circle meetings.  You are invited to join us.

· Grace Circle—meets 10 a.m. first Tuesdays

· Love and Friendship Circle—meets 9:30 a.m. third Wednesdays

· Sunshine Circle—meets 11:30 a.m. third Wednesdays

· Peace with Honor Circle—meets 1:15 p.m. third Wednesdays


Women of the Way

Who are "Women of the Way?"

WOW seeks to reflect the overarching message at FPCN of God's unconditional love and grace extended to all people.  Our primary purpose is to foster Christian education, spiritual growth and caring fellowship among women.

Each gathering includes a time for fellowship, teaching or devotional reflection and facilitated small group discussion, and our study sources alternate between Scripture and other Christian-based books and study guides.  Women are encouraged to deepen their understanding of the Christian faith and to apply their knowledge to both inward change and outward expression.  The challenge posed is not only, "What do I believe?" but “What difference does this make in my daily living?"  The atmosphere of loving fellowship in our WOW gatherings fosters learning and trust where growth can happen.


WOW fall 2022 Spirit-led heart
Fall 2022 Study

ALL women are invited to our WOW fall study for a new season of fellowship, exploration of Scripture and small group discussion.

In our study book "The Spirit-Led Heart: Living a Life of Love and Faith without Borders" author Suzanne Eller leads us in reflections on five qualities or gifts that the Spirit gives as we are open to its presence: confidence, empowerment, access to truth, direction and boldness. 

With encouraging and practical wisdom, Eller affirms the loving power of the Spirit which has already been given and is waiting to be experienced as we go about our everyday lives.  Note: we'll be studying this book in two parts, the first in the Fall study and the second in the Spring study. We hope you'll join us as we gather again in friendship and learning together as Christian women!  And consider inviting a friend who would benefit from this study and might like to know more about our church.

When: Thursday, October 20 - December 1 (6 weeks excluding 11/24, Thanksgiving); 9 - 11 a.m.
Where: Spencer Hall; a live Thursday morning ZOOM option will also be available
Sign-up: In Spencer Hall at the WOW table after worship on October 2, 9 and 16; or email.
Study Book: "The Spirit-Led Heart" can be purchased directly from Amazon or copies will be available in Spencer Hall at the WOW table (cost: $11).


Prayer Shawl Ministry
This ministry to our church has become very popular in a short time. Over 150 recipients have been overjoyed to recieve the thoughtful and loving gift of a prayer shawl.  Patterns and yarn are available to get you started.  Contact the church office if you would like more information.
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