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Service Opportunities Page

To support the mission of the church through: Friendship
Spiritual growth
Service projects
PW Purpose

Forgiven and freed by God in Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves:

to nurture our faith through prayer and Bible study,
to support the mission of the church worldwide,
to work for justice and peace, and
to build an inclusive, caring community of women that strengthens the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and witnesses to the promise of God’s kingdom.

Upcoming Events/Study

Bible Study program: "Cloud of Witnesses" a study of Hebrews. Check with your Circle leader or if you are not in a circle, contact Phyllis Brewer 925-373-0518 to order the Horizons Bible Study book. The study book costs $10.


The Coordinating Team plans and directs the activities of PW.  It is composed of the officers and circle leaders.

Co-Moderators — Phyllis Brewer & Susan Bond
Secretary—Christine Weber
Treasurer— Christine Holsen & Shirley Couberly
Handbook Chair - Mary Couberly
Historian—Pennie Clouser
Mission/World Service—Marilyn Dykstra & Joanna Miller 
Together In Service/Prayer Shawl Ministry— Joy Fischer & Karen Vied


PW Circles meet monthly for Bible study, Mission/World Service projects and worship. These meetings offer an intimate atmosphere for small groups of women to enjoy fellowship and to respond to the needs of others.

Hannah Circle Meets 2nd· Mon. 7:00 pm, at church in room F5 Co-leaders: Cathy Griggs & Christine Holsen 

Lydia Circle Meets 2nd Tues. 9:30 am, in homes or at church in room F5; Leaders- Marilyn Dkystra & Judy Thompson

Martha Circle Meets 3rd  Wed. 1:30 pm at Heritage Estates,   900 East Stanley Ave., 2nd floor activity room Co-leaders: Rosemary Coleman

Rebecca Circle - Bring a sack lunch! Meets 2nd  Mon. Noon, at church in room F5 Co-leaders: Sally Swanson

Sarah Circle - Bring a sack lunch! Meets 2nd Wed 12 pm-2 pm, at church in room F5 Leader: Phyllis Brewer 


Women’s Bible/Book Study Meets weekly on Thursdays. 10:00 - 11:30 am at the church in room Upper room 2D1

Together in Service /Prayer Shawl Ministry Meets 2nd Sat. 9 am to noon, at church in the Upper Room 2D1 - Co-leaders: Joy Fischer & Karen Vied.

Women’s Book Club Meets 3rd Fri. 10:00 am, at church in room F-5


2019 Women's Retreat: Please check back for details on the 2019 retreat

Spring Gathering, Living Waters

Summer Gathering: Quilt  Sharing Show and Auction-Tell Your Quilt Story

The Triennial World Wide Gathering, Churchwide Gathering in Louisville, KY

Monthly Mission/World Service

Presbyterian Women demonstrates faith and commitment through mission service projects within the local church, community and the world.

Sept: Elmhurst Presbyterian Church Oct: Heifer Project International Nov: Blanket Sunday & PW Thank Offering  Dec: Deacons of FPCL  Jan: Refugee Family, Antioch Feb: Culinary Angels March: Larkin Street Youth Services  Apr: PW Birthday Offering  May: Swords to Plowshares June: Camfed July/Aug: School Backpack Project, Livermore, CA - More Information