To support the mission of the church through: Friendship
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.
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
Treasurer— Christine Holsen & Shirley Couberly
Handbook Chair - Mary Couberly
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 Thurs. 9:30 - 11:30 am at the church in Fellowship Hall or Chapel.
Together in Service /Prayer Shawl Ministry Meets 2nd Sat. 9 am to noon, at church in the Upper Room, 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
PW’s Annual Women’s Retreat. Date: February 16-18, 2018 Enchanted Hills, Napa, Ca. Chairperson- Christine Holsen
Women's Retreat, February 23, 24, 25, 2018 - Mt. Hermon Lodge:
Don’t Miss the Women’s Retreat Feb. 23, 24, 25! Ladies, come and be revived and rested with Rev. Christina Graham Voissem. “Living Through Life’s Transitions”. Are you dealing with challenges that seem insurmountable as you journey through life? Rev. Voissem, a former pastor of FPCL will help you find peace in the midst of the challenge. The retreat includes six meals and two nights lodging in the comfortable Mt. Hermon lodge. This is a great opportunity to make new friends and enjoy the beauty of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Cost for the retreat is $270 but attendees can pay as they wish from $225 to $270. Scholarships are available.
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