Presbyterian Women of First Presbyterian Church Livermore

Presbyterian Women of First Presbyterian Church Livermore

To support the mission of the church through:
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.


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

Co-Moderators — Christine Holsen & Phyllis Brewer
Secretary—Christine Weber
Treasurer— Linda Alexander
Fellowship—Dulce Helstrom
Handbook Chair - Shirley Couberly
Historian—Carol Edson
Mission/World Service—Marilyn Dykstra & Ann Laye 
Prayer Shawl Ministry— Joy Fischer & Karen Vied
Together in Service—Betty Greenlee


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 3rd· 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; Leader-Naomi Gaunt

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: Tania Seldon

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.

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

Together in Service Sewing Group Meets 4th Tues. 9:30 am, at church in the Upper Room, room 2D1   Leader: Betty Greenlee

Weekend Retreat

PW’s Annual Women’s Retreat. Date: February 26-28, 2016 Enchanted Hills, Napa, Ca. Chairperson- Christine Holsen

Puzzlers Group: For more information on upcoming meetings and activities, please contact 


2016 Gatherings

Women's Retreat, February 26 - 28th in Napa

Spring Gathering, Living Waters

Summer Gathering, To be announced

The Triennial World Wide Gathering, To be announced 

Monthly Mission/World Service

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

Sept: Livermore Homeless Refuge Oct: Elmhurst Presbyterian Church, Oakland, CA Nov: Blanket Sunday & PW Thank Offering  Dec: Deacons of FPCL  Jan: Cameron House Feb: Senior Support Program of Tri-Valley, March: Bay Area Chrisis Nursery,  Apr: PW Birthday Offering  May: Living Water World Missions, June: Bethany House, July/Aug: School Backpack Project, Livermore, CA - More Information