Sisters in Christ - A special time for women of the Rock to worship, pray, study the Word of God, share testimonies and enjoy fellowship in a small group setting in order to gain spiritual and practical guidance for everyday living. We meet every Wednesday from March 7th - April 25th in room 232 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Please note that the building is air conditioned so you may want to bring a sweater or jacket. Feel free to invite a friend.
We will be offering childcare for children up to age 12 but you will need to register online . This is mandatory. We need to know how many children will be coming so we have enough workers. For questions regarding childcare, please contact Thanh Pham at [email protected]
Sisters In Christ includes worship, bible studies, testimonies or ministry speakers, classes (both spiritual and practical) and fellowship every week.
Please note that some classes may require the purchase of a book which will be used in the class. Books may be purchased in the Rockpile or online.
Quiet Time in Prayer led by Amy Jensen This is a special time devoted specifically to you and Jesus. It will be 30-40 minutes of personal prayer time where women can follow the AWCIPA model of prayer in silence. Please feel free to bring a pillow to kneel on or just sit in submission and reverence before our King. A hint of worship music will blend into the background as you submit your cares, praise His glory, and be spirit led into mindful attention to God in your life. This time will be a blessing to anyone! Bring a pen and a journal.
God's Wisdom for a Mother's Heart led by Martha Peck A Bible Study for Mom's, that encourages women at every age and stage of life to strengthen their relationship with God, which in turn strengthens their influence in the home. Formatted to suit a mom's busy schedule, God's Wisdom for a Mother's Heart, provides mother's at any stage of life with thoughtful, biblical encouragement for each and every day. There is a book for this class. We will have 10 books to sell the first night or until we run out and the cost is $8.25.
Crazy Love led by Debbi Butler God is Love. Crazy, relentless all powerful love. Does something deep inside your heart long to break free from the status quo? Are you hungry for an authentic faith that addresses the problems of our world with tangible, even radical, solutions? God is calling you to a passionate love relationship wtih Himself. Because the answer to religious complacency isn't working harder at a list of do's and dont's - it's falling in love with God. And once you encounter His love, as Francis describes it, you will never be the same. Because when you're wildly in love with someone, it changes everyting. We'll be using the book Crazy Love by Francis Chan which can be bought at Rockpile or ordered online at www.crazylovebook.com/buy_now.html. Bring your bible and a pen.
A Passage Through Grief led by Janet Larson A passage through grief offers healing opportunities for various forms of loss,
whether it's death, divorce, break-up, abortion, etc., through journaling. There is a book for this class, $10.00.
Made to Crave led by Myrna Harrison Are you tired of trying and failing at your "Get Healthy" resolutions? This year can be different! Has food become more about frustration than fulfillment? Are you looking for the "want to" in how to make healthy lifestyle changes? Do you have a desire to be healthy and an even deeper desire to have the spiritual empowerment necessary to make that happen? Do you long to satisfy your deepest desires with God not food? If you answered yes - then join us on this journey as we learn together how to...
*Break the cycle of “I’ll start again on Monday,” and feel good about yourself today.
*Stop agonizing over numbers on the scale and make peace with your body.
*Replace rationalization that leads to diet failure with wisdom that leads to victory.
*Reach your healthy goals and grow closer to God through the process.
This approach is not a how-to manual or the latest, greatest dieting plan. Made to Crave is a helpful companion to use alongside whatever healthy eating approach you choose — a book and DV Bible study to help you find the “want to” in how to make healthy lifestyle change.
Materials: You will need the Made to Crave book AND Participants Guide by author Lysa Terkeurst (available for purchase in class) totaling $18 for both.
Women of the Bible led by Michele Madden This class is a bible study of the women of the bible. It is designed to be your daily bible reading. There will be questions to answer about each women. See how you can learn from their struggles. The women in the bible will encourage you to approached things differently. Give you courage to walk closer to God and ask Him to help you with your daily struggles.
There is a book required for the class called Women of the Bible by Ann Spangler and Jean E Syswerda. The cost of the book will be $12 and we will have 12 books for sale and the rest can be ordered online or through Rockpile.
Breaking Free led by Ashley Collins This study leads you through a study of the scriptures to discover the transforming power of freedom in Jesus Christ. Themes for this study come from Isaiah, a book about the captivity of God's children, the faithfulness of god, and the road to freedom. A member book is needed for this class and is available at www.lifeway.com for $14.95.
Beauty by the Book led by Elaine Robles You won't find these beauty secrets in the latest issue of Vogue, and you can't buy them at the cosmetics counter either. Discover the do's and dont's of Biblical beauty in this practical, female-friendly study from the Proverbs. Find out how you can become a beautiful woman at any age! A workbook is needed for the class and can be purchased at www.priorityministries.org for $11.99.
Unleashed Hearts (FWO) Group ~ Real women, real issues, & real answers led by Victoria Thomas, Rosa Martinez and Athena Dealing from a betrayal due to a partner's behavior can be difficult and lonely. Whether it's adultery, addiction to porn, or an emotional affair....ir can be a long and painful process. This is a time when you need real women who can support, women who can relate with issues you face and who can help you find real and practical answers. Connect with us in rooms 224 (Rosa) or 344 (Athena) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. A Diane Roberts workbook: "Betrayal & Beyond" is needed and can purchase the book from the class leaders for $20 or in the Rockpile.
Women's Military Group ~ Study of Experiencing God led by Lisa Herrera We welcome all women living (or lived) the military lifestyle who wish to develop a deeper relationship with our Heavenly Father. Through this study, we can come to know God intimately, recognize His voice and understand His will for our lives. This member workbook can be purchased from the group leader for $10 or in the Rockpile.
Also, on Monday nights (starting January 16th) we will have:
If you would like to donate to the Women of the Rock ministry, click here.
For more information please contact Karen or Teresa:
Karen Stevens: [email protected]
Teresa Holderby: [email protected]
We look forward to being with you soon!