Women's Ministries

Whether it's gathering together around the Word, serving others together, or just connecting over your latest project there are many opportunities for women to meet and encourage one another in growing as disciples of Jesus Christ.

We also have a number of special women's events throughout the year---watch the upcoming events page for details on events like the Gala in the Garden, Ladies Ministries Stop & See, Traditions Tea, An Old-Fashioned Christmas, and others! 

Bible Study Opportunites

If you are interested in joining a group this spring contact Jo Coltrain.

Tuesday Connection
Tuesday mornings, 9:15-11:30 am  OR  Tuesday evenings 7:00-8:30 pm
Began January 17
Cost: $8 | Contact: Jo Coltrain

Grace: A Bible Study on Ephesians for Women, by Keri Folmar
Join us for a look into the Apostle Paul’s letter to the church in Ephesus. We’ll dig deep in the Scriptures to discover the unfolding of God’s glorious riches of grace in Christ. The morning session will spend time in a large group for singing and teaching as well as small groups for discussion, plus time in prayer and connecting with one another as sisters-in-Christ. The evening session is small group based and meets in a home. Please contact Jo Coltrain to check about childcare openings for the morning session.

Lunch Bunch
Second and fourth Wednesdays, 12:00 p.m.
Contact: Jo Coltrain
Join us as we consider the writings of a variety of authors with the purpose of deepening our walk with Christ.

Mothers of Children with Special Needs Bible Study
Second and fourth Tuesdays, 6:45 p.m.
Contact: Evanelle Olinger
If you have a child with special needs, visible or not, come meet with other moms who desire to grow in their knowledge of God, learn to put on his character, and live in relationship with others as disciples of Jesus Christ.

Service Opportunities

Pastors' Wives Encouragement Team
Contact: Jo Coltrain
Sign up to receive monthly emails which will include a reminder to pray for each of these women plus the “inside scoop” as we highlight one of our friends each month for you to know them better. You’ll also be notified of ways that you can help provide for their practical needs as they arise, such as meals after surgery, or help with babysitting when the new baby arrives, etc..

Love Thru Action
Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Contact: Pat White

Gather on Thursdays to help meet the physical and spiritual needs of those around the world and across the street. No special skills necessary, just a willingness to put your hands to work in a variety of ways. Come anytime that day and stay the whole morning or just for a part, you're welcome any time.

Interest Groups

Craft Group
Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Contact: Beth Mennenga
Bring your needlepoint project, knitting needles, crochet hook, quilting, or your latest project and join the fun and fellowship. Women are available to teach a new skill if you'd like to learn.

Craft Club
Once a month, dates vary
Contact: Jillian Brotherton
Bring your scrapbooking or other craft and enjoy some extended time to make progress on your projects while getting to spend time with other women. The group usually meets the second Friday of the month from 5 to 11 pm and occasionally adds a Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm. Let Jillian know if you’d like to be added to the email list.

Book Club
Third Thursdays, 7:00 p.m.
Contact: Robin Willford
Love to read? Join the club. This group meets each month in the library to discuss a book they've all read. Topics and genres of books vary. 

First Free Homeschool Group
Contact: Shelly Sinclair, 913-426-6699
This group meets monthly in a variety of settings and events for the purpose of growing our relationship with one another, increasing our knowledge, and loving others as Christ loves us. All homeschooling families in our church are welcome.

First Free Moms Facebook Group
Contact: Jennifer Brannon, 644-5093
Moms, use this Facebook group to connect outside of church for fun activities together, swapping clothes and baby items etc., or helping each other meet a variety of needs. Contact Jennifer to be added to the group.