Bringing women closer to God and each other through Bible study, fellowship, and service

WELCOME TO MRCC WOMEN’S MINISTRY

Women from the community as well as Memorial Road are invited to participate in all of our women’s activities and Bible studies. Registration information (where applicable) is below. To be added to our women’s ministry e-mail list to receive info when new Bible studies or activities are starting, or to assist in women’s ministry further by serving as an event helper, greeter, registration table worker, or communications rep for your Sunday Bible class, contact Lori Walle at 405-213-4725 or LWalleSL@aol.com.

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Secret Sisters

September 1 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm

Please remember your "sister" daily in prayer and at least once a month through December with a small gift or card.

NEST For Widows

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 12 times

NEST (Nurture Encourage Support Together) for Widows is a group for widows of all ages from MRCC and the community. Meetings are normally held the second Monday of each month from 7-8:30 PM in A105-6.

Quilting Connection

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, happening 12 times

Beginning and experienced quilters are invited to S-1, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (come and go) on the third Thursday of each month. QUILTING CONNECTION WILL NOT MEET IN SEPTEMBER.

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Women’s Ministry Programs

Monthly Restaurant Groups

Monthly brunch, lunch, dinner, and coffee intergenerational groups run through May 2020 to provide ways to get to know a small group of women while trying out new places. Groups meet on the second week of each month on a particular day. To inquire about availability or to be added to a group, contact Lori Walle at 405-213-4725 or LWalleSL@aol.com.

Single Women’s Activities Group

Single Women’s Activities Group (SWAG) is for single women of all ages and life stages from both Memorial Road and the community. Activities are planned at various times and places and include a monthly brunch group, Game Nights, movies, large group dinners, and service projects. To join this group and receive e-mails about upcoming plans, please contact Carolyn Donaghey at cdjoyfulpraise@gmail.com or 479-841-0390.

FALL WEDNESDAY NIGHTS

heartfelt: A Woman’s Guide to Creating Meaningful Friendships by Joneal Kirby (founder of heartfelt Ministries)

Led by Zina Siemer and Robyn Yahola over Zoom, September 9-December 2, 7-8 PM

Do you have a heart for other Christian women?
Want to learn more about making connections with other age groups?
Come join us in a book study of “heartfelt: A Woman’s Guide to Meaningful Friendships.”

Trustworthy: Overcoming Our Greatest Struggles to Trust God

This Lysa TerKeurst video study on 1 & 2 Kings led by Pattie Simmons will be offered at MRCC (with masks), September 9-December 2, 7-8 PM

Learn to loosen your grip of trying to control people and circumstances in your life by taking steps to truly rely on God. Identify your trust issues with God and how to overcome them as you study life lessons from the kings of the Old Testament.

The Power of Praying For Your Adult Children

Led by Stormie Omartian

Parenting doesn’t stop when your children graduate. While there is more to be concerned about, we have less control. Learn what every parent of an adult child needs to know, then how to pray scripture over 15 specific areas of their life. This small group study will be led by Kathy Thompson and Diana Hawley June 3-September 2, 7-8 p.m. 

Register here by August 30 for fall Wednesday night women’s classes. Contact Lori Walle at 405-213-4725 or LWalleSL@aol.com with any questions.

Fall SMALL GROUP Bible Studies

Studies in various formats will be offered on Wednesday mornings this fall.

Finding God Faithful: A Study on the Life of Joseph (videos by Kelly Minter)

Led by Tiffany Wiederstein at MRCC (with masks), September 9-October 28, 9:30-11 AM

In this study you will encounter the trustworthy sovereignty of God, learn to trust God’s purposes when life doesn’t make sense, recognize how God is working in your waiting, and rest in the sufficiency of God’s presence in every circumstance.

In His Image: 10 Ways God Calls Us to Reflect His Character by Jen Wilkin

Led by Mary Ann Rosenbalm on her patio, September 9-October 14, 9:30-10:30 AM

By exploring 10 characteristics of who God is–holy, loving, just, good, merciful, gracious, faithful, patient, truthful, and wise–this book study helps us understand who God intends for us to be.

Take Courage: A Study of Haggai (videos by Jennifer Rothschild)

Led by Debbie Petersen over Zoom, September 9-October 21, 9:30-11 AM

Sometimes the landscapes of our lives feel wrecked, with our hope and purpose in shambles. Like Haggai, we too get distracted and discouraged. However, God’s presence and promises give us courage to press on and trust Him with our story.

Register here by August 30 for Fall Small Group Bible Studies! Contact Lori Walle at 405-213-4725 or LWalleSL@aol.com with any questions.

CWBS (CENTER FOR WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDIES)

A Study of Ephesians

Lessons from the Lives of David, Saul, and Samuel

CWBS is a Thursday morning small group women’s Bible study open to all ladies in the community who desire an in-depth study of God’s word. If you are looking for a welcoming, affirming place to dig into the Word with other women who desire a deeper relationship with God, we invite you to join us. CWBS offers a wonderful combination of accountability, support, and fellowship. Unfortunately groups are full for the 2020-21 year, but watch for an expanded selection of groups in Fall 2021!

This year we are going back to the Old Testament to study the life of David, along with Samuel and Saul, through the books of I and II Samuel. Each of these men was uniquely chosen by God. Chosen to play an important role in God’s study of redeeming His chosen people. Most of our study will center around the life of David, described in the Bible as a man after God’s own heart. High praise for a man whose heart struggled with doubt, fear, selfishness, sexual purity, and even premeditated murder. What lessons can we learn from David’s relationship with God? What hope does His story give us for finding forgiveness and redemption?

Meeting Times & Registration

Small groups meet weekly on Thursday mornings from 9:30 – 11:00. Childcare is provided during all of our CWBS studies and luncheons. Please pre-register for childcare when you sign up for CWBS. We also offer optional extended childcare twice during our study. For $5/child, you can leave your little ones with MRCC babysitters until 1:00 and enjoy some extra free time.

Our study of 1 and 2 Samuel will run from September 5-November 21 and resumes on January 9, with an extended break during the holiday season. This 23-week study concludes for the year on April 9.

For more information, contact Diana Perkins at bperkokc@aol.com or 405-255-1900.

Register here for the CWBS study of 1 and 2 Samuel


WOMEN’S MINISTRY LEADERS

Women’s Ministry Director

Delise Williams

Women’s Fellowship Coordinator

Mary Ann Rosenbalm

Women’s Curriculum Coordinator

Communications & Small Group Studies

Joy Cleek

Unpacking the Boxes Coordinator

Diana Perkins

CWBS