grace point women


Our Women’s Ministry exists to nurture growing in the grace and knowledge of Christ our Savior, to gather in fellowship and engage in service. Our prayer is that we would delight and abide together in God's Word, be renewed and transformed through the study of the Scriptures, cherish and share the Gospel, equip women to serve Christ and others, and develop and strengthen intimate friendships with other women. Our goal is to please and honor God, to know Him fully and to experience His freedom to fulfill His purposes for our lives. We know all of this is only possible by and because of God's grace and provision.


Our Women's Ministry Bible studies, outreaches and special events are for women of all ages and seasons of life.  We connect women through Bible studies, Women's Outreach and Fellowship, mentoring, praying for our children and families, our quilters, walking and our special events. We invite you to participate in the various expressions of this vital ministry.


Contact our Director of Women's Ministry, Sharon Sloan, any time at: women@gracepointpa.org.


To sign up to receive the Women's Ministry monthly email newsletter, select "Women's Ministry" HERE.


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bible Studies

Knowing God more intimately and life change happen through the study of His Word and when we gather in biblical community and connect with others. We do this in groups where we can know, challenge and care for each other, encourage each other to grow spiritually, and invite others to join us. Bible Studies are a great way to meet other women who love God and want to study His Word together.


Questions? women.studies@gracepointpa.org


CURRENT BIBLE STUDIES:


  • Daily - Chronological Bible In A Year
  • Tuesday Evening Divorce Care for Women - with Ana Maria Wall (GP Care Ministries)
  • Wednesday Morning Moms Together - with Denise Nichols
  • Wednesday Morning - with Sheryl Vasso and Sue Weber
  • Wednesday Evening - with Kyoko Kneller, Julia Bonner and Jen Nolte
  • Wednesday Evening Young Adult Women (ages 20-35) - with Lynn Ely and Friends
  • Jueves por la mañana - Estudio bíblico en español  (Thursday Morning - Spanish Bible Study) - with Ana Maria Wall
  • Thursday Evening Gather and Grow - with Denise Nichols and Sharon Sloan


If you are new to Bible study, we are THRILLED to have you join us as we learn God's Word together!! If you already have a study at Grace Point you love and to which you are committed, or if you are adding an additional study, we are BLESSED by your faithfulness!! 

Looking forward to all the good things God has planned as we grow in our relationships with Him by studying His Word!

~Sharon Sloan, Director of Women's Ministry


Chronological Bible In A Year 2021

Women's Ministry is delighted to invite you to join us in
reading through the Bible in a year chronologically in 2021!
Please go HERE for are the details and to register!!!

It's never too late to join!



Divorce Care For Women

Tuesday evening, 7:00 p.m. at Grace Point

(Offered through our Care Ministries)

September 14 - December 7, 2021

Leader: Ana Maria Wall

REGISTER HERE

Current Study: Divorce Care

This study helps women who are separated or divorced

discover hope in and experience healing

through Christ, who is our hope and peace.

This study is under our Care Ministries. 

Contact: care@gracepointpa.org



Moms Together

Wednesday Morning, 9:45 - 11:15 a.m. at Grace Point

September 22 - December 8, 2021

Leader: Denise Nichols

Contact: moms.together@gracepointpa.org

Moms of little ones, you are invited to join us

for a time of fellowship and refreshment in God's Word.

Child care is provided! (Please register below!)

REGISTER HERE

Current Study: In His Image by Jen Wilkin

By exploring ten characteristics of who God is- holy, 

loving, just, good, merciful, gracious, faithful, patient, truthful, and wise-

this study helps us understand who God intends for us to be.  

Through Christ, the perfect reflection of the image of God, 

we will discover how God's own attributes impact how we live, 

leading to freedom and purpose as we follow His will and are conformed to His image. 



Wednesday Morning Bible Study

Wednesday Morning, 10:00 - 11:15 a.m. at Grace Point

September 15 - December 15, 2021

(This study is also available via Zoom.)

Room 302 - The Conference Room

Leaders: Sheryl Vasso and Sue Weber

This Bible study is sponsored by Words of Worth, Inc..

Child care available! (Please register.)

REGISTER HERE

Current Study: What's In A Name?

"Some boast in chariots and some in horses; 

but we will boast in the name of the Lord, our God.” (Psalm 20:7) 

Unfortunately, people and products often do not live up to their names. 

How hopeless and insecure we feel when we cannot place our trust in the meaning of a name! 

But God always lives up to His name. In biblical times when God’s people had a special need, 

God revealed a name that would identify an aspect of His character to provide the solution to the problem at hand. 

Knowing the names of God will deepen your faith so you can have confidence

to face any situation because you will have assurance in His name.




Wednesday Evening Bible Study

Wednesday Evening, 7:00 p.m.

(Zoom with some in-person)

Dates: September 29 - December 8, 2021

Leaders: Kyoko Kneller, Julia Bonner-Eckel and Jen Nolte

REGISTER HERE

Current Study: God of Deliverance by Jen Wilkin

"Blessed be the Lord, who has delivered you." (Exodus 18:10)

In this Bible study of Exodus 1-18, Jen Wilkin shows us

Israel's story is our story: the same God who delivered Israel delivers all

those He loves from slavery, from sin and from service to the pharaohs of this world.

He lifts our eyes to the Promised Land He has prepared where we dwell with

I AM and worship Him as the ONE true God.  




Young Adult Women (ages 20s - early 30s) - Wednesday Evening

Women who are single, married, grad students, young professionals

and young moms are all welcome to seek to know Jesus more with us!

Wednesday Evening, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at a home in Newtown (and Zoom)

Leader: Lynn Ely and Friends

Contact Lynn here: young.adults@gracepointpa.org

REGISTER HERE

Current Study: September 29 - November 3, 2021 - "Daughters of Grace" Bible Study

Purchase Bible Study HERE.

The six-week Daughters of Grace Bible study looks at the lives of 28 women

through the Old and New Testaments whose testimonies of redemption

glorify God and shine the light of the Gospel of grace. 


Next Study: November 17 - December 15, 2021 - The Lord's Prayer

Purchase Bible Study HERE.

This three-week study takes an in depth look into the Lord’s Prayer in Matthew 6:5-15 accompanied by supporting scripture. Woven with the elements of prayer, we will study the meaning behind every line of this intentional prayer that Jesus modeled before His disciples. You may even be surprised by the truths uncovered in this common prayer. Understanding the important elements of this prayer sets a foundation for our prayer lives. With instruction from God’s Word, we answer the questions of why we pray and how we are to pray. Dive deeper into an understanding of prayer, while shaping and developing your own prayer life.

(Excerpt from The Daily Grace Co.)





Estudiemos La Biblia

Thursday Morning, 10:30 a.m. in Newtown

September 9 - November 25, 2021 - "Abigail" Bible Study

Leader: Ana Maria Wall

Contact Ana Maria for time and location: spanish.women@gracepointpa.org

REGISTER HERE

Come study the Bible in Spanish and enjoy Spanish hospitality! 

Join us on Thursdays for time in God's Word, prayer and fellowship.

Abigail - 1 Samuel 25




Thursday Evening Gather and Grow Bible Study

Thursday Evening, 7:00 - 8:45 p.m. at Grace Point

Dates: September 23 - December 16

Leaders: Denise Nichols and Sharon Sloan

REGISTER HERE

Current Study: Seeking Him By Nancy Woglemuth & TIm Grissom

Purchase Bible Study HERE.

Seeking Him is a Bible study that helps you move forward in faith by

casting your gaze upon God—the key to personal revival. 

When you encounter God, the revival that comes is not just an emotional touch; 

it's a complete transformation, one that happens in your heart

and spills out into your home, church and world.

Discover the joy of a revived life—in your vertical relationship with God, 

and your horizontal relationships with others—through the twelve sessions of this Bible study.

Seeking Him is grounded in the Gospel and gets you into Scripture,

moving you forward toward true joy in the Lord.


WOMEN'S OUTREACH AND FELLOWSHIP


If you enjoy keeping your hands busy while sharing in sweet fellowship, then this group is for you. We share the Gospel by supporting missionaries and local ministries. We create, collect, and donate tangible items to assist them in reaching others for Christ.


We gather monthly on the third Wednesday from September to June from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in Room 403 - The Clubhouse. (We do not meet in December.) Bring lunch for yourself. Dessert and beverages will be served. Childcare is provided until 11:45 a.m. 


We would love to have you join us! We have women of all ages and all skill levels of crafting. There are a variety of projects we work on together each month. 


If you would like to connect with Jasmine Kortepeter, our Women's Outreach & Fellowship Coordinator, you can reach her at women.fellowship@gracepointpa.org. You may also call the church office at 215.968.2354, and we will connect Jasmine with  you.


We look forward to meeting you!


Our Autumn 2021 - Spring 2022 Dates:


September 15, 2021

October 20, 2021

November 17, 2021

January 19, 2022

February 16, 2022

March 16, 2022

April 20, 2022

May 18, 2022

June 8, 2022 (Lunch)


CURRENT LIST OF DONATION REQUESTS

  • Complimentary/travel-sized soaps, shampoos, etc. 
  • Gently used costume jewelry
  • Small gifts for women
  • Gently used toys, books, puzzles (for all ages of children)
  • Men’s NEW white tube socks
  • Remnants of NEW cotton fabric and flannel
  • Leftover NEW Christmas wrapping paper
  • Leftover NEW Christmas curling ribbon
  • Medium sizes of shaving cream, deodorants, lotion, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Knitted or crocheted baby blankets, shoulder wraps, slipper socks, preemie hats and booties



mentoring

Mentoring is God’s idea – and God’s idea for us. We believe that God wants us to be in each other’s lives for the purpose of growing deeper in our relationships with Jesus. This can occur in casual, informal friendships, or in a formal mentoring relationship.  


“Spiritual mentoring is walking alongside of another person in his or her spiritual journey with the focus on Jesus... (It’s) an invitation…freely declared to all growing followers of Jesus as a fact, rather than an option. Spiritual mentoring helps us all transform together in Jesus!” (Ele Parrott in Transforming Together, pp 47-48.) 


The GP Women’s Mentoring Ministry seeks to provide opportunities for women to connect with one another so that they can grow in relationships to encourage each other, while coming alongside one another in humility and love to partner in life’s journey together with God.



To help in this process, the Mentoring Ministry offers the following:

  • Mentoring Series (M&Ms) each winter – where women grow in their relationships with one another as they dig deeper into God’s Word. Teaching for this 8-week study is specifically from Titus 2. At the conclusion of the series, the women are paired in mentoring relationships (by way of their personal input) for 10 months.       
  • No Mentor Left Behind (NMLB) - is designed to ensure that each mentor feels supported and has the best opportunity to develop a strong and healthy relationship with her mentee. For the first year of any formal mentoring relationship, each mentor will have available to her a Team Member of NMLB who will offer encouragement through regular contact and prayer. This Team Member can provide resources or study suggestions and offer support to the mentor about any concerns or barriers in connecting with her mentee. A Team Member will pray with the mentor and for the mentor.

Interested? Contact Barb Brown if you are interested in the M&M Series or have any questions. We will help you with the next steps! You can also complete our Mentoring Profile form online.


We recommend that all women interested in mentoring read Transforming Together by Ele Parrott. You can borrow this book from the church library, or you might want to purchase your own copy. There are a lot of great, little nuggets you'll want to underline and refer back to from time to time.


For a list of suggestions (both studies or books to use in mentoring relationships) review our Mentoring Resources List.


We love you so much, we are delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God, but our lives as well. (adapted from 1 Thessalonians 2:8)


Have a Mentor. Be a Mentor.


Our Mentoring Ministry Leadership Team ~ Barb Brown (Coordinator), Marlene Bollman, Denise Nichols, Michelle Piccioni, Denise O'Brien, Sandy Schnittjer and Joan Zeberlein.

GP QUILTERS

Do you like working with fabric, sewing or quilting? Or would you like to LEARN how to quilt? Join us on selected Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to make quilts together. Bring your lunch and your sewing machine, if you have one. (We do have extra sewing machines here at church.)


Our quilters meet to make quilts to bring love and comfort to seriously ill or children in need in our area. We donate the quilts we make together to various organizations (such as Quilts for Kids and Esperanza Health Center), who then deliver the quilts to pediatric hospitals and foster care ministries. 



Autumn 2021 - Spring 2022 Saturday Dates:

  • August 21, 2021
  • September 18, 2021
  • October 16, 2021
  • November 20, 2021
  • December 18, 2021
  • January 15, 2022
  • February 19, 2022
  • March 19, 2022
  • April 16, 2022
  • May 21, 2022
  • June 18, 2022

We are sew hoping to see you! ~ Barb Lewis


For information, contact Barb Lewis at quilters@gracepointpa.org.