Our Women

    Women of Bethel are enthusiastically involved in many areas of church and community life. This brochure outlines our Values, Vision, Purpose and initiatives. We hope you will take advantage of some of these programs and activities and join us as a participant or volunteer.

    Values

    Fellowship/Friendship, Modelling Christ, Relevance

    Vision

    • To promote fellowship/friendship among women of Bethel
    • To provide relevant opportunities for the women of Bethel and the community
    • To promote and increase interest and participation in Christian service
    • To promote & support local & worldwide missions.

     

    Purpose

    To attempt to model Christ by responding to needs and encouraging spiritual growth among the women of Bethel and the community.

    Our Activities

    Tuesday Mornings, 9:30 am at the church: WOMEN’S BIBLE COFFEE HOUR – Rotating Study Leaders. Childcare is available.

    Tuesdays Evenings, 7:30 pm at the church: WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL NIGHT ­ 

    Wednesday Mornings, 10:15am at the Church: MOMS AND TOTS – a fellowship time for community moms with preschoolers.

    Last Sunday of Sept, Nov, Jan, Mar, and May, after church, locations to be announced: SINGLE WOMEN’S LUNCH – All single women welcome to enjoy a delicious lunch and a good time of sharing and mutual encouragement. 

    An annual retreat at the church - WOMEN’S DAY APART - planned and hosted by conveners and open to women of Bethel and the community at large. This popular event features a speaker, workshops and a noon lunch.

    Services We Provide

    SOCIAL SERVICE – This committee organizes food services for church-sponsored or BWM-sponsored activities, including for funerals as specified in the Policy for Funeral Lunches. 

    GOOD CHEER – This committee arranges cards, meals, baby showers, and other caring acts for Bethel congregants during times of need or celebration, and is governed by policy. 

    PRAYER CHAINIf you have a prayer request you would like passed through these chains (email and phone), please write out your request as you would like it to appear and contact the prayer chain coordinator. 

    MISSIONARY NEWSOur Missionary News Reporter gathers and compiles pertinent updates about missionaries and the organizations they represent, and makes this available at women’s events. This keeps us up to date on the needs of our missionaries as we keep them in our prayers.

    DECORATING COMMITTEE – These women are responsible for the provision of flowers and appropriate décor in the sanctuary and throughout the church. They provide floral arrangements for Sunday services and decorate the church for Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.