We are women in love with Jesus and reflect that in our love for others, our sharing and service, our discipling, mentoring, comforting and cheerleading. We have lots of places to plug in, make new friends, deepen existing relationships and worship and serve the Lord. No matter what, we’re IN IT TOGETHER.
One Time Book Clubs
Books are $10 each (balance of cost is underwritten by the church). Registration is available below or Sundays at the Women’s table on the Plaza. Dessert will be served at each One Time Book Club Discussion.
Developing Female Leaders:
Navigate the Minefields and Release the Potential of Women in Your Church by Kadi Cole
Wednesday, October 9
Discussion led by Katie Smylie and Allison White in The Well.
What would your church look like in the future if it were to maximize the dormant gifts of the women God has brought there? In Developing Female Leaders, Kadi Cole, twenty-year veteran in leadership and people development, offers a practical strategy to help church and organizational leaders craft cultures that facilitate the development of women as volunteer and staff leaders.
The Bait of Satan:
Living Free from the Deadly Trap of Offense
by John Bevere
Wednesday, October 16
Discussion led by Jenni Key in The Well.
The Bait of Satan exposes one of the most deceptive snares Satan uses to get believers out of the will of God—offense. This trap restrains countless Christians, severs relationship, and widens the gulfs between us. Jesus said, “It is impossible that no offenses should come” (Luke 17:1). Although you will encounter offense, you can choose how you will react.
Half the Church:
Recapturing God’s Global Vision for Women
by Carolyn Custis James
Wednesday, October 23
Discussion led by Kristen Hartman and Kirsten Patterson in The Well.
Women make up at least half the population of the world and the church, but are they fully using their God-given gifts for His kingdom? Carolyn Custis James' Half the Church is a charge to broaden our view of women's vital participation and value in the global Body of Christ and embrace God's vision for kingdom work in which no woman—young or old, married or single, first world or third world—is left behind
Just Open the Door:
How One Invitation Can Change a Generation
by Jen Schmidt
Wednesday, November 6
Discussion led by Kimberly Long in The Well.
Hospitality is one of the best ways to live out the two greatest commandments: loving God with all your heart and your neighbor as yourself. Just Open the Door sheds light on cultural expectations and biblical hospitality to help you create a legacy of invitation and reflect Jesus through simple acts of service.
ENGAGE: Tuesday Morning
Fall 2019 | Sep 17 - April 28
Tuesdays 9:00-11:30 am
NC Multipurpose Room
Director: Janette Petrie
Job: A Story of Unlikely Joy by Lisa Harper
Women will also receive the supplemental book, The Sacrament of Happy: What a Smiling God Brings to a Wounded World, by Lisa Harper.
Is it possible to deal with pain and anguish while also experiencing God's sovereignty over absolutely everything? Yes! And our large group times of worship and teaching DVD's as well as small group times of sharing, personal application, encouragement and prayer give us strength for the journey. Join us!
For more information, please email Katie Smylie.
A PLACE FOR YOU: Wednesday Morning
Join with like minded women to study God’s word, build relationships that support one another with love, encouragement and spiritual growth. Large group worship and prayer, small group lesson discussions.
Fall 2019 | Sep 4 - Dec 11
Wednesdays 9:00-11:30 am
NC Multipurpose Room
Leaders: Donna Warren, Lucy Polen and Marilyn Allmon
Women of Faith: Experiencing the Love of God
Contact: Marilyn Allmon | 714.420.4017
THE PURSUIT: Thursday Morning
Enjoy live teaching, small group discussion and worship as we become more transparent, grow in faith and service and support one another.
Fall 2019 | Sep 12 - Dec 5
Thursdays 9:00-11:30 am
Childcare cost: $84 per child/fall semester
Director: Katie Smylie
Abide: A Study of 1, 2, 3 John by Jen Wilkin
For more information, please email Katie Smylie.
CBS: Friday Morning
Join with other women to learn more about the Lord Jesus Christ through in-depth Bible study. Each week, you’ll participate in small group discussions and a large group teaching.
Fall 2019 | Sep 13 - May 8
Friday mornings, 9:00 - 11:15am
$35 per adult; $10 per child
Curriculum: 1 & 2 Corinthians
Classes | Groups | Events
Abortion Recovery Class
You might think you will never get over your abortion. You may even think you should feel the regret, shame, and loneliness of this decision made recently or long ago.
That is just not true.
You deserve to find healing and forgiveness in a nonjudgmental and caring environment. We understand and want to help you become the woman or man you were meant to be, free and thriving.
Class fee is covered by Fullerton Free.
This 10-week class helps women and men (in separate classes) emotionally and spiritually process their struggles following an abortion. With a small class size and compassionate support, you will find the courage to face the pain of a previous abortion or abortions, no matter how many years it’s been.
Dates & Times
Mondays | August 26, 2019 | 7: 00 pm–9:00 pm
Tuesdays | August 27, 2019 | 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Tuesdays | August 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm–9:00 pm
Woman: Aware & Choosing
Fall 2019 | Sep 12 - Oct 24
Thursday evenings, 7:00-9:00pm
Cost: $30 for new registrants; $5 for alumni
Leader: Sandi Dickerson
Women often struggle to see how their identity shapes their relationships and interactions with others.
MOPS & MOMSnext
Are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life? Sometimes we need the reminder that life is meant to be lived to the full. That it is okay to enjoy ourselves, to let our hair down, to worry less and to really suck the marrow out of life. Because as far as we can tell, this is exactly how God intended for us to live – fully and abundantly. Moms, this is our chance for a fresh start. Here’s to a year of living the full life. Full of fun, joy, refreshment, trust and rejuvenation. May we, together, live life TO THE FULL.
MOPS & MOMSnext are available to a wide range of moms. If you're a pregnant mom still waiting to meet your little one or if you're a mom to kindergarteners or those in elementary school, you're welcome here! New this year is our MOMSnext program which provides for those mamas who have ‘aged out’ of MOPS but still want to be part of this amazing community. MOMSnext will meet the second Track of our fall calendar.
If you have any additional questions or issues along the way, please email Kristen Jones [MOPS] or Sarah Ferraro [MOMSnext] and we will work to find a solution as fast as we can. If you have not received a response in 24 hours, please call Women's Ministries at the Fullerton Free Church office: 714.257.4312.
Fall 2019 | Sep 17/24 - Dec 3/10
Tuesday mornings, 9:00-11:30am
Two tracks, each meets alternate Tuesdays
The Commons on the main campus
MOPS Leader: Kristen Jones
MOMSnext Leader: Sarah Ferraro
$50 per semester for moms; $42 per child for fall semester
Registration for Fall 2019 is NOW OPEN at fullertonmops.com
For information on registration, please contact Kati Mitchell: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bite Size is intergenerational groups of 10-12 women who meet in homes for five weeks for friendship and connection. Not a Bible study or prayer group or accountability group—although all those things might happen—but rather a time to just relax together and make some new friends.
Watch the website or e-news for the 2020 start date.