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2019-2020 Women’s Ministry: “DEVOTED”
 
“They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship
to the breaking of bread and to prayer” (Acts 2:32)
 
This year’s theme scripture verse provides the perfect outline for all that the Women’s Ministry desires to share with the women of Westminster this year!  Join us as we launch into a year filled with new opportunities to study, support, and serve!
 
Bible Study & Teaching
 
All women are invited to attend!  Come once, twice, or consistently throughout.  We would love to have you join us!  Bible studies are a great way to really get to know other women & grow in your faith!
 
Hannah Circle
Friday mornings, 9:30-11:30 am – Begins September 13
Meeting at the Church, Choir Room
Studying the book Even Better Than Eden by Nancy Gutherie along with service projects, guest speakers, and wisdom from Joan Ihlenfeld.  Childcare provided.
Contact Andrea Johnson, 724-712-4453
 
Elizabeth Circle
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 1:00-3:00 pm – Begins Sept. 24
Meeting at the Church, Room 104
Studying the book From Garden to Glory by Courtney Doctor, which looks at the Biblical narrative from Genesis to Revelation.
Contact Barb Frengel, 724-991-7428
 
Joanna Circle
Every other Thursday, 6:30-8:00 pm – Begins October 10
Meeting at 120 Pleasantview Avenue, Butler 16001
Studying All Things New, a study of II Corinthians by Kelly Minter.
Childcare available upon request.
Contact Crystal Furman, 724-822-0186
 
Abigail Circle
Gathering once a month, 9:00-10:30 am – Begins October 12
Meeting at 221 Beech Road, Butler, 16001
Abigail Circle is unique among our circles!  We meet once a month and discuss a new book each time. Light refreshments are served.
Next Meeting Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
Next Book: The Imperfect Disciple: Grace for People Who Can’t Get Their Act Together, by Jared C. Wilson
Contact Pat Scheffler, 724-822-1414
 
 
 
 
Need a Word of Encouragement?
 
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CDM is the discipleship ministry of the PCA.  The purpose of their Women’s Ministry is to “strengthen the church by equipping, connecting, and encouraging women in the church to know Christ personally and be committed to extending His kingdom in her life, home, church, community, and throughout the world.  The enCourage blog and podcast seek to give encouragement that is easily accessible for all women.”  To check out their weekly podcast and other resources of encouragement, click on the link below!
 
 
Fellowship Events
 
Special events have been planned throughout the year to give women the opportunity to meet together to talk, encourage, and connect with one another!
 
Fall Brunch & Music Fest
Saturday, September 21, 2019; 10:30 am – Noon
Help us kick off the start of another year of women’s ministry!  Delight the palette as we share a catered brunch together. . .
Delight the ear with the music of talented Westminster women. . .
Delight the heart & connect with women who love the Lord. . .
Lift your spirit as we start a new ministry year together!
Please bring a new blank journal (5×7 or smaller).  RSVP Required by September 15, 2019.
 
Make-a-Card Party
October 19, 2019; 10:00 – Noon
All women and girls are invited!  We will be designing cards for those in our church family who could benefit from some written encouragement!  All supplies are provided.
Contact: Amanda McCaslin, 724-968-9210
 
Holiday Tea at New Haven Court
December 7, 2019; 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy lunch and conversation with the residents of New Haven Court followed by a vocal performance from Westminster’s children’s choir.  Come spread the love of Christ during this holiday season!
Contact: Kelly Condon, 724-824-3904
 
Meals on Wheels Baking Day
January 2020 (Saturday date TBD)
Join us as we gather in the church kitchen to bake cookies, brownies, and bars to donate to our friends at Meals on Wheels.
Contact: Karen DeLorenzo, 724-991-0819
 
Food Drive
February 2020 (Month-long event)
Help us feed the hungry in our community by filling Westminster’s Food Cupboard with a month’s worth of supplies.  Buy food, carry groceries, lend a helping hand, and encourage the entire congregation to donate during this special time of collection!
Contact: Mitzi Morgan, 724-287-6427
 
Spring Retreat
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Perrin Hall
Join us for a time of teaching, fellowship, breaking of bread, and spiritual refreshment as we wrap up the program year with a daylong retreat.  We’ll focus on deepening our understanding of and devotion to prayer.