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All women of First United are invited and encouraged to participate in PW Gatherings, circle meetings, special events and fund raisers. Presbyterian Women are dedicated to the mission of the Presbyterian Women of the Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy:

Forgiven and freed by God in Jesus Christ and empowered

by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves:

to nurture our faith through prayer and Bible study,

to support the mission of the Church worldwide,

to work for justice and peace, and

to build an inclusive, caring community of women that

strengthens the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and

and witnesses to the promise of God's Kingdom.

PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN’S GATHERINGS 2017-2018

All women are invited to attend Gatherings of Presbyterian Women on the first Friday of September, November, December, February, March and May. At each Gathering, a meal and fellowship are shared and a program presented. The Gathering in January will be on the first Saturday. There will also be two Day Outs: October 6 for a Guided Tour of Stained Glass Windows at 2nd Presbyterian Church in St. Louis and on April 6 for a Lunch & Learn Program at Eckert's. Details can be found in the monthly Steeple and in the Sunday bulletins.

PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN’S CIRCLES

A circle is a small group of women who meet monthly. In each circle, faith is nurtured and growth takes place through worship, Bible study, fellowship and outreach. There are three circles which meet at different times and days. These circles are open to all women.

LYDIA CIRCLE

2nd Thursday

7:00 pm

Conference Room

LAMPLIGHTERS CIRCLE

3rd Tuesday

1:00 pm

Cornell Commons

HANNAH CIRCLE

3rd Wednesday

11:30 am

Eversull Hall

BIBLE STUDY FOR 2017-2018

The Horizon’s Bible study this year is Cloud of Witnesses: The Community of Christ in Hebrews by Melissa Bane Sevier.

Contact PW Moderator Shirley Samples, 618-624-3340.

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