WOMEN'S MINISTRY

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Whether you are a long-time member of First Baptist Madison or a newcomer to our church and community, we hope that you will find a place to grow, connect, and serve in the many areas of ministry we offer. Women’s Ministry is designed to help a woman develop in her Christian Lifestyle. That includes ongoing spiritual enrichment through group and personal Bible study and activities inside and outside the church. In the past, the women have also attended conferences sponsored by our church, association, state and national organizations.

Statement of Purpose
The Women’s Ministry of First Baptist Madison seeks to bring glory to God by:

  • Involving women of all ages and walks of life in building relationships within the body of Christ.
  • Offering Bible studies, activities, and special events that will encourage spiritual growth and fellowship.
  • Equipping women to use their gifts and talents for service within the church as well as the community.

“…that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God.”
Colossians 1:10


 

Fall 2018 Women’s Bible Studies
Beginning September 2018

Fight Back with Joy by Margaret Feinberg
Sundays at 6:00pm
•Led by René Collins
•Begins September 9
In this study, Margaret reveals how joy is more than whimsy.  It is the weapon you can use to fight life’s battles.  It will help you expand your joy threshold by awakening to God’s fierce love for you; escape fear and regret by applying biblical strategies to whatever crisis you are facing; overcome depression as you re-ignite your imagination for laughter and celebration; discover freedom from the past by learning how to turn mourning into joy; and rise above endless demands and become more winsome, cheerful, and thankful.  No matter what your circumstances, you can practice defiant joy.  When you do, you will embrace a life that is richer and fuller than you’ve ever known before – a life radiant with joy.
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We Saved You a Seat: Finding and Keeping Lasting Friendships by Lisa-Jo Baker
Sundays at 6:00pm
•Led by Traci Hart
•Begins September 9
This Bible study is based on Matthew 22:36-40 which is a reference that Jesus made to the great commandment.  The author uses various passages about Jesus’ interactions with others to give us the ultimate example of what it means to be a true friend to all people whom God may have placed in our sphere of influence.   

Precept Bible Study: First Corinthians
Tuesdays at 9:00am
•Led by Glenda Sutherland
•Begins September 4   

Discerning the Voice of God by Priscilla Shirer
Tuesdays at 9:00am
•Led by René Lucas and Ruthie Courtney
•Begins September 4
Discover the root to clear and daily communication with God - humble obedience. Learn how surrender unlocks His many blessings intended for us, centers us in His will, and helps us discern His voice in everyday life.
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The Story
Thursdays at 6:00pm
•Led by Jennifer Martin
•Begins September 6
The Story small group study opens your eyes to God’s master plan as it unfolds in the lives of Biblical characters.  Discover the heart of God and the joy that comes as you align your life with God’s study.
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Sign up by contacting the class leader or by contacting Emilie Lynn at 601.790.2276.

Return from Exile: From Babylon to Jerusalem
Tuesdays at 1:00pm
•Led by Mary Jo Harrison
•Beginning September 4
•Contact Mary Jo in the library at 601.856.4673 to sign up for this study