Presbyterian Women support the mission of the church through: Friendship, Spiritual growth, Fellowship, Service projects
PW Purpose: 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, to build an inclusive, caring community of women that strengthens the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and witnesses to the promise of God’s kingdom.
Theme for 2019-2020: “Actions of the Heart”
Our actions follow our heart. This year the Presbyterian Women will be embracing our theme “Actions of the Heart” as we reach out to help others in our community, nation, and the world with our mission projects. Our goal is to educate ourselves through our Bible studies and speakers to help us understand our part in God’s world and to open up our hearts and minds to help others. If our heart is set on God, then our actions will follow
Bible Study Program:
Horizons Bible Study this year is “Love Carved in Stone: A Fresh Look at the Ten Commandments”. Denia will be leading a Bible study on Lesson 1, Words of Love: I Am Your God; You Shall Have No Others on Sunday, September 8 from 11:30 am to 12:30 in 2A1 (Upper Room). Everyone is welcome to attend.
Coordinating Team plans and directs activities of PW. It is composed of the officers and circle leaders
Moderator Barbara Coffey
Acting Vice Moderator Phyllis Brewer
Treasurers Christine Holsen & Shirley Couberly
Acting Secretary Karen Vied
Historian Pennie Clouser
Mission/World Service Connie Clark & Anne Laye
Together In Service/Prayer Shawl Ministry Joy Fischer & Karen Vied
- Women’s Bible/Book Study Meets weekly on Thursdays. 10:00 - 11:30 am at the church in room Upper room 2D1
- Together in Service /Prayer Shawl Ministry Meets 2nd Sat. 9 am to noon, at church in the Upper Room 2D1 - Co-leaders: Joy Fischer & Karen Vied.
- Women’s Book Club Meets 3rd Fri. 10:00 am, at church in room F-5
Fall Gathering Sat. Oct. 12th, Details still being determined
Winter Gathering: Sat. Dec. 7th, Details still being determined
Spring Gathering was held Sat. March 7th, Details still being determined
Summer Gathering 2019: Sat. June 8th, 2:00 pm-3:30pm. Nourishment of our minds, bodies and souls through, planting, harvesting and giving of ourselves
Monthly Mission/World Service: Presbyterian Women demonstrates faith and commitment through mission service projects within the local church, community and the world.
Sept: Valley Veteran's Foundation - Women in the Military Scholarships- Las Positas College
Oct: Livermore Valley School District ( Nurses)
Nov 18: Church wide Blanket Sunday/ and PW Thank Offering
Dec: Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) - Northern Ca. Wildfire Victims
Jan: Vision Project
Feb: Interfaith food pantry
March: Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley
Apr: PW Birthday Offering
May: Living Water World Missions
June: Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA ) Refugee and Asylum Seeker Emergencies
July/Aug: School Backpack Project, Livermore, CA - More Information
Meet monthly for Bible study, Mission/World Service projects and worship.
Hannah Circle Meets 2nd· Mon. 7:00 pm, at church in room F5 Leader: Christine Holsen
Martha Circle Meets 3rd Wed. 1:30 pm at Heritage Estates, 900 East Stanley Ave., 2nd floor activity room Leader: Mary Rizzo
Rebecca Circle - Bring a sack lunch! Meets 2nd Mon. Noon, at church in room F5 Leader: Sally Swanson
Sarah Circle - Bring a sack lunch! Meets 2nd Wed 12 pm-2 pm, at church in room F5 Leader: Phyllis Brewer
Was held this year at
Enchanted Hills Camp, Mt. Veeder, Napa
|The theme was: God is the one who provides food for all living things. God’s faithful love lasts forever - Psalm 136: 25
The retreat includes 5 meals and two nights lodging in comfortable, renovated cabins.
This retreat was a great opportunity to make new friends and enjoy the beauty of Mt. Veeder.