The women's ministry at CGS exists to shepherd and equip women in every season of life by challenging them to study and respond to God's word, develop authentic relationships, and influence their homes, church, workplace, community and world for Christ. Come join us as we get to know a real Jesus, for real women, living in and for a real world.
Women’s Leadership Team 2017-2018
If you are interested in getting involved and have questions, please feel free to contact any of the women listed above.
Join us as we study the life, ministry and biblical writings of the Apostle Peter, focusing particularly on 1 Peter. As a first-century Christian in a world hostile to the gospel, Peter will teach us to persevere in the face of suffering -- even today! His writings remind us of the “living hope” we have in Jesus Christ and the rich identity we share as His disciples. Peter doesn’t just deliver abstract teachings but applies the gospel to our daily lives. Through this study, we’ll learn what it means to live passionately for Jesus!
Women’s Wednesday Morning Bible Study
9:30-11:30 am. Begins September 2018, and runs through April 2019.
Our format focuses on Small Groups where we discuss the week’s lesson (prepared in advance) and its everyday application to our lives. Once a month we gather in one Large Group for a teaching/enrichment time from the lesson. Our study will take us into the life, ministry and writings of the Apostle Peter, with particular focus on the epistle of 1 Peter. NO previous knowledge of the Bible is needed as we will learn together. Childcare is available for ages 3 months to 4 years old. For more information please contact Michelle Bryan (919-880-0445).
Women’s Wednesday Evening Bible Study
7:00 - 8:45 pm. Meets same Wednesdays as morning study (September 2018-April 2019)
Our study will mirror the women’s Wednesday morning study, as it takes us into ministry and writings of one of Jesus' closest companions, the Apostle Peter. Preparation is encouraged using the same study guide as the morning study along with small group discussion to support growth through understanding Biblical truths and exploration of their every day applications. This study is provided for women who, for any reason, find it more convenient to attend an evening study. Child care is not provided for the evening study. For more information, contact Carol Horne.
Life is full of transitions, isn't it? Are you in the midst of one? Would you like a trustworthy, godly woman to walk with you as you navigate this phase of your journey? If you are interested in ways to connect in relationship with other women, such as through mentoring or through a small group that gathers around a common interest, please contact Jennifer Mallard.
Life-on-Life Groups (see below)
Abundant Joy offers one-on-one peer counseling, support groups, study groups, and prayer support for women dealing with anxiety, depression, stress, grief, loneliness, abuse, addiction, and other sensitive issues. For more information, visit the Abundant Joy website.
Are you interested in growing in the Lord, together with other women? Whether younger or older, married or single, professional or stay-at-home mom, relationships in Christ provide tremendous support and encouragement. Consider the following opportunities:
Life-on-Life Women's Groups
Are you looking for a way to get to know some other CGS women and enjoy encouraging fellowship? Would you like to enjoy a walk or study a book with others? We have four new groups beginning soon. Please contact directly the coordinator listed after each group if you would like to join or if you want more information. More information to come with regard to Fall 2018 groups.
Church-wide Women's Fellowships
Called to More: A New and Living Hope
We all have hopes—for happiness, good health, job security, marriage, children, friendships . . . Many times, these hopes cross over into a place of demands, and the result ends up leaving us with only crushed hopes, wondering what went wrong. The disciple Peter tells us that we have been, “Born again to a living hope” because of Jesus. What does that mean when everything around us woos us to hope in something/one else? Join us four times this year at our Women’s Fellowship Events, as we talk about the places where we tend to place so much of our hope, and the call to anchor our hope back in Christ. Join us on Thursday, October 11 from 7:00-8:30pm in room S212 for our first event of the year, “A Strange Hope.”
Thursday, October 18: "A Strange Hope," 7:00-8:30pm, Room S212
Saturday, December 1: "Hope in a Plan," 9:30-11:30am, Room S212
Thursday, January 31: "Hope in Relationships," 7:00-8:30pm, Room S212
Saturday, March 16: "Hope in Suffering"9:30-11:30am, Room S212