Women’s Ministry

Women's Ministry

Welcome to the Stonebrook Women’s Ministry Web page! We are excited for another ministry year! This year, our focus will be on women’s emotional health. We will talk about things such as gratitude, forgiveness, and sexuality at our Saturday morning SIP! (Sisters in Progress) times.

Our Bible study offering this fall will take us into the Psalms! “Go to the Psalms when you are happy and everything seems right with you. Sing laments to God when your life seems to crumble. When God hears your prayer, don’t forget to thank him for his kindness. When you are frightened, be encouraged by the psalms of confidence. Heed the psalms of wisdom. Above all, go to the psalms to be honest with God. (Longman)

We will have some social times so that we can get to know each other (such as movie nights and Christmas card craft times) as well as service projects (such as collecting snacks for Meeker and Mitchell Schools, Caroling at nursing homes at Christmas, etc.).

And, our retreat this year will feature Shaly Moyal as our main speaker. Shaly works at Walnut Creek Church in Des Moines, and has spoken at the annual Faithwalkers conference. Much is still in the planning works for the retreat, but we hope that you will mark your calendars for April 3-4. You will not want to miss this popular event!

We hope that there will be something for you this year in women’s ministry. Our hearts are to serve you and watch you grown in your relationship with Jesus!

The Women’s Ministry Core Team

Want to keep up with other women in the ministry? Join our Facebook group!

Feb. 29 SIP! (Sisters in Progress)

What does Biblical purity look like, and how do we pursue it in our modern culture?  Shaly Moyal and Dena Bennett from Walnut Creek Church will lead this Saturday morning seminar examining sexual integrity, purity, and the pursuit of God in heart and mind.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 29
Seminar: 9 am - noon /  Lunch: noon - 1 pm
Cost: $10

All women are invited!  Moms are encouraged to bring their high-school and middle-school-aged daughters.

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2020 Women's Retreat
April 3-4, Hidden Acres
Every Piece: God's Mosaic

Ladies of Stonebrook! We invite you to join us for our annual retreat April 3rd-4th at Hidden Acres. We will explore how each aspect of us is an important part of the mosaic that God has created us to be. Early bird tickets are available online for $75.00 (a $15 savings)  from Sunday, January 26th until March 1st. Registration includes four meals and snacks, shared motel style lodging, and all retreat materials. Check the online registration form for alternative ticket types. Gluten-free and allergy friendly meal options are available, please state your needs when registering. Registration ends March 15th. Contact Nicole Balvanz at nbalvanz@gmail.com with questions. Register now to reserve your spot and join in on the fun and fellowship at our annual Women’s Retreat!

Our Vision

The Stonebrook Women’s Ministry exists to work with the church as a whole to accomplish Stonebrook’s overall mission, especially:

  • To help women foster an authentic, life-giving, biblical walk with God.
  • To help women cultivate biblically-ordered, kingdom-minded households.

Our Mission

  1. Strengthening of relationships for discipleship, friendship and support.
  2. Helping women grow in their God-given roles.
  3. Honest dialogs of what affects women today and how God works in the midst.
  4. Opportunities for the older women to teach younger women. (Titus 2:3-5)
  5. Opportunities for women to study the Word of God together.
  6. Opportunities for women to proclaim the gospel.
  7. Serve the church body and the community in the unique ways that women can serve. (1 Tim. 5)