Women of Grace

The women’s ministry at Grace seeks to bring women of all ages together to encourage one another, to grow in faith, and to share Christ with those in our community. Women of Grace offers a variety of Bible studies and fellowship groups as well as outreach opportunities and special events.

No matter what your age or your stage in life, you’ll find a place to connect and grow in your spiritual journey!


How can you get involved?

Check out the opportunities below and be sure to check the Women's Event Calendar regularly!

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    Tuesday Mornings
    9:30-11:30 a.m.

    Tuesday mornings are a wonderful time for women to connect with other women at Grace. We offer a variety of Bible studies and connect groups that meet from 9:30–11:30 a.m. beginning January 15, 2019. Child care and homeschool classes are also available.

    Register Here for Spring 2019 Classes


    • Ephesians
      A "no-fluff" 12-week study of the Book of Ephesians for women who desire to be encouraged in the Lord, look at their relationship with God in a new way, discover what this new life in Christ is, and how to face the struggles of life through Christ's power.We will be studying the six chapters of Ephesians, using various translations (ESV, NIV, NKJV, etc.) and commentaries (Ephesians by Dr. Chapell, Adam Clarke, Warren Wiersbe’s Commentary, etc.) as resources, taking one-half of each chapter per session. Related scriptures from other books of the Bible than Ephesians will also be used. Led by Pat Hampton.
    • “I Peter: A Living Hope in Christ” study by Jen Wilkin
      Our inheritance through Christ is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading. In 1 Peter, a man of faith and flaws and eyewitness to the life of Christ challenges us to look beyond our current circumstances to a future inheritance. He shares his concerns on big picture issues for the early church, describes believers’ true identity in Christ, and ultimately helps readers discover what it means to experience the Living Hope they have in Christ. Key themes of humility, submission, and identity in Christ guide the study of 1 Peter as participants are challenged to read the book in its entirety each week. Teaching videos are key to the understanding of this study. Led by Dixie Zietlow.
    • “Entrusted: A Study of 2 Timothy” by Beth Moore
      We were never meant to take this journey of faith alone or in secret. God has entrusted us with the great and mighty gift of the gospel, something too precious and life-giving to keep to ourselves. In this Bible study, Beth will encourage you to guard what God has entrusted to you, further His kingdom by sharing Christ with others, and pour into future generations just as Paul once mentored Timothy. Because in this journey of joy and hardship, we need each other to stay the course and live lives of faithfulness. Led by Normi Howard and Val Bergia.
    • Side by Side
      A ministry to women who are married to medical and dental students, residents, fellows, as well as staff physicians and dentists. We are a non-denominational, Bible-based ministry that is evangelical in nature. We seek to encourage, support, and minister to women in medical marriages through fellowship, Bible study, and prayer.
    • Quilting & More
      Quilting and More is a close “knit” group of ladies of all ages who meet for fellowship, encouragement, and prayer. Each morning we have a devotion and time of sharing show-and-tell projects followed by a project demonstration or work day. While quilting is the focus, there are ladies who knit, crochet, and craft. We find joy in doing community projects, taking field trips, and a yearly retreat to Shipshewana, Indiana.
    • MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers
      We are on a mission to celebrate motherhood. We build circles of women who love each other like family, because raising humans is beautiful and hard, and having each other to lean on is life-giving. Peoria MOPS meets on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. We enjoy breakfast together, speakers, crafts, and kid-free conversations. The alternate Tuesdays are optional Bible study days-a chance to dig into the Bible and get to know your small group even better! While the moms are together, their children, infant through pre-K, are cared for in our KIDventure program. We also offer a fantastic program for homeschooled children. Click here for more information.

    Register Here for Spring 2019 Classes

     

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    MOPS
    A place to refresh and renew
    with other moms just like you!

     New MOPS groups will begin September 11, 2018.


    Here at MOPS, we are on a mission to celebrate motherhood. We build circles of women who love each other like family, because raising humans is beautiful and hard, and having each other to lean on is life-giving.


    What does a typical MOPS morning look like?

    Peoria MOPS meets at Grace Presbyterian Church on Tuesdays (see schedule below) from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. We enjoy breakfast together, speakers, crafts, and kid-free conversations. The alternate Tuesdays are optional Bible study days-a chance to dig into the Bible and get to know your small group even better! While the moms are together, their children, infant through pre-K, are cared for in our KIDventure program. We also offer a fantastic program for homeschooled children.



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    Discovering You
    Women's Conference
    Saturday, February 23, 2019

    Join us February 23, 2019, for a one-day women’s conference with Enneagram coach, Beth McCord. Discover how you were uniquely created for a purpose, and how we can best use our gifts and talents to glorify God. We will walk step-by-step through a biblical perspective of the enneagram, a tool that can help you understand who you are, help you better connect with others, and grow in your relationship with God.


    What is the Enneagram?

    • The Enneagram (Ennea=9, Gram=Diagram) is simply a map (GPS) for self-discovery and personal growth based on 9 basic personality types.
    • The Enneagram accurately and clearly describes why you think, feel and behave in particular ways based upon your core fears and core desires.
    • The power of the Enneagram is in its ability to harness and transform self-limiting behaviors into life-enhancing personal empowerment.
    • The gift of the Enneagram is that through self-discovery, one can create and sustain meaningful and lasting relationships with others, God and themselves.

    About the Conference

    The conference is on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 9:00 am. There will be an hour and a half lunch break where you can grab lunch from one of the many local restaurants. The conference will end at 3:00 pm. Cost for each person is $40.00 each.

    Click Here to Register


    For more information, please contact Sarah Alkire,
    Director of Women’s Ministry.

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    Grace Women's Fellowship
    Find encouragement and friends.

    We meet on the third Tuesday evening of each month to develop friendships and encourage one another through inspirational speakers and interesting activities. We enjoy refreshments and a special speaker shares a devotional.

    For more information contact Carol Learned at (309) 231-0401.


     

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    His Alone
    Find encouragement among single
    women together.

    His alone is a special gathering for women who are single – either widowed, divorced, or never married. We meet once a month (September through May) for fellowship, lunch, and encouragement.

    For more information contact Joy Moore at (309) 713-3918.


     

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    Monday Morning Prayer
    We meet weekly to pray together.

    All women are invited to attend a weekly time of prayer for our church, our nation, our missionaries, and our own personal requests. We begin each week with a devotional or a sharing time by a missionary. Then we divide into groups and spend time in prayer.

    For more information contact Mary Jane Crowell at (309) 674-5313.