Every facet of our women’s ministry is initiated in response to Southland’s pursuit to be a Gospel-centered, Spirit-led community on mission. We have aimed to provide a variety of forums for women that center around the life changing implications of the gospel.

We as women want to understand the gospel and how it continues to shape us, so we have various small groups and book clubs that offer opportunities for intentional discipleship. We also have tried to allow the leading of the Holy Spirit to shape every forum, be it a prayer group, a night of worship, a discipleship group or a coffee night.

We are always expecting the Holy Spirit to be present and leading. Southlands is a close but not a closed family, so we love to provide opportunities for women to know and become known by this community. And finally, we have no greater joy than seeing women empowered on mission.

We believe that we are on mission here at home as much as any missionary in a faraway land. So, we have tried even in our community building events like a Christmas tea, to be mindful of our mission as disciples of Christ to live for the benefit of others. This is what we have available for women in 2014:

 

BIG EVENTS

Are all at Southlands Church, Brea

* Women’s Worship Night- a night of distraction free worship- Thursday, April 10 from 7:30- 9 pm
* Wendy Virgo Speaking- Thursday, June 5th from 7-9 pm
* TED Talks- Various female speakers with discussion, Saturday, October 4th from 9- noon

 

SMALL GROUPS

* “Women 2 Women” for all ages led by Ginger Barrett

1st & 3rd Saturday, 10- noon at the Southlands Lobby
Email Ginger for more information, gnrbarr@hotmail.com

* “Knowing Christ Better” a small group for all ages dedicated to reading the Bible and getting to know one another.

Child care for small fee and transportation can be arranged. Tuesdays at 10 am. Contact Cherri Wade cherriwade@hotmail.com.

*”Mommy & Co.” for Moms with young one’s ranging between the ages of a newborn to pre-K; led by Niki Wilkinson.

They meet 2-3 times a month for play-dates at the park and occasionally for a “mom’s night out.” The 2nd & 4th Mondays of the Month, the Mom and kids meet at Wildcatters Park in Brea (address is 3301 E. Santa Fe) at 10:30 am and occasionally on the 3rd Monday night of the month for a mom’s night out starting at 7:45 pm. Niki is also interested to hear what works for you. Please feel free to respond to her directly at curlgirl35@gmail.com

*”Ladies Coffee and Cake Nights” at Layer Cake led by Shannon Meisch

These nights are to have fun and relax at the Layer Cake restaurant in Downtown Fullerton, 101 N. Harbor Blvd, from 7-9 pm. The upcoming dates are: March 27th, May 1st, June 12th, July 24th, Sept. 4th, Oct. 16th & Dec. 4th.
Email Shannon for more info. Her email is Shannon@southlands.net

 

BOOK GROUPS

The following book groups are open to new members. Please email these people directly if you are interested. Space is limited at each home.

Celeste Santiago’s Group

Thursdays at 9:30 am reading Desiring God by John Piper. Contact Celeste at celeste@southlands.net.

Reanna Mushegan’s Group

Mondays 8-10 pm reading God’s Lavish Grace by Terry Virgo. This group will start up in April. Contact Reanna at reanna@southlands.net.

Mandy Randolph & Soraya Mejia’s Group

Wednesdays 9:30- 11:30 am reading God’s Lavish Grace by Terry Virgo. Child care is available for $3 a child. Contact Soraya at chosenforapurpose@hotmail.com.

Shannon Baker’s Group

Every other Thursday starting in April from 8-10 pm reading God is the Gospel by John Piper. Contact Shannon at shannon.e.tierney@gmail.com.

Jessica Fowler’s Group for Single Women

2nd and 4th Mondays from 7-9 pm reading through the book of Esther. Contact Jess at sunshine.jess@gmail.com.

 

 

 

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