Donna Crews

      Women Ministries Leader


      Cheryl Waak—Secretary

      Lisa Strong,—Treasurer

    

      Other Members: Sandy Berg,   

      Muriel Boyd, Judy Carlson,   

      Char Polky, Verneen RUfino

 
Coming Events

Women’s Small Groups
Tuesday Mornings—9:00 a.m. at Bethesda
We begin with prayer at 9am; the study is 9:30-10:30am.  Questions?  Please talk to leader, Faith Slack. 

Tuesday Evenings @ 7:00 p.m.  at Joy Vee’s
“NOT A FAN”  invites you to make Jesus not merely the object of your admiration, but the very center of your life. Through biblical teaching, anecdotes and humor, Kyle Idelman explores what it means to truly be a follower of Christ.” 
For more info, call Joy, 815-226-9507

OASIS—30 Somethingish Group
Watch for dates in January

Yule Market
Was a success! Thank you to all you came to shop, set up and work, we couldn’t do it without you.
PECANS AND KORV STILL AVAILABLE!

Meetings
Missionary Thursday
This month we’ll meet on Thursday, January 16th, at 9:30am and look forward to having new workers come and join us. Help us “rip ‘n roll” bandages for Congo, sew pillowcase dresses for girls, plus we have some quilts to tie. If you have any questions, please talk to Muriel Boyd.
Grief Support Group
Dee Schuler is leading a Grief Support Group at North Park Covenant Church on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month from 9-10:30am. For more information, please call Dee at 1-815-621-4315.


Don’t Forget!
ESCRIPT
Pick up a new card at the Corner Market on Sunday!
Schnuck’s now offers discounted gas, with their new cards. 
Bethesda Covenant Women is part of the Schnuck’s eScrip fundraising program–where we can receive up to 3% of what you spend. Next time you’re shopping stop at Logli’s customer service desk and pick up a Schnuks eScrip Card. 
Our group name is Bethesda Covenant women and our ID# is 167 466 466. Have the checker scan your card when you checkout. NO receipts to collect, no vouchers or certificates to buy, no hassles for you!

Circle Groups
12/2  WM Team Meeting
             at 4:15pm
 Kathryn Circle
            at 1:30pm

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The mission of Women Ministries of the Covenant is to advance God’s kingdom through women. The good work carries on, right into 2013 as we continue to advance God’s work through AVA (Advocacy for Victims of Abuse), MTS (Mending the Soul), Break the Chains (PROTECT), Global Goods for Congo (including Rip n’ Roll) and Triennial scholarships. Local women ministries groups have lovingly supported these efforts and we are grateful for the healing and help that has taken place as a result. We want to continue those good works through our 2013 project.

In 2013, you can partner with Women Ministries in a powerful way – because you have the power! You have the power to impact women—at home or around the world; in areas of advocacy or leadership training; with hands-on and fundraising efforts. You are empowered to choose the initiative that means most to you in your unique setting. We encourage you to support the effort of your choice, prayerfully, financially, and by raising awareness and taking action.

global goods for Congo (GG4C)

...is the newly expanded effort to roll bandages, make baby goods, assemble midwife kits and ship them to Congo. Through GG4C Women Ministries provides much-needed supplies for hospitals and clinics in Congo and incentivizes Congolese women to receive pre-natal care and to deliver their babies in a setting with medical care.