Welcome to Women’s Ministry of NEPC.

We’re all kinds of women, living different lives, yet connected by one common bond – Jesus Christ, our treasure. We recognize how much we need Jesus and each other. We’re intentional, real, grace-receivers and givers, headed in the same direction but still on the journey! Want to travel along? Peruse the opportunities to get involved…let’s link arms and trek together!

FOCUS

NEPC’s signature in-depth Bible study for women features personal study, small-group discussion. teachings and commentary readings. A Children’s program is offered for preschoolers (ages 3 and up) and homeschoolers. Nursery is available.

Study: 1st and 2nd Corinthians

Cost : $35 for women; $15 per child

Meets: Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.; New enrollment each semester

Groups will be formed on August 18th. After 8.18.18, ladies will be placed in groups where space is available or placed on waiting list.

Fall Semester begins September 6, 2018

Spring Semester begins January 10, 2019

Contact: Anne Turner, Focus Bible Study Director, aturner@nepres.com or (803.331.3767)

Register for FOCUS 2018/2019 by picking up applications in the Main Office or Women’s Ministry Office or, download the applications below, print and mail in:

Focus Adult Application 2018-2019

Focus Children’s Application 2018-2019

Sisters in Christ

SISTERS IN CHRIST: An adult Sunday School Class for women whose hearts are united through fellowship, prayer and the study and application of God’s Word. Beginning this spring:  “Seated With Christ” a book by Dr. Heather Holleman.
Sundays, 11:15 a.m., Room C-302
Contact: Edith Brown (803.736.0895)

T.N.T Bible Study

T.N.T. Bible Study “Thursday Nights Together”

Join us for TNT bible study Thursdays this Fall! Our study is “Raised Together: A Study of Colossians” taught by Gloria Furman. TNT meets 7-8:30pm on Thursday evenings in the Grand Hall. Fall dates are September 6 – November 8. Register by emailing Tara Fox at TFox@nepres.com. Invite a friend, neighbor, or co-worker!
Paul’s letter to the church at Colossae encourages believers to live out the reality of the doctrine of Christ—He is God, He is supreme, and He is sufficient. We have been buried with Him and raised to life with Him as new creations, knit together in love.

This is an opportunity to reach out to women in the community. Please invite a friend or bring a co-worker. Anyone is welcome!

To register for TNT, please contact Tara Fox, Women’s Ministry Coordinator, 451-4649.

Prayer

Prayer Team

Faithful Prayer warriors who lift up NEPC women and Women’s Minstry needs during their personal prayer time.

Hello ladies,

My name is Gloria Bell and I am the Women’s Ministry Prayer Coordinator.  It is my heart’s desire is to see prayer and worship grow at NEPC, that the Holy Spirit will bring a renewed hunger & thirst for this.  I’m looking forward to praying with you as we pray and seek the Lord on behalf of others, as well as ourselves.

Praising Him,

Gloria Bell

Would you like to grow in your prayer life? We are recruiting new members for our Women’s Ministry Prayer team. Join us as we pray monthly for the NEPC Women’s Ministries. You can pray at home, in the car or anywhere, on your own time. It is another opportunity to be blessed as you pray that each ministry is effective & fruitful. To sign up or get more information please email Gloria Bell at ronglobell@yahoo.com. Gloria will connect with you so you can begin to receive the monthly Women’s Ministry Prayer Guide.

Women’s Ministry Prayer Guide

November 2018-January 2019

A Prayer for Women

Heavenly Father, in Christ we are lavished with all the riches of God’s grace and yet amazingly you call us your special treasure, holding us eternally in your heart. Out of gratitude for the cross of Christ, restore awe and fervent love as we treasure our relationship with you as most precious. Examine our hearts and grant a spiritual awareness of things that distract and falsely satisfy. Guard from the dangers of busyness, over-scheduling, divided affections and storing up worldly treasures. Free us, Lord, to invite you into every area of our life. Mold us into intentional women who choose the “better part” so we live as you created us ~ to know, enjoy and glorify you ~ as our only Treasure. Amen.

Mother’s Heart Prayer Group

Moms who meet to support each other through sharing their hearts about their children and grandchildren and praying for them. All who have a burden for children—theirs or children of others—are welcome to join us. Every other Thursday, 11:45am-1:00pm in the Prayer Room, C-202.

Please contact Carroll Peters, (803)467-7525 or carrollrpeters@gmail.com for more information.

Fellowship and Service

Discipleship

THE JULIE VANDERPOOL QUILTERS

2018 QUILT SALE: SUNDAY, NOV. 4th !

Have you ever thought you might want to find out more about our church’s quilting group, but either lack of time or skills have kept you from acting on that thought? Well, the good news is that one can participate no matter what your season of life. Learning new skills is ongoing in our group. Women sharing their lives around a quilt or quilts in process has been a nurturing feature of women’s lives for generations, and the completed quilts touch needy hearts here in our own community and around the world. Won’t you consider becoming a part of our ministry?

We meet the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM in room A-102. The only requirements are full hearts, teachable spirits and a love of expression through one’s hands. So, come try us out! Contact Cathy Tisdale, 736-1561

Ladies Freedom Project
(formerly the Ladies Sewing Project)

ladies freedom

The Ladies Freedom Project will meet Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 from 10:00 a.m-2:00 p.m. in the Auditorium.

All ladies are invited to help trace, cut and sew on Sewing Day which results in providing personal products for the women in Zimbabwe. If available, bring a sewing machine and scissors. Also, please bring a sack lunch. If you have any questions, please contact Susie Necker, 445-8726 or ssnecker@gmail.com

Circles

A small group opportunity for fellowship, spiritual enrichment and service. Circles meet on the second week of the month from September through May.

Daughters of the King – Tuesday, 9:30 a.m., C-301

Contact Sharon Spring – slspring@sc.rr.com or 234-6433

Circle of Faith – Tuesday, 10:00 a.m., C-201

Contact Bertha Hittie – hittie@bellsouth.net  or 788-4075

Gleaners – Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., various homes.

Contact Sissy Polk – sissypolk@icloud.com or 787-4764

fitforhim

Are you interested in becoming more fit in 2018?  If so, join us on Wednesdays for “Fit For Him”, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., room B-104.  Come and warm up, stretch, pump up your heart rate, strengthen your muscles and improve your flexibility and balance!  Open to all ages and levels of fitness.  FREE!  Contact Anne Turner, 451-4618 for more information.

ANCHOR DISCIPLESHIP anchor-discipleship

Anchored in Christ, Anchored in His Word, Anchored in Community

Join an Anchor Discipleship Group, and you’ll grow in your relationship with God through:

  • An intergenerational, life-on-life small group that provides a safe and nurturing place to discover your distinctive calling as a woman.
  • Monthly group meetings in homes that include Bible study, encouragement, accountability, and prayer support for all seasons of life!

New groups to begin January 2018. Please contact Peggy Ley, 803-201-7133.

Special Events

Fall Presbytery Retreat

November 2nd-4th in Myrtle Beach

More information and registration can be found on the Palmetto Presbytery Women’s Ministries website

Simply Still

November 11th from 5:00-6:00pm

Your Women’s Ministry Staff Here to Serve You!

Brooke Turner
Director of Women’s Ministries
803.451.4617
bturner@nepres.com

Anne Turner
Women’s Ministry Focus Director
803.451.4618
aturner@nepres.com

Tara Fox
Women’s Ministries Coordinator
803.451.4649
tfox@nepres.com

november

12novalldayLine DancingGreat Exercise for Body and Mind - Meets at 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

14nov10:30 am11:30 amFit for HimFREE Fitness Class

15nov9:30 am11:30 amFOCUS Bible Study

19novalldayLine DancingGreat Exercise for Body and Mind - Meets at 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

19nov9:00 am10:30 amMoms in Touch

20nov7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Julie Vanderpool Quilters of NEPC1st Tuesday of the Month

22nov9:30 am11:30 amFOCUS Bible Study

26novalldayLine DancingGreat Exercise for Body and Mind - Meets at 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

26nov9:00 am10:30 amMoms in Touch

27nov9:00 am11:00 amDecking The Halls

28nov10:00 am12:00 pmDecking The Halls

december

03decalldayLine DancingGreat Exercise for Body and Mind - Meets at 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

03dec9:00 am10:30 amMoms in Touch

04dec7:00 pm9:00 pmJulie Vanderpool Quilters of NEPC3rd Tuesday of the Month

09dec9:00 am12:15 pmChristmas CantataSave the Date! December 9th!

10decalldayLine DancingGreat Exercise for Body and Mind - Meets at 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

10dec9:00 am10:30 amMoms in Touch

15dec9:00 am1:00 pmChristmas OutreachSave the Date!

17decalldayLine DancingGreat Exercise for Body and Mind - Meets at 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

17dec9:00 am10:30 amMoms in Touch

18dec7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Julie Vanderpool Quilters of NEPC1st Tuesday of the Month

24decalldayLine DancingGreat Exercise for Body and Mind - Meets at 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

24dec9:00 am10:30 amMoms in Touch

31decalldayLine DancingGreat Exercise for Body and Mind - Meets at 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

31dec9:00 am10:30 amMoms in Touch

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