Women's Ministry

Welcome to Women's Ministry at First Baptist!

Below you will find several opportunities to get plugged in with the women in our community.

Please continue to check back and find addition opportunities to get involved and enjoy FBC women's events.

"FBC Women's Ministry exists to help equip women to grow in love and grace and build

real relationships with Jesus and women of all ages."

- Rebecca, Laura, Nikki, Karla, and Danica

Women's Groups & Events

  • Coffee Connection

    The next Coffee Connection will be held on Monday, May 22 at the home of Greta Carlson!  Please come between 9-11AM and/or 7-9PM.   This is a great opportunity to connect by reaching out and inviting friends or neighbors!  There is no agenda, just come and enjoy refreshments and fellowship.  If you are a regular attender and receive email notifications, you will be sent a reminder with the hostess's address the weekend prior to the gathering.

  • Women's Bible Studies

    Stay tuned for a new Bible Study for Women beginning next Fall!  Past studies have met during the times below between September and April.

    • Thursday evenings from 7-9PM
    • Monday mornings from 9-11AM

    Please email  Rebecca if you have questions.

  • Women's Bible Study Resources

    Past ONLINE Bible Studies -

    • "Living Free" by Beth Moore - click  HERE for videos.
    • "What Love Is"  by Kelly Minter - click HERE for videos.
    • "Becoming Myself" by Staci Eldredge - click HERE to be brought to these videos through "Right Now Media"
    • "Armor of God" by Priscilla Shirer - click HERE for videos.  Viewer guides for FULL videos.

    Right Now Media is a FABULOUS resource if you are considering leading a Bible Study in your neighborhood, at your workplace, or just by yourself.  Anyone who attends First Baptist Church may request access to Right Now Media by calling the church office @ 763.689.1173.

    Women's Ministry also has a number of Leader Kits and DVD's that can be made available for your group.  Please contact Rebecca if you are interested in utilizing any of these resources.

  • Movie Night with Chocolate - TBD Spring? Summer? 2017

    Women's Ministries is working with GTI Theater again and hope to offer you an inspiring movie with Chocolate and Coffee to follow at an area church.  GTI Theater often does not know if they have been approved to receive a movie until a few weeks prior, but we will publish it as soon as we find a good fit for this event.  Women from other area churches will be invited to join us!

  • 2017 Fall Retreat - September 15-17, 2017 at Timber Bay Retreat Center in Onamia, MN

    It is official!  We will be offering a Fall Retreat in 2017!!!  This year's retreat will look DIFFERENT than last year, but we are EXCITED for what God is doing!  Fall Retreat Committee Members are:  Jamie Whiteford, Kayla Good, Betty Lindvall, Marilyn Swanson, Andrea Tweeten, and Shari VanAlstine!  Our retreat speaker will be THE AMAZING Sandra Ekerholm!!!!!  Please be praying for these women as they begin to plan and prepare for an inspiring and relationship deepening weekend for FBC Women!  Put these dates on your calendar TODAY!  :)

    2016 RETREAT:  What an amazing time we had at Fall Retreat!!!  Here is a link to see some photos from out time together at Timber Bay Retreat Center.   Click here to watch the "Abiding" teaching video by Pastor Scott and a spectacular handout for further reflection on this topic.

  • Other Fun Opportunities for Women

    These are not First Baptist Church Women's Events, but they are faith building opportunities that women from our church and many others are taking advantage of.  Click on the following links to get more information and PLEASE let us know if you plan to attend.  Our Women's Ministry Team would be blessed to be praying for you!

    • Fall Refreshment at Trout Lake Camp in Pine River, MN September 22-24 (Friday-Sunday).  Set aside time to reflect and meet God. Come away from your usual routine and hear the voice of God in a fresh way. This year’s retreat theme is Overflowing Hope from Romans 15:13. Come with an open heart to experience God's goodness and hope! So, for one of the best weekends of your fall, come to the Fall Refreshment women's retreat and reflect, reconnect, be refreshed, and get recharged. *BROCHURE
    • Abundance! is coming to Grace Church in Eden Prairie, MN!  September 29-30 (Friday-Saturday).  Come together with women from across the country and all walks of life for ABUNDANCE, a special two-day event to explore the sufficiency and generosity of Christ. Authors and teachers Lisa Harper, Kelly Minter, Lysa TerKeurst, Angela Thomas-Pharr, Jefferson Bethke, Eric Geiger, Linda and Jen Barrick, Jackie Hill Perry, Eric Mason, Lauren Green McAfee, along with Christian recording artists Christy Nockels and Natalie Grant, will explore and illustrate how embracing God's abundance transforms every area of our lives.  *VIDEO
  • Friends First Quilters

    Do you like to quilt? Get together with other quilters, learn new tips, and share your knowledge with others at our monthly quilting group September to May.   If you are not a quilter but have a portable craft to work on, you are welcome to join us!

    The room is equipped with iron, ironing board, and plenty of tables for cutting and sewing.  Bring your own sewing machine and supplies.  Work on your favorite quilting project (or any other craft) and be inspired and encouraged by others gals who LOVE TO QUILT!  Contact Gale Husom with questions. We'd love for you to join us!