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

  • Women's Fall Bible Study - "The Armor of God" by Priscilla Shirer - promo video

    Currently there are 63 women digging into God's Word and being blessed by “The Armor of God” bible study by Priscilla Shirer.  It is bringing to light the war around us and challenging us to suit up, stand firm, and secure victory in our lives. 

    • Thursday evenings from 7-9PM in the Sr. High Youth room from September 22-November 10
    • Monday mornings from 9-11AM in room 201 from September 26-November 14.
    • ONLINE starting September 22

    Registration for this study is now closed.  Please email  Rebecca if you have questions or would like to do this study on your own or with your own small group.

    Find the answers to each of the viewer guides  for the full video sessions that are watched together at church here.

    ONLINE participants

    • link to video session ONE
    • link to video session TWO
    • link to video session THREE
  • Women's Bible Study Resources

    Past ONLINE Bible Studies -

    "Living Free" - Session videos for "Living Free" (A Beth Moore study) on the Lifeway blog.

    "What Love Is" - Session videos for "What Love Is" (A Kelly Minter study) on the Lifeway blog.

    "Becoming Myself" - Session videos for "Becoming Myself" (by Staci Eldredge) Right Now Media.

    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.

  • Coffee Connection

    The next Coffee Connection will be held on Monday, October 17 at the home of Barb Holmberg!  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.

  • 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!

    (SEP 10, OCT 1, NOV 12, DEC 3, JAN 7, FEB 4, MAR 4, APR 1, MAY 6)

    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!

  • Women's Book Club

    A book is selected each month for reading and will be announced in the bulletin.  Any women interested are invited to read the book and come to discuss it on the 2nd Tuesday of the following month.

    OCT 11      "All But Normal" by Shawn Thornton  - video

    NOV 8      "Really Bad Girls of the Bible" by Liz Curtis Higgs  - video

    DEC 13      "The Red Gloves Collection" by Karen Kingsbury  - link *this is a series of 4 short holiday stories

    JAN 10      "Lost in the Taiga" by Vassily Deskov - library resource link

    FEB 14       "Giddy Up Eunice" by Sophie Hudson  - video

    MAR 14    "Unlikely Convert" by Rosaria Butterfield  - video interview

    APR 11      "Your Sacred Yes" by Susie Larson  - link to Susie's site

    MAY 9      "Without Warning" by Lynette Eason  - link to site

    Please email Kay Kast if you have any questions.

  • Community Women's Event! - Thursday, January 12, 2017

    The "Christmas Extravaganza!" will not be held in 2016.  God is doing a new thing!  Join us Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the Spirit River Community Center for a time to be inspired, grow in your faith and make new friendships with other women in our community.  Your Women's Ministry Team is excited that Melody LaBeau and her team of community women will  bring you an event that you can be excited to share with your family and friends!

  • Fall Retreat - September 16-18, 2016 at Timber Bay Retreat Center in Onamia, Minnesota

    What an amazing time we had this weekend!!!  Here is a link to see some photos from out time together at Timber Bay Retreat Center.  Please share your photos with us by emailing them to: Tanya.

    Click here to watch the "Abiding" teaching video by Pastor Scott and a spectacular handout for further reflection on this topic.

    Your Fall Retreat Committee,

    Laura Hintermeister, Deb Erickson, Monie Larson, Michelle Lundeen, Hannah McLean, and Sara Wallace