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 First Baptist women's events. 


"First Baptist Women's Ministry exists to equip women to grow in love and grace

and to build real relationships with Jesus and women of all ages."


Your Women's Ministry Team,

Rebecca Nelson, Diana Gagnon, Becky Hallstrom, Julie Page, Julie Tooker, and Melissa Willits

Coffee Connection PLUS! with Valerie Maloney and the GO Team

Join us on Monday, MAY 2 from 9-11am in the Fireside Room for Coffee, Connection, and to hear about Valerie and her ministry serving with Youth for Christ in Ireland.  Following an update and question/answer period, we will surround Valerie with prayer.  What an absolutely wonderful time we will have together!  Please join us!

Sensible Shoes Novel Series Summer Reading

If you have read "The Sensible Shoes" series by Sharon Garlough Brown and would like to read it again or if you're intrigued by the 3 minute video HERE, please reach out to Rebecca Nelson or REGISTER HERE to join a group to discuss these books over the summer.  We will need women to volunteer to join others hosting a group in their home or at church.  (We may even need some books to borrow so if you've got a copy, please let us know that too!)  This may be a small group of 3 or multiple groups of 6 or so.  But we'll need your help!  We plan to meet four times over the summer, each time enjoying some refreshments, relationships, and reflection on each of the four books.  Stay tuned for meeting dates.

We are actively praying and planning for our FALL 2022 Women's Bible Study!  Stay tuned, and in the meantime...

  • #1... PRAY!  Ask God to give you guidance you as you choose whether to join us in the Fall or even lead your own Bible study
  • Follow God's lead as you reach out to a new or old friend to walk alongside you in the journey He has for you.  You may not feel you need accountability, but many of us do!  AND women need each other... really... we can't do this alone.  Pray for the courage to step out in faith in Bible study.
  • Click HERE to watch a short video to inspire you...
  • Click HERE to see a list of some of the most popular Bible Studies for Women that YOU have access to as attenders of First Baptist Church!

Friends First Quilters

Get together with quilters, learn new tips, and share your knowledge with others at our quilting group. Find this year's schedule of events HERE.

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We are Women of Prayer

We encourage you to pray for women in our church, our schools, our community.  Your Women's Ministry Team is praying for YOU!  Contact Rebecca if you'd like specific prayer and one of our team will reach out to you.

Women's Bible Study Resources

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 may request access to RightNow Media by calling the church office.


Women's Ministry also has a number of Leader Kits and DVD's that can be made available for your group at no cost. Contact Rebecca if you are interested in utilizing any of these resources:

  • Breaking Free - 11 session study by Beth Moore
  • Children of the Day - 9 session study by Beth Moore
  • David - 10 session study by Beth Moore
  • Faithful, Abundant, True - 6 session study by Kay Arthur, Beth Moore, Priscilla Shirer
  • Law of Love - 6 session study by Beth Moore
  • Stronger - 7 session study by Angela Thomas
  • Armor of God - 7 session study by Priscilla Shirer
  • All Things New - 8 Session study by Angela Thomas
  • We Saved You a Seat - 7 session study by Lisa-Jo Baker
  • Entrusted - 6 session study by Beth Moore
  • Seeking God First - 6 session study by Anita Keagy

Other Opportunities for Women

These are not First Baptist Women's Events, but they are faith building opportunities that many women 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!

  • Bible Study Fellowship - BSF is offered at a Satellite location in Cambridge! Contact Tammy Coleman for location and registration information.

  • Widow Might - Contact the Coordinator: North-Metro (Cambridge area) Widow Connect Gatherings by visiting their website.
    Mission - help widows connect so they may live, heal, grow and, in time, thrive.
    Purpose - exist to serve today's community of widows and are an expression of God's might in their world. Our passion is for the widow - to meet her where she is, on her terms, in meaningful ways, at appropriate times, and to expect nothing in return.

Your Women's Ministry Team

Diana Gagnon, Becky Hallstrom, Rebecca Nelson, Julie Tooker, Julie Page, and Melissa Willits

We meet monthly to pray for women of First Baptist and the surrounding communities.  We seek God and His guidance for the ministry we have been called to lead.  We are unified as a team to support the church-wide vision and to say "Yes" to God things!  Please pray for us as we do our very best to follow where God is leading us.