Women’s Ministries

Sarah Edgbert
Women’s Ministries Lay Leader

sedgbert@paznaz.org

The goal of PazNaz Women’s Ministries is to equip women of all ages to grow in relationship with Christ and others through a variety of ministries. Whatever your personality or stage of life there is a place for you!


Women’s Ministries Classes

Tuesdays – Women In The Word
9:00-11:30 am, Gilmore Hall, from September 10 – November 12
Women in the Word is a Tuesday morning Bible study with over 100 ladies who study the Bible together working through different themes. This fall the group will be working through an N.T. Wright study of Romans, led by Pastor Tara Beth Leach. Come to Gilmore Hall on Tuesday mornings from 9:00-11:30 am beginning September 10. There is a $20 fee for materials and scholarships are available.

For more information, contact Bonnie Jakeway at 626.422.7163 or bonniejakeway6@gmail.com.

W.O.W.: Wee Ones in the Word (during Women in the Word)
9:00-11:30 am, Room 109, Lower Sanctuary
Free parallel children’s programming from six months to 6th grade featuring Bible lessons, crafts, and music. You must RSVP for your children to be able to participate by contacting Ali Ravasdy at aravasdy@paznaz.org.

Wednesdays – Girlfriend to Girlfriend
6:30-8:00 pm, Gilmore Hall, from September 4 – November 20
Girlfriend to Girlfriend is a Wednesday evening book study with 50 ladies who study, pray, and share life together. This fall women of all ages are invited to gather on Wednesdays starting September 4 and explore Carey Nieuwhof’s book, Didn’t See It Coming, where you will learn to anticipate your obstacles, alter your outcomes, and learn to see it coming. This class will cover cynicism, compromise, disconnection, irrelevance, pride, burnout, and emptiness. There is a $20 fee for materials, and books will be available the first day of class. Scholarships are available.

For more information, contact Debra Wilkens at dwilkens@ix.netcom.com.
Free nursery, children, youth, and men’s ministries also available.


MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)

Alternating Wednesdays
9:15-11:45 am in Meguiar Youth Center
Women who are pregnant or mothers with children of all ages are invited to the MOPS meet and greet on Wednesday, August 21, at 9:15 am in the Meguiar Youth Center. MOPS meets on alternating Wednesdays from 9:15-11:45 am beginning September 4. Enjoy a hot meal, relevant teaching, support from Mentor Moms, companionship, and childcare.

This year’s theme is To The Full. If you have ever felt like you aren’t enough, if you have forgotten to have fun, or feel like you have lost your spark, then this is the fresh start you have been waiting for. In order to live life to the full this year, let’s have more fun, fear less, and find our people.

Registration for Moms: $60 for one semester or $100 for the whole year.
Registration for Kids: $50 per semester for one child or $75 per semester for 2 or more.
Partial scholarships are available.

Questions? Contact Jana Best at paznazmops@gmail.com.

Sign up online at: paz.nz/MOPS

Messy & Beautiful

Friday, November 16 | 7:00 pm in Lee Chapel
This is an intimate evening of connection, testimony, and praise as the women of all of our PazNaz congregations gather. Women of all ages are invited to worship together in scripture, song and prayer; as well as listen to a personal testimony from one of our own. On Friday, November 16, at 7:00 pm we will meet in Lee Chapel. After the service, there will be a time of refreshments and fellowship. For more information, contact Ferol Null at fnull@paznaz.org. Free childcare is available with RSVP to Erin Miller at emiller@paznaz.org.

Summer Selah: Self Care

All women are invited to this Women’s Ministries event on Tuesdays, July 9-30, from 9:30-11:30 am in Gilmore Hall. Enjoy worship, prayer, and a new speaker each week. This event is free and there is no homework. Free children’s programming through 5th grade is available when you RSVP to Pastor Ali Ravasdy at aravasdy@paznaz.org. For more information, contact Sarah Edgbert at sedgbert@paznaz.org.


Christmas Boutique

Vendor Registration
PazNaz Women’s Ministries would like to invite you to apply to participate in the Christmas Boutique at our largest fundraiser of the year. The proceeds from this event go to single parents and women in need, scholarships for kids to attend camp, and provides free childcare for Women’s Ministries events throughout the year. Ladies Night Out, a Christmas-themed fundraiser that includes dinner, entertainment, and opportunity drawings, runs each night. This event brings in a large number of shoppers to our boutique.

Christmas Boutique Hours
Thursday, December 12: 4:00-10:00 pm
Friday, December 13: 2:00-10:00 pm

The application period closes on Thursday, October 31. You will be notified by Monday, November 4, if we can accommodate you in this year’s boutique. If you have any questions, please contact us at BoutiquePazNaz@gmail.com.

Ladies Night Out 2018

Women’s Ministries’ largest fundraiser is back on Thursday & Friday, November 29 & 30, from 7:00-8:30 pm in Gilmore Hall. Tickets for Ladies Night Out: Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room are $20 and are available starting Sunday, November 11, on the patio. Enjoy dinner, entertainment, and participate in fabulous opportunity drawings. For more information, contact Bonnie Jakeway at bonniejakeway6@gmail.com or 626.422.7163.


Value Cards

Each Sunday take a moment to stop by the Women’s Ministries cart to pay for your groceries, gas, dining and shopping by purchasing Value Cards. These cards to over 100 stores never expire. Use them next week, next month, or next year. There is no extra cost to you, but by taking this extra step, a portion of all your purchases will be donated back to Women’s Ministries. For more information, contact Maria Galindo at tipp54@yahoo.com.


Caring Quarters

Women’s Ministries assists single mothers with laundry by providing laundry detergent and quarters. To support this wonderful ministry, drop off your donated detergent and quarters at the Women’s Ministries cart on Sundays or in the church office. Contact Pat Todd at ptodd@paznaz.org or 626.351.2416 for more information.