Women's Ministry Blog

Beauty, a poem

By Lena Wallace Some people think Beauty is Youth Perfection Flawless skin Shining locks of hair, no gray to be seen Perfect health Perfect makeup Perfect smile Perfect body, smooth, shining... Do you know what Beauty is? I know elderly women Who wear their gray hair...

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Welcoming Audrey

By Elizabeth Sunshine A few weeks ago, for the second time I had the tremendous privilege of introducing a child to my church in Chinese. The Lynn family, who are members of our church, just adopted a daughter from China. Her name is Audrey. Since I studied Chinese in...

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How do THEIR kids sit so quietly?

This is the question in the minds of many parents of small children as they struggle to parent in the pew. The answer to this question is pretty simple: those parents were YOU at one point. Those children were not born quiet and obedient! A child’s natural, normal...

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Learning From Stories: 2016 Ladies’ Tea Devotional

By Elizabeth Sunshine I was honored to be asked to lead a devotional at the 2016 MCPC women’s tea on the topic of “books.” I asked my dad for suggestions, and he pointed me to Ecclesiastes 12:12. “My son, beware of anything beyond these. Of making many books there is...

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Finding Joy in Christmas

A Facebook post from Rachel Jankovic (12/9)... I can't imagine that in 20 years when my kids get together they will look back in joy on the year Mom finally figured out a way to keep the snow clothes tidy. A bunch of adults sitting around, "Remember that year when...

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Faith & Authority

By Lindsey L. Tollefson (FenleyFlat)   When Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him, saying, “Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented.” Jesus saith unto him, “I will come and heal him.”   The...

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We Are Created to Be More Than This

by Ginger Wallace I said yes. Because it seemed like the right thing to do. I am not the leader-type – but I am also not the type that likes to be told how to raise my kids – or how I am not raising my kids – or respecting my husband, or whatever the thing is that...

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Catechism Quiz

  • Catechism Question #60

    How is the sabbath to be sanctified? A. The sabbath is to be sanctified by a holy resting all that day, even from such worldly employments and recreations as are lawful on other days; and spending the whole time in the public and private exercises of God’s worship, except so much as is to be taken up in the works of necessity and mercy.   Matthew 12:11, 12   He said to them, “Which one of you who has a sheep, if it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will not take hold of it and lift it out?  Of how much more value is a man than a sheep?  So it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.”   Psalm 92:1, 2   It is good to […]