Creating bonds with other women of faith can help pour into struggles, joys and other seasons of your life. Find your tribe with WC Women!
WC Quilters Quilt Together
Monthly 2nd Thursday | 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. | Admin Building, 3204
Come and go or come and stay as the WC Quilters quilt together! This event is open to anyone interested in quilting - from novice to expert! Be sure to bring: your machine, tools, project, lunch, snacks, and drinks for the day. Also bring any fabric, books, patterns, or UFOs to share (and expect to take home any that do not find a new home). Thank you for social distancing and wearing a mask as we gather safely for this event. Please contact Rev. Joy Roberson for more information.
WC Women: Flower Arranging Class
Tuesday, May 4 | 6 to 8 p.m. | Evans Hall
Join us for a class on how to arrange flowers! Take pride in your creativity as Tracy Christensen teaches us how to make a simple bouquet into a work of art! This class will be offered in-person only in Evans Hall. Please bring your own vase/container. Flowers are included in the cost of the class.
Registration is needed so we are able to provide enough flowers. Participants will be able to take the flowers home after the event. For more information, please contact Rev. Joy Roberson.
WC Women Readers Book Discussion
"All That We Carried" by Erin Bartels
Monday, May 10 | 1 to 3 p.m. | Room 2235 or Zoom
WC Women Readers will be meeting to discuss “All That We Carried” by Erin Bartels on Monday, May 10. Join us for a lively discussion of this intriguing book.
“Estranged sisters embark on a hiking trip on the tenth anniversary of their parents' deaths in an attempt to reconnect. In the wilderness of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, they'll face their deepest fears, question their most dearly held beliefs, and begin to see that perhaps the best way to move forward is the one way they had never considered.”
Registration for this class is available online. Email Janey Bond with any questions.
Looms of Love
Tuesdays | 3 to 4 p.m.
Looms of Love is a new ministry that was created to weave warm cozy hats and give them to people in need. A simple loom will be used and no experience is necessary. Each hat that is made will be given away through one of our various ministries. Everyone is welcome to join. This group will meet for six weeks in room 3204. Contact Rev. Joy Roberson for more information. Registration is available on the church website.
Sewing With a Mission
Volunteers who can sew, cut, and iron are needed each week to help make dresses and shorts for children in need. In order to help, one does not need to sew. A job can be found for anyone who is interested in helping. This group has made over 1,026 dresses, 404 pairs of shorts, and 108 pillowcases. These items have gone to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bastrop, TX, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Ghana, Guatemala, and The Family Place in Dallas.
Come and work as long as your schedule allows.
Women's Bible Study: "1 Peter: A Living Hope in Christ" by Jen Wilkin
Wednesdays | 6 to 7 p.m. | On campus & Zoom
Our inheritance through Christ is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading. In 1 Peter, a man of faith and flaws challenges us to look beyond our current circumstances to a future inheritance. He shares his concerns on 'big picture' issues for the early church, describes believers' true identity in Christ, and ultimately helps readers discover what it means to experience the Living Hope they have in Christ. Join facilitator Kara Hayter on Wednesday evenings for this study. This is a hybrid class, available in person and on Zoom. Please purchase the study guide before the class begins.
CONTACT: Rev. Joy Roberson
WC Women: For His Glory Bible Study
Beginning March 22 at 9:30 a.m. in Rawlins Hall/Zoom
Discover Your True Worth in Christ.
What comes to mind when you hear the word masterpiece? Perhaps you think of a beautiful painting, a spectacular home renovation, or a captivating sunset. But few of us would describe ourselves with that word. We tend to listen instead to the lies that define us as rejected, unwanted, less than, ugly, stupid, or a failure. Sometimes, we can feel more like worthless junk than a valuable masterpiece. Yet, that is exactly what God’s Word says that we are!
In “For His Glory,” Marian Jordan Ellis leads us in an in-depth study of Ephesians to help us dismantle the lies we’ve believed about ourselves and replace them with a new identity built on God’s Word. The truths in this beloved epistle speak to the core beliefs we carry about ourselves, revealing to us our part in God’s magnificent design to redeem a people for Himself, who reflect His glory to the world. Drawing on her own journey of transformation and her passion to equip women to overcome shame, insecurity, inferiority, and condemnation, Marian invites us on a journey to discover our true worth in Christ, our status as beloved children of God, and our glorious calling as His masterpiece.
Join facilitator Susann Smith on Monday mornings beginning March 22. This is a hybrid class, offered in person and online through Zoom. Please purchase the study guide on your own.
Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi by Amy-Jill Levine
Beginning March 25 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2235
Jesus was a skilled storyteller and perceptive teacher who used parables from everyday life to effectively convey His message and meaning. Life in first-century Palestine was very different from our world today.
In this Bible study based on “Short Stories by Jesus,” Amy-Jill Levine analyzes these ‘problems with parables’ by taking readers back in time to understand how their original Jewish audience understood them. With this revitalized understanding, she interprets these moving stories for the contemporary reader, showing how the parables are not just about Jesus but are also about us—and when read rightly, they still challenge and provoke us two thousand years later. Join Rev. Joy Roberson on Thursday mornings beginning March 25. This will be a hybrid class, offered in person and online through Zoom. Please purchase the study guide on your own.
Now That Faith Has Come: A Study of Galatians by Beth & Melissa Moore
Beginning March 25 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 3204
The apostle Paul didn’t plan to go to Galatia. God used a physical ailment to direct him there, carrying the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. The relationship Paul would build with the Galatian converts?and his determination for the truth of the gospel to be preserved among them?led to one of the most passionate letters in the New Testament.
Join Beth and Melissa Moore for a six-week deep dive into Paul’s captivating letter to the Galatians. Come to know the letter’s original recipients. Study its original context and embrace its timeless relevance. Discover?or perhaps rediscover?what makes the gospel of Jesus Christ revolutionary to those who choose to believe. Find out how everything has changed, now that faith has come.
Join facilitator Val Reed for this six-week journey in person at White’s Chapel. Purchase the study guide only online.
Church of the Small Things Women’s Study
Beginning April 7 at 6 p.m. in Room 2235 and Zoom Online
It doesn’t matter how old we are or what kind of work we do, we’ve all wondered at times, “Does my life really matter?” Do the everyday events and messy moments make any kind of difference? Is it okay to be fulfilled by the simple acts of raising kids, working in an office, and cooking chicken for dinner? This six-session video Bible study, with bestselling author and popular blogger Melanie Shankle, speaks directly to the heart of women of all ages who are longing to find significance and meaning in the normal, everyday world of attending class on a college campus, driving carpool to soccer practice, cooking a meal for their family, taking care of a sick loved one, or a million other things. Melanie offers women the opportunity to embrace what it means to live an abundant and incredibly meaningful life finding beauty and laughter in all the small things right beneath the surface of every moment. Join facilitator Kara Hayter as we journey through this study on Wednesday evenings. This is a hybrid class, offered in person and online through Zoom. Please purchase the study guide on your own.
Wonderful Wednesdays with Women
Wednesdays, from 10 - 11 a.m. | RM AE3204
For more than a decade, Wonderful Wednesdays with Women has been a community of women dedicated to God and one another. We gather to pray, to study, to worship, and to have fun! And, this Spring, we will continue to gather via Zoom. Whether it’s a light-hearted exchange, in-depth Bible study, or a topic relevant to today’s challenges and lifestyles, we come together to explore what it means to live out our Christian faith. Wonderful Wednesdays, facilitated by Rev. Kristin Warthen, is also a great place to make new friends while deepening long-standing relationships. Joining us for the first time or the first time in a long time? Please register your attendance online through the church website, and all the Zoom information will be sent to you prior to each week’s gathering.
CONTACT: Rev. Kristen Warthen
Generation Groups are intergenerational fellowship groups for women of all ages, circumstances, and stages of life. They encourage the formation of intergenerational bonds and lasting relationships. The purpose of Generation Groups is to provide a network of support and Christian friendship in times of celebration and joy, through trials and hardships, to encourage, help, and love each other through the various seasons of life. contact Rev. Joy Roberson if you have any questions about joining a specific group.
Groups currently open to new guests:
Sheffield: Every Monday morning in Flower Mound
Eddins: Every other Monday, 1-2:30 p.m. in room TBD
Goodwin/Bramlage: Every other Tuesday, 1-2:30 p.m. in room TBD
Stroud/Miller: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 6:30-8 p.m. at a restaurant
Empty Nest Womens: Every Wednesday 1:30 p.m. in room TBD
Sisters in the Spirit - Led by Cybuski/Cozby: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 6-8:30 p.m. in room TBD
Wiersum/Hines: 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. in room TBD
First and third Wednesday of the month | 9:30 to 11 a.m. | On Campus
Moms PK is a women’s group for moms of preschoolers to grow and connect spiritually and personally. Led by Rev. Joy Roberson, topics are centered on personal growth, parenting and marriage in a Christian context. This group meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Childcare is provided by registration only.
Second and fourth Wednesday of the month | 9:30 to 11 a.m. | Zoom
Moms Next is a group for moms with children in elementary school through high school. The groups meets twice a month, on the second and fourth Wednesday, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. This group supports and encourages each other through the trials and joys of motherhood. Currently, participants are reading and discussing “Everyday Holy” by Melanie Shankle, a devotional book. We will be meeting on Zoom and possibly in-person through May 12. Registration is available online.
Women's Mission Trip
Travel to San Antonio with Rev. Joy Roberson and Women of WC for a weekend of service through Blueprint Ministries. Previous experience is not required- just bring a heart for serving and a flexible attitude!
Meet the Pastor
Rev. Joy Roberson
Pastor for Women
Reverend Joy Roberson came to White’s Chapel in 2011 and has worked in ministry for over 15 years. She has previously served the SMU Wesley Foundation, the College & Young Adult Ministry at Highland Park UMC, as Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministries on the Central Texas Conference Staff, and is currently at White’s Chapel as the Pastor for Women’s Ministries.