- Bible Studies
- Women's Fellowship
- Between Women
- Women's Retreat
Women's Bible Study
Women's Bible Study will meet in December at 10 am in the Fireside Room. All women are welcome to join the group. Contact Joanne Matson with any questions or the church office at 707.823.2484.
- December 6 – The Rich Fool
Scripture: Luke 12:16-21
- December 13 – The Feisty Widow
Scripture: Luke 18:2-8
- December 20, 27 and January 3 & 10 – No meetings - Christmas Break
December Women's Bible Study
Women's Fellowship Monthly Meeting Schedule
All women of the church are invited to attend any Fellowship activity whether or not they are interested in becoming further involved. We welcome participation at any time by women who have an interest in some or all of our activities. Our meeting schedule is the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.
On December 3, Women’s Fellowship will offer handmade items, tea towels, jams, plants and all kinds of things for your holiday shopping. Look for our table after worship in Fellowship Hall, right next to the Women’s Retreat Wreaths.
Please join us for our only gathering in December when we celebrate the Christmas season with tea/coffee, cookies and Nativity sets! We will meet in Fellowship Hall on Thursday, December 7 at 10:30 for a short business meeting followed by tea/coffee, cookies and Nativities. Please bring a favorite Nativity set to display and a plate of your favorite cookies to share.
All women are invited to this final meeting and program of Women's Fellowship for 2017. Please join us!
Between Women - Intergenerational Gathering
Stay tuned for the 2017 schedule for Between Women
Between Women is an inter-generational, faith-based group of women who gather to connect with other women. All women are welcomed to join us and experience a monthly "mini-retreat". Come and be a part of a network with supporting, educating, expanding, connecting, individually along with a larger community of wise, wonderful women in a safe and compassionate environment.
Are you new to the Community Church? Would you like to know more about Between Women? Or perhaps you have a friend you would like to bring to Between Women? ALL women are welcome and you need not be a member of the Community Church (or any church!) For more information, please contact Marie Cotton or call the church office at 823-2484. You may also inquire by email.
A Fundraiser for Women's Reteat Scholarship Fund
This holiday season enjoy fresh greens from California lovingly crafted into wreaths at Pooh Corner Farm.
Wreaths are a luxurious mix of fragrant native greens, made with or without California Bay, Redwood and other traditional materials, decorated with pine cones and a bright red bow. Standard wreaths are approximately 22-24” wide and sell for $20 each.
Also available for purchase on December 3 & 10, See's Candy in assorted sizes and prices.
Wreaths and See's Candy can be purchased and picked up on December 3 and 10 and all proceeds will benefit the Women’s Retreat scholarship fund.
January 12-14, 2018
Mark the dates on your calendar for the 2018 Women's Retreat - more information below!
Calling All Women for the 2018 Women's Retreat. Please plan on joining us for a wonderful weekend, in a relaxing setting with a fabulous facilitator!
- Date: January 12-14, 2018
- Location: Westminster Woods, Occidental
- Facilitator: Rev. Charlotte Asher
- Theme: The Bible Speaks to Us Today
You are invited and encouraged to join us for a wonderful weekend beginning with Friday dinner until after worship on Sunday morning. There are a few openings for Saturday only.
THEME: The Bible Speaks to Us Today
We will have the opportunity to take a fresh look at Bible stories in a in a nontraditional way. The ideas for this theme come from a book by Rob Bell titled What is the Bible. You will find comfort and support in God’s presence within you, in the Bible and in the people around you.
FACILITATOR: Reverend Charlotte Asher
Charlotte was raised in the Community Church! She is a minister, special education teacher, has worked as the conference camp coordinator and enjoys farming. She is an excellent retreat leader, as many of you already know!
The time at retreat is yours to do as you wish. Nothing is mandatory! Sessions are no longer than 2 hours, with breaks and lots of interaction with others or alone time. There is free time to walk, sleep, chat, and there are always table games with lots of fun and laughter.
FACILITY: We will be at Westminster Woods, a lovely center in the Redwoods between Occidental and Monte Rio. We will have three deluxe houses that sleep between 7-10 people and 2 semi-deluxe cabins. All rooms are shared. There is parking near each house and it is possible to drive or walk to the dining room and meeting room.
Fees are non-refundable after December 31st.
SCHOLARSHIPS are available for ANYONE who wishes to attend (you don’t have to be a part of the church family). Scholarships will be limited to a maximum of $135 of the $185 fee. Payment of your portion can be made monthly so long as it is paid prior to the next retreat. Those who receive a scholarship will be asked to participate in one or more fundraising events. Scholarship information is kept confidential. Contact either Jane Huneke or Joyce Cox.
Registration forms are available now in the church office, or you can download your registration form right here!