Women’s Ministry

Women’s Ministries

Contact: Linda Channing
lchanning@newlifeglenside.com
215-370-7935 (cell phone)

Opportunities for women to participate in various Christ-centered, biblically based, and kingdom oriented activities and organizations, to love God with both heart and mind, to be mentored and discipled, to reach out in missions and evangelism.


Weekly / Monthly Events for Women in 2018-2019

NEW: New Life Women’s Walk/Run Group (starts 9/25)

Meet Linda Channing at Mondauk Park (click here for directions to Mondauk Park) at 7am EVERY Tuesday and Thursday. We will meet near the bathrooms. If you are late, don’t worry, you can catch up to the group as it’s a 1-mile loop. Because it may be cancelled due to the weather, please text or email Linda and let her know you are interested in attending: 215-370-7935 or email: lchanning@newlifeglenside.com to be informed of any changes.

Women’s Bible Study (starts 9/26 & 9/30)

The goal of Women’s Bible Study is to help women meet Jesus through the study of God’s Word. Our desire is to see women grow in their faith-transformed more and more into the likeness of Jesus Christ. We will be studying the second half of Luke this year. Meetings are held weekly starting September 26th through May Wednesday mornings (9:30am) and again on Wednesday evenings (7pm); as well as Sunday mornings.  Click here to download the brochure for this year’s study.
Contact: Diane Marsh: wbs@newlifeglenside.com

Women’s Discipleship Groups (start various days in September)

Meet once per month to eat a meal, have a short bible study and talk. The groups are informal and designed to build relationships with others in the group. The groups consist of 6-8 women, and generally meet in the leader’s home. Participants sign up for a one-year commitment.
Contact: Joanna Andrews: joanna.andrews@gmail.com

Saturday Morning Prayer

Join us Saturday Morning at 7am to read scripture and intercede in prayer for each other, our church, our community, our nation and our world. Meeting place: Room 108.
Contact: Linda Woods: lawoods3@gmail.com

Knot Just Knitters

Women meeting together once a month, the first Thursday of the month, to knit, crochet, or any kind of needlework. Or, if there is anything else you do, you are more than welcome to bring it and join us 7PM-9:30PM in the new senior high room.
Contact: Judi Lusk: judi.lemaylusk@gmail.com

One-Time Events for Women in 2018-2019

Potluck and Movie Night: Friday, October 12th, 5:45pm

All are invited to come to Barb Oelschlegel’s home for dinner and a movie! If you cannot make it at 5:45pm, just come when you can.
Address: 426 East Sedgwick Street, Philadelphia
Please contact Barb and let her know you will be coming: (267) 738-6802 | erbarbrn@hotmail.com

Jewelry Workshop, Saturday November 3rd from 1-3pm (space limited)

For those of you who attended the 2018 women’s retreat, you will remember the fun workshop given by Bonnie Drescher, Nancy Bower and Norma Cox. They are willing to do this again. The workshop is open to all women (including teenagers) and will be free as they will be bringing their beads and supplies to assist you in crafting a jewelry item. Space is limited so you must let them know you are attending by Monday, October 29th. Please email Nancy Bower at nbower@newlifeglenside.com to RSVP.

Canasta Game Night, Friday, November 9th from 7pm

All are invited to come to Barb Oelschlegel’s home for Canasta Game Night! Don’t worry if you have never played before, Barb will teach you! Address: 436 East Sedgwick Street, Philadelphia Click here for directions.
Please contact Barb and let her know you will be coming: (267) 738-6802 | erbarbrn@hotmail.com

Women’s Ministry Mini-Retreat for Advent-November 26th at 7pm

Carol Davis and Sandy Elder will be leading us into a time of quiet and contemplation using 2-different classic spiritual practices in order to encounter Jesus through His Word. In this evening session, we hope to prepare our hearts to welcome Jesus, and have our souls made sensitive to his presence during the Christmas season.  Monday, November 26th,  7pm to 9:15pm in the New Life Library. The cost is  $20.00 (paid on 11/26) cash or checks made payable to Soul-Listening Community.   RSVP to carolclair219@gmail.com  or 215-836-2032.  NOTE: the group is limited to the first 20 women who reply.

Spiritual Gifts Workshop, January 2019 (date TBA)

Everyone is invited to attend a workshop where we will explore our spiritual gifts which equip us in serving and ministering within and outside the church. More information will follow later in the fall. Workshop Facilitator: Linda Channing: lchanning@newlifeglenside.com

Wondern Awe Workshop: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Creative experience where we will be taught ways to engage with scripture to help move the gospel from our head to our hearts. Topic of the workshop: Letting go of fear and claiming thankfulness; shaping your worries into prayer. Facilitators: Anne Macha and Sara Klein. You can click here for their website.
8:30am-noon, Noon-1pm: optional brown bag lunch.
Coordinator: Nancy Bower nbower@newlifeglenside.com

PCA Area Women’s Brunch | Featured Speaker (Spring-date TBA)

Will be held on a Saturday morning in March or April 2019 at New Life Glenside. All women in the Philadelphia region will be invited to attend. More information will follow in January 2019. Contact: Linda Channing lchanning@newlifeglenside.com

Annual Women’s Weekend (May 3-5, 2019)

Once a year for a Friday night, Saturday and Sunday morning women retreat from their daily work to focus on their relationship with Christ. A new theme is focused on each year. Resources, encouragement and tools are presented through talks, group sessions, worship times and activities. Click here for more information. Jill Barber and Michelle Hopping are the 2019 retreat coordinators. If you would like to contribute to the planning or preparation, please email Jill at jillsusansings@gmail.com