Women

Women's Ministry

At Gloria Dei we encourage and equip women to grow in Christ, serve in love and share their faith with those around them. Get connected through Bible studies, weekend hikes, special events or one of our casual meet & greets!

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Bible Studies

Study the Word with other women who want to go deeper in their faith! Women's Bible Studies are held Wednesday mornings and evenings. Our new Walkin' Faith Bible study will be a 5-week class on Sunday evenings.

Classes are held on Wednesday mornings from 9-11am. Both classes gather at 9am in LC210/212 for opening prayer and worship before moving to individual classrooms. The Fall Classes are winding down before the Holiday Break and will resume in January. The classes listed below are for the new schedule beginning on January 4th.

LifeLight - Parables.  This class will be led by Kathie Stocker in room LC 210/212  beginning Jan 4th, 2023.

 We will look at:  Why Parables? - Matthew 13:34-35.  2: Something Old, Something New - Matthew 9:15-17.  3: A Most Radical Grace - John 10:11.  4: Lost and Found - Luke 15:7.  5: Keeping Faith - John 15:5.  6: Living Mercy - Luke 10:36-37.   7: The Coming Judgment - Matthew 21:21-32.  8: Looking for Judgment Day - Matthew 25:21.  9: Watching for Eternity - Matthew 24:45-47. 

Habakkuk - Remembering God's Faithfulness. This class will be led by Beth Hranicky in room LC214/216 beginning Jan 4th, 2023.

Does God ever seem silent when you need Him most? Habakkuk was a prophet who looked around at the broken world he lived in and wondered, Where is God? He felt forgotten and didn’t remember God was in control. How is it, then, that he is now a shining example of how the righteous live by faith? Through Habakkuk’s story, learn how the storms of life can become opportunities to activate your faith.

No registration required - just come and see what we have to offer! Contact Beth Hranicky for questions or more information.

The Wednesday evening Bible Study is from 6:30-8pm via ZOOM. The Spring session takes place from January - May.

The Bible Recap by Tara-Leigh Cobble. This evening class will be led by Dixie Russo via ZOOM. 

The Entire Bible over two years as taught by Tara-Leigh Cobble from "The Bible Recap Podcast". This is our 3rd in 4 groupings however previous attendance is not required. All are welcome! This author will help us break the bible down into daily studies and see God's story of love and the desire to have an everlasting relationship with us.

Many feel overwhelmed tackling the entire bible but this study really helps you break it down into small parts, dig into each portion and come out with a much stronger understanding. I hope you can join us in person or on zoom. I would love to share this experience with you!

New members are always welcome. To join the class contact Dixie for the ZOOM link and more information.

Can't meet on Sundays or Wednesdays? Contact us for information on small groups or other ways to meet with like-minded Christians. Request more information.

Weekly Prayer

We invite women to join hearts and minds together in prayer for our church, schools, nation, leaders and many more needs! Whether we pray alone silently or out loud with a group we will be united in Spirit! 

Heavenly Father, You are the only answer to the problems we face. Per 2 Chronicles 7:14 help us, as Your children, humble ourselves and pray and seek Your face and turn from our wicked ways. We pray You hear our cries from heaven and that You forgive our sins and heal our land.  In the name of Jesus. Amen

Upcoming Events

More events you may enjoy
Homeless Mat Ministry

Help us make plastic mats for the homeless! Learn how to prepare and crochet plastic bags that turn into mats for the homeless. Group meets on the first Thursday of each month from 10am-12pm in the Gloria Dei Life Center. For more information contact Jan Reister at 281-682-8310.

Casual Gatherings

The ladies of Gloria Dei get together occasionally just for fellowship — no agenda required! Join us for a casual come-and-go style gathering and get to know other women from Gloria Dei! It's been awhile since we gathered, but  our next gathering is  Wednesday, August 3rd at Chelsea's Wine Bar in Seabrook (El Lago) beginning at 5:30pm. Chelsea's is located at 4106 Nasa Parkway  El Lago, TX 77586 Suite F

Come have a glass of tea or wine and relax while getting to know other ladies at Gloria Dei! 

Widows Walk with God

Widows Walk with God is support group for widows. Ladies will be connected with a group leader who will reach out to them at least once per month. Small groups meet monthly and the entire Widows Walk group will get together once per quarter. If interested, please contact Judy Staliwe.

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Discipleship Adventures

Day Adventures

The Women's Discipleship Adventure group meets a couple times each month for activities such as walks, hikes and kayaking. These activities are scheduled and communicated via email. Contact Lori Knutson to be added to the WDA email distribution list. All women are invited to join. Physical exertion level for most activities is moderate. 

Weekend Adventures

Women's Discipleship Adventure weekends are planned 2-3 times each year for camping, hiking and time outdoors in God's creation! Weekend trips include amazing fellowship and a devotion. Earlier this year we had an adventure near the Frio River in the Texas Hill Country. Our next trip will be to Palmetto State Park in October - registration is closed, but another trip will be scheduled soon.  Contact Lori Knutson to be added to the WDA email distribution list. All women are invited to join. Physical exertion level for weekend activities is moderate to difficult. 

Saturday Walk-n-Talk January 7th

Saturday, Jan 7th, Walk-n-Talk at 8am

Join us for a walk on Saturday, January 7th beginning at 8am at Exploration Green.  The address is 16205 Diana Lane. The walk will last approximately 90 minutes and, if you're available afterwards, the group may gather for coffee or breakfast to discuss WDA activities for 2023.

For more information contact Lori Knutson.

Camping & Hiking Trip February 17-20th

Kickapoo Cavern State Park, February 17-20th

Women’s Discipleship Adventures will be taking to bat country in the Texas foothills in February for a long weekend of fellowship, friendship, and hiking. We would love to have you join us February 17 – 20, 2023 on our latest adventure to Kickapoo Cavern State Park where we’ll be staying in a cabin on the outskirts of Uvalde, stargazing from our perch alongside the Nueces River, enjoying devotions and hearty food, and hiking beautiful terrain.

Consider joining us for three nights and a great weekend of building up friendships, engaging in conversation as we work through Bible studies led by different members of our group, and seeing God’s beautiful creation up close and personal. The trip will include a 2.5 hour guided tour of the caverns on Saturday and a 7-9 mile hike on Sunday. Registration is open until Jan 16th.

Contact Lori Knutson with any questions. 

EnJOY the Word

Being in the Word every day is a critical part of our relationship with Jesus. But spending time with Scripture can also be fun! Visit this page for faith-filled crossword puzzles, word searches, fun facts and tips for falling in love with your Bible! Learn to enJOY the Word!

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Get Connected

Facebook

Joining our Facebook group is a great way to stay connected to other women! Find us at GDLC Women.

Weekly Prayer

Post the prayer on your mirror, put it in your purse, or tape it in your prayer journal!

Weekly Prayer

Remind

Download the Remind app or text the group code @gdlcw to 81010 to receive an encouraging text message each week.