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Love God. Love Others.

Mobilizing every woman's God-given potential to deeply love Christ and her neighbors. We organize Bible studies, events, and service opportunities designed to encourage spiritual growth.

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength...Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other command greater than these." Mark 12:30-31

Women's Bible Studies – Summer 2024

2024 Bible Study Schedule

June 12 – July 25 | James – Room for Growth (6 weeks)
September 12–November 14 | Nancy Guthrie, Son of David (10 weeks)

PRECEPT BIBLE STUDY METHOD

Romans – Freed from Sin's Penalty

All have sinned. There is none righteous. We are declared righteous by God only by faith in the blood of His Son. Romans 1-5 explains the foundational doctrines of our faith – original sin, justification, redemption, and propitiation. Gain an excellent grasp of the doctrine of salvation!

Session includes: Homework, Reading, Discussion and Prayer.

FRIDAY MORNINGS
DATES: April 5–July 12, 2024
10:00 am–12:00 pm
In Person–Valley Church/Northpoint
Cost: $34 for Study Guide
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Summer Bible Study

James - Room for Growth

We all have room for growth, both personally and as a faith community. In this epistle, we don’t just learn what to do, but how to do it. How do we gain wisdom? How should we view the people around us? How should we treat them? How do we deal with trials? How will our faith be seen? In the book of James, we find answers to these questions that echo both Jesus’ teaching and the book of Proverbs.

Cost: $5 for Study Guide
Format: Homework and Group Discussion

Early Morning

Thursdays, June 13–July 25 (6 Sessions)
6–7:30 am | Online—Zoom

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Mid-Morning

Wednesdays, June 12–July 24 (6 Sessions)
10 am–12 pm | Valley Church

Childcare is available for infants–3rd grade
Children’s programming available for 4th–5th grade
*No childcare on July 24

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Evening

Wednesdays, June 12–July 24 (6 Sessions)
6:30–8 pm | Valley Church

No childcare is available

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The Bible Recap

Read Through for Women

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The Bible Recap is a chronological bible reading program that goes through the Bible in 1 year. We will form small groups that will gather regularly in homes or at the church, to discuss the current readings. An optional corresponding podcast helps explain the readings and relates it to daily life. Find out more at thebiblerecap.com

3 EASY STEPS FOR THE BIBLE RECAP

1. Daily: Read the section of the Bible for that day with the Bible Recap Plan.

2. Supplement daily learning: Listen to the daily Bible Recap podcast (optional).

3. Join a Group: (2-4x per month), groups will gather to pray for each other and discuss reading material.

There is no cost for this study.

Get Ready NOW

Start your daily Bible Recap Reading Plan on January 1, 2024

Meeting Details

You will receive address and additional information upon registering.

  • WDM #1 | Wed 12:00–2:00 pm | Weekly
  • WDM #2 | Tues 6:30–7:30 am | Twice a month
  • WDM #3 | Thurs 6:30–8:00 pm | Weekly
  • Valley Church #1 | Thurs 9:30–11:30 am | Twice a month
  • Valley Church #2 | Mon 6:00–8:00 pm | Weekly
  • Waukee | Fri 9:00–10:00 am | Twice a month
  • Norwalk | Wed 10:00–11:30 am | Weekly

Care and Support Groups

Groups at Valley Church can help you connect with others going through a similar life event or studying specific learning materials. For information about our groups, follow the link below

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Women's Ministry Mentoring

Are you a woman who desires to grow in faith? Are you teachable and eager to learn from a more experienced follower of Christ? Then take a look at Valley Mentoring!

A mentor is someone with a little more experience who comes alongside another and points her to Jesus. We would love to line YOU up with a Valley Church mentor. Mentors and mentees meet every two to three weeks from October through April. Your mentor is here to love, listen, encourage, and pray with you.

Here is what one of the mentees shared about her experience.
“I feel I have a new friend in my mentor. I know I could come to her with any question, concern or prayer request, and she would be there for me. She has also been very open as she has walked through preparing to send a son to college this fall, and transitioning family members from living at home to assisted living. It has been beneficial to watch her navigate the processes as I believe both will be in my future.”
Click here to apply!

PLEASE NOTE: We do ask that mentors and mentees be attenders of Valley Church.

If you have any questions email Valerie Bantz at valeriebantz@gmail.com

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Bible Study Library

Anytime is a great time to host your own home/neighborhood Bible Study and Women’s Ministry can help you do that. We have a variety of fantastic Bible Study and Book Study options for you to check out (for a slight fee) through our Bible Study Library.

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DVD STUDIES:
  • No charge for members of Valley Church

MOPS has given me a great opportunity to build relationships with other moms in the same season of life. Together we’re able to navigate young motherhood, marriage, and following Jesus in a fun setting.

Lindsay Morris

Valley Women’s Ministry has provided me great opportunities to connect, grow and lead. My second week at Valley, I was invited to a Bible Study and out of that study came many of my best friends!

Val Bantz

When we do Bible study together, the layering of shared life experiences and practical application that my sisters in Christ bring to the table enriches my perspective and understanding. It strengthens and encourages my faith.

Becky Staab

The MOMCo (previously known as MOPS)

9:30–11:30 am · Two Fridays per month

September 2024–May 2025

We believe that it’s just as important for moms to grow as it is to take care of our little ones. Therefore, MOMCo exists to serve you and your kids. While your children play and learn in the care and safety of our on-site MOMCo KIDS program, MOMCo moms meet to socialize, hear from speakers, engage in creative activities and small group discussion, and share in a kid-uninterrupted breakfast and coffee break. Our hope is that you walk away refreshed, inspired, connected, and ready to brave the day.
You can expect a fun variety of snacks, curriculum, fellowship, prayer and devotions, crafts, playdates, and outside events.

Yearly dues are $60 for Valley MOMCo, $30 for childcare, and $37 The MOMCo International membership. For your convenience, you may pay for the entire year or one semester at a time.

Valley MOMCo and MOMCo International dues with no childcare – 1 semester $67
Valley MOMCo and MOMCo International dues with no childcare – 2 semesters $97
Valley MOMCo and MOMCo International dues with childcare – 1 semester $82
Valley MOMCo and MOMCo International dues with childcare – 2 semesters $127

We are excited to welcome new moms into our group for next year. Please contact The MOMCo leaders with any questions.

Email The MOMCo leaders

Connecting

By following these simple steps you will have opportunities to make friends, build relationships, serve, learn, and grow!

  • Sign up for our email list so you can stay in the loop.
  • Join a Women’s Ministry Bible Study
  • Attend one of our Women’s Ministry Happenings

Prayer

  • Join the Women’s Ministry Prayer Team to receive weekly prayer requests
  • Join one of our Valley Women’s Prayer Groups or a Moms in Prayer group

To find out about participating in a Prayer Group and/or to receive Prayer Requests email Debi at debil@valley.church.

If you would like prayer, please email Debi at debil@valley.church.

Deborah Bryant—What Moms in Prayer Means To Me.

Valley LIFTT (Previously Valley Moms)

Meets on Fridays or Tuesdays, 2 times per monthCost: $20 for local meeting costs and expensesLocation: Home in West Des MoinesNo Childcare Available

LIFTT-Ladies In Faith and Truth Together,  is a group for all moms who have children in kindergarten through 12th grade. It is a place for connecting, developing relationships, and supporting one another in all stages of school life. We have times of gathering, listening to speakers, tours of local ministries, and participating in service projects where we can get to know each other and our community better. We want to grow as women who love Jesus and love our children and families while cultivating relationships with each other.For more information, email Jaclyn.

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Valley LIFTT Dates

  • September 8, 2023 – May 24, 2024

Women's Ministry Team

Debi Lydic

Director of Women's Ministry

Diana White

Administrative Assistant