Cultivate a Christ-centered sisterhood

Our Women’s Ministry exists so that we might come to know God, ourselves and our sisters in Christ more intimately. Our hope is that each woman at OCF may experience the LOVE and GRACE of God, who calls us His beloved daughters. We desire to find our grounding in Christ and to live out of this grounding as a response to God’s love for us. We invite you to come be a part of what God is doing in the hearts of our women.

Women have more responsibility in society than ever before. We work, support, educate, and raise children. Learning how to balance our busy lives and still live Christ-centered takes practice. Together we can grow stronger and build each other up.
Women have more responsibility in society than ever before. We work, support, educate, and raise children. Learning how to balance our busy lives and still live Christ-centered takes practice. Together we can grow stronger and build each other up.

In order to help one another become this kind of woman, the Women’s Ministry at OCF offers large group get-togethers (for making initial connections), small groups (for instruction, discussion and growth), and one-on-one discipleship (for accountability and encouragement).

Opportunities to Connect & Grow

Disciplers Study of Luke
PM Option: OCF | Tuesdays | 7:00pm
Leaders: Casey Schramm & Theresa Schlueter
AM Option: Hawthorne (Hollyglen) | Wednesdays | 9:30am
Leaders: Casey Schramm & Leah Hutchison
Cost: $20 (includes materials)
Begins September 13th & 14th

Luke, the compassionate physician, writes about the life of Christ, drawing attention to His compassionate love in becoming a man in order to save sinners. Luke includes many incidents in the life of Christ which are not found in the other gospels, making it the most complete. He stresses Christ’s manhood, Christ as the perfect Man, as the Son of Man. Of all the gospels, this is the one which will draw your heart to respond to Jesus call, If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.

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“First Corinthians: Living Love When We Disagree”
Redondo Beach | Wednesdays | 9:30am | 12-Week Study
Cost: $20 (includes book)
Leaders: Linda Goy & Lorie Chaykowski
Begins Wednesday, September 14th

Relationships are messy. Sometimes we struggle to get along, especially when there is disagreement. Often we find ourselves divided–even as Christians. How can we work out our differences and disagreements with humility and grace, always showing the love of Christ, while still remaining true to what we believe?

The Apostle Paul wrote to the Christians living in Corinth about this very thing. The cultural backdrop of Corinth was even more overtly sinful than our culture today, yet Paul boldly encouraged the Corinthian Christians not to ridicule one another or outsiders but to work together to show the love of Christ. In this 6-week study, we will explore Paul’s letter to learn how we are to deal with differences and divisions–whether in the workplace, neighborhood, school, home, social media community, or church. We’ll discover that the answer is living and sharing the radical love of Christ, and we’ll unpack what this means and how we can living it out day by day.

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“The Gospel on the Ground”
OCF | Wednesdays | 9:30am | 12-Week Study
Cost: $35 (includes book)
Leaders: Krista Hart & Teri Engle
Begins Wednesday, September 14th

Come unpack the life of the early church in the book of Acts and discover that the kingdom of God is always on the move, always looking outward to bring meaning and joy to a world searching for true fulfillment and hope. Explore the call of Jesus to His disciples then and to us today. See how God’s Word can sustain us even in the most difficult of times and embrace the transformative grace we experience as children of God in His kingdom of celebration.

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Prayer Project Group
OCF | Wednesdays | 9:30am
Cost: $20 (includes materials)
Leader: Nicole Dunaetz
Begins Wednesday, September 14th

The Prayer Group is a place for exploring your relationship with God and the work He is doing in your heart in the presence of other women on a similar journey.
You will spend roughly 45 minutes alone with God one day each week interacting with small passages of Scripture and worship music, practicing different ways of engaging with God, then journal your thoughts and prayers.
Each week you will receive an email containing a “prayer project” (prayer exercise) which will give you guidelines for your time in prayer, and then  the meetings on Wednesday will be a time for each person to share their experience of prayer.

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Washing in the Word (S.O.A.P.)
El Segundo | Wednesdays | 7:00pm
Cost: $20 (includes materials)
Leader: Dawn Curry
Begins Wednesday, September 14th

Learn to use the SOAP (Scripture, Observation, Application and Prayer) Bible Study method in this 8-week study of Scripture. This group will help you get the most out of your time in the Word as you discuss what you are reading in community.

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Power of a Praying Wife
OCF | 2nd & 4th Saturdays | 6:00am
Cost: $20 (includes book)
Leader: Theresa Schlueter
Begins Saturday, September 24th

God can work powerfully through a praying wife. Today’s challenges can make a fulfilling marriage seem like an impossible dream. Yet God delights in doing the impossible if only we would ask! Stormie Omartian shares how God can strengthen your marriage as you pray for your husband concerning key areas in his life, including his spiritual walk, his emotions, his role as a leader, his security in work, his physical protection, his faith and his future. You will be encouraged by Stormie’s own experiences, along with the Bible verses and sample prayers included in each chapter.

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“Seat at the Table”

Ladies, you are invited to grab a “seat at the table” with your OCF sisters and enjoy a meal and time of fellowship together. Whether you prefer brunch or dinner, there’s a seat for you! We have more events coming this fall. For more information about “Seat at the Table” events, please contact Amy Malysz or Kelly Olson.

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