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Women

Especially in these challenging times, our women’s ministry is here to equip and encourage you to experience God’s love and share it with others. We invite you to explore the resources below, and if you have any needs or prayer requests, please reach out to our team.

Mom Network

Mom Network

Moms, are you ready to connect and deepen your relationship in Christ with other Christian moms? Stonebriar Mom Network invites you into connection through prayer, Bible study, listening, or simply quality time. The Mom Network has a group for each stage and role of motherhood.

  1. Listening Together: This is a class for moms to learn how to have a spiritual conversation with their children and to help their children hear and see God working in their lives now.
  2. Mother/Daughter Bible Study: These studies will be for small groups of a maximum of four moms and their daughters in third through fifth grade. Moms can sign up with three of their friends or chose to be grouped together with three other women. The studies will be self-facilitated by one or more of the moms in the group.
  3. Moms Encouraging Moms: Come find connection with other moms. The role of being a mother is full of challenges, blessings, and is often overwhelming. God encourages us to walk alongside one another for encouragement and to share His faithfulness. Moms who have older children desire to offer this place of companionship to encourage, pray, and care for younger moms and to share all that God has revealed to them in their seasons of being “Mom.” These will be small groups of two to four participants that meet/chat regularly to check on each other and find connection.
  4. Moms of Teens Prayer: We invite you to pray with other moms of teens. You do not have to pray pretty, out loud, or long impressive prayers. NO intimidation! We generally read a Psalm together and then pray the A.C.T.S. prayer (Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, Supplication).
  5. Mommy & Me: Mommy& Me is a morning of fun activities for parents and their preschool-aged children (birth through pre-K). We typically meet one Monday morning each month from 9:30 to 11:30 during the school year.

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Fall Bible Studies

Precept Tuesday Small Group StudyPrecept Study of Galatians—Who Has Bewitched You? Why and How?

Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. beginning September 8

As the Gospel spread across the Roman world in the first decades after Jesus’ earthly ministry, conflict arose. Jews and Gentiles were believing the Gospel, and a struggle began over what it meant to be a Christian. What does it mean to live under grace? Do you have to keep the Law to be a Christian? How will we know who is right?

God used an apostle to write a letter to some churches that were struggling with this issue, a letter that still speaks to us today. Using a guide from the Precept ministry, this study of Galatians clearly defines the relationship between Law and grace, and how Christians live under grace, led by the Spirit, free from bondage.


Defending Your FaithDefending Your Faith in a Post-Christian Culture

Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. beginning September 9

Today, more than ever, people are challenging Christianity by asking penetrating questions that often catch believers off-guard. We see friends and family members abandon the faith because their doubts go unanswered. They want to know how a good God can allow suffering, for example, or how the Bible can be trusted in an age of science. This class equips believers to respond to the toughest questions facing us in today’s culture, and to do it with gentleness and respect. Join us as we learn how to defend our faith in love.


The T's of the New TestamentThe T’s of the New Testament: 1 & 2 Thessalonians, 1 & 2 Timothy & Titus

Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. beginning September 9 | On Campus or Online

What would our lives look like if we lived with a passion for the Gospel each and every day? Does the hope of Heaven inspire you daily, the way it did for the apostle Paul?

Come and be encouraged in your walk with the Lord as we spend the fall and spring semesters studying 1 & 2 Thessalonians, 1 & 2 Timothy, and Titus. Paul’s grace-filled teaching in these books is powerful, motivating, and transformative!

Although online registration has closed, please contact Pilar Hansen at pilarh@stonebriar.org if you are interested in joining this study either in person or virtually.  We will also accept walk-in registrations beginning on September 9th in the upstairs B lobby.

The weekly teaching video is available on stonebriarwomen.org.

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Women of the BibleWomen of the Bible

Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. beginning September 9

Sometimes it is easy to forget that the women in the Bible were real life flesh and blood with struggles of their own—women with faith and doubt, trust and disbelief, courage and fear, strength and weakness. We want to believe that we would make better choices than they did, but do we? Let’s get to know our sisters in faith and see what they left behind for us to learn in our current times and situations.


Precept Wednesday Small Group StudyPrecept Study of Colossians and Philemon—Gaining a True Knowledge of Christ So No One Deludes You!

Wednesdays at 6 p.m. beginning September 9

What does it mean to be “complete in Christ”? Is Christ your all in all? Does He meet all your needs? Don't let anyone delude you with man-made philosophies or traditions that contradict the Word of God. Using a guide from the Precept ministry, this study of Colossians and Philemon will help you gain a deeper understanding of Jesus that roots your faith in the truth of the Gospel.


Precept Thursday Small Group StudyPrecept Studies of Joshua & Daniel—Conquering Your Enemies & Living Out a Biblical Worldview

Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. beginning September 10

In the first chapter of Joshua, God said, “Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed.” Join us for a study of Joshua and increase your faith in God, who has put you in His grip and will never let you go.

Following our study of Joshua, our study of Daniel will help you adopt a biblical worldview and adhere to it even when it's not the norm. Threatened with death, Daniel stuck to his guns and refused to adopt a pagan lifestyle. His worldview had God at the center, and he lived it out even under extreme pressure to change.

Using guides from the Precept ministry, these studies will charge you up and encourage you to press on in faith!

Spring 2021 Bible Studies

Bible BasicsBible Basics

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. beginning January 6, 2021

Do you attend church but avoid participating in some conversations because you feel intimidated and embarrassed? Do you wish you had a clearer understanding of God’s Word? Would you like to learn the very basics of the Bible? This group is a casual and safe place to ask questions and learn more about Scripture. Join us this fall as we walk together through the beautiful Love Letter given to us by our Heavenly Father.

Community & Connections

Compass 1:1 Mentoring Ministry

Compass 1:1 helps women navigate life’s different seasons by connecting them with one another in authentic, uplifting relationships. Especially in this time of sheltering in place, it can be deeply helpful to have someone to talk to and share life with. If you are looking for a mentor to walk alongside you, or if you would like to serve as a mentor to encourage others, please reach out to us so we can help you get started.

Facebook Group

To connect with other women from our church family, request to join our private Facebook group! It’s a great way to make friends and stay in touch from home, and we’ll be posting encouraging resources and fun activities to help you grow and find joy in every season.

Parenting Pathway

If you’re a parent or grandparent, find resources and support on our Parenting Pathway blog. This library of articles, podcasts, guidebooks, and activities covers all aspects of parenting to equip you as the spiritual leader of your home. Whether your kids are in diapers or Driver’s Ed, you’ll find practical tips and encouragement for your parenting journey.

The Rooted Marriage

You can now find online community and resources from Stonebriar’s Marriage Ministry through The Rooted Marriage on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube! The Rooted Marriage exists to enrich, equip, and encourage strong, healthy marriages in every season of life. Use the links below to get connected and gain support to make your marriage the best it can be!

Sunday Fellowships

Sunday Fellowships are weekly gatherings where people study the Bible, pray together, and form meaningful friendships. Groups are available for a variety of life stages, so no matter where you are on your spiritual journey, you will find people to walk with you. These groups typically meet in classrooms on our campus, but many are continuing to meet online. Contact Ministry Coordinator Sarah McFarlane to connect with a group that fits you!

Stonebriar Women’s Team

Chrissy Smith

Chrissy Smith
Lead Pastoral Leader
chrissy@stonebriar.org

Melissa Renner

Melissa Renner
Pastoral Leader
melissar@stonebriar.org

Pilar Hansen

Pilar Hansen
Ministry Coordinator
pilarh@stonebriar.org

Michelle Felt

Michelle Felt
Ministry Leader
michellef@stonebriar.org

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