Fierce Bible study

The word fierce is trendy. It is used to describe women who are extreme athletes, high-level executives or supermodels. Women at the top of their game. But what about the rest of us? Can we be fierce? Absolutely! In fact, women like us have been changing the world for thousands of years—many who received little fanfare yet lived fiercely anyway. In this study we will look at lesser-known female characters in the Bible and the ways they changed the world by living into God’s calling, including:

  • The midwives of Egypt (Shiphrah and Puah), who made hard decisions in the face of evil;
  • Deborah, who was an unlikely and powerful leader;
  • Naaman's slave girl, who bravely points others to God's healing power;
  • The woman at the well, who boldly repented and shared her faith;
  • Lois and Eunice, who parented with intentionality and effectiveness;
  • Dorcas, who showed kindness to those in need.

As we explore their lives, we will discover how we too can live into our callings, honor the Lord and even change the world through our courage, faithfulness, and obedience.

Women are invited to study fierce women at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays beginning March 1 and ending April 12. Click here to register.

Play Mahjong

Women are invited to play Mahjong on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at Marvin. Contact Celia Balko for information (903.520.0288).

February Susanna Wesley 

The Susanna Wesley groupwill meet at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at the home of Peggy Berry. Windy Gallagher, a Christian women’s blogger, will present a program titled Table Full: Our Dependence on Christ and Hospitality.  All women are invited to join us. Please contact Connie Seale (903.530.4427) or Martha Griffith (903.530.6125) for more information. Remember, bring a friend! 

Amazing Grace 

All women are invited to join the Amazing Grace women’s group at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the home of Rebecca Mohr. Melissa Brigman, Marvin’s director of missions, will introduce a special project involving Marvin Church, Rev. Alfred Njau, his Amazing Grace Church in Tanzania and the school he has started there. It is truly an inspirational story to hear! We will also be blessed to see a short video presentation about the children at the school. Alfred and his church and school have been the recipients of Women on a Mission donations the past few years. Please join us for this very special evening and see what your mission dollars have done! For more information, contact Ann Head (903.279.9979).


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