"Columbia women igniting passion for Jesus Christ
by providing opportunities for spiritual growth
through stronger relationships with other women."
Women's Ministry is a dynamic ministry designed to provide opportunities for women to grow spiritually through strengthening their relationships with God and other women.You are welcome to join any time and see if God might be calling you to be a part of the Women's Ministry Leadership Team. For more information email Debbie Jaeger.
The Women's Ministry at Columbia is hosting its 2nd Annual Children's Clothing Swap!
Friday, July 24, 4-6pm and 7-9pm
Saturday, July 25, 8:30 to 11:30 am
3245 Glen Carlyn Road, Falls Church 22041
Child Care Provided Upon Registration for Friday night.
Join families across Columbia for our 2nd Annual Children’s Clothing Swap. An opportunity to clean out the closets/drawers and playrooms and update wardrobes by recycling and reusing without sacrificing our budgets or financial peace.
If you cannot participate but wish to donate items, please do so! Food Pantry families will be able to “shop” when the Food Pantry opens on Saturday at 9:30am.
Don’t have anything to donate, but want to participate? YOU ARE WELCOME! There are many areas in which to volunteer and earn SWAP credits.
The SWAP is from 4 – 6 pm and 7 - 9pm on Friday night and from 8:30am – 11:30 am on Saturday morning. Beginning at 9:30am on Saturday, you can serve others by assisting food pantry clients as they are led through the swap area.
WAYS TO EARN SWAP TICKETS:
Donate Items! Earn 1 Swap Credit for each item (swap credits will be distributed at swap check-in).
Register online! The event is free, but we want to have a count for refreshments.
Volunteer! There are opportunities to volunteer with sorting, set-up, clean-up, assisting ‘swappers’, etc. Register and select volunteer choices!
Infant and Children’s Clothing, Shoes, Accessories and Toys that are clean and in good condition. Rule of thumb – If the condition is such that you would not wear it, it should not be given to someone else. (see list below)
- infant and children's clothing in all sizes
- children's shoes
- books, toys and games, stuffed animals
- bouncy seats, swings
- car and booster seats (please check manufacturer expiration dates)
- pack-n-plays, strollers, crib sheets, baby blankets
- Maternity Clothes
WHERE DO I TAKE MY ITEMS?
1. Bag up clothes and shoes by size and mark the size along with your last name on the bag. Put accessories and toys in separate bags. Also, if possible, pin sets together.
2. Beginning July 6, drop off your bags in Room 126A (Falls Church Campus) and enter your name and total items on the sign in sheet. Your Swap Tickets will be available at the swap.
If you have any questions about the items that can be swapped or any other questions, contact Debbie Jaeger.
Let the Closet Cleaning Begin!
Women's Bible studies
Mother's Bible Study, led by Jennifer King, Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30am, Room 229. Our group is using Columbia's all-ages Project 78 material. The spring study examines Jesus' resurrection and how the disciples told others about Jesus.
Joyful Sisters Women's Bible Study, led by Jan Brinson, Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm, Room 127. NEW STUDY, Beginning May 6. Through Scripture and storytelling Christian author Karen Kingsbury brings Jesus' family alive. Join us on this seven week journey as we take a unique look at this family made up of John the Baptist, Zechariah, Elizabeth, James and more. Come experience scripture in a way you may never have looked at it before.
Daughters of the King, led by Carolyn Adams, Room 145: Living in Jesus. The Letters of Peter, John and Jude teach us to listen for the voice of God while meditating on the word of God and to live victorious Christian lives.