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heridan’s Women’s Ministries Team is dedicated to nurturing each woman’s relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ through spiritual growth, service and fellowship. The goal is to encourage women to become involved in faith formation that allows women to understand their calling to know Jesus, love God and others, share your faith with family and friends and care for each other.
Sheridan’s women’s activities are designed to Encourage the hearts and minds of women to know, love and serve God.
And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another-and all the more as you see the Day approaching.
Hebrews 10: 24-25
Inspirational Websites & Blogs to Read
InCourage: An inspirational Christian website for women, by women; one of which is Ann Voskamp. This site is beautiful visually and most of the writers seem to be published authors. They have a conference, book club, community groups and are associated with Dayspring publishers.
The 3-MINUTE RETREAT is available by computer, email, or smart phone. sponsored by the Loyola Press, a Jesuit ministry. 3-Minute Retreats invite you to take a short prayer break right at your computer. Spend some quiet time reflecting on a Scripture passage. Knowing that not everyone prays at the same pace, you have control over the pace of the retreat. After each screen, a Continue button will appear. Click it when you are ready to move on. If you are new to online prayer, the basic timing of the screens will guide you through the experience.
You can find all of the devotions from our Sheridan devotion writing team on this page. See the bottom of the page for devotions written for the monthly Women's newsletter.
Products to Try
Thistle Farms is the source of our body products in the OneSent Market. A ministry started by Becca Stevens in Nashville, TN. The website displays their products as well as tells the story of the ministry and many of the women it has served.
This is the website for the national Women of the ELCA - lots of news and many good resources, including Knitting as a Spiritual Discipline!
Daily Grace is an on-the-go companion for your journey, offering a faith reflection every day. In these brief writings you’ll encounter God’s extravagant, boundless and often surprising grace. You will be comforted, challenged, inspired, consoled and confronted. Available via web or smart phone app.
Women’s Faith Formation
Women’s Retreat: April 5-6, 2019
Join other Sheridan women with guest speaker Carol Kent at Lied Lodge in Nebraska City. Our theme, A New Kind of Normal, will explore developing spiritual authenticity, turning fear into faith and becoming women of influence.
This is a monthly time for mothers to share around the theme of family time and togetherness. Join us on the first Wednesdays @ the Well of each month from September – April, offering a time for fellowship and conversation with other moms. If you are raising children this opportunity is for you.
Bring your children for Wednesdays @ the Well activities and be a part of this time for ideas and encouragement.
Sheridan Women’s Circles are an opportunity to be involved in a small group for fellowship, Bible study and to be involved in stewardship and service activities. We are always happy for an opportunity to welcome new members into our Women’s Circles.
OneSent Market Clerk – We are looking for volunteers to join our OneSent Market team. Shifts are available between 9:30 & 12:15 on Sunday mornings. OneSent offers books, fair trade items, and LWR coffee and chocolate. Training includes sales and marketing specific to our store. Contact Kathy Paisley for information.
Volunteer at Barnabas Community – Make time in your schedule to experience the gift of serving and giving. You’ll be glad you did! Sign up today.
Baptism mentor – Babies in Christ mentors provide support and prayer and host the family at church on baptism day. If you are interested in serving as a Babies in Christ Mentor, contact Kathy Paisley.