Women's Ministry

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The First Baptist Church Women's Ministry seeks to win women to Christ and encourage them to grow in their relationship with God and others by providing opportunities for spiritual growth, close fellowship, meaningful service and effective outreach.

Spiritual Growth Opportunities

Bible Study

Women's Bible studies take place at various days and times throughout the week to meet your busy schedule. We encourage you to join us for one of our dynamic and life-changing, which can be joined at any time during the year.

Twelve Extraordinary Women

Join First Baptist Church Women in a Bible study on "Twelve Extraordinary Women" by John McCarthur.  This class takes place Thursday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 in the Reception Room off the church's main foyer.

First Place 4 Health

First Place 4 Health is a wellness program that focuses on putting Christ first in the four areas of our lives: heart, soul, mind and strength (Mark 12:30). Join First Baptist Church Women in learning how to live a balanced life. This class takes place Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:00 in the Church Fellowship Hall.

Sunday School

This class is open to all women ages 18 and older and meets in the library on Sunday morning at 9:00.


This is an opportunity for younger women in attendance at First Baptist Church to meet for face-to-face counseling and personal mentoring by older women in the church. To become part of the women's mentoring ministry as a younger woman or mentor, please contact the church at 440-458-5128 or visit our welcome center located in the main lobby during regular church services.

Fellowship Opportunities

In our busy world we seldom take time to stop and truly enjoy the people around us. Time spent with others, especially those who have a heart for God, can be so uplifting and fulfilling. Join the women of First Baptist Church in the close fellowship opportunities below.

Stitching Sisters

Join First Baptist Church women for this monthly fellowship, working with our hands crocheting and quilting.   Stitching Sisters meets on the last Tuesday morning of the month at 10:00 in the Reception Room off the church foyer.

Ladies Day Out

Join the women of First Baptist Church on the first Sunday of each month following the regular morning services for lunch at a neighborhood restaurant. The location will be announced during the announcement portion of our morning service the month prior to the event.

More Than Mommies

More Than Mommies is a women's ministry promoting activities for moms of preschoolers. Join us for the upcoming activities by visiting the web site below.

Serving Opportunities

Taste Of Grace

The women of First Baptist Church take great pride in serving the church and local community through the Taste of Grace ministry. Taste of Grace serves in providing meals for convalescents and new parents, respite care, church transportation, shut-in visitation, military and student encouragement, and other special events. To get involved or learn more about serving opportunities, please contact the church at 440-458-5128 or visit our welcome center located in the main lobby during regular church services.

Outreach Opportunities

The First Baptist Church women's ministry offers outreach opportunities each month. These outreach opportunities give women the ability to serve both locally and globally by using their talents and time to minister to others.

Women for Missions

Women for Missions serve missionaries and their families with encouragement and tangible items for missions services. They offer a greeting card services that acknowledges missionary birthdays and anniversaries, while also managing the inventory and distribution of the FBC "Missionary Closet" of items needed on the mission field. Women for Missions meet at 10:00am in the Carey Reception Room on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Faith Baptist Community Center

Located in the city of Cleveland, the Faith Baptist Community Center, along with the women of First Baptist Church, provide a monthly luncheon and Bible study for women in the inner city. This takes place on the third Thursday of each month, leaving the church at 10:00am.

Get Involved

We encourage you and your family to get involved in the women's ministry of First Baptist Church. Feel free to contact the church with any questions or concerns you have concerning the women's ministry and we would be glad to offer our support. Contact the church at 440-458-5128, via email at info@firstbaptistelyria.org, or visit our welcome center located in the main lobby during regular church services.