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Mission Statement

Engage, equip and encourage all women to love and serve God daily.

The River Women’s Ministry seeks to welcome women of all ages, engage them with God and others, equip them to live out God’s purpose for their lives, and encourage them to share Christ’s love with their communities and the world.

Through healthy small groups, authentic mentorship, and outreach opportunities, The River Women’s Ministry aims to ignite a passion for deepening every woman’s walk with the Lord to serve and glorify Him in their daily lives.

If you have a Facebook account, you will enjoy our Women's Ministry private group.  Click here to join the group! 

Leadership

Life can be busy as we balance family, work and service. You’ll find refreshment and renewal through our special women's events, studying God's Word, and encouraging one another.  We hope you will come share your life’s journey with others who also love Christ, each other and our community!

All women are invited to share ideas and help plan women’s activities and events.  Marie Watson, Director; Jayne Bauer, Communications.

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Special Events

Fall Retreat (statewide event)

MPower, an inspirational retreat sponsored by Montana Southern Baptist Women.  This year’s theme is “Hope in Christ” based on Romans 12:9-16.  Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayer.  You can register for the retreat on the Montana Southern Baptist Women website.

September 10-11 at Big Sky Fellowship in Helena.

Ongoing Programs

Bible Study Groups

Women of all ages and life stages coming together to understand the Word of God in a deeper way.  Watch for specific studies listed in the Special Events section above.  Mandy Red led a 7-week study in the book of Titus in July/July 2021.

Christian Book Club

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Women sharing the enjoyment and insights of Christian novels.  Meets every second Wednesday from 10am to noon in the Library upstairs.  There are so many books to choose from in the Library - feel free to check one out and share your opinions with the group.  **On break until September.

Coffee Connection

Women gathering for a cup of coffee and fellowship as a way to get to know each other and find common interests.  Meets monthly in the Fellowship Hall on the 4th Saturday from 9:00-10:15 am

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Crafters for Christ

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Women working on their various crafts, sharing fellowship.  Meets every 3rd Tuesday from 10am to noon in the Fellowship Hall.  Bring a craft you are working on or just come to learn a new craft!

Discipleship/Mentoring

Women trained in one-to-one discipleship guiding women to a deeper relationship with Christ and into spiritual maturity.

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Nursing Home Ministry

Writing and delivering cards with well wishes to those living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

Contact Fonda Swisher if you would like to participate in this ministry.

Picnics in the Park

Mandy Red organized this get-together every second and fourth Thursday during summer 2021 as a way for moms to get to know one another while the kids play at the park/splash pad on 2nd Street and Bedford in Hamilton.  Bring chairs/blanket, water/snacks, sunscreen.  Check back to see if this event will revive in 2022!

Police Appreciation

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The River Women's Ministry delivers homemade cookies to our law enforcement officers in May to express our appreciation for their service.

Contact Marie Watson if you want to bake cookies or help deliver them.

Spring Brunch

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Event for all women to enjoy a delicious brunch, an inspirational speaker, beautiful worship music and fellowship time.  Our 2021 theme was "Known & Loved with Purpose."  Held in May, information will be provided in the spring.

Summer Camping Retreat

Ladies gathering at a mountain home, and in trailers/tents for spiritual refreshment and fellowship.  Our 2021 theme was “Created, Called and Crowned” based on Esther 4 at Deb Hill's in Painted Rocks.  Watch for info on next year's retreat!

Women's Camping Retreat
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