Who We Are
Disciples Women in the CCNC-N Region are an active group of women who serve Jesus Christ through mission, worship and study. Our current and future opportunities are outlined here. You can also check out what Disciples Women are doing across the world.
Our women’s council has a board of women who come together several times a year. We pray, laugh and plan together for the future of the women in the CCNC-N Region. We cooperatively work with the women of the NCNC UCC Region as well. Please email us with any questions, ideas and prayers requests
Awaken Your Spirit
Celebrate our 80th Annual
Women’s Fall Retreat Together
Sept. 22‐24, 2017
Mission Springs Conference CenterGo to the Fall Retreat Page for more information!
Scotts Valley, CA
Food and Theology, sponsored by WOSA (Women of Spirit and Action): February 10, 2018, place TBD, keynote speaker: Rev. Tami Groves.
Disabilities Conference, sponsored by WOSA (Women of Spirit and Action): October 21, 2017 at Niles Discovery Church, Fremont, CA
Tent Revival! Awaken Your Spirit: Sept. 22-24 at the Mission Springs Camp and Conference Center, keynote speaker: Rev. Dr. Christal Williams. Registration materials will be available in mid-June.
Spring Renewal: March 10, 2018, place TBD.
Wild Women of the West Connect: April 6-8 in Scottsdale, AZ at the Franciscan Retreat Center. Join your Disciples sisters from ALL the Western Regions for an amazing gathering.
“Knitting with Intention: A Ministry with Crafts” by Rev. Gwynn FuquaThe Crafts & Music fellowship at Alameda First Christian began in early 2016 when Rev. Gloria Wilson, Nancy Tajima and I began meeting on Tuesday afternoons to work on our personal projects and invited others to join us. Some brought knitting, some brought crochet, some painted pictures, some sewed wall hangings for the narthex, and some brought musical instruments. The prayer squares ministry grew out of that fellowship. Read more …
Save the date! The Wild Women of the West are converging on Phoenix on April 6-8, 2018. Save the date for this historic gathering of women. Disciples Women from California, Utah, Arizona, Oregon, Montana, Colorado will all gather together for worship, study and mission. Registration and hotel information forthcoming shortly. Download a flyer for your congregations here.
CCNC-N Women’s Ministries Council Purpose Statement:
To empower women in their faith for spiritual growth and mission by:
~ Presenting opportunities for support and fellowship, mentoring and spiritual growth
~ Providing education and leader development for congregational and community involvement
~ Equipping women to use their influence and put their faith into action to carry out the mission and message of Jesus Christ.
CCNC-N Women’s Ministries Council
CCNC-N Women’s Ministries Council Job Description (pdf)
GOING GLOBAL with International Disciples Women
Our very own Rev. Denise Turner is a representative to the International Disciples Women Ministries (IDWM). Read her letter in which she tells us about the mission and focus of Disciples Women at an international level. Read her letter here.
General Office of Disciples Women
UCC Women’s Ministries
Disciples Women Resources
Global Women Connecting
Women’s Ministry Newsletter
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