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Calvary Church GR


God has called us to step out in faith. Instead of having regular women’s Bible Studies at church, we are encouraging women to prayerfully consider where they are to called to come alongside neighbors, co-workers, or friends with a simple opportunity to study the Bible.

We will journey together through regular monthly prayer gatherings. These will be times when we can encourage each other, share how God is working, and tackle any struggles on the journey through prayer. God has sent us out into the desert places of our community with the “Living Water” and we are trusting Him to cause salvation to spring up!

Go to for tools on prayer walking and simple Bible studies to use! Our Women's Ministry staff would also be glad to meet with you and explore how God may be leading you! Contact Women's Ministry at ext. 5186.



Women's Ministry celebrates the fullness of life that comes from a meaningful relationship with Christ as we connect with one another. Below you can learn more about the various Women's Ministry programs that seek to serve the needs of women in all stages and seasons of life.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
Tuesdays (1st, 3rd, 5th) | 9:00-11:15am | Ada Bible Church Knapp Campus
MOPS is an international organization that exists to encourage, equip, and help women become the best moms that they can be! Women who are pregnant or have young children (birth through kindergarten) are invited to join MOPS. Questions? Email  Or visit our website to register for the 2016-2017 season at

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Thursdays (2nd and 4th) | 10:00am-12:00pm | Room 215
If you enjoy knitting and crocheting we encourage you to join us. If you prefer to work at home, we will supply you with patterns. Contact Mary Hulst for more information.

Apples of Gold
This is an opportunity for young women to connect with mature women from Calvary Church to learn more about God’s plan for women, wives and mothers. We discuss a lesson from God’s Word and learn how to show love from our kitchens. Seven-week sessions run throughout the year. Contact Pat Cebulski to join.

Surrendering the Secret
Many women hide the painful secret of abortion deep in their hearts, and carry a great burden of shame and failure. Surrendering the Secret allows women to release this burden and find freedom through a redemptive community. Groups start throughout the year. Contact Karen Marsman for dates and times. No fee. All communication regarding this study is kept private and confidential. Advance registration required.


  • Exercise Class
    Mondays | September - May
    9:30-11:00am | Room 208B (Gym)
    Contact: Angela Crompton, Certified Fitness Instructor at (616) 406-8106 or Barb Mirandette, P.T. at (616) 365-9967
    Enjoy a variety of aerobics including: Tae Bo®, Zumba®, Pilates, stretching, self defense and games. Injury waiver needed. No childcare available.
  • Informal Golf League
    Tuesdays | May - Sept. | Tee off: 9:30am
    Gracewil Country Club (Ph: 784-2455)
    Contact: Women’s Ministry at ext. 5186
    Plan to arrive 15 minutes ahead and join the group for lunch afterwards if you can. No substitutes or registration required. Great exercise and you decide when you can play.