HANDMAIDENS | WOMEN'S MINISTRY


As a branch of Mission Valley Christian Fellowship, the vision of the Handmaiden's Ministry mirrors the mission of MVCF: to LOVE, GROW, and HELP all women.

The calling of this ministry is to raise up women who love God with all their heart, mind, soul and strength; women who desire to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; and women who, in turn, will reach out and help other women in practical ways. We do this through Bible studies, retreats, outreach events where we support local charities and community agencies. We have many options for this through the vision of the handmaidens ministry.

We are called handmaidens, because in the Bible we see the example of Mary being told by the angel that she would be carrying the Messiah, the Christ child, Jesus.  Her response was to say, she was a servant to God, and that He could do with her life as He wished. The handmaiden’s ministry desires that our hearts would respond like Mary with whatever the Lord comes to us with. That we are His servants and He can do with us according to what He says.  Our prayer is also for more women to have this heart of obedience.

And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.
— Luke 1:38

Please feel free to contact Janet Cobb to find out more information on how you can be part of this wonderful ministry.


Current Events

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Join us every other Monday evenings as we gather to be Disciples of Christ on our Men & Women's Bible Study - The Disciples of Christ Series. We start at 6:30pm with a time of fellowship and light snacks, worship as a church at 7pm, Men meet downstairs in The Study and Women meet in the Main Sanctuary. We meet on the following dates, coming up this Fall 2018 : 

August 27 - Beware of Covetousness
September 10 - Honor Marriage
September 24 - Lead by being a Servant
October 8 - Await His Return / Watch and Pray

October 22 - Lord The Lord / Love Your Neighbor
November 5 - Fear God / Do Not Fear Man
November 19 - Teach Disciples To Obey / Keep His Commandments


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Power Hour is a women only small group style Bible Study. We meet to study the Bible and pray together, all in one quick hour. It is a great way to connect with other women through the handmaiden’s ministry. We meet downstairs in The Study.

Wednesdays at 11am (No Childcare) with Janet Cobb & Betty Breedlove
August - 22nd
September - 5th, 19th
October - 3rd, 17th, 31st
November - 14th, 28th

Mondays at 7pm (No Childcare) with Kristal Roque & Kristi Garcia
August - 20th
September - 3rd, 17th
October - 1st, 15th, 29th
November - 12th, 26th

Saturdays at 10am (No Childcare) with Racquell Gonzalez & Abigail Cobb
August - 25th
September - 8th, 22nd
October - 20th
November - 3rd, 17th
December - 1st

Thursdays at 9am (Babies & Toddlers) with Paula Giovinetti & Kelsey Dearden
August - 23rd
September - 6th, 20th
October - 4th, 18th
November - 1st, 15th, 29th