Thornapple's Women's Ministry

Offering opportunities to connect, learn, serve and grow.

Upcoming Event - Save these dates:

  1. Wednesday Women's Studies | Wednesday mornings September-April. Pre-Registration is requested. To learn more, click here.
  2. Fall Women's Retreat at Portage Lake | September 21-23. Main speaker Sharon Brown!! Learn more and sign up here.
  3. Meet and Eat | tentatively October 5
  4. Annual Advent Program | Thursday, November 29

weekly and Regular Events

  • Wednesday Women's Bible Studies – Morning and evening studies are available. Childcare is provided during the morning studies. These studies meet September through April. Women are welcome to join at any time. To learn more and to register, click here.
  • MOPS – Mothers of Preschoolers meets two Thursdays each month September through early May. Pre-registration is required. For more on MOPS, click here.
  • Moms on a Mission - For Moms of school age children. To learn more and register online, click here.
  • WholyFit - Women gather for devotional exercise typically on Fridays at 9:30am (meeting times change around holidays, school vacations and during the summer). For more details, click here. With questions about Wholyfit e-mail Karalyn Tresh at
  • Prayer Groups – Monday mornings women meet to pray for children, schools, families, etc. during the school year. Contact the office for more specifics.
  • Hearts for Sewing -Sewing and fellowship for women. The group meets the first Thursday afternoon of each month from Noon to 4:00pm. Projects benefit charitable organizations. To learn more, click here or contact Carole Medema or Jan Schneider.
  • Retreats – Retreats are offered periodically. There is a denominational retreat offered to all women in our Covenant conference every fall. 
  • Marriage Ministry - For information on Thornapple's ministry to marriages, click here

If you have questions about Women's Ministries and events, or if you would like to help with women's ministry events, please contact lay-leaders: Sarah DeBaets or Diane Kunkler or staff leader, Lynne McLaughlin.

If you would like to read about what is happening with our denomination in the area of Women's Ministry, click here.