Who We Are

Shandon Women seeks to foster gospel community, engage and serve the women of Columbia, grow in discipleship and make disciples. We are passionate about God’s word and want to share His love with others. Shandon Women is dedicated to providing opportunities to learn and grow with other women via neighbor groups, weekly Bible studies, special events and mission opportunities. 

Events

the well

The Well is a monthly gathering for the women of Columbia, hosted by the women of Shandon. At The Well, you’ll hear raw stories of hope, life change, and the power of the Gospel in an interview format each month, as well as an intimate time of worship.

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Invited

Join us on July 10, 2019 in the Gathering Place for fellowship and a message on gospel hospitality by Rosaria Butterfield, author of The Gospel Comes with a House Key. 

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Discipleship

The idea of The Table was born through conversations about mentorship and learning from women from different ages and stages of life. Shandon’s rich history and large size have many of us in our regular places of service and worship from week to week. The Table provides women an opportunity to sit down with women outside of their Sunday School class and meet women they might not have the opportunity to meet otherwise. And because around a table and over a meal is a natural place to gather, that’s where we want to come together. 

How does it work?

  • 2 hours, 4 meetings, 6-8 women
  • For 4 months, your group will meet once a month over a meal
  • The groups will be kept at 6-8 people total to include the hostess
  • Everyone will not have the same viewpoints and won’t always agree on everything. You don’t have to convince each other, but instead listen to each other.
  • We would love for these groups to create other groups when you 4 weeks conclude. Let’s be disciples who make disciples as Jesus called us to do. 
New groups will launch this summer. Sign up now to join a group!
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BIBLE STUDIES

Shandon Women’s Ministry is dedicated to fostering an environment where you can learn and grow with other women in Gospel Community. Each semester we offer many different Bible studies that will fit into your schedule.

Summer Bible Study

The Quest by Beth Moore - Led by Kristin Mixson

The Quest is a 6-session study that delves into Scripture to explore how God created us to seek after Him - a God who desires to be found and known. In this lifelong quest of faith, learn to develop your intimacy with Him and embrace the adventure that comes with living a life for God. 

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Neighbor Groups

Shandon Women’s Neighbor Groups are small groups of women that meet in homes to study God’s word, connect relationally and grow spiritually. We encourage all Shandon women in the greater Columbia area to host a group and invite neighbors, regardless of spiritual maturity or knowledge. Neighbor groups will launch in January 2019. Shandon Women will provide support as you seek to host a neighbor group in your home. 

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Live Sent

Shandon Women are committed to loving our neighbors and reaching our city for God’s glory and to advance His kingdom. If you are interested in living sent within the city of Columbia, we have a few ways to connect you to local ministries that are looking for women to be the hands and feet of Jesus right here! Sign up below and someone will be back in touch with you.

heart 4 schools

Elementary students who cannot read at grade level and live in poverty are 8 times more likely to drop out of high school.  We want to share Christ’s love by supporting elementary students and their teachers.  Thirty minutes a week could make a huge impact on one child’s life.  Please fill out the form below if you are interested in making a difference at our area schools.

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daybreak ministries

The mission of Daybreak Ministries is to offer practical services in a compassionate and responsive manner that will empower women, men, and families to choose life for their pre-born child. We will offer hope, healing, and the truth of God's love through: abstinence education, all stages of a crisis pregnancy, and during the aftermath of devastating decisions.

Shandon Women can be involved in the area of counseling, organizing supply drives, and hosting baby showers for mothers. Please fill out the form below if you are interested in making a difference in the life of a young mom-to-be and her baby.

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ladies sewing project

The Ladies Sewing Project is a group that sews and assembles needed supplies for women across the globe. Without access to feminine hygiene supplies, women in developing countries cannot leave their homes. They are often shunned during their monthly cycle, and many girls miss 20 percent of the school year. YOU can help women reclaim control of their lives and health and learn that Jesus loves them. We meet once a month (room C121) and sew from home, too. Please contact Kristin Mixson by email at for information about how to get involved.

Dates: 

April 25 4-7 pm
May 16 4-7 pm
June 11 12-3 pm
June 18 12-3 pm
July 9 12-3 pm
July 16 12-3 pm
July 23 12-3 pm
July 30 12-3 pm

Get Involved

Are you interested in serving with the women’s ministry? Do you feel a call to teach Bible studies? Do you have the gift of hospitality, planning events, or decorating? Do you have a heart for encouraging people to live sent? Or maybe you’d like to welcome people to events with a warm smile and a cup of coffee? We’re looking to grow our team and we’d love for you to join us! Please use the sign up link below to let us know how you may want to get involved and someone will get back in touch with you with more information.

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