Women's Ministry

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Women's Ministry at Immanuelbethany drum

Welcome to Women’s Ministry! We are excited to serve with the women of Immanuel. Our goal is to inspire women of all ages to be passionate followers of Jesus Christ. We seek to encourage and support a community of women to:

  • Live by God’s Word
  • Invest in genuine relationships
  • Serve and share Christ

Whatever your walk in life, we want to encourage and build you up.  Come join us as we honor Christ together!

Bethany Drum Director of Women's Ministry


vicki courtneyWomen's Spring Conference
Be Still - Finding True Rest for Your Soul
March 24-25, Worship Center

This spring we had the privilege of welcoming national speaker and author, Vicki Courtney, for our Women’s Spring Conference. Vicki shared with us how God alone can restore body, soul, and spirit.

To listen to the audio from our three sessions or view our event photo gallery, click here

christine hooverAn Evening with Christine Hoover
Saturday, May 20, 6:30pm, Atrium

Immanuel Women’s Ministry presents author, speaker, and blogger, Christine Hoover speaking from her soon-to-be released book, Messy Beautiful Friendship – Finding and Nurturing Deep and Lasting Friendships.

For information and registration, click here

spiritual mentoring smSpiritual Mentoring

Our goal is to give the women of Immanuel Bible Church the opportunity to experience joy and growth in their Christian lives by participating in one-on-one supportive and encouraging mentoring relationships. Spiritual Mentoring is an intentional relationship between spiritually older and younger women designed to support and encourage younger women to follow God in their relationships, character and priorities (Titus 2:4,5) through being a godly role model, sharing life experiences and applying knowledge of the Scriptures.  While the cycle for pairing our mentors and mentees normally runs from October through April, we hope to pair new mentees during the year as mentors are available. If you are interested in participating, please read for more information.

Women's Bible Studies

In order for us to live by God’s Word, we must know His Word deeply. Women’s Bible Studies are one joyful way to learn God’s Word in a group of friends willing to encourage and support each other. Immanuel offers a variety of Bible-study groups for women in both the evening and morning.

View study listing and register online here.

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Honoring Christ Together

The Spring edition of our Women's Ministry Newsletter has been mailed out, or  you can read it online here.

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Leewood Nursing Home Ministry

Every week for the past ten years women from Immanuel have been faithfully sharing God’s Word and encouraging residents of Leewood Nursing Home just down the street from Immanuel.  If you have a heart of mercy and compassion for those who are shut in and can give a little time each month, we need you!  There are several ways you can serve:  help lead a short devotional or Bible study, help with the residents during the study time, share a song or play an instrument (they love music!), visit residents at other times during the week.  If you would like to find out more or offer to help, please contact the Women's Ministry Office, 703-813-1955 or email us at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The more we understand God’s love for us the more love we’ll share to others. --Randy Kilgore

Women's Ministry Prayer Team

“Call to me and I will answer you and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.” Jeremiah 33:3

We believe that God does this every time we pray – God hears and answers our prayers according to His will.  On the first Monday of every month, a team of women meet to worship God in prayer and pray for the leadership of Immanuel, Women’s Ministry and specific requests of women.  Before the retreat this spring, the Prayer Team prayed for each of the 220 women by name.  Prayer is the essential ministry for without this dependence on God, we cannot expect any blessing. 

If you have a confidential request that you would like the Women’s Ministry Prayer Team to pray for, please email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Requests can be sent at any time. Click here to find additional prayer resources.

Prayer Team:

Debbie Upchurch – Coordinator
Cindy Benson
Millie Woleslagle

Immanuel Christian School

Located in Springfield, VA, and serving families across Fairfax County and Northern Virginia, our private Christian school offers challenging and engaging educational opportunities for students in grades K-8. Learn more.

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Contact Us

Immanuel Bible Church
6911 Braddock Road
Springfield VA 22151-3602


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Upcoming Events


Fri 4/28 - Sun 4/30


Sat 4/29 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Sun 4/30 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Sun 4/30 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm


Mon 5/1 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm


Tue 5/2 6:00 am - 7:00 am


Tue 5/2 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm