women's ministry

The Women's Ministry at BCC strives to help women connect with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and with other women, in every season of life, in every level of faith, and above all else, in love. We encourage this connection through inter-generational Bible studies, discipleship, fellowship, and service opportunities.

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    We will be studying Steadfast Love by Lauren Chandler - a 6 week Bible study.  We encourage you to attend all the sessions, but we also encourage you to come when you are available.  We will have a different teacher/facilitator each week.  Books are available for $15. Register online by clicking HERE.  Childcare available.

    There are times when worship overflows easily and effortlessly from a heart full of gratitude and praise. Yet, there are other times when God seems far and we feel we have nothing left to offer. We are tired, or thirsty, or imprisoned in our own chains through our own devices, or caught in the waves of a tumultuous sea. This is when God shows us His steadfast love. Questions? Email oasis@burkecommunity.com.

  • Women's Fiction book club

    Join us on July 17 from 7-9pm. We will be reading Playing the Part by Jen Taurano, a book about a woman who meets an eccentric man through her meddlesome best friend. Books for sale ($5) in the lobby on Sunday, June 17.  In addition, there will be great Christian books for sale for $3 or $5 for two.  Pick up a few books for summer reading at the beach! We meet off-site so email bookclub@burkecommunity.com for more info.

  • Margin madness

    Experience God's faithfulness by studying the Bible and journaling your response to Him. Our next workshop is on Tuesday, June 19 from 7-9pm in Room 202. You will become more intimate with the Creator by reflecting on His faithfulness.  Register online by clicking HERE.  Questions? Email marginmadness@burkecommunity.com.

  • Moms playgroup summer in the parks 2018

    Thursday's 9:00 - 11:00am

    Older Siblings Welcome

    *On rainy days meet at BCC

    For more information, contact: playgroup@burkecommunity.com

    June 21 - Kings Park Playground, Springfield

    June 28 - Popes Head Park, Fairfax

    July 5 - Burke Lake Park (shelter C), Burke

    July 12 - Pohick Bay Regional Park, Lorton

    July 19 - No Playgroup - VBS at BCC

    July 26 - Hidden Pond Park, Springfield

    August 2 - Lake Accotink Park, Springfield

    August 9 - South Run Rec Center, Springfield

    August 16 - Huntley Meadows Nature Center, Alexandria

    August 23 - Dorothy Lane Park, Springfield

  • Body & Soul

    WHAT: Body & Soul Fitness classes offer exercise to strengthen the body, uplifting music to nourish the soul, and fellowship to keep you motivated.

    WHERE: BCC, Main Street Square (enter from parking lot through side door, look for Body & Soul sign)

    WHEN: Two class options!

    - 5:30am Mondays & Thursdays, July 9 – Aug 16

    - 9:30am Mondays & Fridays, July 9 - Aug 24 (NO CLASS 7/16, 7/20 & 7/23)

    COST: First class is FREE and our gift to you! After that, it’s less than $6 per class! Feel free to come either one or two days a week…whatever best fits your schedule!

    Find out more and register online at bodyandsoul.org.

    Questions? Email us anytime bodyandsoul@burkecommunity.com.

Women's Ministry

Michele Bowden, Women's Ministry Director

    • Entrust Ministries: Interested in opportunities to be equipped to disciple women in local and global settings? We have a new peer discipleship experience that you can participate in to enhance your leadership skills.  Email michele@burkecommunity.com for more information.
    • Body and Soul: Mondays and Fridays, 5:30am or 9:30am, Main Street Square, winter session begins January 5, 2018.
    • M.O.M.S. Playgroup: 10am-12pm,Thursdays at BCC.
    • Heart-2-Heart: Ongoing. Mentoring ministry.
    • Book Clubs: We host monthly fiction and non-fiction book clubs.
  • In Counseling/support groups

    • Moms of Hope: 12:15-1:15pm, Tuesdays, onging. Email momsofhope@burkecommunity.com for more info. 

    • Counseling Programs: Support groups led by lay leaders held on various topics throughout the year.
    • Victorious Women's Support Group: A peer-led, Christian-based support group for women whose husbands have sexual strongholds. For more information, email HERE from a private account.
    • Eating Disorder Support Group: Disordered eating is a serious problem in a culture today and affect millions of women in in the U.S. alone. The number of individuals who struggle with poor body-image and low-esteem is even higher. The "I'm Beautiful? Why Can't I See It?" support group program developed by Living in Truth Ministries is helping women identify root issues and find true and lasting freedom. Email women@burkecommunity.com for more info.
    • Post-Partum Support Group -- You were never meant to do this alone. "Rejoice with those who Rejoice. Weep with those who weep." (Romans 12:15). When baby blues seem to overwhelm you, it's time to put on your oxygen mask first. Join our group of moms who want to journey alongside you. We meet first Wednesdays of the month from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Wegmans in Alexandria.  Email postpartumsupport@burkecommunity.com with questions. *We will not be meeting in July and August 2018 and will resume meeting in September 2018.
    • GriefShare -- GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. For more information, email griefshare@burkecommunity.com.

    • Bridges International: Become a conversation partner with an international student.  Email caren@burkecommunity.com for more information.
    • Lamb Center: Ongoing. Click here to check out volunteer opportunities or to donate. 
    • Volunteer Fairfax: Ongoing. Email HERE for more information.