Firstfruits began with an idea: How could women’s needs to gather with other women, experience God’s love and go forth more centered on their own giftedness and purpose be met? Then the Holy Spirit stepped in and something powerful happened!
In the beginning … Firstfruits began as a vision for a women’s ministry whose purpose was to gather women to experience God’s love. And as a result, be transformed!

As word spread about this unique opportunity, other parishes became interested in hosting a Firstfruits gathering. It became apparent to the founders of Firstfruits that this “gathering” needed to be moveable. We became known as a moveable feast of spiritual opportunities for women.

February Fire-A Women’s Winter Workshop to Ignite Action and Spiritual Growth

February 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Do you struggle to stick to those resolutions or personal growth?

You know, the ones you were all fired up about just a few short weeks ago? Is anything still kindling that spark?

In this series of three workshops, we will use the rich language of the scripture for the day to rekindle our inspiration *and ground those insights* by identifying where in our lived experience we can more adequately reflect the values we profess.

Each workshop will build upon the last so that by the end of our time together, you’ll see those sparks of insight growing into fire that warms, purifies, enlightens – and fuels even more change.

And the best part? The energy of beloved community to support you on the way.

In this series of three workshops, Shelly Roder, Associate Certified Coach and seasoned lay minister, will incorporate the rich language of the scriptures for the day into exercises and activities used in her coaching practice designed to facilitate lasting change. This opportunity is a great way to ignite those changes you have been hoping to see happen in your life.

When (3 Sundays in February from 3-5 pm):

    • February 9, 2020 (cancelled due to snow)
  • February 16, 2020
  • February 23, 2020
  • March 1, 2020 (new date due to snow)

Workshop builds on itself so participants are invited to participate in all three sessions in the series.

More info and registration is available at  (Registration deadline is February 11.)

The cost is $50 for the three-part series or $25 for Firstfruits Members.  Please note there is one scholarship available. Please go to for more information and to find the scholarship application.

Presenter: Shelly Roder