Wilshire Women's Ministry activities

Brown Bag Book Club

From 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month (unless otherwise noted). Bring your lunch to eat during the review. No reservation required; guests always welcome. (And you don't have to have read the book selection to attend).  Current schedule below:

July 13 - Discussion of A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Schedule from August - December 2017

  • August 3 - The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  • September 7 - The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman 
  • October 5 - Missing in Memphis by Jo Beth Jones (Manuscript from Julie Owen & Mary Kay Jackman)
  • November 2 -The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead 
  • December 7 - Wrapped in Rain by Charles Martin

Additional Book Recommendations
The additional books that were recommended but did not make the top selections:

*American Housewife by Helen Lewis (saving for Spring 2018)
*Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
*The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs
*Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
*Letters from the Dust Bowl by Caroline Henderson
*The Insanity of God by Nik Pipken
*Visitation Street by Ivy Pochoda
*Miracle in a Dry Season by Sarah Loudin Thomas
*When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
*Long Way Gone by Charles Martin
*A Long Time Gone by Karen White

Books recently reviewed:
News of the World by Paulette Jiles
The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney 
My Bright Abyss by Christian Wiman
Justice in Jeterville by JoBeth Jones (manuscript Julie Owen & Mary Kay Jackman have written.)
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Exquivel
Saving My Assassin by Virginia Prodan
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrick Backman
Whistler by John Grisham
Ruth, A Portrait by Patricia Cornwell
The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

Women's Ministry contact: Tiffany Wright, (214) 452-3107

Cooking Ministry

Sponsored by the Women’s Ministry, but open to all who are interested. 

  • Join a group to come cook in the Wilshire kitchen to prepare meals to be frozen for the ministry (cooking dates will be at least once a quarter).

  • Be available to deliver meals to others at a moment's notice.

  • Write notes to be delivered with the meals.

Women's Ministry contact: Tiffany Wright, (214) 452-3107