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women’s groups

Women's Connection Bible Study

Weekly fellowship, Bible teaching, and small group discussion. Childcare provided. Meets Thursdays, 9:30-11:30am in the Fellowship Hall. Register here.

Current study: Sabbath (using the study “Sabbath: The Gift of Rest” by Lynne Baab).

Women's Evening Bible Study

Women of all ages and stages gather to study God’s Word. Meets Tuesdays September-May, 7:00-9:00pm, in the Study at PBC. More info here. 
Spring Study: Letter to the Galatians 

Women's Connect Groups

We have a few different smaller groups of women who meet to deepen their faith in different ways.

Check out our different Women’s Connect Groups here. 

special interests

Book Club

Readers unite monthly to discuss good books. Meets the last Thursday of the month, Sept-May. 12-1pm, in the Family Room at PBC. More Info Here.

Quilting Ministry

This group makes hundreds of quilts a year for charities. All skill levels are welcome. Meets the second Saturday of the month, 9am-2pm, in the Upper Room at PBC.

Knit & Crochet Fellowship

Bring a current project and join our circle of crafters. Meets the first Tuesday of every month, 7-9pm, in the Family Room at PBC.

events & other opportunities

Women's Retreat

Every winter we retreat to the Santa Cruz mountains for fellowship, worship, Bible teaching, rest, and lots of fun. Our next retreat will be January 30th-31st, 2021.

Meals & More

This group prepares and delivers meals, and offers other practical acts of service for families welcoming a new baby or people recovering from illness. Fill in the contact form on this page to request meals or to volunteer.

Join the team!

Interested in being on the team for these events or sub-ministries? Women’s Retreat, Ministering to Moms, Friends-Food-Fun Nights, Hiking Event, Women’s Connection, Panels, and More!

Want to hear great teaching by some great women?

PBC is blessed with many gifted women teachers. We even have our own library of recordings you can listen to whenever you like. If you can’t make it to one of our studies, you can always join in the learning virtually. Check it out!

CLICK HERE for the Women's Library

Need more information? Want to connect with the Women's Pastor? Let us know!


Rolana Smith

Rolana Smith

Pastor To Women

Rolana joined the PBC family in 2007. She has a background in psychology, counseling, biblical studies, and has previously served as the Middle School Pastor for a decade at PBC. She loves seeing new aspects of God’s character through each person made in his image, and enjoys getting to know different people with vastly different strengths, passions, and perspectives. Born and raised in the Bay Area, Rolana loves ministering here because she can empathize with the challenges of living here, but can appreciate the strengths this area offers. Rolana lives in East Palo Alto with her husband and two young girls. Her hobbies include biking to work, walking with friends, exploring Napa Valley, and coffee. Lots of coffee. 

Contact Rolana by emailing [email protected] or calling 650-494-3840, ext 248.