Castro Valley First Baptist Church
Women of the Word

Currently being updated as of October 8, 2020

It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Elizabeth Fosdahl on August 3, 2020.

Please visit her obiturary HERE.


2020-21 "In Times Like These - James, Peter, John, Jude"

NOTE:  At this time, due to COVID restrictions, Women of the Word cannot meet in person at CV First Church in Castro Valley.  However, we have discovered this 2006 "In Times Like These" study, along with Liz's accompanying lectures, and will begin to post them to this site.
You are welcome to study on your own, or contact us if you are interested in joining a Zoom Group.
We are currently gathering participant data.  If you have any questions, please reach out to your last Leader, or at the email below.


** CURRENT AND PRIOR "LECTURES AND LESSONS" can be found if you look RIGHT to the RED box and click the lesson.  Or in the "LECTURES AND LESSONS" tab above.

LOOKING FOR A NEW LESSON?  New lessons are nested with the prior week's lecture, i.e, Lesson 5 is found with Lecture 4.

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Women of the Word is an in depth weekly Bible study that meets in the Fireside Room of CV First Church, 18550 Redwood Rd., Castro Valley, CA  (at the corner of Redwood Rd and Seven Hills Rd). There are also two satellite groups, described below. All three groups welcome women of all ages and are free of charge.

lizThe Tuesday study meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m.  Liz, holds a degree in Bible from Simpson University and has written all the lessons at this site.  She taught this Women's Bible Study for over 30 years.  

Satellie Groups:

- A Thursday evening class runs concurrently to Tuesday morning from 7-8:30 p.m. in Castro Valley.  Joann Nitao leads.  (on hold until Tuesday morning is clear to begin meeting)

- A Thursday afternoon class is now meeting in the Brentwood/Antioch/Oakley from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Renewed Life Church, 1435 Main Street, Oakley. For more information contact:  Karen Reyna (925) 408-5497 (open to join)

- A Tuesday afternoon class, for those newer in their faith, is now meeting in Knightsen.  For more information contact: Karen Reyna (925) 408-5497 (open to join)

Studying the Word together is enjoyable and life-changing! Come see for yourself. And bring a friend!