• Resources

    Be empowered, equipped, and encouraged to lead a balanced and purposeful life!

    Books & Media

    You can find these books locally at Redemption Bookstore.

    Daily Audio Bible

    The Bible read fresh every day.


    Christian podcasting app



    Prayz Network

    Christian radio

    The Happy Hour

    Podcast by Jamie Ivey

    Proverbs 31

    Online resources to meet the needs of women who sometimes feel alone. Women who need hope more desperately than ever.

    Events & Conferences


    La Crosse Loggers in partnership with Women with Purpose,

    Leading with Power and the Thrivent Member Network present:

    Fan Appreciation Night on Sunday, August 11!


    As a participating member of Women with Purpose, Leading with Power and/or the Thrivent Member Network, you and your family will have access to reserved seating for just $3/ticket for this one-of-a-kind night at the ballpark when the Loggers host the Bismarck Larks at Copeland Park and Events Center. But the fun doesn’t stop there … along with your ticket purchase, members of your family will receive each of the following absolutely FREE:

    – A wristband to the Altra Family Fun Zone for unlimited plays on the inflatables (good for all kids 12 & under)
    – A Loggers adjustable hat with the new logo (good for all kids)
    – An entry into the Raffle Prize Drawing for Loggers souvenirs for everyone wearing a Thrivent Financial Live Generously T-Shirt
    – An invite to an exclusive pre-game picnic from 3-4 p.m. where you will receive a voucher good for a sandwich of your choice and a 16 oz. fountain soda. During this picnic, you will get to meet the Logger players and kids can get autographs.


    The schedule for the evening will be as follows:


    3:00 p.m. – Exclusive Pre-Game Picnic for Leading with Power & Thrivent Members
    (Tickets available for pick up at the double side gate behind the Sports Deck at the Leading with Power Table)
    3:30 p.m. – Logger Players/Coaches visit Pre-Game Picnic for Autographs
    4:00 p.m. – Gates open to the general public
    5:05 p.m. – First Pitch of the Loggers vs. Bismarck Larks


    To take part in this very special night, click the button below. Your tickets will be available for pickup at the entrance located behind the deck area off of St. Cloud Street on the big day (August 11) beginning at 3:00 p.m. There are a limited number of tickets available – So Reserve Your Seat By August 1 To Ensure Your Spot!


    If you have questions regarding the event, please contact the Loggers ticket office at (608) 796-9553.


    Global Leadership Summit 2019

    First Free Church - Onalaska

    Thursday, August 8, 2019 - Friday, August 9, 2019

    To Register: https://firstfree.org/events

    Ladies Retreat

    Living Waters Bible Camp

    Friday, September 6, 2019 – Sunday, September 8, 2019

    Ladies Day

    Forest Springs Camp and Conference Center
    September 12, 2019 • Speaker: Rachel Inouye • $26


    Living Waters Bible Camp

    Click names below for more events and information.

    Forest Springs Camp and Conference Center

    Living Waters Bible Camp

    Community Resources

    Coulee Region Women's Magazine

    Area home and healthy living

    816 2nd Avenue South, Suite 300

    Onalaska, WI 54650

    Phone: 608-783-5395

    Adult and Teen Challenge of Western Wisconsin

    Adult & Teen Challenge of Western Wisconsin offers a long-term, faith-based recovery program for those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. This program is specifically designed to help individuals find healing and ultimate freedom from chemical dependencies.


    We are located in the Family & Children's Center's Weston Facility off of Losey Boulevard in La Crosse, WI.

    Phone: 608-615-1748

    Hope Harbor-Winona

    A family-oriented residential program where teens are equipped with the skills they need to overcome destructive behavioral patterns through a Christ-centered, biblically based approach.


    Contact: Mary Meyer

    Phone: 507.474.6411

    Email: mary.meyer@hopeharbormn.org

    La Crosse Community Foundation

    Grant opportunities


    401 Main Street, Suite 205

    La Crosse, WI 54601

    Phone: 608-782-3223

    New Horizons Shelter & Outreach

    A 24-hour shelter for individuals and families who have experienced domestic and sexual abuse.


    Crisis Line: 888-231-0066

    Business Line: 608-791-2610

    Ophelia's House - YWCA

    Female offenders rehabilitation


    Contact: Gina Facchinello

    Phone: 608-785-6399

    Email: gfacchinello@ywcalax.org

    Living Free Ministry

    Living Free is for people who need help to stay free from life-controlling problems. ​

    Ruth House - YWCA

    Rehabilitation for women from chemical abuse.


    Contact: Melanie Hamel

    Phone: 608-781-2783 ext .221

    Email: mhamel@ywcalax.org

    Redemption Bookstore

    201 Sand Lake Road

    Onalaska, WI 54650

    Phone: 608-881-6300

    Salvation Army

    223 N. 8th Street

    La Crosse, WI 54601
    Phone: 608-790-3608

    Set Me Free Shop

    100% of the proceeds from sales go directly to support ministries that are rescuing men, women, and children from human trafficking.


    Hours: Sat & Sun, Before and after services, By appt.

    Location: First Free

    Sexual Abuse Counseling Program

    Services for children who have been sexually abused, adult survivors of child sexual abuse and recent sexual assaults.


    Phone: 608-775-3845

    Transitional Housing Program - YWCA

    Provides financial assistance for housing and housing services those experiencing homelessness.


    Contact: Melanie Hamel

    Phone: 608-781-2783 ext .221

    Email: mhamel@ywcalax.org

    Women's Clothes Closet

    Provides gently used clothing to low-income women, especially those who are entering or are currently in the workforce.


    Address: Our Saviours Lutheran Church

    512 Division Street

    La Crosse, WI 54601


    Hours: Mondays 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    Tuesdays 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

    Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    Bible Studies



    Women of the Word

    Location: La Crescent Evangelical Free Church

    (begins 9-17-18)

    Times: Mondays 6:30-8 p.m.



    Women of the Word

    Location: First Free (begins 1/29/19)

    Times: 9-11:15 a.m. & 6:30-8:30



    1 Samuel - God's Search for a Man After His Own Heart - (PRECEPT)

    Location: First Free

    Times: 9-11:15 a.m.



    Understanding Spiritual Gifts (40 Min Study)

    Location: First Free

    Times: 9-11:15 a.m.



    David: Seeking a Heart Like His

    Location: First Free

    Times: 9-11:15 a.m.



    Malachi - Revering the Lord, Standing in Awe of His Name- (PRECEPT)

    Location: First Free

    Times: 9-11:15 a.m.



    Experiencing God by Henry & Richard Blackaby and Claude King

    Location: First Free (begins 1/29/19)

    Times: 6:30-8:30



    Young Women/Career Bible Study

    Location: First Free (begins 9-4-18)

    Times: 7-8:30 p.m.


    Precept In & Out: 2 Corinthians

    Location: Bethany Evangelical

    Times: 9-11 a.m.


    The Sermon on the Mount

    Location: Bethany Evangelical

    Times: 9-11 a.m.



    Living Free: Free to Grow

    Location: Bethany Evangelical

    Times: 9-11 a.m.


    Missing Pieces and Hosea

    Location: Bethany Evangelical

    Times: 9-11 a.m.




    MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)

    Location: First Free (begins 9-11-18)

    Times: 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays



    Location: La Crescent Evangelical Free Church

    Times: 1st & 3rd Thursdays 9-10:30 a.m.






    Living Like You Belong to God (40 Min Study)

    Location: First Free (off church campus)

    Times: 6:15 - 8 p.m.



    White Cross

    Bethany Evangelical Free

    1st Thursday of the Month - 10 a.m.


    Contact: Marggi Porcari

    Phone: 608-781-2466



    Christ is Lord

    New Image


    Contact the Chruch for more information

    Phone: 608-781-5821

  • Contact Us:

    Melissa Schultz, Director

    Phone: 608.386.4136

    Email: melissa@womenwithpurposewi.org

    Jodi Vogel, Administrator

    Phone: 608.397.5119

    Email: Jodi@womenwithpurposewi.org

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