The Women’s Ministry at First Baptist Church nurtures the women of our church and our community as they come to faith, Christian maturity and service through interaction with God, His Word and one another. Bible studies, programs and events will inspire your heart, enrich your life and strengthen your relationships, especially your relationship with the Lord, within an environment of love and praise.  Do you have a passion to serve other ladies?  Volunteer to serve.

Just Ladies Class

When you’re sitting in the coffee shop talking with a friend or chatting on Facebook, what words of wisdom are you sharing?  Does your mind race to help your mouth explode with just the right words?  Great News!  Any woman, given the correct tools, can be an effective mentor for other women.  Join our Ladies Only class and you will be able to confidently answer the question, “What would you do if you were me?” and know that you’re giving good counsel. 

Visit our Just Ladies class and come learn how women can be great godly mentors for one another. You will meet some wonderful people and might even make a few new friends!



Mothers of Preschoolers

Meet Ashley

What I do

My Job
I offer input and support to the Steering Team. Together we plan meetings, crafts and speakers. I serve as the liaison between First Baptist Church Richmond Hill, MOPS International and our MOPS moms. I welcome moms, lead the meetings, share announcements and handle other organizational needs.

Contact Ashley  

About Me

My Background

I am a military spouse and stay-at-home mom with 4 kids that range in age from 1 year old to 6 years old. I have been married since 2005 to Joseph Vales who serves in the US Army. We moved back to Richmond Hill 4 years ago, and I am so thankful to be back in my hometown and serving at FBC. This will be my first year coordinating MOPS ministry, and second year on the leadership team. My heart is with the women's ministry and sharing the gospel and love of Christ. MOPS is a wonderful place for moms of all ages to plug in and get involved. I am so looking forward to the coming year!

Why I Follow Christ

I follow Christ because I love Him. When I was scared, He gave me courage. When I have felt like I've lost all joy, He stirs my heart in ways unimaginable. And when I have felt like nothing, He restores in me a sense of worth and wholeness. His loving kindness is my heart song, and when the world gets hard, He gives me a vigor and strength to press on.

Ask me about
 MOPS and my children

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) is a place to find friendship, community, resources, support and spiritual enrichment for you as a woman and mother so you're not alone. This wonderful program is designed for mothers and led by mothers to meet the distinct needs of moms with children from birth to pre-Kindergarten. This unique organization of women encourages and supports all mothers to be the best they can be! The program includes teaching by mentors and guest speakers, discussion and opportunities to develop creatively and spiritually. MOPS meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month. The 2017-18 MOPS year will start with the first MOPS meeting on Sept 5, 2017 at 9:30AM.
We encourage, equip and develop moms as women, mothers and leaders. MOPS moms journey together, sharing real relationships that are transformative and learning leadership development skills that will enrich the lives they touch. We aim to see no mom alone because when we impact a mom, we impact children, families, and ultimately our world.  Want to help make that impact?

We will have several events during the year, but the Annual MOPS Auction event is our biggest event of the year. The MOPS ministry wouldn't be possible with out the financial support it provides.  This allows us to keep our dues at a reasonable cost and support a large group of mothers who need fellowship, enouragement and time to meet Jesus or grow in their faith.

MOPS is looking for mentor moms, if you are interested in helping please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To keep up with local monthly events, please visit our MOPS Facebook page at- "Richmond Hill MOPS and MomsNext".

 Volunteer with MOPS.


Volunteering is fun and rewarding as well as a way to give back to God what is His.

Let's get together!


Got questions? We've got answers, and we'd like to get to know you. Please call our church office for a tour at

(912) 756-2196 or get the church app- "FBC Richmond Hill" and fill out a connect card on the phone app.



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Sunday School 10:10 am
Worship Service 11:15 am
Wednesday Night Supper (Aug-May) 5:15 pm
Bible Study 6:30 pm
FBCRH Student Ministry 6:30 pm
Children's Ministry 6:30 pm
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