Adult Education

Both Bible Study groups take a break over the summer, resuming in September.


Women’s Saturday Study and Fellowship  - Saturday, 9:00 a.m. Sunday School classroom

This group is open to all women of the parish, and their friends.  They focus ona particular topic for 6 weeks, and then take a break.  Each week's lesson can stand alone, so all are welcome to drop in for one or as many of the Saturdays as you are able to attend.  There is usually a study guide available, and the option of sharing via email.  In addition to their time together, the group continues to pray for one another and share concerns from their Christian journey throughout the week. For more information contact Catherine Carroll.

 

Men's Study Group - Saturday, 8:00 a.m. Great Hall

A time for growing in our commitment to the Lord, our parish, and to each other.  This men's group provides the best time of fellowship all week of fellowship for the men of the parish.  Over time, this group has studied all of the New Testament and most of the Old Testament.  They have read Foster's book on prayer and C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity and The Screwtape Letters.  Come meet with God enrich your life.

More information, contact Peter Carroll here.


Centering Prayer - First and Third Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall

“Be Still and Know That I Am God” – Psalm 46:10

On any average day, we race from appointment to appointment, trying to keep up with what the world demands from us. And even when we are not physically active, our minds race a million miles a minute planning what needs to be done or replaying our day repeatedly. We wish we could break this cycle and just be still and find our center in God’s peace.

The Centering Prayer Group meets every first and third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm in St. Mary’s Great Hall for quiet contemplation. The prayer group starts with a short prayer for reflection, followed by 15 minutes of silent prayer, a short break of mindful walking, and an additional 15 minutes of silent prayer. The group is dismissed with a second short prayer for reflection. The members of the Centering Prayer Group often stay after dismissal to discuss how they felt God’s spirit move in their life. However, this discussion is optional. This is your contemplative journey, so stay for the first period of silent prayer or for discussion afterwards. Let the Holy Spirit move you.

The Centering Prayer Group has multiple resources (books and DVDs) about contemplative prayer for anyone that is curious to learn more.

All are welcome so please invite your family and friends to share in quiet contemplation with us.


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