Join us as we grow in fellowship and continue our lifelong journey of learning.  Small groups are available on a variety of topics and at several meeting times. Are you interested in joining or helping to lead a small group? Contact Dr. Maureen Paterson for more information or the latest schedule.

Sunday Morning Small Groups

The Early Bird Bible Study – 8:30 am in-person in the church house parlor and online with Zoom, led by Chris Whitlock  The Early Birds are studying the Sunday service hymns and anthems and the scriptural basis behind them. Chris says, “I have always loved the music of our church. I find hymns a great way to remember key scripture. I also love the poetry and imagery of the lyrics in our hymns. I look forward to exploring the stories and scripture behind our hymns and anthems.” I hope you can join us! Invite others! Contact Chris Whitlock for a zoom link. Adult Study Group – 11:30 am, Zoom discussion Discussion of Paul’s letter to the Romans will start on April 23 and conclude on May 28. All are welcome. Contact Maureen Paterson for more information.

Discussion, Study, and Book Groups

Monday Afternoon Book Group – Zoom meeting coordinated by Betty Hahn, bimonthly on Mondays from 2 – 4 pm every other week. The group is currently discussing Home Another Way by Barbara Brown Taylor. Contact Betty Hahn (908-625-5437) or Evelyn Drake (908-334-6509, for more information. Tuesday Night Study – Tuesdays, 7:15-8:45 pm, in-person in the Church House Library and online using Zoom The Tuesday Night Group will begin a study of Psalms: Prayers of the Heart (by Eugene Peterson, translator of The Message) on April 18. Contact Maureen Paterson for further information and to be included on the invite list.  Or, speak to a current participant. All are welcome and the group would love for you to join the conversations, which are usually lively!

Women’s Bible Studies

Wednesday Women’s Bible Study – Church House Parlor at 9:30 – 11 am We will begin a new study on the Wisdom of Women in the Bible. New members are always welcome – come when you are able. Join us as we begin a new study on the book of Ecclesiastes. Please contact Maureen Paterson if you have any questions. Lead by Dr. Maureen Paterson

Meditation groups

Groups meet through zoom on Mondays, 7:30 PM; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 AM; Thursday 4:30 PM, online with zoom Meditation is an ancient spiritual practice that has well-documented health benefits. Christian meditation offers the added benefit of opening pathways to help each of us to step into the presence of the Almighty, access the guidance and power of the Holy Spirit, and create space for resting in the love of our Lord and Savior. Everyone is welcome to give it a try!

Seeking Strength groups

Groups meet on Thursdays at 9:15 am and at 7:30 pm online with zoom Feeling lost? Fearful about what the future holds? Looking for a small group of mutually-supportive believers? Using Bible passages, prayer and sharing of experiences both good and bad, these groups provide the members ways to find strength in these troubled times. New groups and in-person groups may be formed based on popular demand.