Traditional: 8:15AM & 11:00AM | The Current 9:40AM

Adult Study Groups

St. Mark’s offers studies on Sundays as well as many options throughout the week. There’s something for everyone!

Sunday Morning and Evening Study Groups

Venture

9:15 AM  Venture targets retired people and enjoy guests who share about varied topics in room B.  They like to get started at 9:15 AM on Sundays, so they have more time together! Jean Douglass facilitates.

Open Doors, Open Ideas

9:40 AM  Open Doors, Open Ideas meets in room C. Join us in conversation about our faith in real life. We discuss current news issues from Wired Word and/or themes from Christian books and authors. All are welcome.

Cutting Edge

9:40 AM  This group meets in Room G-2 and reads and discusses the Bible following the Common Lectionary’s cycle.  The Word comes alive through the blessing of the Holy Spirit who participates in the group’s weekly discussions.  Steve Click facilitates.

Foundations and Friendships

9:40 AM  Share and discuss Christian thees through various authors. All are welcome! Doug Brown and John Flora facilitate.

Journey

11:00 AM   Journey meets in Room C. Share and discuss bible scriptures from the Old and New Testament and Psalms based on the Revised Common Lectionary. Jonathan Barclay facilitates. All are welcome.

Reel Spirituality

11:00 AM   View and discuss Christian themes and life through movies. Joins us for 30-40 minutes of a movie, then discuss it. Lydia and Terry Fourman facilitate. All are welcome.

Sunday Evenings

The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James H. Cone

Sundays, April 28 – June 2 | 6 – 7:15 PM
Led by Pastor Brian White and Pastor Mary Ann Moman
The Cross and the Lynching Tree explores these two most emotionally charged symbols in the history of the African American community, the cross and the lynching tree. Professor and theologian, James H. Cone, explores these symbols and their powerful interconnection in the history and souls of black folk. Book cost is $10. All are welcome. 

1 + 12 =

Weekday Study Groups

All in All: Loving God Wherever You Are by Sophie Hudson

Bible Study Group for Moms with daughters in grades 6-12
Tuesdays, June 4 – August 6 | 7 – 8:30 PM
Missi Koenig facilitates
Wherever you are, let Jesus be your all. Mothers, along with their daughters who are in grades 6-12 currently, are invited for this 8-week study and conversation. As you dig in to Sophie’s words and wit, you’ll better understand the wholeness and freedom that come from a life filled with Jesus. Each of the 100 devotions is followed by journaling prompts that will get you writing, keep you thinking, and help you grab all the goodness He has waiting for you. Book cost is $12.

6 + 10 =

Men’s Early Morning Bible Study – Philippians & Ephesians studies by NT Wright

Wednesdays, January 9 – May 15 | 6:30-7:15 AM 
Led by Pastor Brian White
This early morning men’s study led by Pastor Brian White, meets from 6:30-7:15 AM. In Philippians, Paul, writing from prison, certainly knew what it was like to have plans interrupted. But he maintained robust confidence in God’s overruling power, even when everything seemed to be going wrong. The next book, Ephesians, Paul expressed his joy and amazement at the larger story of God’s plan to save us in Jesus the Messiah. Book cost is $9 each ($18 total). 

8 + 1 =

Pastor’s Bible Study – Philippians & Ephesians studies by NT Wright

Wednesdays, January 9 – May 15 | 9:30-10:30 AM 
Led by Pastor Brian White
This study led by Pastor Brian White, meets from 9:30-10:30 AM. In Philippians, Paul, writing from prison, certainly knew what it was like to have plans interrupted. But he maintained robust confidence in God’s overruling power, even when everything seemed to be going wrong. The next book, Ephesians, Paul expressed his joy and amazement at the larger story of God’s plan to save us in Jesus the Messiah. Book cost is $9 each ($18 total).

8 + 11 =

Irresistible: Reclaiming the New that Jesus Unleashed for the World by Andy Stanley

Wednesdays, April 24 – May 29 | 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Led by Lydia Fourman
Irresistible shows how Jesus’ arrival signaled that the Old Testament was fulfilled and its laws reduced to a single verb—love—to be applied to God, neighbor, and enemy. The hard part is actually doing what love requires. All are welcome. Workbook cost is $7. 

10 + 15 =

 

Miracles of Jesus by Jessica LaGrone

Thursdays, April 18 – May 23 | 9:30–11:00 AM
The stories about Jesus raising the dead and calming the storm are incredibly astounding. It’s natural to focus on the divine power, but these stories have something else in common: the human desperation that prompted the miracles. In this study, LaGrone leads us on a exploration of the miracles of Jesus. All are welcome and will be facilitated by Judy Woempner. 

3 + 9 =

Love Does by Bob Goff

Fridays, April 26 – May 24 | 9:30 – 11:30 AM 
Led by Stephanie Cohen
Bob Goff helps us discover the whimsy of life through a sometimes humorous, thought-provoking, meaningful lessons and stories that makes faith in God simple and real. What fuels Bob Goff’s impact? Love. But it’s not the kind of love that stops at thoughts and feelings. This love takes action, just like Jesus teaches. Workbook cost is $10. There is an optional book also available for an additional $13. 

Please be aware that childcare is for kids 5 and under and signups must be made 72 hours in advance to give the church time to staff the nursery properly. Click here to sign up. 

6 + 12 =

For more information on adult studies, please contact Lydia Fourman.