Small Groups provide a unique opportunity to share faith and life with one another. Our experience with Small Groups over the last decade (and more) has shown us that real-life change best happens in the company of others where life-on-life support is naturally and spontaneously experienced. If you’re already involved in weekly worship, engaging in a Small Group is your next best step to a deeper connection with others in the church and continued growth in your relationship with God. Our Small Groups take place at various locations on and off-campus during the week. Most groups are multigenerational and the variety of group formats provides opportunities to learn and grow in different ways. We look forward to helping you find the right group, so submit your information through the form below and we’ll be in touch!
Small Groups: Winter 2023
Starting the week of February 5 through April 1
Registration opens January 1; All groups will meet in person.
SERMON-BASED DISCUSSION: Philippians sermon series
When we listen to a sermon on Sunday (or any other day) sometimes the messages come full-force in the moment of our listening. Others need time and conversation to germinate. Our sermon-based discussions use the Diving Deeper questions paired with each sermon to facilitate discussion during the week. Join others as we explore Philippians beyond the words from the pulpit. Optional additional resources:
- Six Themes Everyone Should Know: Philippians by Cynthia M. Campbell (available from your favorite bookseller, including amazon.com, pcusastore.com, christianbook.com and others)
- Philippians by N.T. Wright (available from amazon.com and christianbook.com)
BOOK STUDY: Filled to be Emptied: The Path to Liberation for Privileged People by Brandan J. Robertson
Paul’s ancient words from Philippians 2:5-7 offer a guide for modern Christians wrestling with their privileged place in an unequal and unjust world.
“In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.”
Through a combination of in-depth Bible study and social analysis, this book invites readers to explore what is known as the Kenosis Hymn verse-by-verse and see Jesus’ self-emptying example as a model for privileged people to leverage their privilege as a tool for the liberation and redemption of the world. This book is available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and the PC(USA) Store.
Ready to register?
Use the form below or fill out the registration card when you come to worship January 15 or 22, 2023. If you plan to join the Book Study or would like to purchase optional materials for the Sermon-based Discussions, order the material now using the links above.
I’d like to join a Small Group
Select the small group study and times you are available on the form. We will confirm group meeting days/times by January 31, 2023.
Director of Formation & Mission