Opportunities for spiritual growth in personal discipleship
The group Praying Together meets Wednesdays, 12:15–12:45 pm, in the sanctuary. Join us to pray for individuals, our congregation, and situations of concern. Come be refreshed in the Spirit and supported in prayer by fellow pilgrims.
Sunday mornings at 9:15 am
Old Testament Bible study is studying the book of Jeremiah. Sundays at 9:15 am in room 32 on the lower level; Tom Brown leads.
September 20, The Wired Word looks at current events in light of Scripture.
September 27, David Kornfield shares about his work with O. C. International, pastoring pastors, including lessons learned and best practices discovered, discipling through the years.
Oct 4, Michigan’s Broken Prison System: Working for Compassion and Justice presented by guests Pete Martel and Ron Simpson-Bey from American Friends Service Committee.
Oct 11, Servant Sunday: What’s it All About? An overview of project choices.
Oct 18, Worship in Word and Work provides opportunity to share our most meaningful encounters with God. Led by Linda Brown.
Adult classes and small groups present a variety of topics and
styles covering areas such as Bible study, discipleship
and Christian living, life transitions, Christian theologians
and contemporary issues. We encourage open-minded discussion,
reflection, prayer and disciplines to establish habits of
life-long learning, discernment and action as Christians
challenged to be faithful and Christ-centered in the
You are welcome to join our planning meetings
on the second Monday of the month at 7 PM.
Resources for current and previous classes are here.
Through the week
The Wired Word meets Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm. We consider current events in the light of Scripture, using a curriculum prepared by The Wired Word.
Women’s Bible study group is discussing The Heart of Christianity by Marcus Borg, meeting the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 1–2:30 pm. Please join us – contact Alice Chambers.
Thursday book group meets weekly. We’re currently reading A Credible Jesus: Fragments of a Vision, by Robert W. Funk. Please contact Sue Flynn for more information. All are welcome. Meets 1–2:30 pm, in room 118.
Mary Martha small group meets the first and third Mondays of the month, 7–8:30 pm. The group is currently reading and discussing Learning to Walk in the Dark, by Barbara Brown Taylor. New members are welcome; please contact Sharon Flynn.
Riverside Community Gathering Set the written word down and live the gospel in this faith-based community outreach. Each week we join approximately 40 people to eat, pray and share our lives. Meets Wednesdays, 4:30–5:45 pm, at First Presbyterian Church, 300 N. Washington St., Ypsilanti. Please contact Mike Beckman for more information.
Save the planet, one cup at a time: Bring a coffee mug from home to keep at church. There is a cupboard in the kitchen where you can keep it; when you are finished, just place it in the rack by the dishwasher to be washed for use the next Sunday. Save on waste, save on cost, and feel more at home while at church.