Sunday mornings at 9:30 am
Mission Awareness Month special classes:
October 2, Friends in Deed: Sarah Thornburg, ED, describes how FID’s programs have been changing lives for 30 years, including their Circles program, a new and promising approach to helping people out of poverty.
October 16, American Friends Service Committee Good Neighbor Project: Demetrius Titus, program associate, presents Restorative Compassion: Our Part Toward Making a Difference. We’re all affected by the success or failure of our criminal justice system. Learn how we can positively impact prisoner lives and the public disourse on punishment in Michigan.
October 23, Samaritas: Kelly Nieman Andarson, graduate preaching fellow, speaks on the refugee crisis and on how Europeans are sharing God’s love with refugees. Later, on November 20, Gordon Beeman follows up with Refugee Resettlement and Our Personal Touch.
Old Testament Bible study is studying the book of Jeremiah, in room 34 on the lower level.
The Wired Word meets in the fellowship hall, and looks at current events in light of scripture.
Through the week
Disciple 3, “Remember Who You Are:” For those who have taken Disciple 1 or 2, this study offers a deeper examination of the prophets and the letters of Paul. Rev. Shipman leads the class.
Mary Martha small group meets the first and third Mondays of the month, 7–8:30 pm. New members are welcome; please contact Sharon Flynn.
Sarah Circle meets the second Tuesday of each month, at noon. Fall kickoff luncheon is Tuesday, September 13, at noon, at the home of Sue Flynn. All are welcome! Contact Sue Flynn or Phoebe Vance.
Women’s Bible study group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 1–2:30 pm. Please join us – contact Alice Chambers.
Thursday book group meets weekly, 1–2:30 pm, in room 118. Regular weekly gatherings resume on September 8. We will read and discuss Firstlight by Sue Monk Kidd. Please contact Sue Flynn for more information. All are welcome.
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 Sue Flynn for more information.
Opportunities for spiritual growth in personal discipleship
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