Sunday mornings at 10 am
An Acceptable Fast: This six-week Lenten study looks at lectionary readings from the Old Testament and six related Lenten themes: voice gratitude, take the long view, choose well, accept responsibility, welcome the future and trust God in times of conflict. Each session ends with a meditation on how the text speaks to our modern situation. Resumes April 6; meets in the fellowship hall; led by Katherine Simpson.
Psalms Full of praise, joy, despair, hope, and love for God, this beautiful and familiar collection of poems opens us up to every human emotion and our dependence on God’s love and word. Join us to explore these hymns, pleas, laments and testimonies of truth. Meets in room 32 on the lower level; led by Tom Brown. (Dec 15 and 22, meet in room 36)
Book Study and Fellowship
Where Moms Connect Mothers with children at home – or not – and women with a heart for supporting mothers meet for study and fellowship, Sundays at 10 am, in room 113. Please purchase the book, A Mom’s Book of Encouragement, at amazon.com or direct from the publisher. More info: Emily Bramblett or Tina Shaw.
Through the week
Faith in Action
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 David Hammond for more information.
Thursday book group
Join us in discussing fascinating, challenging books, Thursdays at 1 pm in the teen room on the lower level. In April the Thursday book group will read and discuss 24 Hours That Changed the World by Adam Hamilton. All are invited to join us – men and women. More details: Sue Flynn or Melody Randall.
Women's Sixty Plus Bible study is reading Don't Sing Songs to a Heavy Heart: How to Relate to Those Who Are Suffering by Kenneth Haugk. We meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 1 pm to 2:30 pm. You are welcome to join us. For more information, please call Alice Chambers at 971-4440.
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.
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.