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Bible Studies & Small Groups

Centering Prayer

The Centering Prayer Group celebrated its fifteenth anniversary in the fall of 2020. The group meets every Tuesday from 5:00 – 6:30 PM and is open to the community. Each gathering includes a check-in, quiet prayer and teaching. Contact Pat Moore for more information.

The Next Chapter (A small group for parents of adult children)

While graduation is nowhere near the end of the parent journey, there is often little support for parents, in the church or elsewhere, once their children have passed this threshold. The Next Chapter seeks to fill that gap by encouraging parents of graduates to connect, get to know each other, share their celebrations and concerns, and support each other through the many incredible stages of life that are yet to come.

The Next Chapter meets on the first and third Sundays of each month from 5:00 – 6:30 PM.

Contact the Rev. Dr. Karen Connor McGugan, Family and Youth Minister to learn more about these opportunities

The Wednesday Women’s Bible Study

The Wednesday Women’s Bible Study meets weekly at 9:00 AM in the parlor. Members discuss the upcoming Sunday Lectionary readings alongside other resources (various books, poetry and art). “Homework” is encouraged but not required. New members are welcome anytime. Contact Boykin Bell for more information.

The Thursday Women’s Bible Study

This group meets weekly on Zoom at 9:30 AM. The readings are the same as those for the Wednesday Women’s Bible Study and, in fact, participants can move between groups as suits their schedules. Newcomers are welcome anytime. Contact Boykin Bell for Zoom link and more information.

Men’s Thursday Morning Breakfast and Bible Study

This group meets the first and third Thursdays of each month for breakfast and a study of the upcoming Sunday Gospel. Contact Ellen Cole for more information.

Book Groups and Special Topics

The Chapel of the Cross hosts book groups (some meeting just once, others meeting for multiple weeks) based on current events and parish interests. To learn about our latest offerings, see this season’s Adult Formation brochure or contact Boykin Bell. Recent groups have discussed Caste by Isabel Wilkerson, shared favorite poetry and experienced the film-based dialogue series, Sacred Ground.

For questions, please contact Boykin Bell.