Adult Study Groups

 

Continue your faith journey by joining a study group. 

What type of study group discussion would benefit your spiritual life today - reviewing current events, studying the scriptures? Are you looking for a Small Group? St. Mark's offers many options. 
Learn more about Study Groups below and sign-up or learn more about Small Groups.

Sunday Morning Groups

Open Doors, Open Ideas

9:40 AM  Open Doors, Open Ideas meets in room C. Join us in conversation about our faith in real life. We discuss current news issues from Wired Word and/or themes from Christian books and authors. All are welcome. Justin and Cathy Brinkman facilitates.

Venture

9:30 AM Venture targets retired people, age 65 and older, and enjoy guests who share about varied topics in room B.  They like to get started at 9:30 am on Sundays, so they have more time together!

Foundations & Friendships

9:40 AM Foundations & Friendships meets in room K. Join with others for discussion of our faith in real life. Discuss current news issues from Wired Word and/or themes from Christian books and authors. Doug Brown, John Flora and Joe Gorzalski facilitate.

Faith Journey

11:00 AM Faith Journey meets in Room C and discusses a new topic of faith and life. Erica Seasor and Jonathan Barclay facilitate. All are welcome.
 

Reel Spirituality

11:00 AM  Reel Spirituality watches a movie and then discusses the themes within our Christian perspectives in Room H.  Movies include Spotlight, Risen, The Intern, and War Room.  All are welcome. Lydia and Terry F facilitate.  

Cutting Edge

9:40 AM This group meets in Room G-2 and reads and discusses the Bible following the Common Lectionary’s cycle.  The Word comes alive through the blessing of the Holy Spirit who participates in the group’s weekly discussions.  Steve Click facilitates.

Questions God Asks Us by Trevor Hudson

Sundays, 10 sessions, April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, June  4, 11, 18, 25, and July 9, 6:00-7:00 PM
God desires a conversational relationship with us, and He shows his desire by asking questions. Questions God Asks Us presents ten questions -- five from the Old and five from the New Testament. God allows us to wrestle with the questions rather than if we are simply given the answers. Book cost is $11. All are welcome. Pastor Brian White facilitates. 

Weekday Study Groups

Early Morning Bible Study

Wednesdays, March 22 - May 24, 6:30-7:15 AM  
2 Corinthians by William M. Ramsay will be discussedIn 2 Corinthians, we find promises of a glorious life after death, interesting and thought-provoking figures of speech describing followers of Christ, powerful stewardship messages, an amazing example of humility and proper respect, and much more. The folks at Corinth so loved and revered Paul that they collected this letter and others to save for future generations.
Book cost is $13 and $10. Pastor Brian White facilitates
 

Pastor's Bible Study

Wednesdays, March 22 - May 24, 9:30-10:45 AM   
2 Corinthians by William M. Ramsay will be discussed. In 2 Corinthians, we find promises of a glorious life after death, interesting and thought-provoking figures of speech describing followers of Christ, powerful stewardship messages, an amazing example of humility and proper respect, and much more. The folks at Corinth so loved and revered Paul that they collected this letter and others to save for future generations.
Book cost is $13 and $10. Pastor Brian White facilitates

Wednesday, 9:30-11:30 AM study group 

The Wednesday study will be taking a break and will resume July 19. Stay tuned for details!

Finding I AM: How Jesus Fully Satisfies the Cry of Your Heart

Thursdays, April 20 - May 25, 9:30-11:15 AM
With a DVD lesson, author Lysa Terkeurst takes us on the streets of Israel to explore the seven I AM statements of Jesus found in the Gospel of John to gain a better understanding of how Jesus’s words are applicable to the answers we search for today. Study Guide is $15. Judy Woempner will facilitate. 

all things new

Fridays, March 10 - May 12, 9:30-11:30 AM
8 sessions move through the Letter of 2 Corinthians, exploring the anchoring truths of bearing treasures in jars of clay, meeting Christ through a pressing thorn, opening wide your heart in the midst of hurtful relationships, and what it means to embrace the lost and lonely as ministers of the new covenant. All are welcome. Facilitator is Jackie Rowell. Book cost is $15. Childcare is available with advanced registration online.

Read through the Bible (or New Testament) in 2017 Facebook Group

Have you ever thought about reading through the Bible but didn't think you could do it alone?  A new, online forum through a closed Facebook group will provide  a place to share your insights, ask questions of the pastors, or just receive encouragement from St. Mark's pastors. A reading plan for the year can be found once you join the group.
To join the group visit FaceBook or search for "Read the Bible (or New Testament in 2017 with the St. Mark's Pastors."  Please consider this online opportunity to read and share with your fellow St. Mark's members.

Click here to sign up.

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St. Mark's United Methodist Church
4780 E. 126th St.
CarmelIN46033US

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