Adult Ministries

Fellowship Groups

From small groups to Sunday classes to community outings, the adult ministry at Saint Paul is active and has something for all adults seeking to connect with our community.

Classes

Soul Art: Neurographic Meditation

May 24, 2022
6:00-8:00 p.m. in Room 145

Through neurographic drawing, our subconscious transforms our chosen topic (fears, stress, doubts, questions, etc.) into a process that releases new energy to convey healing or new life. In this class, you will identify your focus, allow your subconscious to draw some neurographic lines then form new neural networks in a beautiful meditative process. Led by Rev. Jane Florence.

Sacred Drumming Circle

May 22, 2022
12:00-1:00 p.m. in the Chapel

Reduce stress, increase immunity, reduce burnout, increase community, lift your mood, lower anxiety, have fun, all of these can be benefits of drumming. These benefits are amplified when shared in a group! Join us for an introduction to healing power of a drum circle. No drumming experience needed. If you have a heartbeat, you have rhythm; so come share in this rhythm workshop. Led by Rev. Jane Florence

Saint Paul UMC READS

June 5 – July 31
Sundays from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Library

Pick up coffee and refreshments from the Family Life Center after worship services this summer and come across the hall to the Library for great suggestions of books to read and give to others.  Each Sunday someone will do a brief (15-20 minute) introduction to a book or books they recommend. At least one copy will be available in the library to check out that day. We’ll include books for all ages, as well as ones that provide additional information on sermon topics and other interests of Saint Paul readers. If you would like to be a presenter, contact Judi Cook at [email protected]

About The Wisdom Jesus by Cynthia Bourgeault

June 5 – July 3
Sundays from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Room 155

“Jesus was a Near Eastern event radiating out in all directions. One line came west into Greco-Roman lands. Other lines traveled southwest to Africa and up the coast of France into Celtic lands. Another traveled east into Persia, India, and China.  All of these energy streams flowing out from the Jesus event had their unique flavors.” Most of us are familiar with the ‘flavor we’re used to in our own stream,’ but Bourgeault allows us to taste a greater perspective of the centrality of Jesus’ life and message when we allow these streams to flow as one. Led by Rev. Jane Florence.  

Blessed Are You: The Beatitudes of Jesus in Scripture and in Life

June 2 – July 28
Thursdays 7:00-8:30 p.m. in Room 145

“Blessed are the poor in spirit… blessed are the meek… blessed are the peacemakers…” The Beatitudes are some of the most well-known, and well-quoted, sayings of Jesus in the Bible. Join Dr. Dave Moore this summer as he takes a closer look at these sayings, including their Old Testament roots and context, while exploring their implications for today. Participants are sure to discover fresh understandings and insights that will enrich both their lives and faith.e arranged if people are interested.

Seminar in Conflict Management

April 26 – May 3
Tuesdays 5:00-6:30 p.m. in Room 155

Conflict is a normal part of life in community, and can regularly impact families, organizations, even life-long friends. This seminar is designed to open up the dialogue about these everyday conflicts and disputes, and then give participants the tools and strategies to better manage those conflicts. Each session is scheduled for 90 minutes and there will be four sessions in total; a fifth session can be arranged if people are interested.

Led by Dr. Larry Dlugosh

Paine Parlor Sunday School Class
Every Sunday at 11:00 a.m.

This class meets on Sunday mornings in Paine Parlor at 11:00 to discuss current happenings in our community, our nation, and the United Methodist Church. We will meet on the second Sunday of the month in June, July, and August.

Bible, Book, & Movie Groups

Click the title of each group to learn more about these groups, or to sign up.

Wednesday Morning Book Group

 
We meet at 10 a.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month to discuss a book.

Turn the Page Book Group

 
We meet at 7:00 p.m. on the first Monday of each month to discuss a book.

Non-Fiction Book Group

 
We meet at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a book.

Jed Linder
Associate pastor