Adult Formation

Current Opportunities

Kairos Adult Forum

Kairos is an adult learning series that features a broad range of topics and speakers who can present in-depth knowledge from their area of expertise. Past Kairos topics have included the environment, social justice, political issues, historical analysis, personal experience and travel talks, and much more. For a current list of Kairos topics, click here.

Women Read

Women Read meets monthly September through May (except December) on the third Wednesday of the month in Adult Room D from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. It is an opportunity for women to share devotions and discuss a variety of types of books. All are welcome. No need to register. Check out the book list below for dates and book titles. For more information, contact Vernita Kennen or Cindy Spellman.

Reading Lists
Women Read titles 2023-24
Women Read History

Esther Circle for Women

1st Thursday of each month from 9:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. in the Fireside Room; September – May

A women’s fellowship and Bible Study group that is open to all women. For more information, contact Vernita Kennen.

Faith Explorers Book Group for Men

2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. via Zoom. 

This book group is for men interested in exploring aspects of faith through reading and lively discussion of current faith-based books. Attendance is open to all men interested in doing some significant, stimulating, faith-based reading that can lead to greater understanding of what it means to be a Christian and to spiritual growth. Brew your own coffee at home and be prepared for an engaging discussion. Contact Dave Eckmann for the Zoom link.

Current Book: Everything is Spiritual by Rob Bell

History Book Group for Men

1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in Bethany Lounge.

Come for a discussion of a different history book each month selected  by the participants. Anyone with an interest in a particular subject is welcome to sit in on the discussion even if you have not read the book. For more information contact Fred Knox.

Men’s Fellowship

Mondays from 8 – 9:00 a.m. in Bethany Lounge with a zoom option. Contact Jim Fruehling for the link access.

Come when you can for an hour of Bible study and fellowship. Since 1976 we have read most of the books in the Bible several times, but each time is a new experience because of changing life experiences. Contact: Jim Fruehling.

Men’s Coffee Talk

Wednesdays from 8 – 9:00 a.m. in Bethany Lounge with a zoom option. Contact Jim Fruehling for the link access.

Enjoy laughs and lively discussions which can include current events, theology, sports, church life or any other issue of concern or interest.