Pine Ridge Presbyterian Church

Adult Opportunities

We believe Faith Formation is important for all ages and welcome all. Following are some of the opportunities we offer for adults to grow in their faith including weekly Bible studies, focused study groups and common interest gatherings with a focus on building relationships. Our hybrid classes offer both in-person and Zoom attendance options. Check the weekly E-Tidings for more details about specifics for what each group is doing along with information on new classes, studies and small groups. For more information please call Associate Pastor Buzzy LeCluyse at the Church Office, 741-5118 ext. 103.

THROUGHOUT THE WEEK:

EARLY RISERS SUNDAY BIBLE STUDY 7:45-8:45 a.m. (Hybrid)
Start your day with this group which typically studies different books of the bible.
SUNDAY BIBLE STUDY 9:00-9:55 a.m. (Hybrid)
This class provides opportunities to dig deeper into biblical themes, spiritual practices and specific books or individuals of the bible.
TUESDAY BIBLE STUDY 10:00-11:30 a.m. (Hybrid)
Join this ongoing weekly group to do in-depth studies of individual books of the bible as well as the weekly lectionary passages.
WOMEN & GOD - TUESDAYS 10:30 a.m.
Gather with these faithful women who meet each week for fellowship and digging deeper into the bible using short-term studies selected by the group.
THE MYSTICS - THURSDAYS 1:00-2:00 PM (Hybrid, Meets September - May)
This class, led by our Pastor, Rev. Dr. Jim Gordon, studies contemporary and classical mystics. They use books and videos to study what the mystics have to say to us today.
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY - SATURDAYS 7:30 AM (Hybrid)
All men are invited to join us every Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m. for Bible Study. This discussion based group studies various topics and books of the bible in their time together.

THROUGHOUT THE MONTH:

DEEP LISTENING - ANTI RACISM GROUP, First & third Wednesdays via Zoom - 7:00-8:00pm
This group seeks to grow in our understanding and living out of what it means to be anti-racist through discussion of current books, podcasts, articles and guest speakers.
DEATH CAFE - First Thursday of the month, 6:30 pm
Based on the international movement (more info here) this group seeks "to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their finite lives." We provide a safe place to discuss death, individual priorities, share experiences and ask questions.
WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY - First Tuesday & Wednesday of the Month (Hybrid)
Join us for a lively discussion of various stories and themes of the bible. There are two meeting options available for the group. The first Tuesday of the month 7:00 - 8:00pm or the first Wednesday of the month 11:00 - 12:00pm.
This group uses the current PCUSA Women’s Study Guide for their gatherings available in the church office. 

COMMON INTEREST GROUPS:

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP - THIRD MONDAY, 7:00 PM (September - May)
A reading list is selected for the upcoming year and meetings are held in different member's homes to discuss the book of the month. The month's book and location of the meeting are in the E-Tidings.
DINNER THEATRE LUNCH BUNCH - VARIOUS WEDNESDAYS
Multiple times a year this group attends Wednesday matinees at the New Theatre Restaurant to enjoy an afternoon of good food and fun. Advance reservations are required.
MANY HANDS (CRAFT GROUP) - WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS
This group gathers to make craft projects throughout the year for the annual Craft Fair benefiting special church projects. Bring your scissors, glue guns, love of crafting - be ready to have fun and make friends!
PRIMETIMERS - FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH (September through May)
For those retired, or wish they were! Primetimers meet at Pine Ridge to enjoy lunch, fellowship and a different guest speaker or program of interest each month.
TLC ... TUESDAYS LADIES IN CHRIST - SECOND TUESDAY 6:30-8:00 PM
The women of Pine Ridge invite you for an evening of fellowship with a focus on mission and ministry. Each month features a different program or hands on project. Join us whenever you can!

Buzzy LeCluyse, Associate Pastor of Discipleship
 

CONTACT:

Buzzy LeCluyse
Associate Pastor of Discipleship

 Email
(816)741-5118, ext. 103