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Saturdays, 2/11, 3/4 and 4/1 - Godly Play Training Free to members of Southminster. Contact Erin for more details

Beginning Sunday, March 5 - 24 HOURS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD Steve Davis will facilitate this 7-week study beginning Sunday, March 5 at 8:45 am in the Hospitality Room. Sign-up in the Narthex or by calling the church office.

Sunday, April 2 - Church Tour Meet Marj Lawson at the Welcome Desk for this tour which will take about 45 minutes. Want to let her plan for you? Contact Marj.

Thursday, April 13 - Maundy Thursday Nut-free, light finger foods are needed for the Maundy Thursday carry-in. Table service provided. The meal start time is 6pm. Tenebrae service to follow meal.

Saturday and Sunday, April 29th and 30th - Parking Lot Build All ages may participate in this mission event to swing a hammer, serve food or offer support and prayer. On Friday (April 28) anyone over the age of 21 is invited to haul and cut lumber.Click here for more information.

July 16 - 21 - Geneve Retreat and Conference to be held in Rochester, Indiana. Mail Registration Now Open! Go here for more information or to register.

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Growth Groups

The Bible teaches that followers of Christ experience spiritual growth in the context of community. God did not make us to learn in isolation; we need each other if we are to become spiritually mature. In Growth Groups we are able to take the next step in growing deeper relationships with God and others. Join a Growth Group so that you can discover for yourself what it means to be Learning in Community. Sign up in the Narthex, or on a Connection Card.

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Growth Group Opportunities

A Year with The Bible

Daily study of The Bible using the NSRV Daily Study Bible. Starting with Genesis and moving straight through to Revelation. Each Sunday, the sermon will be drawn from that week’s readings. If you don’t wish to join a class discussion you can still read along at home. Here is the schedule for the year. Cost of Bible $10.00 through the church office. Also available on Kindle.
Leader: Rev. Steve Plunkett
Room: Sanctuary
Time: 11:30AM Sundays or 11:00AM Thursdays
For those who cannot attend classes, but would like to participate in online discussion, we have created a Facebook group – “Deep Divers: Daily Bible Explorations”.

1 Samuel

We may imagine longingly what it would have been like to live in “Bible times” when people heard God’s voice as clearly as that of a person in the next room. But in reality, even a hero of the faith like Samuel—the leader who anointed Israel’s first two kings—did not always recognize God’s Spirit calling to him. Like us, he struggled to discern God’s purposes and will for his life. Listening closely to his story can help us understand how to stay engaged with God in our own spiritual journey.
Leader: Steve Davis
Room: Hospitality
Time: 8:45-9:45AM Sundays for 6 weeks beginning Sept. 11

  • January 8, Chapter 3: 2 Samuel 1-5
  • January 15, Chapter 3: 2 Samuel 6-10
  • January 22, Chapter 4: 2 Samuel 11-17
  • January 29, Chapter 4: 2 Samuel 18-24
  • February 5, Chapter 5: 1 Kings 1-6
  • February 12, Chapter 5: 1 Kings 7-11
  • February 19, Chapter 6: 1 Kings 12-17
  • February 26. Chapter 6: 1 Kings 18-22


Walk with Jesus on his final day. Sit beside him at the Last Supper. Pray with him in Gethsemane. Follow Him to the Cross. Experience the Resurrection.

24 Hours that Changed the World guides us step-by-step through the heartbreaking, inspiring journey from the Last Supper to the Cross to the Empty Tomb. Filmed on location in the Holy Land (and based on a book by best-selling author and Methodist Pastor Adam Hamilton), this gripping, video study allows you to experience and understand Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection in a way you never have before. Steve Davis will facilitate this 7-week study beginning Sunday, March 5 at 8:45 am in the Hospitality Room. All are invited! Please sign-up in the Narthex or by calling the church office.

Other Opportunities for Adult Education

Mom 2 Mom - for fellowship, support, and nurturing.

2nd and 4th Fridays,
9-11 a.m. in the Hospitality Room.
Contact Cindy Battelle.

Ruth Circle

4th Wednesdays,
9:30 a.m. in the Community Room.
Contact Brenda Ricketts or Mary Kaiser.

Grace Circle

1st Tuesdays,
7 p.m. in the Adult Lounge.
Contact Peggy Stichter or Barb Adams .

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