EfM (Education for Ministry)
A seminar that helps participants discern their spiritual gifts and talents by studying the Bible. Old and New Testament studies, along with Church History and philosophical studies of theology make this an intellectually invigorating and deep experience. Class meets 36 times per year, once a week for about 2 1/2 hours. Interested? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and put “EFM” in the subject line.
“Come As You Are” Women’s Bible Study
Meet women from Christ Church and the community on Thursdays at 9:45 am in the Parish Hall for refreshments, fellowship and study. Past studies have included Francis and Judith McNutt’s “School of Healing”, John Stott’s study of Revelation, and Beth Moore’s “Jesus: The One and Only.” Contact Joanne Castleberry at email@example.com.
Men’s Breakfast Group
Men come together for coffee and conversation every Thursday during the school year at 6:30 am in the Parish Hall. Serious Bible study begins at 6:45 and ends at 7:40am. Five minutes of prayer time, and out the door by 7:45am. Fr Howard Castleberry, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Sunday from September to May, the Rector holds a structured class in the Parish Hall from 9:15 to 10:15 am. Come have coffee, snacks and join in!
Bailey House Study Group
Join adults from the congregation and community on Sunday mornings at 9:15 am in the Bailey House to fellowship and study. The current book to be studied will be “Falling Upward” by Richard Rohr. Past classes have included “Reaching Out” by Henri Nouwen.
Christian Meditation Group
All are welcome to join this group in the nave of the church, each Monday at 5:30. No experience is required, and simple training is provided. Jill Carrington at email@example.com or Wanda Cuniff, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Daughters of the King
An order for women who are communicants of the Episcopal Church and churches in communion with it. Members undertake a Rule of Life, incorporating a Rule of Prayer and the Rule of Service. By reaffirmation of the promises made at baptism and confirmation, a Daughter pledges herself to a life-long program of prayer, service and evangelism, dedicated to the spread of Christ’s Kingdom and the strengthening of the spiritual life of her parish.” Our Christ Chapter meets at 2:00 pm the 2nd Wednesday of each month in the Bailey House. Dorothy Morse, email@example.com.
Child care for the church service hour, and Children’s Church during the 10:30 service for the gospel lesson and enrichment activities. Carol Willis, firstname.lastname@example.org.
iGnite EYC is the youth ministry at Christ Church. Grounded in faith, participation in the sacraments and desire for community, we begin to take action in fulfilling our calling. During the school year, all youth meet on Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7:30pm they enjoy games and fellowship, a meal provided by parishioners, followed by a study of scripture and Anglican tradition, and worship. Rev. Michael Caldwell, email@example.com.
College Life Ministry at SFASU
All college students are invited to the upper rooms of the Parish House for dinner and worship on Sunday evenings at 6:30 pm during the Fall and Spring semesters. The Rev Ashley Cook, firstname.lastname@example.org.