ADULT MINISTRIES

Do you have a place to grow closer to God and others?  At SMCC we care deeply about your spiritual health and we will help you experience life more fully.

SMALL GROUP & FELLOWSHIP

Adult Education - Experience the Scripture

Summer Sundays through August 13, 11:30 – Noon, Community Room*

Throughout the Summer, gather with us as we take time to experience  God’s word together. Engage scripture by simply listening, reading along or both. Led by Bong Bringas, Commissioned Lay Pastor


Young Adults

1st & 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 pm, Church Lounge

A new small group kicking off this January.  If you are in your 20's or 30's and wanting a place within the church, this group is for you.  We will continue to meet through the summer focusing on the Psalms, gathering on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month. We share a meal together, go through life together. If you are in your 20's or 30's and wanting a place within the church, this group is for you.


Tuesday Bible Study

Fall Schedule:  to be announced

10:00 am, Church Lounge, 6:00 pm, Fellowship Hall

You're invited to explore scriptureL topic to be announced. Attend either weekly class on Tuesdays. Contact Don Decker


Weekly Grief/Transition Group

Wednesdays 4:00 pm, Church Lounge

This ongoing group is a haven for those men and women needing support and encouragement in times of grief. Contact Rev. Dr. Marilyn Manning


Dinners for 7 or 8 - September 29, September 30

Coordinator Janet Wells writes, "If you’ve never tried this or if you are a long-time devotee, we’d love to have you join us for a delightful evening of conversation and a shared potluck meal. This is a great way to meet and get to know fellow church members!" To join the mailing list Contact Bill and Janet Wells


Next Step Bible Study In Mandarin

Sundays 11:30 am, Adult Ed. Room

Join mandarin speaking members of SMCC for a Bible Study that follows the scripture preached in the Traditional and Contemporary worship services.

women

Circle of Women Weekly Bible Study

Mondays at 7:15 - 8:45 pm, Thursdays 9:15-10:45 am, Church Lounge

Looking for a supportive group of friends? Want to apply scripture to our lives today? Women's Circle provides a place where women of all ages and stages can share and learn from each other’s experience. This is a great chance to go deeper in our faith. Child care is provided on Thursdays.


Summer Schedule:  Circle of Women meet June 15, 22 & 29th only.  

Fall Schedule: The group will resume September.



Women's Book Club -  Anan Cara by John O'Donohue

Tuesdays, 8:00 am, DuPars on Lake Avenue

No meeting on June 20 - This group resumes June 27th


Start your morning with great friends and great conversation. Discover the Celtic Circle of Belonging: John O'Donohue, priest, poet, philosopher, and scholar, guides you through the spiritual landscape of the Irish imagination. In Anam Cara (Gaelic for "soul friend"), the ancient teachings, stories, and blessings of Celtic wisdom provide profound insights on the universal themes of friendship, solitude, love, and death. Pick up your copy of Anam Cara wherever books are sold. Rev. Jan Cook – Facilitator. Contact Michele Carter or Lorrie Forgatch for more information.

men

Trek Men's Small Group

Fridays 6:15 am at Du-Pars 214 S. Lake Ave, Pasadena

This men's small group (5-10) meets at BRU on Lake Avenue in Pasadena every Friday.  Click here to view a video sneak peek.  


Men's Breakfast

Summer Wednesdays 7:00 am Colonial Kitchen

A 50-year tradition, this weekly gathering includes breakfast, devotions, and discussion for men. Men of all ages are invited to participate. A wide-ranging variety of topics of interest to participants are organized by the planning committee, which includes Rev. Jeff O’Grady. Join the men this week! Note: Men's Breakfast meets in Fellowship Hall during the school year (starting September 13). Contact Harry Gage


Men's Bible Study

1st, 3rd, 5th Wednesday 7:30 pm, Library

Men of all ages participate in the topical study. Contact Don McBride


Men's Basketball - Summer Schedule

Saturdays mornings, San Marino High School

Join the men of the church for physical exercise and healthy competition. All are welcome to join the fun! 

Jun/Jul Schedule


6/24 SMHS 7:00 am

7/1 SMHS 7:00 am

7/8 SMHS 7:00 am

7/15 SWA 7:00 am


Contact Coordinator


Table Tennis

Saturdays 9:30am, Westminster Hall

Fun and exercise – and not just for men. New players are welcome regardless of skill. Contact Bill Wells