CoEd Bible Studies & Fellowship Groups

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Pub Theology

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Contemplative Intergenerational Small Group

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Young Adult Group

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Parent Connect

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Tuesday Fellowship Group

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Dinner for 8

Pub Theology - 7pm First Tuesday of the Month at Ryan’s Pub 124 W. Gay St, West Chester

Pub Theology meets once a month in the “upper room” at Ryan’s Pub from September through June. People of all ages gather around the table for food, drink, fellowship and good conversation. Pub Theology is a great way to meet people in a welcoming setting where we listen to one another and explore such topics as God, faith, religion, life, doubt, etc.

Learn more on their Facebook page

 

Contemplative Intergenerational Small Group - 4:30-6:00pm Wednesdays in The Library

This co-ed intergenerational group meets weekly. They weave different spiritual practices throughout their time together including: times of silence, lectio divina, reflection, readings, study and discussion. This group will choose their study at their first meeting on September 18. Sue Spotts and Diane DeSieno facilitate. New members are always welcome!

Young Adult Group - 7:15pm Fourth Thursday of the Month & Periodic Weekend Events

This co-ed fellowship and discussion group is for young adults in their 20s and 30s. They meet at the Frost home once a month, weekly during Advent and Lent, over snacks and drinks and a stand-alone discussion on faith led by Jon Frost. Members are asked to bring a snack or beverage. New members are always welcome!

Parent Connect - 8:30 – 9:30am Sundays in Room 405

Connect with other parents as we reflect on knowing and honoring yourself as parents and the invitation to see anew the sacred path of parenting. We will use the book Parenting: A Sacred Path by Patience Leiden Robbins. Childcare available through Kindergarten. Activities provided for Grades 1-5. New members always welcome.

Tuesday Fellowship Group - 9:45-11am Tuesdays in Spellman Hall

This is a weekly group for men and women on Tuesday mornings from September through June. Each week is a different speaker from within or outside the church covering a variety of topics such as history, science, medicine, sports, religion, hobbies, politics, etc. Occasionally we take a field trip to nearby points of interest. We enjoy a Christmas and spring luncheon at Radley Run Country Club. Weekly gatherings begin with refreshments, fellowship and a prayer. New participants are always welcome!

Dinner for 8 - Dinners take place January - May 2019

These dinners are a great time for adults to get to know other people who you may or may not already know in a casual setting outside of church. Dinner for Eight provides the opportunity to share a meal together in a casual and relaxed home atmosphere. They meet once a month from January through May. Dinners are potluck; and each month there are different hosts who provide the main entrées. Sign up this fall to join a Dinner for Eight group.

Men's Bible Studies & Fellowship Groups

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A Gathering of Men

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Men’s Saturday Morning Fellowship

A Gathering of Men - 7-8:30pm Wednesdays in Room 413 or Spellman Jr.

This is a community of spiritual formation for men to enable them to grow in their relationship with God and their neighbors. Through study and discussion of Scriptures, prayer, fellowship, and service, men are invited to explore their spirituality and faith journey in Jesus Christ, and to identify challenges and opportunities for growth. A key component of each gathering is the voluntary sharing of personal stories and perspectives on the Scripture passages and resources under discussion. The format welcomes men to participate as their schedule allows.

Men’s Saturday Morning Fellowship - 7:30-9am biweekly 2nd & 4th Saturdays in Rooms 407-408 (The Cove)

This men’s group meets to discuss and study thought provoking topics focused on God’s work in men’s lives and in our world. They will be using a DVD series by Bart Ehrman, From Jesus to Constantine: A History of Early Christianity. New Members are always welcome!

2019-20 dates for the fellowship gatherings are: Sept. 14, 28; Oct. 12, 26; Nov. 9; Dec. 7; Jan. 11, 25; Feb. 8, 22; Mar. 14, 28; Apr. 11, 25; and May 9.

Women's Bible Studies and Fellowship Groups

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Mornings for Mindful Moms: Body, Mind and Spirit

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Lunch Bunch

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Wednesday Morning Bible Study

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Wednesday Evening Bible Study

Mornings for Mindful Moms: Body, Mind and Spirit - 9:30-11am Mondays in The Cove (407-408)

Childcare is available from 9am-11:30am. Come for 9:10am Chapel or fellowship before a 9:30am study, Mom Up: Thriving with Grace in the Chaos of Motherhood  by Kara-Kae James, which explores how to step out of survival mode and into the abundant life God has for you. At 10:45am Nancy Pledger will lead Holy Yoga, which combines world-class yoga with a Christ-honoring experience. Women of all ages are welcome whether you are a beginner or experienced with yoga. Suggested donation to offset the costs of childcare and a separate donation to Nancy Pledger to offset the yoga costs as you are able.

Lunch Bunch - 12pm 4th Thursday of the Month at Various Restaurants in the Area

This women’s group gathers for Christian fellowship and enjoys the cuisine of area restaurants. New members are always welcome!

Wednesday Morning Bible Study - 9:30-11:15am Wednesdays in Spellman Hall

This women’s small group meets weekly with holiday breaks. They follow DVD driven studies with small group discussion and enjoy fellowship and snacks. This fall they will study Pursuing God: Encountering His Love and Beauty in the Bible by Margaret Feinberg. Cost of the workbook is $20. New members are always welcome!

Wednesday Evening Bible Study - 7-8:30pm Wednesdays in Room 406

This women’s group meets on Wednesdays from September – June for fellowship, Bible study and spiritual growth. They use various studies throughout the year to spark and guide their discussion leading them into deeper insights and experiences of faith in community. This fall they will study Embracing an Alternative Orthodoxy by Richard Rohr.

Westminster Presbyterian Women (WPW)

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WPW Monday Morning Circle

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WPW Tuesday Morning Circle

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WPW Wednesday Morning Circle

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WPW Thursday Morning Circle

WPW Monday Morning Circle - 2nd Monday at 9:30am in Rooms 414-415 (The Site)

WPW is a church wide organization whose membership is open to all. Being a member at Westminster is not a prerequisite. Small circle groups for women meet monthly for Bible study and fellowship. They are listed on the following page. They start the year with a kickoff potluck luncheon for all women and men. This year’s study is ‘Love Carved In Stone: A Fresh Look at the Ten Commandments’. This study invites us to ponder what it would mean to consider the Ten Commandments not as a harsh list of what not to do but, instead, as a “love letter” from a loving God. All women are welcome.

WPW Tuesday Morning Circle - 2nd Tuesday at 10am in the Brinton Craft/Art Room at Maris Grove

WPW is a church wide organization whose membership is open to all. Being a member at Westminster is not a prerequisite. Small circle groups for women meet monthly for Bible study and fellowship. They are listed on the following page. They start the year with a kickoff potluck luncheon for all women and men. This year’s study is ‘Love Carved In Stone: A Fresh Look at the Ten Commandments’. This study invites us to ponder what it would mean to consider the Ten Commandments not as a harsh list of what not to do but, instead, as a “love letter” from a loving God. All women are welcome.

WPW Wednesday Morning Circle - 2nd Wednesday at 9:30am The Site (414-415)

WPW is a church wide organization whose membership is open to all. Being a member at Westminster is not a prerequisite. Small circle groups for women meet monthly for Bible study and fellowship. They are listed on the following page. They start the year with a kickoff potluck luncheon for all women and men. This year’s study is ‘Love Carved In Stone: A Fresh Look at the Ten Commandments’. This study invites us to ponder what it would mean to consider the Ten Commandments not as a harsh list of what not to do but, instead, as a “love letter” from a loving God. All women are welcome.

WPW Thursday Morning Circle - 2nd Thursday at 10am in Room 406

WPW is a church wide organization whose membership is open to all. Being a member at Westminster is not a prerequisite. Small circle groups for women meet monthly for Bible study and fellowship. They are listed on the following page. They start the year with a kickoff potluck luncheon for all women and men. This year’s study is ‘Love Carved In Stone: A Fresh Look at the Ten Commandments’. This study invites us to ponder what it would mean to consider the Ten Commandments not as a harsh list of what not to do but, instead, as a “love letter” from a loving God. All women are welcome.

Special Interest Groups

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Westminster Knitters

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Scrapbooking Group

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Yoga for Every Body

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Book Discussion Group

Westminster Knitters - 1:30-3:30pm 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the Month in Rooms 407-408 (The Cove)

This ministry group meets twice a month to knit prayer shawls for those in need, hats for the homeless, sweaters for children in the Hispanic Health Ministry, or other items for family and friends. New members are always welcome!

Scrapbooking Group - 6-9pm 2nd Tuesday of the Month in Room 413

This co-ed ministry team gathers once a month for Christian fellowship while working on memory books. Bring your own supplies to join this group. New members are always welcomed!

Yoga for Every Body - 4:30-5:30pm Wednesdays starting Sept 25 in the Preschool Multipurpose Area

This is an all-level yoga class. No yoga experience necessary. All levels welcome. Nancy Murphy will lead participants in a practice of gentle yoga poses, stretching, meditation and breathing exercises. Your body will appreciate it. No cost. Any donations will support Westminster’s Family Promise ministry. Bring a mat.

Book Discussion Group - 10am 1st Monday of the Month in the Library

This group meets once a month to read and discuss a different book. Members of the group choose the books which include all forms of literature from fiction to non fiction. New members are always welcome.

September 9: The Peace Maker

October 7: To Serve Them All My Days

November 4: Hershey

December 2: Harry Truman’s Excellent Adventure