Adult Ministries


Adult Ministries


“PRAY more, WORRY less!” - Matthew 6:25

Come join us to find out how to PRAY More and WORRY Less with Pr. Nader Hanna.  Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at 6:30PM in the Choir Room.  Whether our prayers are like baby talk or flow with our deepest desires, God hears and answers when we pray for ourselves and others.  Everyone welcome – bring a friend! Refreshments provided.  

Rooted Leadership team:  Scott Andersen, Phil Lopez, Nola Seaman, Emily Chartier, Mary Kay Esswein


SUNDAY Morning & Afternoon: 

Making "Community Connections" through Prayer:  We are taking a break until further notice.  This group normally meets 7:30-7:55AM every Sunday in the Conference Room.  When we begin to meet again, you are invited to drop in any Sunday and pray silently or from a prayer guide. God is powerful and mighty. He asks that we come to Him with our requests.  FYI all who worship and all who serve in worship service are prayed for as well.  - Pre-service Prayer Group


Grief Share Series: Started Sunday, August 27 from 12:30 to 2:30PM in the Conference Room off the church parking lot. Karl Fink will lead the group. If you are experiencing grief in any way, shape, or form, or if your grief has been buried for quite some time, please make an effort to attend this series. There’s a nominal fee for the materials, which will be discussed at the first meeting. Griefshare is a 13-week video-based series where we watch and discuss, as people feel comfortable. If you have questions or concerns, contact Karl at or call his office at 562.421.4711 extension 19. God’s Peace.


Sunday Bible Class for Women - THE GOOD & BEAUTIFUL LIFE: Putting on the Character of Christ. Starts September 10 at 10:45AM in the Bethany Library. Are you seeking a genuine life of faith in action?  This practical and interactive Bible study from the Sermon on the Mount discusses the character of God and the work of the Holy Spirit to change us from the inside out - to “live and move and have our being in Him” day by day. Acts 17:28  Order online: Good and Beautiful Life by James Bryan Smith. Sign up in Friendship Square August 27 and Sept 3.  For further information, contact Mary Kay Esswein through the church office.


MONDAY Evening:

Men’s Bible Study Fellowship:  You can learn more at the BSF website:    For me, this was a life changing study; in fact, the BSF bible study impacted my Christian walk more than other Christian endeavor. If you think you would like to know more, please feel free to contact me.  - Don Baldwin



Men's Morning Bible Study:  We meet on Thursdays from 7:30-8:30AM in the Parish Lounge.  Feel free to bring a beverage, something to eat, and your mask to wear as we study God‘s Good Word, fellowship, & pray together.  If you have any questions or concerns, kindly contact Karl Fink,  


Women’s Thursday Morning Study:  Come one. Come all.  The Women's Thursday Morning Bible Study will resume this Thursday, September 28th at 9:30-11:00AM in the Parish Lounge, and you are invited to attend. We will be studying the book, "Anxious for Nothing" by John MacArthur. Along with this book, we will study some of the attributes of our wonderful God. This is a great way to learn about God, make lasting friendships, and stop fearing the craziness in our world. Contact Meg Velez if you have any questions. Call the church office (562) 421-4711 for Meg’s contact information.


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