Our Adult Ministry and Small Group opportunities are for adults of all ages. We offer a wide range of educational opportunities consisting of both on-going Bible studies as well as short-term studies. We also offer a wide variety of common interest groups with a focus on fellowship and building relationships. Following are somce of our current offerings. For more information on our Adult Ministry opportunities, please call the Church Office, 741-5118 ext. 101.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES


SUNDAY MORNINGS: 

8:15-9:15 a.m.
This group typically studies a book of the bible and has recently studied the book of Hebrews. They meet in the Eddy Room.

9:50-10:50 a.m.
This class provides opportunities to study biblical themes, spiritual practices and specific books or individuals of the bible. They meet in the Gray Parlor across from the sanctuary.

THROUGHOUT THE WEEK:

TUESDAY BIBLE STUDY
This group studies individual books of the bible as well as the weekly lectionary passages. It includes several members for whom Pine Ridge is not their home church but feel at home in this group. This group meets in the Eddy Room.

THE MYSTICS - WEDNESDAYS 1:00-3:00 PM
This class, led by our Pastor, Rev. Dr. Jim Gordon, studies contemporary and classical mystics. This group uses books and videos to study what the mystics have to say to us today. They meet in the Gray Parlor from September through May.

WOMEN & GOD - WEDNESDAYS 10:30-11:45 AM
Gather with these faithful women who meet each week in the Eddy Room for fellowship and digging deeper. This group enjoys a variety of bible studies which usually last a few months long and are determined by the group.

THURSDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY - 6:30-8:30 PM (Beginning September 5th)
ELIJAH: SPIRITUAL STAMINA IN EVERY SEASON
This new study focuses on the struggles in our own lives by looking at one whose life was a real struggle, the prophet Elijah. Using the video series by Melissa Poelstra we will discuss the spiritual stamina secrets that helped Elijah hold on and persevere in faith.

MEN'S BIBLE STUDY - SATURDAYS 7:30 AM

This group of men meet every Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m. for Bible Study. A variety of topics and books of the bible have been studied throughout the years and the time together includes good discussions. All men are welcome to join us. We meet in the Eddy Room.


ONCE A MONTH:

MONTHLY WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY
On the third Wednesday of each month from September 19, 2018 through May 15, 2019 from 10:00-11:15am and 7:00-8:15pm. This monthly bible study is for all ages and levels of experience, and will meet in the Gray Parlor, adjacent to the Sanctuary. Sign up and get a book. Please contact Pastor Buzzy for details. All are welcome.

MONTHLY WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY
On the third Wednesday of each month from September 19, 2018 through May 15, 2019 from 10:00-11:15am and 7:00-8:15pm. This monthly bible study is for all ages and levels of experience, and will meet in the Gray Parlor, adjacent to the Sanctuary. Sign up and get a book. Please contact Pastor Buzzy for details. All are welcome.


COMMON INTEREST GROUPS:

BOOK CLUB
Our Book Club group meets every other month to discuss a book chosen that has been chosen by the group.  Everyone is invited to attend. 

PRIMETIMERS
This group is geared for those who are retired, or wish they were! The Primetimers meet at Pine Ridge on the first Friday of each month September-May at 12:00 p.m. in the Gathering Room West downstairs. They enjoy lunch, fellowship and a program of interest to the group. The cost for the lunch is $8 payable at the door with reservations due Tuesday prior to the event.  Watch the bulletin for details prior to each month's event.

DINNER THEATRE LUNCH BUNCH
Five times a year a group of people attend a Wednesday matinee at the New Theatre Restaurant together.  We receive group discounts and enjoy a great afternoon of good food and fun. Watch the bulletin and newsletter for the next opportunity to attend.  Advance reservations are required.

MANY HANDS (CRAFT GROUP)
This group gets together to make craft projects.  Projects are accumulated and a fundraiser is held to benefit special projects in the church.  Bring your scissors, glue guns, love of crafting - be ready to have fun and make friends!  Join us!

Y KNOTS
This group of ladies have a common interest. They love to knit, crochet, and do other hand sewing or needlework. This group meets weekly at the church to fellowship and do what they love to do. Come join us, there is always room for you! 

Our short term studies and interest groups are always changing.  Please watch the bulletin and newsletter for new opportunities.