For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. Romans 15:4
At St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church we equip all of our members and friends to follow Jesus Christ through the study of God’s Word. We confidently hope that through Bible study we will grow in wisdom, love, and willingness to serve God’s people. Our study programs are inspired by what we believe, so we encourage you to learn more about that inspiration here. Scroll down for a listing of classes and study groups.
Classes and Bible Study Groups
Dive into the Word this fall at SACPC!
We offer multiple opportunities for the study of scripture on Sunday mornings. All classes meet at 9:45 am at locations throughout the church. Learn more below.
Connette-Covenant (Rm. 226): A long-running class comprised of women and men, mid-60s and older, that presents Biblical and topical subjects taught by class leaders and guest teachers.
Emanon (Rm. 214): A mixed-age class of women and men using the Lectionary-based “Feasting on the Word” curriculum for weekly Bible study and discussion. Taught by class members.
Evans-Feezor (Sacristy): A comradery of retired men using “The Present Word” curriculum for weekly Bible study and discussion. Taught by Larry Tootoo and Ben Smith.
Friendship (Rm. 240): A strong fellowship of women mostly over 65 using “The Present Word” curriculum for weekly Bible study and discussion. Taught by Polly Sheats and Betty Feezor.
The Door (Rm. 241): A class of men and women currently using the “Feasting on the Word” curriculum. Taught by class members.
Stillpoint (Rm. 212): A group of women focusing on spiritual growth through readings done in class followed by short silent reflection and lively discussion.
The Table (Rm. 224): A class comprised of young adults (20s-40s), focusing on Bible study and discussion. Taught by class members and Rev. Macleod.
Venture (Rm. 236): A class of women and men mid-50s and older who challenge one another to grow in and live out their Christian faith. Taught by Lawrence and Teresa Conoly.
Walking in the Word (Library): A mixed-age Bible-study and discussion group made up of both men and women, singles and couples, with shared leadership.
Weekday Bible Study
In addition to our Sunday morning classes, we offer the following opportunities for mid-week study:
More Than a Story: An open women’s Bible study group working its way through the Bible, which meets year-round on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Library. Led by Cindy Simpson.
The Oval: A group of women in their 30s-40s, some with children, who meet the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in various homes to discuss books chosen by the group. For more information email Sarah Holt Gwathmey (email@example.com) or Katie Swain (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Joe Mitchell Men’s Bible Study: The Joe Mitchell Bible Study, a Bible study for men of the church meets each Wednesday at 7 a.m. in the dining room for coffee, fellowship, study and prayer.
Presbyterian Women's Circles
PW Circle 8 will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 10 at Markay Carter’s house 2526 Mimosa Place, Wilmington, NC. Beth Cherry will be the study leader. Peggy Hayes is the moderator and Markay Carter is her assistant.
PW Circles 2 and 3 will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11 in the dining room. Beth Cherry will lead the lesson for both circles, then circles will separate for their business meetings. Circle 2 is led by Dorothie Johnson and Chris Faulk is her assistant. Circle 3 is led by Judy Smith and Polly Sheats is her assistant.
PW Circle 6 will meet at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, September 12 in the dining room. Beth Cherry will lead the Bible study lesson. Colleen Holliday and Gwen Behen are co-leaders.
Fall Discussion Group
We are forming a small group to discuss "Reclaiming Jesus: A Confession of Faith for a Time of Crisis," a statement issued recently by a group of prominent Christian leaders. We will follow a Bible study curriculum prepared by this group and practice the fine art of civil discourse and respectful conversation. You can take a look at this confession of faith and the curriculum online at http://www.reclaimingjesus.org. We will meet on Thursday evenings from 7-8 p.m., in the church parlor beginning Oct. 4 and ending Nov. 29. All are welcome! Questions? Contact Shelley Hobson at email@example.com or Sue McCaffray at firstname.lastname@example.org.