Adult Study Groups


Continue your faith journey by joining a study group. 

What type of study group discussion would benefit your spiritual life today - reviewing current events, studying the scriptures? Are you looking for a Small Group? St. Mark's offers many options. 
Learn more about Study Groups below and sign-up or learn more about Small Groups.

Sunday Morning Groups

Open Doors, Open Ideas

9:40 AM  Open Doors, Open Ideas meets in room C. Join us in conversation about our faith in real life. We discuss current news issues from Wired Word and/or themes from Christian books and authors. All are welcome. Justin and Cathy Brinkman facilitates.


9:30 AM Venture targets retired people, age 65 and older, and enjoy guests who share about varied topics in room B.  They like to get started at 9:30 am on Sundays, so they have more time together!

Foundations & Friendships

9:40 AM Foundations & Friendships meets in room K. Join with others for discussion of our faith in real life. Discuss current news issues from Wired Word and/or themes from Christian books and authors. 

Cutting Edge

9:40 AM This group meets in Room G-2 and reads and discusses the Bible following the Common Lectionary’s cycle.  The Word comes alive through the blessing of the Holy Spirit who participates in the group’s weekly discussions.  Steve Click facilitates.


11:00 AM Faith Journey meets in Room C and discusses a new topic of faith and life. Erica Seasor and Jonathan Barclay facilitate. All are welcome.


11:00 AM  Reel Spirituality watches a movie and then discusses the themes within our Christian perspectives in Room H.  All are welcome. Lydia and Terry F facilitate.  

Weekday Study Groups

Wednesdays, 6:30-7:15 AM - January 10 - May 30, Early Morning Bible Study
Matthew and the Kingdom Parables led by Pastor Brian White at Men's Bible Study, 6:30-7:15 am, and Pastor's Bible Study, 9:30-10:30 am, on Wednesday mornings in room H. Matthew study book cost is $9. Learn and discuss the gospel book of Matthew with a closer look at the parables of Jesus. Sign-up here.

Wednesdays, 9:30-10:45 AM January 10 - May 30, Pastor's Bible Study
Matthew and the Kingdom Parables 
Book Cost $9, facilitated by Pastor Brian White.  Sign-up here.

Wednesdays, January 10, 17, and 24th, 9:30-11:30 AM
Study of Judges and Ruth led by Lydia Fourman will be 3 weeks, January 10, 17, and 24th. Joshua, Judges, Ruth book cost is $9. Learn and discuss the Old Testament books of Judges and Ruth.  Sign-up here.  Then on Wednesdays, February 7 - March 28, 9:30-11:30 AM
Think Act Be Like Jesus by Randy Frazee. Book cost is $9. This book will encourage us to grasp the vision of the Christian life & get started on the journey of discipleship.

Thursdays, January 11 - February 15, 9:30-11:30 AM
Soul Keeping by John Ortberg. Rediscover your soul--the best connection to God there is--and find out why it's hurting and why neglecting it has set so many believers back spiritually.  Book cost is $9. Facilitated by Judy Woempner.  Sign-up here.

Fridays, January 12 - February 16, 9:30-11:30 AM
The Miracles of Jesus: Finding God in Desperate Moments by Jessica LaGrone.  Through Jesus's miracles see how our weaknesses are invitations for God to work powerfully in our lives. Facilitated by Jackie Rowell.  Book cost is $12.  Sign-up here.

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St. Mark's United Methodist Church
4780 E. 126th St.