Small Groups/Bible and Book Studies

Laurel Covenant Groups

Laurel Covenant Groups are a place where Christians watch over one another in love as we grow in our discipleship. It is a place for faith formation, spiritual growth, and fellowship.  I hope you will look at joining one of our groups.

“The Shack” Covenant Group
Mondays beginning September 10th at 6:00 p.m.
In the home of Jackie Harmon. Questions raised from the book The Shack sets the context for this small group led by Carolyn Leach, Lori Cour, and Jackie Harmon

Wednesday Morning Covenant Group
Wednesdays beginning September 12th at  11:00 a.m. in the home of Peg Fish.
This group is studying from the lectionary series “Encountering Jesus” and is led by Peg Fish and Barb Nelson.

 Concordia Village Covenant Group
Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. beginning September 12th at Concordia Village.
This group is led by Steve Read.

Journaling Covenant Group
Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. beginning September 12th at Laurel UMC.
This group is learning about spiritual journaling, and is led by Fran Langum and Bill McMahon. Childcare is available upon request.

Wednesday Evening Covenant Group
Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. beginning September 12th at the home of Ben and Susan Berry.

Thursday Morning Covenant Group
Thursdays at 7:00 a.m. at Laurel Church. This group is currently active and is led by Dana Saal and Ruth White.

Embracing the Questions
every Tuesday starting September the 4th
9:30 a.m. in Room 201The first study will be from the video series
First Light: Jesus and the Kingdom
Featuring John D. Crossan and Marcus Borg

Pastor’s Bible Study
Have you ever wanted to know more about the book of Revelation? Does this book really talk about the end times or is it rooted in something else? Did you know there are at least four different school of thought on interpreting this misunderstood book?  Come find out more in Breaking the Code, a ten-week study on the biblical book of Revelation.
Pastor’s Morning Study
every Tuesday 6:30 a.m. in the Library
Beginning September 11th
Pastor’s Evening Study
every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the Bride’s Room
Beginning September 12th

PATHFINDERS
every Wednesday starting September the 5th
7:00 p.m. in Room 201
The first study will be from the book
Biblical Literalism: A Gentile Heresy
by John Shelby Spong