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Adult Bible Studies

There are many Bible Studies and Small Groups at First Presbyterian San Antonio.  Below is a list of some of programs available for Adults.


Mondays

Gospel Community Gathering
Dates: 4th Monday of the month, beginning September 26.
Time:  7:00 – 8:15 PM (Dinner at 6:30 PM)
Location:    FPC Student Center
Contact:       Mitchell Moore, 210-226-0215, mitchellm@fpcsat.org
or Carrie Everson, 210-226-0215 ext. 267, carriee@fpcsat.org

Description: Join other young adults for a time of dinner, worship, biblical teaching, fellowship, and prayer. This is our monthly gathering for all of our Gospel Community Groups which meet throughout the month.

Gospel Community Groups
Dates: Various
Time:  Various
Locations:  Various Homes
Contact:  Bella Martinez, 210-379-7374. bellajmartinez18@gmail.com or
Caleb Barber, 281-660-7373, caleb.barber@amegybank.com

Description: Study the Bible in community with other young adults so that you can grow together in knowing God and His Word. These small groups meet at least twice a month for fellowship, study, and prayer together. Don’t miss out on this chance to go deeper in God’s Word and in relationship with other believers!

RESET Gathering – Young Adult Community
Meets: Fourth Monday Each Month | 7:00 PM
Location: Westminster Hall
Contact: Carrie Everson carriee@fpcsat.org, Mitchell Moore mitchellm@fpcsat.org, or Alex Solorio alexs@fpcsat.org
Description: RESET is a monthly gathering of University students and Young Adults for worship, fellowship and teaching from God’s Word.

2:Ten College Ministry:  The House RESET Small Group
Time:  6:30 – 8:15
Meets:  Every other Monday
Location:  FPC Student Center
Contact:  Alex Solorio alexs@fpcsat.org, Ashlee Smith ashleesmith@fca.org

Young Adult Ministry RESET Small Group
Time:  Various
Dates:  Various, Approximately twice a month
Location:  Various
Contact:  Carrie Everson, carriee@fpcsat.org


Tuesdays

Women’s Bible Study (Session 1)
Dates:          September 6 – October 18
Time:           9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Location:     Covenant Hall
Contact:       Catherine Miller, 210-394-2045, grcjmiller@sbcglobal.net

Description: Join us for Melissa Spoelstra’s 7-session study, Isaiah: Striving Less and Trusting God More. We will explore Isaiah’s message to the nation of Israel and its prophesies of the Messiah and how they teach us that following God isn’t about striving harder; it’s about trusting God more. Childcare is available upon request.

Women’s Bible Study (Session 2)
Dates:          October 25 – November 15
Time:           9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Location:     Covenant Hall
Contact:       Catherine Miller, 210-394-2045, grcjmiller@sbcglobal.net

Description: In Keri Denker’s Philippians Journal and Doodle Bible Study, we will work chapter by chapter through the book of Philippians in a creative and refreshing way—tracing the themes of growth and joy. This study is specifically designed to fit into the time we have without typical daily assignments. By the end of this 4-week study we will have read and discussed Philippians and created a beautiful keepsake journal to review and keep as a legacy.   Childcare available upon request.

Literature Circle
Dates:          Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 13
Time:           1:00 PM
Location:     McCullough Room

Description: The Literature Circle meets from September through May, on the second Tuesday. Men and women, church members and non-members are invited to attend Literature Circle. More information and the 2022-2023 reading list are available at fpcsanantonio.org/lit-circle.

Stephen Ministry Training
Dates:          August 23 – November 15
Time:           6:00 PM
Location:     Room 226 Contact:       Rev. Scott Simpson, scotts@fpcsat.org

Description: Stephen Minister training teaches principles and skills that equip you to provide high-quality, Christ- centered emotional and spiritual care to others. It gives you new insight into the thoughts, feelings, and actions of people who are hurting, equipping you with relational and caring skills you can apply to all aspects of your life. The training helps deepen your faith as the Holy Spirit fashions you into a Christ-centered caregiver and builds a special bond of Christian community and camaraderie among all those in your class. Our class is highly interactive, engaging, and a lot of fun!


Wednesdays

Children’s Choir (Ages 4 years – 5th grade)
Date:           Beginning August 31
Time:           5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
Location:     Children’s Assembly Room (1st Floor) Contact:  Kathy Jamison, kathyj@fpcsat.org

Description: Children’s Choir is a fun and exciting way for your kids to get involved, make friends, learn great lessons, and get the opportunity to perform! Register online at fpcsanantonio.org/childrens-choir.

Sanctuary Handbells
Date:           Beginning August 24
Time:           5:45 PM – 6:45 PM
Location:     Room 309
Contact:       Dr. Jae Ha, jaeh@fpcsat.org, 210-271-2729

Description: Handbells are a wonderful way to make music using pitched bells. If you have the ability to read music notation, as well as basic hand/eye coordination, handbells
can be a fun exercise in making a joyful noise!

DivorceCare
Dates:          September 7 – December 14
Time:           6:00 PM
Location:     Room 226
Contact:       Butch Gerfers, 210-862-9998, gerfers@flash.net

Description: DivorceCare is a video seminar series featuring some of the nation’s foremost Christian experts on divorce and recovery topics as seen from a biblical perspective. The video seminars are combined with support group discussions of the materials presented during the video. For more information about the program check out the video divorcecare.org/about. To register for the class, go to divorcecare.org/groups/151973.

 

Pastor’s Bible Study—“On Location: The Peoples and Places of the Bible”
Date:           Begins August 31

Time:           6:30 PM
Location:     Covenant Hall
Teacher:       Rev. Dr. Bob Fuller

Contact:       Sheila Figueroa, sheilaf@fpcsat.org

Description: Dr. D.A. Carson, professor of New Testament at the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago, once said that “A text without a context is a pretext for a proof text.” If the stories of the Bible are true, then the events described happened to real people, in real places at real times in history. This fall join us as we unlock the beauty of the Bible and our understanding of God’s Word by learning more about the historical, cultural and geographic context of God’s covenant history. Join Dr. Bob Fuller for the Preview Edition, Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM in Covenant Hall, beginning August 31. You may also join us virtually via live-stream through the FPC app or fpcsanantonio.org.

 

FPC YAC Lead
Dates:          September 21, October 19, November 9
Time:           6:30 PM – 7:45 PM
Location:     Room 302
Contact:       Mitchell Moore, 210-226-0215, mitchellm@fpcsat.org

Description: Join us for an interactive, practical training time for leaders and potential leaders within the Young Adult Community! We will look at biblical principles of leadership and how to apply them in our lives, both within the church walls and without! No experience or formal leadership title is necessary – all that is required is a desire to serve! A light dinner will be served starting at 6:15 PM.

Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal
Time:           7:00 PM – 8:15pm
Location:     Room 318
Contact:       Tom Dooling, 210-271-2717, tomd@fpcsat.org

Description: The Sanctuary Choir is always open to new members including adults, college students, and advanced high school students. If you read music notation, have experience singing in a choir, and would like to know more about joining the choir, please contact us for more information! The choir leads worship in the sanctuary on a weekly basis.

High School Guys Bible Study
Time:           7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Location:     Off Campus
Contact:       Alex Clary, alexc@fpcsat.org

Description: Do you know a 9th-12th grade guy looking for a Biblical community to grow in God’s word? Come join us each Wednesday for snacks and community as we read through Scripture together!


Thursdays

Men’s Breakfast Bible Study
Time:           7:00 – 8:30 AM
Location      Geneva Room
Contact:       Sheila Figueroa, sheilaf@fpcsat.org

Description: The Thursday Men’s Breakfast Bible Study is a gathering of adult men for breakfast, prayer fellowship and group discussion of God’s Word. The group is comprised of both working and retired, pastors and laypeople, long- time veterans and newcomers. As we read through books of the Bible, we share the wisdom, humor, challenges and blessings of God’s word. Join us for Food for the Body— and the Soul.

Pastor’s Bible Study—“On Location: The Peoples and Places of the Bible”
Dates:          Beginning September 1
Times: 9:30 AM (Large Group), 10:30 AM (Small Groups)
Location:    Covenant Hall
Teacher:      Rev. Dr. Bob Fuller
Contact:       Sheila Figueroa, sheilaf@fpcsat.org

Description: Dr. D.A. Carson, professor of New Testament at the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago, once said that “A text without a context is a pretext for a proof text.” If the stories of the Bible are true, then the events described happened to real people, in real places at real times in history. This fall join us as we unlock the beauty of the Bible and our understanding of God’s Word by learning more about the historical, cultural and geographic context of God’s covenant history. Join Rev. Dr. Bob Fuller on Thursday mornings in Covenant Hall or virtually via live-stream through the FPC App or at fpcsanantonio.org. For small group placement, please contact Lellen Lane at lellenlane@aol.com or (210) 860-1395.

Financial Peace University
Dates:          August 25 – October 20
Time:           7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location:     Zoom
Contact:       Morris Camp, 210-573-4433, morriscamp@gmail.com

Description: Financial Peace University is a 9-week class that teaches you to pay off debt, save, and invest for the future from a biblical perspective. Financial Peace University has helped nearly 6 million people discover the right way to handle money. We hope that you will join us by registering via this link: https://fpu.com/1153106.


FRIDAYS

Friday Singers
Time:  9:30 AM – 10:30 AM: Rehearsal Fridays
9:30 AM and 10:30 AM: Performance Fridays
Contact:   Charlotte Hains Gates, charlottehains@gmail.com

Description: Friday Singers are a key element in our outreach effort to retirement and rehabilitation communities in the greater San Antonio area. They perform regularly on Fridays in the Fall and Spring. No singing experience is needed, just a desire to make life brighter in our community through song.

KEYS Friday Fitness
Dates:          Begins September 9
Time:           9:30 AM
Location:     Zoom (Zoom access is available in Room 224 for those who wish to attend the class and then join KEYS by 11:00 AM.
Teacher:      Jacqueline Crow
Contact:       Rev. Dr. Joe Moore, joem@fpcsat.org

Description: Keep your body moving, build strength and have fun together with other KEYS members in this weekly Fitness Class. Contact Joe Moore for the Zoom Link and join in!

KEYS (Keeping Everyone Young in Spirit)
Dates:          Begins September 9
Times:         11:00 AM – Program, 12:00 PM – Lunch
Location:       FPC Westminster Hall, Offsite for Special Events and Birthday Lunches.
Contact:       Rev. Dr. Joe Moore, joem@fpcsat.org

Description: Join with other 50yr+ adults for fun and fellowship with weekly programs designed to educate and enlighten. RSVP for lunch each week for only $13.00. Be sure to join the group on the 3rd Friday of each month to celebrate those with birthdays! Birthday Lunch Fridays begin at 11:30 AM, with the shuttle departing FPC at 10:45 AM.

KEYS Mahjong Players
Dates:          2nd and 4th Fridays (begins in September)
Time:           1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Location:     Geneva Room
Contact:       Nancy Black, whythere@icloud.com

Description: Join in on the fun game of Mahjong at FPC!