Adult Ministries

Adult Ministries

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Adult Ministries help adults connect with God and others, and grow in faith through Sunday morning classes, community groups, age and stage groups, prayer meetings, special events and social gatherings.

Sunday Adult Classes

Sunday Schedule (see below for more detail)

Exploring Reformed Theology

Sundays, 8:15 am  FMC 205

In recognition of the forthcoming 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, The ERT class will be studying again The Westminster Confession of Faith. We will be using the Study Class text by G. I. Williamson. In our study we will also be comparing the original text to the revised text used by the EPC denomination. Contact RonFrancis@comcast.net for more information.

Intersections

Sundays, 8:15 am – Fellowship Hall | Begins September 10, 2017

Previous study:
We want to continue the conversation about “Creating a Culture of Outreach” at MVPC. For the spring quarter we are going to have a five week series with five guests from various ministries and social and economic groups, speak on how they respectfully reach people for Jesus.

What is the right approach? How do we approach? What will be your approach?

April 23 – Pastor Rob Perkins – MVPC
April 30 – John Anderson – Bay Area Rescue Mission
May 7  –  Curtis Flemming – World Impact Bay Area  | Listen to Curtis Flemming
May 14 – Cari Jenkins – Urban Skye, Denver, CO | Listen to Intro by Terry Martin & Cari Jenkins

Cari’s articles to download:
Four Truths of Hospitality
Leading Groups With Those Who Don’t Know Jesus
Conversations With People Who Differ From Us Can Feel Tricky

May 21 – Dan Conklin – Bay Area Chaplains

2 Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.3 And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains.4 Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should.5 Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.6 Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.   Col. 4:2-6

 

Family Ties

Sundays, 11-11:45 am – FMC 211 & 212 | Program over until Fall ’17
The Gospel and …

technologyfamilyenvironmentsexsportsworkpowermoneymarriagepoliticsrace

What does Jesus have to say about the issues keeping you up at night?  Does the gospel speak to today’s pressing needs?  Let’s explore what it looks like to follow Christ through shifting cultural values.  Led by Sam Fielder.  Class has ended for this program year.  Look for updates in late summer.

Faithbuilders

Sundays, 11 am FMC 205
Join us to study The Reason for God, by Timothy Keller.  All are welcome.

 

Other Adult Gatherings

Outdoor 24

Outdoor 24 is an outdoor adventure ministry sponsored by MVPC. At Outdoor 24 we are committed to developing relationships with other people while we enjoy God’s creation. We believe in transformation through recreation in God’s creation.  For information about upcoming adventures, please contact Dave Ricketts .

RAMs (Retired Active Members)

Wednesdays, 8-9:15 am  Fellowship Hall
Come for breakfast, fellowship, and a lively presentation by speakers on a variety of informative and inspirational topics. RAMs is the 2nd Wednesday of every month (except summer months!)  These talks are open to everyone, all ages and stages, so bring your friends!  

Adventurers

Adventurers are empty-nesters, married or single, who want Christian fellowship and fun.  Come join other active faith-filled adults for a variety of fun activities throughout the Bay Area.  For more information and upcoming events, contact Ron Judson.

At His Feet

Saturdays, 9:30 am – 11:30 am  Fireside Room
An adult Bible study of the life of David.  Come gather with others who long to draw near to the Lord David knew so intimately. Program dates:  April 1 & 15, May 6 & 20, June 3 & 17, 2017