Adult Ministries

Adult Ministries


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

Exploring Reformed Theology

Sundays, 8:15-9:15 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 for more information.


Sundays, 8:15-9:15 am Fireside Room | September 9 – December 9, 2018

The class will equip you with practical tools for living your faith.  For more information, please contact Dave Ricketts.

Family Ties

Sundays, 11-11:45 am FMC 211-212 | September 9 – Nov 4, 2018 

Under pressure to do things “right” and raise “good” kids, it’s easy to lose sight of our ultimate purpose as parents.  Join Family Ties as we look as God’s big picture and discover His grace that has the power to shape our parenting so that we overflow with vision, purpose and joy.  Meets September 9 & 23, October 7 & 21, and November 4.  Childcare provided. 


Sundays, 11 am – 12:30 pm  FMC 205
Join us to study Hebrews, by John MacArthur.  All are welcome.  Book is available to purchase in the Resource Center.

Other Adult Gatherings


At His Feet

Saturdays, 9:30 am – 11:30 am  Fireside Room | Sep 15 – Dec 15, 2018
Meets two Saturdays per month (check dates below).  All are welcome any time and bring a friend!


Join us for an intimate time of fellowship at the feet of Jesus.  We gather to passionately worship, study the Word of God, and for personal ministry and times of prayer.  Whether you are a new believer seeking to go deeper or a mature Christian hungry for an atmosphere to worship and seek the Lord freely, there is something for everyone.  Class dates:  9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/10, 11/17, 12/8, 12/15.



Christianity Explored

Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm | February 21- April 11, 2019
Christianity Explored is a relaxed and informal seven-week course for anyone who wants to think about the meaning of life.  You don’t have to know anything about the Bible and you won’t be asked to pray or sing.  You can ask any question you like or you can just listen.  To sign up and learn more click HERE  or contact Dave Ricketts.


Financial Peace University 

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm Fellowship Hall | September 19-December 5, 2018
This 12 week class offers invaluable advise for those ready to get out of debt and live into financial freedom.    Registration is necessary and childcare is available with advance notice.  Register HERE  at the Financial Peace University website. Info meeting Sept 9 following both worship services.



Fridays, 9:30-11:30 am Fireside Room | September 7 – November 16, 2018
You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.  GriefShare gathers a friendly, caring group of people who will walk with you through one of life’s most difficult experiences.  Register with Valerie Bigelow x223;


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 | Next talk January 9, 2019
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 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.