Sermon Discussion Group

Informal discussion of the Scripture and sermon of the day. Adults of all ages are welcomed and you may come and go as is necessary, come every week or whenever you can. Join us for conversation and prayer.

  • Sundays at 10:15am

  • Reed Room

  • Facilitator: Mike Thornton


Agape Group

This group is ongoing and open to all adults (although many of us are over 50). We study a variety of biblical topics together, sometimes using DVDs or study books. 

  • Sundays at 10:00am

  • Room 106

  • Facilitator: Myron Ripley


Friendship Life Group

This group is for adults of all ages who have a desire to grow deeper in their understanding of the bible with weekly lessons.  We focus on various passages and apply them to our lives today. Upcoming studies include ‘The Creed’ and “The Lord’s Prayer”

  • Sundays at 10:00am

  • Room 208

  • Facilitator: Chris Fuss



This Bible study group is open to all adults (regulars and drop-ins) who are interested in reading, understanding and discussing scripture and how it applies to our lives. 

  • Sundays at 10:00am

  • Room 211

  • Facilitator: Gary Elwell and Kimberly Roll


Reading Together

This group meets monthly to read and then discuss books with themes that address or touch on religion and spiritual growth. All are welcome to join!

  • 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7:00pm

  • Via Zoom

  • Facilitators: Michelle Wamsley


Bridge Builders

This groups meets weekly to discuss issues of race, with goals of understanding the Biblical call to justice and better loving our neighbors. Our discussions include study of scripture, reading additional book resources, watching films and field trips.

  • Thursdays at 7:30 pm

  • Via Zoom

  • Facilitator: Laura Giessler


Lectio Divina

This group gathers to meditate on scripture and connect with God. 

  • Fridays, 9:00-10:00am

  • You can choose Zoom or In-Person

  • Facilitator: Pastor Chip Giessler


Fill My Cup

We are a group of women of a variety of ages growing in faith together by prayer, study, fellowship and serving. 

  • Tuesdays, 7pm

  • Via Zoom

  • Facilitator: Lacy Walton


Women of the Word Bible Study

If you are a woman interested in learning how to study God’s Word through Scripture by asking who, what ,where, when, why then this might be just the study group for you.  No homework required.  All women are welcome. 

  • Wednesday, 9:30-11am

  • Via Zoom

  • Facilitator: Edie Richards


Men’s Bible Study

Instead of having to drive somewhere each week, this group meets online to read, study, and discuss various books of the Bible.  If you’re interested in joining in, talk with Mike Thornton or John Oliver.  

  • Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00pm

  • Via Zoom

  • Facilitator: John Oliver and Mike Thornton


Faithful Families

This is a place for parents or grandparents with children of all ages who desire to deepen their everyday life with faith-filled practices and bring faith alive in their families. We share life together, eat together (even on zoom), and help each other grow in our journey. 

  • 2nd & 4th Sunday nights, 4:00-5:30pm

  • Room 208

  • Facilitator: Pastor Julie Nitzsche


Hike and Praise

This is a group meets about once a month for hiking, time of sharing devotion and prayer. Hikes are various skill levels and typically here in the Cville area.  

  • Saturdays, 9am

  • Location varies: reach out to learn more

  • Facilitators: Mike and Laura Nelson


Spiritual Conversations

Do you want to grow closer to God? Join us for short spiritual readings and in sharing how they intersect with our lives. This group is strong on relationships with – God and one another.

  • Thursdays, 9:00-10:00am

  • Via Zoom

  • Facilitator: Pastor Chip


Introduction to the Bible

This group is working on reading through the bible together with a big picture perspective. This group is especially for people who are just beginning to study the Bible.

  • Thursday, 9:30-10:30

  • Location TBD

  • Facilitator: Pastor Julie Nitzsche