The Presbyterian Church of Chestertown strives to make it possible for adults to continue the lifetime quest “ to give a reason for the faith that is in you.” This is done through a variety of short courses, lasting one or a few sessions. There are bible studies, book studies, conversations on matters of current interest, and many other topics. Sometimes these are done after worship on Sunday, sometimes on weekdays, or evenings. They are led by the pastors and by others.  Contact info@presbyterianchestertown.org to join or start a group.

Diving Deeper

  • Sundays, Sep 12 and after, 10:45-11:30 am, Sanctuary
  • Linger after worship for an open and frank discussion reflecting on each Sunday’s worship, liturgy, scripture, and sermon. (Rev. Joel and Rev. Caitlan)

 

Bible From Scratch

  • Fridays, Sep 17-Nov 21, 9:00-10:00 am, Conference Room
  • Sundays, Sep 12-Nov 21, 6:00-7:00 pm, Conference Room
  • Let’s start with Jesus’ bible, the Hebrew scriptures! We’ll use the book “The Bible from Scratch: Old Testament” by Donald L. Griggs as our guide through the oldest texts about God. (Rev. Joel)

Men’s Fellowship

  • Mondays, Sep 13-Dec 13, 6:30-8:00 pm, Conference Room
  • Discussing “Simply Jesus” by NT Wright; Prepare to be immersed in the 1st Century A.D. context of the life, work, teachings, and actions of Jesus of Nazareth; (Elder Scott Loveless) 

 

Pub Theology

  • 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 pm, The Retriever on High Street
  • Honest, authentic God-talk, where all questions are open to the table. Our resource will be “Faith Seeking Understanding” by Daniel Migliore. To quote a famous song; “Drinkin’ beer, talkin’ God. Amen.” (Rev. Joel)

What My Grandmothers Taught Me

  • 4th Tuesday of each month, Sep 28-Dec 28
    • Afternoons 11:00-12:00, Heron Point Activities Room (Rev. Joel)
    • Evenings 6:00-7:30 pm, Conference Room (Rev. Jill)
  • The women of the Bible played an equally important role in God’s creation and community, even if some don’t give them credit. Let’s see what these women behind Jesus can teach us. 

Examining Race and Poverty

  • Wednesdays, Oct 6 -Nov 10, 6:30-8:00 pm, Conference Room
  • Discussing Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson (M25 Task Force) The New York Times calls it a “book that changes the weather inside the reader.” (M25 Task Force)

Spiritual Growth Group

Thursdays, Sept. 2-Dec 10,  7:30-8:00 pm, Conference Room

Seek respite and gather weekly to study God’s word, pray for one another, and lift each other up (Ruth Vietri-Green and Terri Gloyd)