Everyone knows that spending time together in fellowship is an important part of keeping a family close and that is true of the church family. By building strong relationships, we open doors that often lead to opportunities for serving others in ways we never dreamed of. Here are a few ways that we come together in small groups and large to enjoy the company of fellow members and visitors. All are welcome.
Wednesday Night Supper
Ellis Fellowship Hall
September through May
Meal at 6:00pm
Program begins at 6:30pm
Main course provided;
Please bring sides and/or dessert to share
(Nothing with peanuts)
Under 12 $1
Family $10 max
Neighborhood Groups – The congregation at SPC is divided into sixteen groups based loosely on geographical location of residency. One deacon and one elder serve as liaisons between group members and the church. It is not always necessary to go through the liaison when there are needs or news of members to be relayed to church staff or appropriate committees, but it is a good way to coordinate efforts to minister or celebrate with our church family. Many neighborhood groups enjoy socializing together throughout the year. It’s a great way for newcomers to get to know other families.
Presbyterian Women – Every woman at SPC is automatically a member of Presbyterian Women. Presbyterian Women participate in WNC Presbytery activities and PC(USA) activities such as the Least Coin and Birthday Offerings. The women of SPC are strong supporters of our Home Work Club and the Rainbow Connection. The women lead worship on a Sunday in spring designated to honor women for their gifts to church and society. At SPC, there are three Circles from which a woman may choose to belong. Each Circle meets once a month, usually in a member’s home, between September and May, for the purposes of study and fellowship. Ladies are invited to visit and join as many Circles as they wish. The Circles are The Sarah Circle, The Mary Martha Circle, and The Deborah Circle. Circles meet September – May for study and fellowship.
Octets – Small groups, usually 7-9 people including singles and couples that meet monthly when possible to share fellowship and a meal together. This has been a wonderful way for members of the church to get to know each other better. For more information please contact the church office at [email protected].
Men’s Breakfast Group– Meets the first Thursday of the month, 7:00 A.M. Ken and Mary’s Restaurant
Men’s Lunch and Fellowship – Meets the 4th Thursday of the month, 12:30 P.M. upstairs at Joe’s Place
Committees – Much of the smooth running of SPC is dependent on the delegated responsibilities and work done by many committees. While most committees are chaired by a deacon, any church member is welcome to serve on a committee. Many committees are permanent and ongoing, while others are formed on an ad hoc basis.
Some of our permanent committees: