In our adult programs at Saint Bart’s everyone feels comfortable to share, discuss and even agree to disagree. That is the beauty of our tradition. A space for everyone!
Adult Sunday School Currently the class is based on Living the Questions 2 Class which comes from Progressive Christianity. This class is an open-minded alternative to studies that attempt to give participants all the answers, and instead strives to create an environment where participants can interact with one another in exploring what’s next for Christianity. Featuring thirty acclaimed scholars, theologians and other experts, recently updated to include Diana Butler Bass, Brian McLaren and Robin Meyers; LtQ2 is a popular video and internet-based, small group exploration of progressive Christianity featuring premier religion voices of our day. The video segments include conversations with leading voices of faith, digital stories illustrating aspects of an evolving faith, and concrete spiritual practices and disciplines. Join us and enjoy special coffee, goodies with wonderful fellowship each Sunday! Classes run September – May.
Wednesday Morning Coffee with Coupland - led by Fr. Geoff. This adult class discusses an array of biblical and theological topics which include bible study, discussion of theological books and current events. This Class meets Wednesday mornings September – May at 10:15AM.
St. Bart’s Ora et Labora (Pray and Work): Is a men’s group that meets twice a month in the Ministry Center for prayer, study, discussion, mutual support, and missions.Each meeting includes prayer, short silence, and the discussion of a spiritual matter that arises from Scripture, books, or popular culture. The emphasis in the discussion is: “How does this reading affect me and my understanding of God”? Once a quarter, the group engages in a mission project that originates through the group. The group meets each 2nd & 4th Tuesday at 6PM.
Faith and Fitness A small group ministry that focuses on God’s word and Fitness. This group meets monthly with hikes, walks and exploring to help with our spiritual and physical fitness.
Extra Adult Programs
Ladies Craft Nights: The ladies enjoyed dinner, and crafts.
Women’s Christmas Tea/Coffee: The women enjoy fellowship, tea and wonderful goodies as well as a brief discussion on the true meaning of Christmas.
Women’s Christmas Coffee Night Out: Held at local restaurant. The women enjoy fellowship, coffee and wonderful desserts as well as a brief discussion on the true meaning of Christmas.
“Lent for Everyone” and “Advent Quiet Day”: On these special days there is something for everyone with breakout sessions for meditations, crafts, service, music and faith in the kitchen. There is a special class just for the children of St. Bart’s and everyone truly enjoys these special days of faith and community building.
Annual Parish Retreat at Kanuga: Adults, youth & children enjoy a wonderful weekend of classes, site seeing, relaxation, a few snow flurries, fun and fellowship. We return each year in February for this special time of community for St. Bart’s parishioners.
“Seder Dinner”: A very special intergenerational event held during Holy Week.