Adult Small Groups

Sunday Morning Adult Education

Adult Christian Education

Sunday mornings (9:45-10:45am)


Parents Christian Education

Sunday mornings (9:45-10:45am) 

Contact Fr. Colin Ambrose for more information.

Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage is an annual exploration of Christian faith and the Episcopal/Anglican way of living and worshiping as Christians. The course prepares adults for baptism and confirmation but is available to anyone who wants to discover more about who we are as a people of God and how we worship.

Episcopal Church Women (ECW)

 

Episcopal Church Women (ECW) has as its members all women of the parish at least 18 years old. Its mission is to assist the women of the church in carrying out Christ's work of reconciliation in the world and to take their place as leaders in the life, governance, and worship of the church by:

  • Providing opportunities for the love, guidance and support of other women
  • Assisting and enabling the women of the church to carry out their own mission and ministry
  • Providing educational, leadership and spiritual growth and nourishment opportunities to the women of the church
  • Providing opportunities for service to the church, the community and the world
  • Committee work is our core method of operation. Standing committees are: Leadership/Education/Spiritual Development, Ministry, Devotional Life/Chaplain, Fund Raising, Social Events, and Communications/PR.

Getting involved is as easy as contacting the parish office for contact information for current leadership and events schedule.

Cursillo

Cursillo is a short course on Christianity. It is weekend exploration of Christian living for those who are looking to build Jesus more fully into their lives. Visit Middle Tennessee's Cursillo website.

Daughters of the King

Daughters pledge themselves to a lifelong program of prayer, service and evangelism, dedicated to the spread of Christ's kingdom and the strengthening of the spiritual life of their parish. Visit Middle Tennessee's DOK website.

Men's Club

Men’s Club is a gathering of men on the first Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:00 PM for food, refreshment, and friendship in the parish hall. It has no organization, officers, programs, or purpose other than to have a good time. Sign up sheets for Men's Club are in the parish hall.

You can sign up by clicking here.

Archives Program

The St. Paul’s archives team collects and inventories appropriate historical records and items relating to St. Paul’s history. The archives will include not only historical documents and pictures but also recorded and transcribed oral interviews with a number of long-time parishioners.

70+ Birthday Luncheon

Luncheons are held once-per-quarter to celebrate the birthdays of St. Paul's family members over seventy (70+ years young), and their significant other or guest. You do NOT have to have a birthday during this quarter to attend.

There is no obligation on your part except to RSVP! A committee of friends and helpers who wish to share their talents in this special ministry prepares the meal. Contact: Laney Golden.

Ladies Night Out

Ladies Night Out is held at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at the home of Libby Willis. It is an informal gathering with refreshments and good company.

Education for Ministry

EFM is a four-year extension program offered by the School of Theology at Sewanee. The course is made up of weekly lessons and theological reflection in a small-group setting.  Visit their website.

Fellowship of Older Friends

The Fellowship of Older Friends matches parishioners ages 60 and up with older members who need assistance with transportation, visits, telephone calls, or errands. 

Golf

A group of devoted St. Paul's golfers plays most Sunday afternoons on the local golf courses and organizes an annual parish-wide tournament. 

Parent Group

The Parent Group is committed to nurturing the faith and wholeness of those families around us and is the primary point of contact for families in the parish.

Softball

Each year St. Paul’s fields a team in the city Church Men’s League. The goal is to enjoy Christian fellowship on the softball diamond and not get hurt. 

Wednesday Morning Bible Study

On Wednesday mornings at 9:00 AM parishioners spend an hour looking at the lectionary readings for the coming Sunday. The group is led by Jerry Redditt and meets in the Nave. 

Weight Watchers

Would you like to have the support of good friends to help lose those stubborn pounds? If so, this successful program is for you. 

Yarn Crafters

This group meets the 3rd Sunday of each month at 2:00 PM in the Parish Hall to weave thread and have fellowship. 

Tai Chi

Tai Chi classes meet 10:00-11:30 am Mondays in downstairs class rooms. For balance, energy, flexibility. Low impact, slow, continuing movement is taught by a RN with 40 years experience. Come as you can. Small fee per session. Contact is Jerry Redditt.