Sunday morning classes are 9:45 a.m. every Sunday. We have many different classes that offer ways to grow in your spiritual life.
Covenant: For the month of December, the class will meet in Lingle Chapel. Dec. 1, 8 and 15: "Glory to God: the New Presbyterian Hymnal." Featuring hymns of Advent and Christmas. Led by John Kuykendall, President Emeritus Davidson College and Jane Cain, DCPC Director of Music.
Jubilee: Meets in room 116 (the Student Center). Dec. 1: Christian Response to Poverty.
Maloney: Meets in the DCPC parlor. A Bible study class led by Dr. Russell Mase and others. The class looks closely at the depth and breadth of scripture. Current topic: "Jesus and the Just Reign of God." Dec. 1- Jesus' Birth foretold. Dec. 8- Mary's Song of Praise. Dec.15- Zechariah's Prophesies about John. Dec. 22- Jesus is Born. Dec. 29- Jesus Presented in the Temple.
The Pines: Meets in the Marshall Room at The Pines at Davidson. Topic parallells Maloney class above. Current topic: "Jesus and the Just Reign of God." Dec. 1- Jesus' Birth foretold. Dec. 8- Mary's Song of Praise. Dec.15- Zechariah's Prophesies about John. Dec. 22- Jesus is Born. Dec. 29- Jesus Presented in the Temple.
Faith Talk. Meets in the church library. Discussion-oriented group revolving around faith-based stories and acts of inspiration. Mary Margaret Porter continues the discussion of “Life Together,” by Dietrich Bonheoffer .
Faith and Family:Room 201: For parents of children of any age. Help children/teens connect with church. Led by Nancy Barkemeyer. December 8: Matthew 1: 1-17 A look at the ancestry of Jesus and why it's important. December 15: Matthew 1:18-25 A look at the message of the angel to Joseph. December 22: Matthew 2: 1-23 A look at Herod and his response to the news of another king. Bring your children to Sunday school and then find a class that feeds you. If you are not receiving the weekly Faith and Families newsletter, and would like to be added to the distribution list, contact the church office at 704.892.5641.
Mid-week and small group opportunities are offered at different times throughout the week and at different times of the year. Some groups are on-going, while others meet for a set period of time.
Presbyterian Men: There are several ongoing opportunities for men to gather for fellowship and nurture.
o Tuesday mornings at 8 a.m. in the Parlor, the Brindisi Men’s Group gathers for study and prayer.
o Friday mornings, men gather at the Village Inn Conference Room at 7 a.m.
o Once a month, on the first Friday, a group of men meets at The Cook House in Cornelius at 7 a.m. for breakfast and discussion. There are different discussion leaders each month.
Presbyterian Women: Small groups called ‘circles’ gather once a month for fellowship, service, and study.
Disciple Bible Study: These small groups form community and are a committed 32 week study that leads to discipleship.
Shalom Bible Study, Mondays, 9:30 am: Shalom Study, room 208. Currently using Companions in Christ: A spiritual formation study. This is a group of women who covenant to meet each week. Childcare is provided.
Earth Care: Our Earth Care group provides special speakers, topics, and projects through out the year helping us to link discipleship with stewardship of all of creation.
Theology on Tap: An informal theological discussion group led by Dr. Doug Ottati and Dr. Matt Samson. NEW LOCATION!! Gabi’s Coffee Shop on Catawba Ave in Cornelius (right next to Food Lion). Lively conversation and discussion. The group meets each Thursday at 5:30 pm. Bring your Bible, an open mind and your friends.
Beloved Community Book Group: This book group with our sister church, Davidson Presbyterian Church, meets most fourth Wednesdays at Davidson Presbyterian.
Women's Book Club: Meets on Monday nights, once a month, at member's homes.
Wednesday Night Live: Join us then at 5:45 for food, fellowship and worship. Childcare is provided.Register with the link in the column on the bottom left of our main page.
Gathering Around the Word: This program provides an opportunity to discuss the lectionary scriptures with Rev. McGregor Simmons both before and after they are used in sermons. Meets Wednesday nights in the Parlor at 5:00.
Church Retreats Occur on different occasions throughout the year.
Children with Special Needs Support Group: All parents, grandparents, and friends of children with any special needs are invited to join us.
For information on any of the above opportunities, contact the church office at 704.892.5641.