We have many opportunities for you to get involved in consistent small groups where we journey together in faith and discipleship. Find the right fit for you!
Sunday morning Bible classes and small groups meet at 9 a.m.
The Last Week of Jesus Spring 2024 in AC 290 and via Zoom Taught by John Wilson This class is a careful study of Jesus' last few days on earth, putting the text of Luke's Gospel into its historical, archaeological, and spiritual context, and thinking about its meaning in our own time.
Feasting on the Word: Studying God’s Word and Building Community Spring 2024 in AC 286 Taught by Eric Wilson, Dave Lemley, and Corleen Parmelee
Scriptural Rythms: Studying the Lectionary Readings Spring 2024 at Al and Jody Sturgeon's on-campus home Taught by Al Sturgeon This class is for graduate students and others in a similar stage of life. There will be coffee and light breakfast at 8:45 a.m. and then class will meet from 9 to 9:45, with plenty of time to get to Stauffer Chapel for church! Email Al for the specific address.
Bible studies and small groups that meet throughout the week:
Monday Morning Meditation Mondays from 7:15 – 7:45 a.m. at Stauffer Chapel Led by Lead Minister Eric Wilson Join Eric for 30 minutes of meditation to start off your week. We gather for brief instruction on Christian meditation followed by 20 minutes of practicing meditation together. Come for calm; come for centering; come for community with God and others.
Unshakable (College Men's Group) Mondays at 7 p.m. at the Campus Ministry House (24358 Baxter Drive) Led by student small group leaders Pasha Hashemi and Chris Ganey Come for dinner and discussion with a small group of men. Email Pasha or Chris for more info. Malibu Women's Bible Study Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. – noon at Malibu Pacific Church and via Zoom Led by Council Member Corleen Parmelee MWBS is an in-depth, interdenominational Bible study involving women seeking together to better understand the heart of God and walk in the paths of Jesus. This year we are focusing on the books of 1 and 2 Samuel as we study the stories of Samuel, Saul, and David and explore what they meant for the kingdom of Israel, what they mean for the kingdom of God, and how they apply to our lives today. Come and join women from our church and our friends from the surrounding area (and even from other states!) as we study and fellowship together.
When the Bible Reads Us Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. behind Payson Library at the top of the Amphitheatre Led by church member Dave Lemley What does the Bible tell us about who we are, what God wants, and what God is doing in us and through us?
Walling House Group Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at the Wallings' on-campus home Led by church members Jeff and Cathryn Walling Come for dinner and a devotional with a group of college students.
Unfiltered (College Discussion Group) Thursdays from 5-6 p.m. in the church office (BPC 193) Led by Campus Minister Falon Barton Join us for conversations about challenging topics and questions related to faith and the Bible, followed by an optional dinner in the Caf together at 6 p.m. Rooted (College Women's Group) Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. in a Drescher Apartment Led by student small group leader Karissa Huckeba Come for a faith-based community of women. Email Karissa for more info.
Preparing for Marriage for Individuals Fridays from 10-11:30 a.m. in the church office (BPC 193) Led by Campus Minister Falon Barton Join students who want to gain practical skills and insight in preparation for cultivating a healthy long-term relationship. This class is designed for anyone, regardless of whether you are currently in a committed relationship.