Adult Fellowship and Bible Studies

Adult Book Study

Throughout the year various book studies are announced with various meeting times, usually evenings. 

Martha Circle

Martha Circle meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month, usually meeting in the Fireside Room for a book study. Please scroll down for 2023 meeting schedule. 

Seafarers

This is an adult social group that usually meets on Fridays. They sponsor various mission activities and facilitate a book exchange one Sunday a month.

CPC Book Discussion

Every month a book is chosen to be read. On the last Sunday of the month, after Service, we meet for fellowship and book discussion. Please scroll down for the 2023 reading list. 

Martha Circle

Meeting in-person or on Zoom

3rd Tuesday afternoons at 1:00 pm


All meetings will be hybrid (in person in the Fireside Room and on Zoom) until further notice.

The Martha Circle study this year is: Celebrating Sabbath: Accepting God's Gift of Rest and Delight.  Here is the schedule for 2023:


February 21 - Sabbath and Creation


March 21 - Sabbath and Sunday


April 18 - Sabbath and Surrender


May 16 - Sabbath and Servitude


June 20 - Sabbath and Hospitality


July - Picnic


August - no Circle


September 19 - Sabbath and Self-Care


October 17 - Sabbath and Justice


November 21 - Sabbath and Community

Earline Barfield and Margaret Pasholk invite any women of the church to join in this Bible study and prayer time.  

Please Contact Us if you would like to join the meeting. 

Seafarers of CPC

Meeting in-person

2nd Friday of the Month at 12:30 pm


Join us for a time of fellowship, a devotional and prayer time.

Please Contact Us if you would like to join the meeting. 

Since we usually met for lunch before, feel free to bring a munchie or a cup of tea to enjoy during the meeting.  

CPC Book Discussion

 (2023 schedule)

Join in the discussion,

open to all who read the assigned book, no club to join. 

Meeting on Zoom


Usually the Last Sunday of the Month at 11:30 am




February 26   -  The Sentence by Louise Erdrich In this New York Times bestselling novel, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award–winning author Louise Erdrich creates a wickedly funny ghost story, a tale of passion, of a complex marriage, and of a woman's relentless errors. 395 pp.


March 26 -The Man who would be King by Rudyard Kipling The Man Who Would Be King" is a story by Rudyard Kipling about two British adventurers in British India who become kings of Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan. 66 pp. Read this very short story and then start the book for next month.


April 30- A Gods and Generals by Jeff Shaara This beautifully sensitive novel delves deeply in the empathetic realm of psycho-history, where enemies do not exist--just mortal men forced to make crucial decisions and survive on the same battlefield. He succeeds with his historical novel through fully realized characters who were forced to decide their loyalties amid the horrors of their dividing nation. 512 pp.ifty years ago, John Steinbeck took a road trip across America with only his dog Charley for company. He published a non-fiction book about his experiences two years later, called Travels with Charley: In Search of America. 277 pp.


May 28 -   Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck Fifty years ago, John Steinbeck took a road trip across America with only his dog Charley for company. He published a non-fiction book about his experiences two years later, called Travels with Charley: In Search of America. 277 pp.


June 25 -   No Time for Sergeants by Mac Hyman The book chronicles the misadventures of a country boy named Will Stockdale who is drafted into the army during World War II and assigned to the United States Army Air Forces. Hyman was in the Army Air Forces during World War II when it was part of the US Army. 220 pp.


July 30 - Summer break


August 27 - The seven mysteries of life by Guy Murchie An American Book Award finalist, Guy Murchie's The Seven Mysteries of Life embraces all the important information about everything humanity needs to know for continuance aboard planet Earth, or anywhere else in the universe (Buckminster Fuller)Please Contact Us if you would like to join the meeting.


September 24 - Silas Marner by George Eliot An outwardly simple tale of a linen weaver, it is notable for its strong realism and its sophisticated treatment of a variety of issues ranging from religion to industrialization to community. 208 pp.