Adult Fellowship and Bible Studies

Adult Book Study

Throughout the year various book studies are announced with various meeting times, usually evenings. Please scroll down for 2023 meeting schedule.

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. 


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 1:30 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:

June 20 - Sabbath and Hospitality

July - no Circle

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.  

Seafarers will not meet in July or August in 2023.

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

June 25 “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.

July 30 - Summer break

August 27 “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.

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.

October 29 “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)

                If you have read any of the books listed feel free to discuss it with us.