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ADULTS

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church has many offerings for adults.  From weekly studies to monthly small group fellowships to occasional casual outings, we hope you will find the perfect place to grow in your faith and develop and nurture friendships.

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ADULT STUDIES

All Things Considered

Sundays, 9:00 a.m.

ZOOM

Resumes September 8

Discussions of contemporary Christian issues.

Contact: Brenton Hartman, hartbc2@gmail.com

Dr. Matt Brown's

Bible Study

Wednesdays,
9:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.

ZOOM

Amuse-bouche is a French term for a small morsel to prepare the guest for the meal and to offer a glimpse into the chef's approach to cuisine. In a way, this is descriptive of this Bible study.

Join this study that explores the scripture passages for the upcoming week's sermon.

Contact: Dr. Matt Brown, matt@smpchome.org

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The JOY Class

Sundays, 9:00 a.m.
ZOOM

Resumes September 13

JESUS. OTHERS. YOU.

The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi, book/video series with Kathie Lee Gifford.

REGISTER HERE ON CHURCH LIFE OR EMAIL CAROL PALMGREN.

 

Contact: Carol Palmgren, carol.palmgren@gmail.com 

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Monday Morning
Bible Study

Mondays, 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

ZOOM

Resumes September 21

Kerygma Study: Parables:  Stories for Life in God's World

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Kerygma: An Odd Couple: Jonah and Ruthology (Ruth)
September 21-October 19.
Books ($21) are available in eBook format.  

Many people think of Jesus’ parables as brief stories with a simple, moral lesson.  This study attempts to open the richness of the parables by taking an in-depth look at what a parable is and how it functions, and by engaging in careful analysis of several individual parables.

 

Mondays, September 21-October 19.

 

Contact:  Melissa White,  melissawhite1018@yahoo.com 
 

Back to Basics

Mondays, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
September 14, 21, 28

ZOOM

This fall, consider taking some time to get “Back to the Basics.” Whether you’re just starting your faith journey or have been on the journey for a while, we invite you to explore some of the basic tenets of what we as Presbyterians believe and why. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Contact: Nancy Metzler, nancy@smpchome.org

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Faith @ Home

An at-home curriculum.

This fall, we will be providing families with resources to do faith at home.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Contact: Rebecca Guzman, rebecca@smpchome.org

Men's Morning

Bible Study

Fridays, 7:00 a.m.

ZOOM

Resumes September 11

Before heading to work, the bus stop, the carpool line or the gym, how would you like to start your day with fellowship and Bible study?

 

As always, there will be great discussion around these readings and current events.

Contact:  Aarik Eberhardt, aarikeberhardt@gmail.com

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Parents Take 5

Various Weeknights
8:30 p.m., 
ZOOM

CLICK HERE TO RECEIVE TEXT ALERTS/REMINDERS

Parents take five will be a pop-up Zoom gathering at 8:30 p.m. on various weeknights. We will do the Faith Five together: share highs and lows, read a scripture, talk about the scripture, share prayer
requests, and end with a blessing.

 

Contact:  Rebecca Guzman, rebecca@smpchome.org 
 

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ADULT SMALL GROUPS

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Ballantyne
Business Group

First & Third Wednesdays, 12:00 p.m., ZOOM

Enjoy fellowship with others who work in the area or from home.

All are welcome!  Please email David Huss for the meeting link.

Contact:  David Huss, david.huss@allentate.com

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Food For Thought

Book Group

First Thursday of Each Month

7:00 p.m., ZOOM

All are invited to join this group for a monthly book discussion.


View the 2020-2021 Reading List Here!
 

Contact Kathy Paquette, khesspaquette@aol.com

Men's Softball

Spring & Summer

We field two men’s softball teams.

Practice begins in May on our own Lowe Softball Field.

 

Games are played on Monday and Friday nights (6:15 p.m. or 7:15 p.m.) in June, July, & August against other area churches in South Charlotte.  

Most games will be played on our field.

Contact Ron Stephany, ronald.stephany@cms.k12.nc.us 

Rain or Shine Moms' Group

2nd & 4th Thursdays

7:30 p.m., ZOOM

This group meets for study and fellowship, usually focusing on their own Christian journey or some aspect of parenting. 


If you're searching for a "tribe" to talk through motherhood, life, balance, and faith, this is it!

Contact: Rebecca Guzman, Director of Spiritual Formation, rebecca@SMPChome.org

Persian Pickles

Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.

The Commons

ON HIATUS

This ladies’ sewing, knitting and quilting group meets weekly at the church to learn new techniques, work on service projects, and enjoy fellowship!


Contact: Dotty Dysard, wdysard@windstream.net

Photography Group

Classes & Outings

Throughout the Year

ON HIATUS

Interested in learning more about photography?  This group is for you!

  
All skill levels are welcome; the goal is to learn and improve together.  Fun photo shoots are planned! 

 

Contact: Tom Schellin, guitarbts@gmail.com

NEW!  SMPC MeetUps are a wonderful way to build friendships with others.  These gatherings have a less-formal structure than our Small Group Ministry, and provide opportunities to share common interests in a relaxed atmosphere.

Upcoming MeetUps are listed in this space, in the Sunday SMPC Weekly, and in our weekly email, Connecting with SMPC.

Have a MeetUp idea?  We want to help make it happen!  Simply submit your idea below to get started!

Questions?  Contact Nancy Metzler, Director of Hospitality & Connection, nancy@smpchome.org.

Hops Around Town

One Saturday a Month

4:00 p.m.

Various Breweries

ON HIATUS

CLICK HERE FOR THE NEXT MEETUP DETAILS

 

Hops Around Town, explores some of the many craft breweries in and around the Charlotte area.

 

Join us as we gather for quaffs and conversation. No need to reserve...just show up!

Contact Daniel Bayer, danielbayer05@gmail.com

International Dining

Monthly

7:00 p.m., Various Restaurants

ON HIATUS

This group dines at international restaurants in the area once each month.

Contact: Alice Tyler, rrt1317@aol.com

Lunch Bunch

Quarterly Daytime Gatherings

ON HIATUS

A casual daytime gathering for fellowship, food and fun!his group dines at international restaurants in the area once each month.

Contact: Ruth Ann Engle , raengle22@gmail.com

Music Lovers

Occasional

Local Music Outings

ON HIATUS

Join other music lovers for local concerts.

Contact: Kim Dracon, kimdracon@carolina.rr.com.

Sit & See

Socially-distanced gatherings!

Interested in joining a small, informal, socially-distanced gathering outside on SMPC's campus?

 

Contact Nancy Metzler, nancy@smpchome.org

SMPC Tots

Play Dates!

ON HIATUS

Got young kids? Want to get to know some fellow SMPC parents who are also going through the ups and downs of  the "terrible twos," "three-nagers" and whatever they call four-year old challenges? Let's get together with our little bundles of joy and relax, play and get to know one another better. 

 

Co-hosts: Christy and Doug Downes, Walton and Nick Price

Take a Hike!

Occasional Day Hikes

ON HIATUS

Go on a day hike in the greater Charlotte region.

Coordinators:
Mary Katheryne & Michael Zagora, mkzagora@smpchome.org

 
 
 
South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church
8601 Bryant Farms Road
Charlotte, North Carolina  28277
704.544.0404 / smpcoffice@smpchome.org
 
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