Small Groups

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Please contact group leaders with questions or requests for information. Emails provided below.

Prayer Beads:  Beloved, A Lenten Journey with Prayer Beads

Leader: Janine Poutre - jguidapo@yahoo.com

When: Sundays, 7-8pm

Where: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83590897818

Who: Everyone, Grandmoms, Moms, Kids  

What: Learn to realize God’s love through (stringing) and praying with beads.  We often have the head knowledge that we are beloved, but deep in our hearts do we always feel it? Author Kristen Vincent takes us on a journey alongside Jesus that helps to discover how deeply beloved we are. 

How: Purchase or borrow a book. Bead materials will be available for pick-up at Morrow Church beginning on Thursday, February 18.

Companions in Faith  Book Study: An Altar in the World

Leader: Pastor Brenda - behlers@morrowchurch.org

When: Thursdays, 9:30am

Where: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/203348800

Dial-in:  +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

Who: All adults

What: Taylor shares how she learned to find God beyond the church walls by embracing the sacred as a natural part of everyday life. In An Altar in the World, Taylor shows us how to discover altars everywhere we go and in nearly everything we do as we learn to live with purpose, pay attention, slow down, and revere the world we live in.

How: Book available for purchase and to borrow.

Reading/discussion guide here.

Walking through Lent 

Leaders: The Vaughans - tracycarroll211@optonline.net

When: Saturdays, 10am

Where: locations communicated weekly by email and on the website

Who: Anyone

What: Join Morrow friends on a walk with a Lenten reflection.

Lenten Wilderness Bible Study

Leader: Pastor Janice - jlynn@morrowchurch.org

When: Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.

Where: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83652335111

What: Throughout this season of Lent, that is marked by Jesus' experience in the wilderness, let's explore the many biblical narratives:  the wrestling, the wandering, the wonder -and the power and the purpose of honoring each moment in that space.

Journey of Hope Songs and Poetry on Race

Leader - Rachael Benjamin - rachaelmccartney@gmail.com 

When: Sunday, 8:45-9:30 pm

Where: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85603284823.

Meeting ID: 856 0328 4823. Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 

Who: perfect for parents of little ones, all are welcome

What: Songs and poetry, Mavis Staples and more, Conversations on race for justice. 

Mens Fellowship and Conversation

Leader - Rob Lynn - robert.ol.lynn@gmail.com 

When: Saturdays at 4:30 pm

Where: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83248293638

Who: Men

What: Conversations 

Come to the Table; Soup for the Season

Cooking/Baking Group 

Leader: Barb Illingworth - dilling44@gmail.com

When: Sundays, 4-5pm. 

Where:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82760322966

Dial-in:   +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

Who: Anyone

What: Make hearty soups and dishes. 

How:  Links for recipes are here: Week 1, Week 2, Week 3

Sisters in Faith Book Study and Fellowship

Leader - Marcia Roebuck -marciaannroebuck@gmail.com 

When: Mondays, 7:30pm

Where: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89506655079?pwd=bGxtL05JKzJDc0ladlhqencrSlpCdz09

Meeting ID: 895 0665 5079. Passcode: 690906

Who: All adult women

What:In Entering the Passion of Jesus: A Beginner’s Guide to Holy Week, author, professor, and biblical scholar Amy-Jill Levine explores the biblical texts surrounding the Passion story. She shows us how the text raises ethical and spiritual questions  and how we all face risk in our Christian experience.

Contemplative Worship for Lent 

When: Tuesday Evenings, premiers online at 5pm 

Where: Virtual on our YouTube channel. Link here.

Who: Everyone

What:  Cultivate the practice of silence and contemplative prayer in these 30 min services.

Roll Down Justice! 

Leader Bill Ehlers ehlers61@yahoo.com

When: Sundays @ 9:15 am

Where:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/99540451818?pwd=cW1FSGJ1M05KK2xzRVdJMEY0cUZUUT09

Who: High School students and Adults

What: Lenten Biblical reflection on the music of Mark Miller beginning 2/21

Journey of Hope Book Study -

Leader Judy Rogers -inspirejer@yahoo.com 

When: Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.

Where: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86751492066

Meeting ID: 867 5149 2066. Dial in: +1 646 558 8656

Who: Everyone

What: In a time when nearly all institutions (schools, churches, universities, businesses) claim to value "diversity" in their mission statements, I'M STILL HERE is a powerful account of how and why our actions so often fall short of our words. Austin writes in breathtaking detail about her journey to self-worth and the pitfalls that kill our attempts at racial justice, in stories that bear witness to the complexity of America's social fabric--from Black Cleveland neighborhoods to private schools in the middle-class suburbs, from prison walls to the boardrooms at majority-white organizations. 

How: Purchase or borrow the book for this group.

Journey of Hope Book Study

Long Time Coming: Reckoning With Race in America  by Michael Eric Dyson

Leader Leigh Shultz - lshultz74@gmail.com 

When: Saturdays at 5:30 pm

Where: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88601196294

Meeting ID: 886 0119 6294   Dial in: +1 646 558 8656

Who: Mature Audiences (high school and above)

What: A more advanced book study focused on creating a deeper understanding of race, racism and allowing for personal reflection and growth.