These pages are updated periodically by the individual AoF Leaders.
Click on each group for more information.
Cuppa the Bible
Online Bible study, meets weekly on Monday morning.
Weekly worship services and meditations for those who do not have internet access. Portable DVD Players are available upon request.
Mid-week online prayer service.
Fellowship of Faith (worship)
Traditional worship in a non-traditional setting — a senior living community where members of the larger community come for preaching, praying, singing, sacraments, and more.
Food for Thought
Community book group held on Fridays. Most weeks it is by zoom, but the last Friday it is important at an area restaurant. Participants choose their reading. One need not have read anything in advance of attending.
Living Bread Ministry
Helping others feel cared for and supported through receiving a loaf of freshly baked bread.
Occasional social gatherings for fellowship and fun: potlucks, happy hours, parties, and more.
Providing hospitality for the poor and homeless, staffing the emergency shelter, engaging in street outreach, and supporting community organizing to promote housing justice.
Matthew 25 Study Groups
Periodic online and in-person immersion courses into topics such as White Privilege, Racial Justice, Affordable Housing, Hunger, Poverty, etc.
New Life Food Cupboard
Emergency food cupboard open on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Thursday mornings.
Ring for Joy!
Adult Bell Choir. No prior experience of audition needed. All are welcome.
Small group devoted to mutual support as members engage with writings and conversations about the aging process.
Sing for Joy!
Mid-week singing opportunity at Briarwood in St. John’s Meadows. The first 30 minutes constitutes a community sing-along with the remaining time devoted to four-part sacred choral music. No auditions. Everyone is welcome.
Monthly meditative walk followed by breakfast at a local eatery. April-October. Check calendar for details and locations. Join for walk, for breakfast, or for both.
Water from the Well
In-depth weekly Bible Study that focuses on applying Jesus’ concept of Justice-Love to our own lives as we live out the Gospel in the 21st century.