These pages are updated periodically by the individual AoF Leaders.
Click on each group for more information.
NOTE: Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, a modified roster of programs exists. Please use the Contact Tab to make specific inquiries.
Mid-Week Casual Worship Thursday night in Charlotte
Bible & Brew
Monday Morning Bible Study in Charlotte
A weekly gathering of seniors as they apply their spirituality to today’s events and life experiences.
Dinner & a Movie
Gather for supper and then view one or both movies of a double feature and discuss their themes in light of our spiritual values.
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 at Mt. Hope Diner. Participants choose their reading. One need not have read anything in advance of attending.
Occasional social gatherings for fellowship and fun: potlucks, happy hours, parties, and more.
LOL Youth Group
Youth meet at the Center for Youth for programming on getting along with others, transforming conflict, and surviving their teen years on the first two Wednesdays – November-February, May-July.
Providing hospitality for the poor and homeless, staffing the emergency shelter, engaging in street outreach, and supporting community organizing to promote housing justice.
Supporting one another through our hands-on service/advocacy activities in response to Matthew 25.
New Life Food Cupboard
Emergency food cupboard open on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Thursday mornings.
New Life on Monroe (worship)
The public joins residents in an assisted living facility at Cobbs Hill Manor for Sunday worship in a conversational format featuring singing and prayer.
Monthly mid-week prayer gathering at Cobbs Hill Manor that welcomes folks from all (or no) faith traditions.
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.
Sonray Fellowship (worship)
Twice-monthly, mid-week worship in the Regional Forensic Unit of the Rochester Psychiatric Center. Special volunteer orientation needed. Use Contact tab for more information.
Women living solo – whether by choice or by circumstance – supporting each other and gathering (almost) monthly for Saturday breakfast and conversation.
SoutHeart Fellowship (worship)
Twice-monthly, mid-week worship in the Chapel of the Rochester Psychiatric Center for civil patients. Use Contact tab for more information.
TMB – Thursday Morning Bible
Twice monthly, join other seekers in applying Biblical teachings to our everyday 21st century life.
>>>> Mount Hope World Singers
The Mount Hope World Singers, located in Rochester, New York, a community choir devoted to performing authentic, accessible music rooted in the harmony singing of world cultures, was founded by South Presbyterian Church. In 2020 it was launched as an independent community group operating under the umbrella of SEAC – the South East Area Coalition.