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  16 Virginia Ave.
  Manasquan, NJ 08736

  Tel: 732-223-4627
  Fax: 732-223-1607

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Growth groups are designed to provide a consistent, ongoing opportunity to experience deeper connections with God and with others.  Below is a list of days and times that groups are being offered.  In order to prepare properly for some of our groups, registration is required.  Please click on the "Sign Up" button next to those groups to register.  If there is no button next to a group that you would like to join, you are welcome to come without needing to register.  If you have any questions or need more infromation, please contact Dave Wilenta.

Growth Groups
Light in the Darkness: Finding Hope in the Shadow of DepressionSign Up Button
Monday @ 6:30PM (Begins Sept. 16); Upper Room / Meets the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month
Do you get down and out for lengthy periods of time when you feel the joy of life has left you?  Are you seeking fellowship, support and understanding in relation to your depression?  Then join us for this study of Light in the Darkness which will encourage us in finding hope and the light of Jesus within the darkness of depression. 

A Journey Thru RomansSign Up Button
Wednesday @ 12PM (Begins Sept. 18); Upper Room
Join Pastor Jim to explore this magnificent epistle written by the Apostle Paul under the inspiration of God. 

Kingdom of GodSign Up Button
Wednesday @ 6:30 PM (Begins Sept. 18); Upper Room
This seven week Biblical narrative study will explore the theme of the Kingdom of God through a survey of the Old and New Testaments. It will focus in on God’s progressive revelation of covenant promises from Adam to David to Jesus revealing how God is bringing the reign of heaven to earth through the Lord Jesus. We will explore implications of how the kingdom of God and the kingdom of this world relate ,as well as the strategic role that Jesus’s Church plays in the world until his triumphant return.

Women's Walking ClubSign Up Button
Fridays @ 9:00AM / Location: TBD - Changes every 2-3 weeks
Weekly 1-hour walks on Fridays with a focus on Faith, Fitness, Fellowship, and FUN!  Walking paths include beach boardwalks, reservoirs, state parks, and more.  "We walk by faith, not by sight."  2 Cor 5:7

Discovery Bible Study
Thursday @ 7PM; Location: Sanctuary

  • Discovery Bible Study returns with a special event on
    Thursday, September 5: MEDICAL AID IN DYING

    What does this new law mean for us as New Jerseyans – as Christians? This special, interactive seminar will examine the law as it stands here in New Jersey, unfold some of the history of similar laws in other states and countries where it has been in effect for years, and discuss & answer questions on the medical, ethical, emotional, and spiritual implications of asking your doctor to prescribe drugs that will end your life. Come join David Cotton for an informative seminar on this serious and fascinating topic that is now legal in our state. Invite your friends and neighbors to join us.

  • Beginning Thursday, September 19
    Discovery Bible Study will begin a five week session: MEDICINE & MEANING

    How does scripture inform and influence us when it comes to medical choices and decisions? Let’s discover together what Scripture has to say about the sacredness of life, about health, and life & death, about choices. Bring your Bibles, your questions, bring a friend to this study of how His life intersects with our lives

  • Beginning Thursday, November 7
    Discovery Bible Study will begin a five week session: ISAIAH

    Judgment for the sin of God’s Chosen, but salvation through the coming Messiah.  Isaiah brings God’s very words to God’s people as he shares warnings of judgment for lack of faith and trust as well as beautiful, poetic words of hope in the person and ministry of the promised Messiah. As we move toward Advent and Christmas, come and share the power and the poetry of God’s greatest prophet and his spot-on description of Jesus, 700 years before his birth in Bethlehem!

Sunday Groups
‘A Few Good Men’
Sunday @ 8AM; Location: Room 5 (Upper Level)
This informal men’s discipleship group focuses on drawing Biblical truths from Scripture and finding their applications in our everyday lives.  All men are  welcome!

Koinonea Group
Sunday @ 9:30AM; Location: Upper Room
KOINONEA is an adult Sunday school class. Come join us for inspiration and information as we grow in our faith and share with one another!

The Journey Group
Sunday @ 9:30AM; Location: Office
Walk with us through the "Gospel of John" told by the one that Jesus loved.  The purpose of this study is to know Christ more deeply, to know that you are a disciple that Jesus loves and to walk in that truth fearlessly with freedom and boldness.

More Groups
Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) and Moms Next (Moms with school aged children)
1st & 3rd Tuesday of the Month
Begins September 17 @ 9:15AM
This year’s theme is “To The Full.” John 10:10 says ”The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and to have it To the Full.” Come learn about how ‘To have More Fun, Fear Less and to Find your People’. Child care and age appropriate lessons for children aged birth to 5 years. Contact Maddie Soales through the church office for more information or visit mops.org.

Next meeting is September 12 @ 12PM featuring the ‘Algonquin Singers’
All seniors of our church are invited to attend theFoundations luncheons held the second Thursday of each month.

Community Business Leaders Lunch/Fellowship
2nd Friday of each month @ 12:10PM
Next meeting is September 13;
Leader: Cherie Matthews
Free lunch & 20-30 minute discussion on best practices for leadership, communication, and personal growth.  First topic will be 'Communicating According to Your Strengths.'

Manasquan Christian Writers Ministry Contemporary Worship
Our mission is to bring the love and peace of Jesus to our congregation, community and the world through the written word. Contact email Rob for more information.

Stitching Hands:  Knitting For Charity
2nd & 4th Friday of the Month @ 1:30PM
Great fellowship for a good cause! Share your talents!

Presbyterian Women (PW) Circles
Join a circle for Bible study, fellowship and mission work. All are welcome!

  • Esther Circle:  2nd Tuesday, 9:30AM
  • Hannah Circle:  1st  Wednesday, 9:15AM
  • Joanna Circle:  2nd Tuesday, 7PM
  • Lydia Circle:  4th Tuesday, 7PM
  • Mary Martha Circle:  3rd Thursday, 1PM
  • Ruth Circle:  2nd Wednesday, 9:30AM
  • Sarah Circle:  2nd Wednesday, 1:30PM
  • Membership Chair:  Betty Anderson

Contact Dave Wilenta to find out more about the above opportunities as well as being an usher, greeter, welcome center volunteer or to share your gifts with the body by joining a choir, volunteering with our youth or leading a growth group.

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