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  Presbyterian Church
  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.


Practical Photography AdventuresSign Up Button
Monday @ 7PM (Begins May 6)
Join us as we explore beautiful locations in our community and beyond. We'll photograph on site at landmark locations while sharpening your photography skills. You'll learn how to work with lines and angles to bring these locations to life.  You’ll learn practical techniques for beach portraits, water landscapes, flower gardens and more. Workshop is appropriate for all levels of photographic knowledge and equipment.

Theology of John Calvin
Wednesday @ 12PM (Begins May 8)
An examination of the theological works of the great reformer and their practical applications for our lives as disciples of Jesus Christ.

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Wednesday @ 6:30PM (Begins May 8)
Join us for an 8 week series on the ‘Sermon on The Mount’ Matthew 5-7. The Sermon on the Mount is the longest continuous discourse of Jesus found in the New Testament, and has been one of the most widely quoted elements of the Gospels.  It includes some of the best known teachings of Jesus. For those who attended the James study, you’ll recognize much of The Sermon on The Mount as it is at the core of James’ letter. All are welcome. childcare is available! 

Women’s Discipleship StudySign Up Button
Thursday @ 10AM (Begins May 16)
The book of Genesis is foundational to the whole Bible and tells us who God is, who we are, how things went wrong, and the plan of reconciliation that God has put in place.  Join us as we unpack this foundational book while exploring important applications for everyday life.

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Begins Thursday, May 9 @ 6PM & Friday @ 9AM; Location: TBD, changes every 3-4 weeks
Weekly 1-hour walks with a focus on Faith, Fitness, Fellowship, and FUN!  Walking paths include Allaire State Park, Manasquan Reservoir, Boardwalk at beaches, and more.  All are welcome, drop in anytime.  Email for weekly location and to RSVP. "We walk by faith, not by sight."  2 Corinthians 5:7

Discovery Bible Study
Thursday @ 7PM; Location: Sanctuary
Join Reverend David Cotton for what many call the fastest hour of the week!  Discovery Bible Study offers short-term units that alternate between Biblical study of a particular section of the Bible and topical studies that apply Biblical and Christian principles to modern life.   Don't miss it!  

Sunday Groups
“The Bible for Grown-Ups” by Andy StanleySign Up Button
Sunday @ 8AM (Begins May 5); Location:  Upstairs Classroom
As children, many of us received a leather-covered book full of long words and difficult names we couldn’t pronounce. We were told everything in it was true, and we should do our best to abide by its teachings. Then we grew up. What was oh-so-simple then is…well, it’s not that simple now. Join us as we explore questions such as “How did the Bible originate?”  “Why were certain books/letters combined to form the Bible?” And many more!  

‘Knowing God’
Sunday @ 8AM; Location: Room 5 (Upper Level)
This men’s discipleship group focuses on knowing God more intimately through His Word, while sharing lifeexperiences in a small group setting. 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. 

Women’s Summer Beach Bible Study
Tuesday @ 6:30PM (Begins in late June); Location: Sea Watch Beach
Kid friendly, flip-flop recommended, beach chair mandatory. Please email Renee Bergin for more information!

Other Groups
Community Business Leaders Lunch/Fellowship
2nd Friday of each month @ 12:10PM (Begins June 14)
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.'

Community Blood Drive
Recycle Yourself…Donate Blood!
Saturday, June 1 @ 8AM – 2PM

Contact the church office (732) 233-4627 for appointment.

Friendship Suppers
Wednesday, April 24 & Wednesday, May 29 @ 6PM
All are invited to this great community fellowship event!

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) and Moms Next (Moms with school aged children)
1st & 3rd Tuesday of the Month
Meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Child care and age appropriate lessons are held for children aged birth to 5 years. Our theme for the year is “Find your Fire.” Come learn about how God will grow you to live expectantly, to surrender daringly and to breathe freely. Contact the church office at (732) 223-4627 for more information.

All seniors of our church are invited to attend the Foundations luncheons held the second Thursday of each month.

Adelphos Service Group
Leader: Jim Gibson
This team of volunteers assists the elderly, disabled and members in need in our church and community with small home repairs, painting, carpentry, etc. Please email Jim Gibson for more information.

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, 9AM
  • Joanna Circle:  1st Thursday, 7PM
  • Lydia Circle:  4th Tuesday, 7PM
  • Mary Martha Circle:  3rd Thursday, 12:30PM
  • 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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