Small Group Info for St. Paul’s 2020-2021

St. Ruth’s Circle
Meets 2nd Monday of the month on Zoom
Contact Michelle Krell at and Megan Marshall-Wicker at to join

St. Lucy’s Circle
Meets monthly on Zoom
Contact Tricia Vaughn at to join

St. Margaret’s Circle
Meets Wednesday evenings once a month
Contact Elizabeth Foley at to join

St. Mary’s Circle
Contact Toni Corpening at to join

St. Anne’s Circle
Meets for lunch on the 2nd Monday of the month
Contact Lynn Holtzclaw at and Peggy Slater at

Young Adults small group
Studying liberation theology using the book The Scandal of Redemption by Oscar Romero.
Meets on 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 7:00pm, in the Ardrey-Graves backyard
Contact Rev. Sara Ardrey-Graves at to join

St. Paul’s is forming a new support group for military families.   The group will meet regularly with the intent to form a community that provides resources and support for its members.     If you are interested in being a part of this community, please contact Margie Hodgin at

St. Paul’s Caring in Community Ministry Group has the mission of raising awareness and promoting mental health and well-being through ongoing communication, education,  support, and spiritual practice and care.  The steering team meets every other Wednesday at 4:00, and we are currently meeting on Zoom.   If you are interested in joining our efforts, please contact Nancy Montgomery at

St. Paul’s Walking Group:  Our Caring in Community committee invites all for every other Friday walks.    Our 40 minute walks begin at 9:30 am in a shaded area in Reynolda Village.   We practice social distancing and wear masks.    Email Anne Rahn  to be added to the email list.   You will receive an email before each walk with details and you simply reply to confirm if you will participate that week.   Do join in for exercise and to reconnect with your parish family!    Even if you feel you can only join in occasionally, we would love to have you.

St. Paul’s Widows Group (Let’s Get Crackin):    Sponsored by the Caring in Community Committee, this is a small group supporting each other from grief to growth.  Facilitated by Sandy Seeber and Anne Rahn the group meets on patios every 4 weeks.    Contact Anne Rahn at for more information.

Lucy Paynter’s small group
Studying The Wisdom Pattern by Richard Rohr
Fridays from 10-11:30 in the Paynter backyard
Contact to join

GLADS group for LGBTQ members and allies
Studying The Mystic in You by Bruce Epperly
Meets Thursdays at 7pm in members’ backyards
Contact Lynn Parsley at to join

EFM (Education for Ministry)
Studies Scripture, Christian history and theology through program of study through Sewanee, The University of the South. Learn about registration at
Meets weekly on Sunday evenings from September-May
Contact David Tamer at

Enneagram Group
Studies the Enneagram using a variety of texts
Group starting anew in October
Contact Julie Smith at and Nancy Dunn at to join

Faith & Justice committee
Sponsors’ presentations are on the fourth Thursday of each month from 12:15-1:15 pm on Zoom
Meets the first Monday of each month from 12:15-1:15 pm on Zoom
Contact Kathy Ausen at or 336-918-7839 to get involved

ROSES Group:  ROSES (Reach Out and Serve Episcopal Seniors) visitors provide friendship to a homebound parishioner in their home or care facility.   Currently by phone, mail, or outside with a mask.   This group is sponsored by the Senior Adults Ministry and facilitated by Stephen Ministry.   The group meets every six weeks to discuss their experiences, obtain resource materials and pray for the ministry.  Meeting currently on ZOOM.  Contact leader, Pat Marquardt, ( or 336-923-8089) or Senior Adult Minister, Anne Rahn, or 336-749-4906, for more information.

Centering Prayer
5:00-6:15 PM, Wednesdays via Zoom or Google Meet
Centering Prayer is a gentle form of silent prayer grounded in the monastic contemplative tradition. After reading and reflecting on a brief passage or chapter, the group observes 20 minutes of silence.
Readings are often drawn from the works of Thomas Keating.
Contact: Gail Phillips at (336) 970-1700 or

Men’s Ministry Small Group
Meet once a month on Zoom
Contact Warren Allan at or the Rev. Nick VanHorn at for more info

Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study
Meets Friday morning at 7:00 AM via Zoom
We review the New Testament lesson and Gospel for the upcoming Sunday and one of our members takes a turn in leading the discussion
Contact Jonathan Engram at or (336) 918-3710.