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K Group?

Sunday worship is a weekly meaningful experience, being in the presence of God in community, but did you know many of our members also enjoy further fellowship each month by participating in a small group Bible study or a Koinonia group (K group)?

K groups meet once or twice a month, depending upon the preference of the group participants. Some of our K groups have been together for years, while some have formed more recently.

Each group is made up of no more than 12 people.  Groups meet in homes, at church, or in restaurants.  What is common to each is the commitment to Christ and each other, in a genuine way, building a mutual bond created through prayer, study, authenticity, service, and celebration. Not all groups are studying the same book or text. Regardless of the material considered, differing theological viewpoints and diversity of backgrounds lead to compelling conversation! K groups offer support, encouragement, cultural engagement, and opportunities to see God’s grace in unexpected ways.

If you have interest in being part of a K group, below are a few that have room for additional people:

Presbyterian Women’s group: Meets the first Thursday of the month from 9:30 to 11:30 AM in the Presbyterian’s Women’s room, 1st floor. Contact: Olga Shaffer, 610-867-6840.

Presbyterian Women’s group: Currently considering the traditions in the Bible, then and now. Meets the first Thursday of the month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Presbyterian Women’s room, 1st floor. Contact: Jeanine Eisenberg, 610-428-4067.

Women’s group: Currently studying Listening for God by Paula Carlson. Meets every other Thursday (next meeting is May 3) from 10:30 AM to noon in the Adult Resource Library at FPCB.  Contact: Rev. Joyce Smothers, 610-709-7704.

Retired Men’s Study Group: Currently using Faith at Work materials regarding Successful Aging. Meets first and third Tuesdays from 10:30 AM to noon in Room 412. Contact: Jon Bonge,

FPBC has had a rich tradition of Koinonia: faithful, intentional relationships, founded in Christ’s love, to grow and to serve. If you would like to be part of such a group and/or if you can facilitate a study group (we’ll help you!), contact Gail Watts, 570-449-8791 or

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