Adult CHRISTIAN FORMATION & EdUCATION

Ockham's Kegger - Where Stout Ales Meet Stout Ideas! 

If you are interested in learning about and discussing issues from a Christian perspective in a casual and relaxed atmosphere, then Ockham's Kegger is for you!  This event, sponsored by Christ Church of Hamilton & Wenham, will serve up challenging ideas to anyone who likes to think deep thoughts, meet new and interesting people, and have a brew.


Save the Date for the next Ockham’s Kegger: Tuesday, July 11 at 7:00 p.m. at Backbeat Brewing Company (31A Park Street, Beverly.) Backbeat Brewing Company owner, Pete Harkins will present the spirituality of beer, and since Pete will be busy presenting, Father Patrick will be tending the bar!



Christian Formation Hour is on hold for the summer.

On Sunday, September 10, 2023 Adult Education will resume in the Parish Hall at 9:15 a.m.



Other Learning Opportunities

  • Stephen Ministry Training

    Christ Church offers a 50 hour Stephen Ministry training course each year. The class meets twice per month September - June. Participants are prepared to offer confidential, Christ-like support and care to those in crisis - whether it be from job loss, divorce or loss of a loved one. Click here for more information and a list of training topics.


    If you would like to learn more, please contact: Mother Susan

  • "Going Deeper" Spirituality Groups

    We have been following the Renovaré (renewal) curriculum which has led us into rich discussions of our varied spiritual backgrounds and has prompted the sharing of new ways to come closer to Almighty God.


    To learn more, please contact: Mother Susan


    MATERIALS:

    A Spiritual Formation Workbook: Small Group Resources for Nurturing Christian Growth, by James Bryan Smith. (Available through Amazon)

  • Centering Prayer Group

    All those interested in learning about and/or practicing Centering Prayer together with a group are invited to meet on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. in the Preston Cutler Room.  Come once in a while or every week to practice this prayer for 15-20 minutes.  The goal of Centering Prayer is to open ourselves to God by surrendering our own thoughts and listening for God in silence. 

    Centering Prayer Group meets thru May 31, 2023 and then will be on break for the summer.

    To continue your practice throughout the summer get the Centering Prayer Mobile App.

    Facilitated by Mother Susan.