Interest Groups

Small Groups offer special ways to grow together as Christians through fellowship, service, study and support for one another. The following provides a list of Small Groups within the life of the church.

Amani Bead Workshops

Amani Bead Workshops combine fellowship, creativity and mission. Participants make beautiful jewelry with hand-made ceramic beads from Kenya. Proceeds support the Amani Children’s Foundation. We meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Contact Julia Hill at (910) 540-4927 0r [email protected].

Cancer Support Group

Cancer Support Group welcomes anyone whose life has been affected by cancer, is undergoing cancer treatment, or if someone you love has cancer. There is no sign up or long term commitment. We meet on an as needed basis on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Contact Phyllis Johanson at (910) 253-4760 or [email protected].

Chancel Choir

Chancel Choir supports our worship each week with inspirational songs, practicing Wednesday evenings at 7:00 and Sunday mornings at 10:30. Contact Laurie Russ, Director of Music.

Disciple Small Group

Disciple Small Group is a covenant group of dedicated members who study the bible and pray for one another, offering mutual support and friendship. Disciple will gladly mentor others who desire to begin a similar covenant group. Contact the Sandy Kaufhold at (910) 512-6678 or [email protected].

Grief Support Group

Grief Support Group gathers monthly in support of one another in the ways each of us deal with loss. We use “Healing After Loss” by Martha Whitmore Hickman as a guide and daily devotion. All are welcome. Your grief need not be new. We meet on the second Thursday of each month at 10:30 am in the Church Library. Contact Susan Spencer at (910) 457-6382 or [email protected].

Knitting Ministry

Knitting Ministry makes Prayer Shawls, Newborn Caps, Chemo Caps, Sweaters, Baby Blankets and Lap Robes for Wounded Warriors. All are welcome to join us, even if you don’t know how to knit. We can teach you! We meet at 10:00 am the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. Contact Sally Thomas at (910) 845-2330 or [email protected].

Men’s Roundtable

This popular group explores our faith journeys through open discussion using different devotion books, which include a Bible study and life-application. This year we are using Nicky Gumbel’s devotional guide “Bible in One Year”. We meet 9:30-11:00 am in the Session Conference Room. Contact Pat de Barros at (410) 980-0823 or [email protected].

Presbyterian Women

The Presbyterian Women of Southport Presbyterian Church welcomes you and we hope you will find your spiritual home here. Throughout the year we offer outings, day retreats, lunches and fundraisers. We work closely with each of the committees throughout the church to grow together in faith and fellowship.

The Presbyterian Women groups also offers 3 study circle each month:

The Morning Circle

Also known as the Morning Glories, meets the 1st Tuesday morning of each month, 10 a.m. till 12 noon in the session room at SPC. We use a wide variety of study materials along with the PW Horizons magazine and study books of the Bible.

We support Cape Fear Hospice and Barium Springs as mission projects. This circle is led by Diane Price, and she can be reached at 910-754-6906 or by email at [email protected].

The Afternoon Circle

Also known as WOW (Women of the World) meets on the third Wednesday of each month in the Session room at SPC We gather at 1 pm for our meeting, but anyone who is interested is invited to come for fellowship, (bring your own lite lunch) at 12:15.

WOW supports Cape Fear Hospice and Samaras Village as mission projects. If you are interested or have questions, call Judy Wetzig at 910-444 -1324.

The Evening Circle

Also known as LOL (Ladies of Love) meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Session room at SPC, from September to June 2nd.

LOL supports Cape Fear Hospice as our mission project. For more information or to join, call Judy Geck at 910-713-3047.

If you are interested in checking out one of our circle groups, please feel free to join us and see what we are all about.

Walk/Run with God

Walk/Run with God connects our spiritual lives with physical exercise: running and walking. We gather for short devotion, support, and prayer and then we run or walk a 2.5 mile route starting at the church. The Walk/Run takes place on Tuesday at 8:30 am. Contact Judy Geck at (910) 713-3047 or [email protected].