Small Groups

Learning Groups
Small groups are formed throughout the year for Adult Education. Here we learn about our faith, explore new directions in Theology, examine concerns around daily living, and discuss current affairs in the light of our faith.

Some of the programs and topics we have considered recently are below. Checkout the events page for upcoming education groups.

  • Exploring Spirit
    • Spirituality and Jazz – Tuesday April  3 at Applewood UC with Tom Reynolds. Live jazz music through which we can explore and experience the spiritual, enhanced by the shared thoughts of Emmanuel College Associate Professor of Theology (and Jazz Musician) Tom Reynolds and friends.
    • TBA Tuesday, May 4 at Applewood UC with Rev Joanne Hedge.
    • Labyrinth Walk and Potluck Dinner – Tuesday, June 1 at Applewood  UC  and St Stephen’s on the Hill UC Meditation Labyrinth with facilitator Anne Moore
  • Throughout the year events are sponsored by Compassionate Care.

Applewood Book Club
September 2021 begins our 16th year of reading and discussing of our favourite books. Read More…

Knitting Circle
Our dedicated knitters meet together every other Thursday. This is part of an initiative called the Prayer Shawl Ministry. As the knitters knit, they also pray and their prayers are woven into the stitches of their work. These shawls are then presented to members of our congregation who in nursing homes, hospital, are shut-in, grieving, facing illness, or death. As they get together and knit, they also take care of each other. Read More…