PHPC Adults

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At PHPC we believe that the purpose of adult learning is to help people make spiritual sense out of their lives and the world. Learning is not an end in itself. Instead, we learn with the purpose of growing in faith and being sent out into our everyday lives and the world as disciples of Jesus Christ.

What to Expect

When you enter through our doors, you can expect to be greeted by people who are glad to meet you. No matter your age, race, gender, orientation or faith background, we invite you to join our community and share God's abundant grace. PHPC is an open and affirming congregation of the PC(USA).
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PHPC Adult
Faith Formation

Beginning September 11th

PHPC Parents

Parlor
10 a.m.

This class is for parents with young children through teenagers who are looking to form friendships and grow in faith, marriage, and parenting.

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Epiphany

Youth House
9 a.m.

Epiphany invites youth (16+) and adults with unique abilities to participate in our enrichment programs.  Together we share needs, discover gifts, enrich lives and provide respite for families.  Our Sunday School curriculum is designed with special needs in mind.

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Faith Bible Discovery

Jubilee A
10 a.m.

This class is for couples and singles of all ages who desire to grow in faith through peer-led Bible and theological studies covering a wide variety of topics. Questions are welcome, experiences are honored, and all positions are heard and respected.

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Friends in Faith

Jubilee Hall E & F
10 a.m.

Adults in the middle stage of life explore topics of faith, marriage, family and serving the community. This class is mostly 40s & 50s with kids in middle school through college graduation. We are member-led and open to new and interesting topics that connect us to each other and to God's purpose for us.

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Fellowship

Jubilee Hall C & D
10 a.m.

This is an interactive, discussion-led group utilizing a wide variety of source material including modern Christian authors and thinkers such as Adam Hamilton, Jon Ortberg, Stephen Um as well as insightful sessions from the Yale Divinity School and other sources.

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The Nature of Parenting in Faith

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Sep 25
10 a.m.

Come join us as we discuss the everchanging seasons we experience in parenting in faith. We will talk about the joys, challenges, and questions as we work on establishing a foundation of faith for our family.

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Bible Basics: Belonging to our Shared Story

Jubilee B
Sep 18
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Sep 25
10 a.m.

Have you ever wanted a broad overview of the Bible and its themes? Come for this two week class September 18 and 25 where Rev. Caroline Braskamp and Mahlon Hight will provide a helpful framework for finding your place in our shared story of the Old and New Testaments.

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Life of the Beloved

Jubilee B
Oct 2
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Oct 23
10 a.m.

What does it mean for us to live in and from our belovedness? Join Mahlon Hight and Danielle Shroyer as we take a deeper look at Henri Nouwen’s acclaimed book, Life of the Beloved – Spiritual Living in a Secular World, as an extension of this sermon series.

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Voice Lessons for Parents (and Grandparents)

Parlor
Oct 2
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Oct 30
10 a.m.

Wanting to communicate more effectively with your kids and grandkids? Tired of yelling, repeating yourself, or being ignored? Come join us as we develop our parenting(and grandparenting) voices through reading and discussing Wendy Mogel’s book, Voice Lessons for Parents: What to Say, How to Say It, and When to Listen.

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Belonging in Young Adulthood

Oct 16
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Oct 23
10 a.m.

Join Monie Pastoral Resident Peter Manning for this conversation specifically for young adults about what it means to belong in your 20’s and 30’s as you seek meaningful rhythms of life and purposeful work.

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PHPC Parents Breakfast

Parlor
10 a.m.

Come get to know your fellow parents at PHPC! Assorted pastries and coffee provided. You're welcome to bring a dish to share.

Advocacy Study Group and Book Study

Conference Room
6 p.m.

Join PHPC members in engaging in study and conversation around the topic of faithful Christian advocacy. This group seeks to build upon PHPC’s call to uproot the cycle of poverty and explore how God continues to call us to love and serve our neighbors through advocacy work. The group will read The Mission of Advocacy: A Toolkit for Congregations by Stephen K. Reeves and Rev. Katie Ferguson Murry. We will meet monthly on the third Thursday at 6pm, beginning on September 15 in the conference room

Thursday Theology Group

Conference Room
Thursdays | 1:30 p.m.

This daytime discussion group meets every Thursday (September – May) at 1:30pm in the conference room to study some of the basics of theology

Men's Breakfast

North Dining Room
Tuesdays | 6:45 a.m.

Come grab a men’s breakfast of bacon, eggs, and grits every Tuesday morning, followed by a speaker on an interesting topic. Breakfast starts at 6:40, the program starts at 7 and wraps at 8am. Men's Breakfast meets at the north dining room near Founders Hall.

Presbyterian Women

Presbyterian Women are looking forward to our new Bible study “Celebrating Sabbath: Accepting God’s Gift of Rest and Delight.”

Open to women of all ages and stages of life, Presbyterian Women meet once a month for Bible study, fellowship and outreach. Bible Studies meet on the second Monday morning and evening and Tuesday morning of the same week at the church. Morning circles meet for fellowship at 9:30 a.m. with the Bible study at 10:00 a.m. The evening circle begins at 5:30 p.m. with fellowship or BYO Dinner followed by Bible study at 6:15 p.m.

Wednesday Women's Fellowship

First Floor Conference Room and via Zoom
Wednesdays | 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday Women’s Fellowship meets year-round on Wednesdays from 11:30-1:30 primarily in the church conference room. We offer both in person and zoom as an option. We have lunch and fellowship during the first hour. We study a variety of religious topics chosen by the group during the second hour. We have members from many ages and stages of life

Wednesday Morning Bible Study

Conference Room
Wednesdays | 7 a.m.

Come and join Rev. John Roper at 7am every Wednesday in the downstairs conference room as we study one particular book of the Bible chosen at the beginning of the year. Participants are asked to read the scripture in advance. Some occasional light reading may apply. No previous Bible knowledge necessary!

Breathe

Zoom
Wednesdays | 12 p.m.

PHPC’s Coordinator for Congregational Care, Mahlon Hight, offers a brief guided breathing session to help reduce stress, lower your heart rate, and re-center your life. Sessions are live via Zoom every Wednesday at noon, contact Mahlon Hight using the button below for the zoom link.

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Book Club

Library

Good Books, the Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church book club, meets the second Wednesday of the month from 2 – 3 p.m. in the church library from September to May. Visitors are welcome.

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Growing Saints Garden Club

If you have an interest in flowers, gardens, and horticulture in general, join The Growing Saints Garden Club and meet some people who share the same interests as you! GSGC is open to members and friends of PHPC. Dues are $30/individual and $50/couple. Guests are always welcome! GSGC meets on the third Friday each month from September – May at 10:15 AM. Interesting speakers and occasional field trips offer fellowship and education!

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Tai Chi

Jubilee B
1 p.m.

Interested in improving your balance and coordination? Join our tai chi class, Thursdays from 1-2 pm in Jubilee Hall B. Led by a professional instructor, it just might be the low-impact wellness activity you are seeking. All are welcome. The fee is $25 a month per participant.

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Yoga

Jubilee B
Thursdays 9 a.m.

Every Thursday morning at 9 a.m. we gather in the Parlor for an hour long Yoga Flow. Whether you have never practiced yoga or you are an experienced yogi, this group will fill your needs. Experienced, professional instructors lead this time of joining breath, body and spirit in re-energizing flow with options to meet every level of experience. The fee is $25 a month, payable at the first gathering of the month. If you’d like to give the class a try, your first time is free.

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