Adult Studies


Wednesday Morning Bible Study

Wednesdays at 9:30 AM-10:30 AM, Room 2.
This informal weekly discussion focuses on the Scripture Readings that will be the basis for Sunday’s sermon. See the Church Newsletter for a list of scripture lessons or contact Rev. Gary Oba for more information. New members are always welcome to join the conversation.


Bible 101

Thursdays, January 10 & 17, 7:00 – 8:30 PM, Learning Center

You are invited to this two-session gathering that is designed for people who want to learn more about their Bibles, where to find passages, how to use the “helps” contained in most Bibles, and which English translation makes reading scripture fun and exciting. Bring your Bible and learn more about what it contains and how to find the passage you want to read!  Led by Rev. Janet Cromwell.  All are welcome to attend!

Wondering how to get started in reading the Bible?

Ask the pastors about suggested scripture readings or books to enhance your spiritual journey. Contact Rev. Janet Cromwell at 310-479-1379 ext. 102 or or Rev. Gary Oba at 310-479-1379 ext. 101 or  Or consider this New Testament Reading Plan.


Christian Mindfulness

Are you looking for inspiration for your Christian journey? Consider reading Amy Oden’s book “Right Here Right Now” on the practice of Christian mindfulness. In the midst of busy lives and countless distractions, discover how to become more attune to God’s blessings and direction in your life.