Adult Education

Adult Discipleship Opportunities

The Adult Ministry Team, provides opportunities to not only know about God but to know Jesus Christ as the Lord and Savior.  Please contact Pastor Kay Balderose with any questions (724-222-0190 X 115).

  Sunday School and evening classes referred to below will resume in September.

The Adult Education Team is delighted to announce that Dr. Larry Stratton, Director of the Stover Center for Constitutional Studies and Moral Leadership, and Assistant Professor of Ethics and
Constitutional Law at Waynesburg University, will be teaching at COTC during the Tuesday Evening Speaker Series.

Dr. Stratton often worships here at COTC,usually at the 8:30 service. He holds a Ph.D. and M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary, a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, and a B.S. in Economics from University of Pennsylvania Wharton School. He is an ordained PC(USA) minister. The Tuesday Evening Speaker Series runs Mid-September through early November. Watch for details in the fall!


Other ADULT DISCIPLESHIP opportunities

Pat Sanders leads a small group Bible Study at Strabane Trails the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the 3rd floor sitting room.  All are welcome, so if you know of a resident there, encourage them to participate!


Friends of Jesus – Are now on their summer schedule.  In September they will resume meeting at the Church of the Covenant on Thursday evenings where you can find a wonderful opportunity for our ARC and ARS friends, as they come to enjoy dinner and a time of worship!  Mary Alice Jones, Denise Gibson and Peggy Hays Nelson continue to make this special time of worship and fellowship possible.   It is a blessing for all!  Friendships have been forged over the years.  Meetings, once they resume in September, 18th and are scheduled through May from 5:30 – 7:00 pm.  Dinner and a bible story are part of the program.  Please call the church and speak to Stacy Phillips if you have any questions – 724-222-0190 x 115.   May God continue to bless this ministry and the dedicated leaders who give of their time and energy to make it possible for God’s love to flow to our FRIENDS of JESUS!

Monday Readers – This group meets every Monday at 1 PM in the Dining Room resumed in September.  Come for lively discussion and some goodies as well.  Barb Knight is the coordinator – please call Debi in office with any questions – 724-222-0190 x 112.

Other Opportunities:

Travel Club – Bring a Friend! This group has a busy schedule planned! Trips have so far been day (bus) trips to some regional activity or point of interest and usually include stopping for a good meal ~ occassionaly an overnight trip will take place. Appropriate for all ages-families are most welcome. There is no obligation to future trips and upcoming trips will be advertised within the church in advance.

Contact: Marge McWreath – 724-225-3226/Sonna Agnew 724-225-2045

Knitting At Noon– How about knitting for a very special cause? The group can knit individually or together and meet in the church dining room at noon on the 4th Tuesday of the month.

Contact: Betty Crompton- 724-225-8937

Men’s Tuesday Breakfast – weekly 7 am at the Tower Restaurant on Chestnut St.

Contact: Chuck Neff 724-225-7649

If you have a special interest and would like to start or join a group, please contact the church office.