Groups and Activities

B.A.D. Guys

Our B.A.D. Guys’ breakfast (Breakfast And Devotions) is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 8:15 am in Fellowship Hall. All the men & boys of the church are invited to come share a devotion, enjoy the spirited fellowship, and a savory morning meal. See you there bright and early!

Bible Studies

Bible studies take place on Sunday morning, from 11:00am to 12:00pm in the Conference Room. It follows the worship service and coffee and conversation. (Recent themes were, “The Beatitudes” and “Bible Basics 101”). Most Bible studies consist of a series of “stand alone” sessions. Some basic knowledge of the Bible is helpful but not required. Format is a presentation with group discussion, and is prepared by a shared leadership team. People are invited to attend all classes, or just a few.

Book Discussion Groups

Meeting monthly on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p,m. ( September through November, and January through May) this group selects contemporary novels and classics including spirituality, travel, women’s issue, relationships and global concerns.

Choir

As a hearty bunch of all ages, our choir sings everything from traditional arrangement to Praise music on Sundays September through June. Practice is Thursday night from 7:00 – 8:00pm in the sanctuary.

Handbell Choir

Want to make a joyful noise? Come out and play the original heavy metal…. bells that is. Doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or a pro, everyone is welcome. We practice Saturdays at 9:00am in the Conference Room and perform on the fourth Sunday of each month (Handbell Sunday). Look forward to lots of smiles, lots of laughs, and lots of joyful noise.

Postscript Club

A women’s fellowship group, the Postscript Club meets the second Monday of the month (except July & August) to hear a speaker, (this year’s theme has been health related matters), raise money to support the work of the church, and enjoy refreshments.

Presbyterian Women

An inclusive Christian Group which meets usually the first Wednesday of September, December, May and June. We gather to strengthen our faith, support the mission of the church, and enjoy each other’s fellowship. Each year PW give to mission through pledges and church-wide rummage sales, provides flowers for the sanctuary, organizes a May Fellowship Dinner and enjoys a Tea in January for residents of the local nursing home.

Silas Wright Club

The Silas Wright Club honors the name of one of the early members of the First Presbyterian Church-on-the-Park whose vision and gift made possible our present location and existence as a church in Canton. The Silas Wright Club originated thirty years ago as a means for adult church members to socialize while breaking bread together. After disbanding for some years, the Silas Wright Club was reorganized by Barbara King in 2016.

All are welcome. Bring your specialty sandwich – or just PB&J! The club meets at 6 PM except on SuperBowl Sunday when it meets at 5:30 PM!

Youth Group

Meets throughout the month, check the current newsletter for upcoming special events.” All 3-6 grader welcome. (Also, see Christian Education).

W.I.L.D. Women

Our W.I.L.D. Women Breakfast (Wondrous In Love & Devotion) is held the third Sunday of the month at 8:15 am in Fellowship Hall. Breakfast is either prepared or potluck, with opportunities for getting to know one another; sharing hopes and dreams for our church and our lives together. Child care is provided for the little ones. All are invited to this intergenerational gathering of women.

Women’s Circle

An innovative approach to the spirituality based relationships that form within an intentional community of women. Monthly meetings are held, each with different themes. Activities include a Women’s Canoe Paddle and Women’s Weekend Retreat (Hiking, crafts, devotions, R&R, sharing and relationship building).

Various Events and Activities

Smorgasbord, Rummage Sales, Bazaar, Christmas Dinner & Pageant, various church suppers, ice cream social, and dessert night.