Adults

Adult Christian Education and Formation offers classes and groups for adults to further their growth as followers of Jesus Christ. We believe that adults grow as disciples through learning, applying, and following the truth of Jesus Christ in the context of community. In our classes and groups, you will have opportunities for discussion, reflection, and the formation of mutually encouraging relationships.

Young Professionals

Are you in your 20’s or 30’s, single, or married without children? Looking for meaningful friendships, often hard to come by in ABQ? Longing for some deeper spiritual connection, or encouragement on the journey of following Jesus? Connect with other young professionals who are pursuing Jesus in the company of friends:

- Monthly social events: some of our young professional leaders host a social event about once a month. NEXT ONE: TBD

- Wed. evening small group: another young couple hosts a small group in their home, every Wednesday 7pm for Bible study and discussion.

To connect with either of these or if you're just looking for someone to listen in this stage of life, contact Pastor Matt Pooley

parents

Mom's Connection

Mom's Connection is a group for moms encouraging spiritual growth and Christ-focused parenting through Bible studies and fellowship. Every Wednesday Morning 9:15a-11:15a, child care provided.

Dads' Ministry

A team of SPC dads coordinates events to get a whole new generation of fathers at SPC fully invested in the work and future of disciple-making: father/child events; in-home gatherings for dads to connect.

Parenting &/or Marriage Classes

What parent doesn't need help, encouragement, and guidance? Visit our Classes tab below or our Wednesday Fellowship page for the most recent and upcoming opportunities for parenting and/or marriage.

Family Dinners

SPC families occasionally open their home to newly visiting SPC families who are looking to connect and build friendships in our church.

Are you new to Sandia Pres anytime in the last year, and do you have children school-age or younger? This summer, an SPC family will be hosting a few “family dinners” for new visiting families to get to know other families in our church. You’re invited! Dinners are Sat. 6/22, 7/20, and 8/10 at 5pm. If you’d like to attend one of them or want more info, contact Pastor Matt Pooley. 

Tools for Discipleship at Home

Trying to figure out how to talk about Jesus in a meaningful way with kids of any age in your home? Try the Parent Cue app, which many SPC parents use to do something each week to help move their child toward a deeper faith and a better future.

Contact Pastor Matt Pooley for more info or to connect with any of these groups or opportunities!

Seniors

Senior Luncheons: On the third Wednesday of each month, Rev. Dewey Johnson hosts a Senior Luncheon in Fellowship Hall. Box lunches are available to order from Panera, you may bring your lunch, or even opt not to eat. Each luncheon features a different interesting speaker. The talks are on topics of particular interest to senior citizens: financial and legal issues, health and wellness, concerns about crime and scams, New Mexico and Albuquerque history, and more. Signups are in Fellowship Hall on the three Sundays prior to the event. Join us to meet other Sandians and enjoy a great presentation!

Contact Rev. Dewey Johnson for more info.

Small Groups

Looking for a group where you can consistently study God's word, pray for one another, share honestly in life's struggles together, and grow as a disciple? SPC offers a variety of groups to do that - men's, women's, co-ed, in-home, at church, etc. For more info on an existing group or starting a new group, contact Pastor Matt Pooley.

Classes

Mark: Follow Jesus from Galilee to Jerusalem

The Gospel of Mark chronicles Jesus’ journey from Galilee to Jerusalem. Along the way, the Messiah gathers a ragged band of disciples. As crowds grow and dwindle on the road to Jerusalem, only a few stick by the Suffering Savior on the road of discipleship. In this 11-part series on the Gospel of Mark, author and speaker Francis Chan invites us to walk with him along the ancient ways of the Master. On location in Israel, Francis explores the major themes of the Gospel of Mark, and asks: Are we willing to take this journey to embrace discipleship?

Taught by Rev. Jeff Pearson in Room 214 at 9:30 and repeated at 10:45 on Sundays from June 2 – August 11.

Exodus - CrossCurrents

The Sunday School class CrossCurrents is reading and discussing Exodus to continue to understand how God uses flawed people to bring about his plan.

Led by Greg Chalmers and Margi Zoucha on Sundays in Room 218 at 10:45.

Proverbs - Monday Morning Mission

The Sunday School class Monday Morning Mission is discussing the wisdom in Proverbs and how that wisdom can be utilized in all the challenges and opportunities God brings to grow us.

Led by Gary Oppedahl on Sundays in Room 221/The Study at 8:15.

Summer College Group - Gospel of Mark

All college students are invited to a Bible study on Mondays, 7-8:30 PM, starting June 10, hosted by Pastor Jeff Pearson and his wife, Debbie, at their home. It will be a chance to connect over the summer, share prayer concerns, and study the Gospel of Mark together. In the Gospel of Mark, we will encounter Jesus in new and deeper ways and consider what it means for us to follow him wherever he leads us. Come whether you live in ABQ year-round or are just home for the summer. For more info, contact Jeff at .

Events

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Staff

Mary Reith
Pastoral Assistant

office: (505)856-5040 x123