Burning Questions: Events & Devotional

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Our Fall Sermon Series, Burning Questions, is up and running. If you are looking for ways to engage with this series, see our various events, opportunities and resources listed below.

Small Groups & Devotional

Community Church has several small groups meeting weekly to discuss our Burning Questions. Each group is making use of the Study Guide created by our Associate Pastor, Rev. Dr. Erik Wiebe. Hardcopies are available in the Church Office during the week and in the Courtyard on Sundays.

You can also download a digital version of the Devotional by clicking here.

Monday Evening Small Group | Meets at the Wild Parrot Brewery in Pasadena at 7:00 P.M. | All are welcome to join our Pastoral Resident, Rev. Beth Putney, on Monday evenings for an intimate and open discussion about the Burning Question of the week. If you are interested in attending, please email Rev. Putney at BPutney@SMCommunityChurch.com.

Circle of Women | Meets Tuesday Mornings in the Community Church Lounge at 9:00 A.M. | Women of all ages are invited to join our Women's Bible Study, Circle of Women. This season, Rev. Dr. Wiebe is hosting as guest leader. Assistance with childcare is available if needed! To learn more, email CircleOfWomen@SMCommunityChurch.com.

Tuesday Afternoon Small Group | Meets on Tuesdays in the Community Room at 4:00 P.M. | Our Adult Bible Study is also covering the Burning Questions series. This group is led by Rev. Dr. Wiebe and is open to Adults. To learn more or join, email Rev. Dr. Wiebe at EWiebe@SMCommunityChurch.com.

Thursday Evening Small Group | Meets on Thursdays at the Domingo Manse at 7:00 P.M | All are welcome to join Rev. Dr. Erik Wiebe at the Domingo Manse Thursday Evenings. To learn more or join, email Rev. Dr. Wiebe at EWiebe@SMCommunityChurch.com.

Burning Questions: Fireside Chats

Each week, join members of our clergy and special guest speakers in the Community Church Lounge at 3 Sunday afternoons. You won't want to miss the chance to be enriched in and through these gatherings!

Fireside Chat Speaker Schedule

  • Sunday, October 15: 'Why do we pray?' with Rev. Dr. Erik Wiebe and guests: Rev. Elizabeth Gibbs Zehnder (Palliative Care Chaplain) & Dr. Oscar Garcia Johnson (Professor at Fuller Seminary).
  • Sunday, October 22: 'Why do bad things happen to good people?' with Rev. Beth Putney and guests: Dr. Christopher B. Hays (Professor at Fuller Seminary) and Rev. Dr. Ron White (Author and Resident at San Marino Community Church).
  • Sunday October 29: 'Is evil real?' Guest information forthcoming.