Spiritual Growth, Fellowship and Education

Spiritual Growth, Fellowship and Education

Meeting with a small, trusted group to share insights and application of lessons from Holy Scripture is an amazing way to step into being a true disciple of Christ. Small groups can also offer the benefits of connecting in more than a superficial way with fellow members of St. Augustine’s, developing trusting friendships, gaining knowledge and practice of one’s faith, and serving the greater community in some way. Click on any of the links below to find out more about meeting times, discussion topics and/or service opportunities for these various groups. We’d love for you to give one or more of these a try!

Youth Group

The goal for the Youth program at St. Augustine’s is to support the spiritual growth of our young people through discussions, play and work; to encourage using the Bible as the source of God’s wisdom; and to develop lasting and loving friendships. St. Augustine’s Youth Group is open to young people from 5th through 12th grades. The group— under the guidance of Youth Minister Jesse Heath —meets each Wednesday evening during the school year from 7-8 p.m. for a lesson, games, and fellowship. Other special events are scheduled about once a month—ranging from service projects to fun excursions. Our church’s young people are encouraged to invite their friends to join them for any and all youth activities. Members of the Youth Group also participate in a summer mission/work trip to serve residents in impoverished communities. If you want your children to be involved, no enrollment is necessary—just email the address below to get information about upcoming events. If you’re interested in volunteering to assist with this important ministry, your help will be welcomed! All volunteers are expected to attend a Diocesan “SafeChurch” training workshop when it is offered. All other training will be provided “on the job.”

Daughters of the King

Reflecting God’s Love throughout the World

The Order of the Daughters of the King is a spiritual sisterhood of women dedicated to a life of Prayer, Service, and Evangelism. It is a national organization composed of individual chapters at Episcopal churches around the world. Their mission is “the extension of Christ’s Kingdom through Prayer, Service, and Evangelism.”

The St. Augustine’s chapter of the Daughters of the King invites you to join its ranks. The group meets monthly to review and update its prayer list and participate in a group discussion of topics focusing on prayer. The St. Augustine’s chapter also conducts an annual “Women to Women” clothing and fund drive to benefit the YWCA Women’s Shelter for abused women and children.

Fellowship and Study

The Mission of St. Augustine’s Story Groups is to provide an opportunity for small groups of 8-12 people to meet weekly, study the upcoming week’s Gospel Reading, share prayer requests and ‘do life’ together. Groups are based on shared demographics or interests of members. Current Story Groups include our Social/Political Justice Group, 55+ Co-Ed Group, and FROGS Women’s Group. Groups meet both in person and virtually. Each group makes an outreach or service effort throughout the year as well.

Contact Member Engagement Coordinator Sarah-Emily Steinhardt at memberengagement@sac-okc.org for more details, to join a group, or to share a Story Group idea!

Shining Knights Dinner Groups

Shining Knights is one of the longest-standing fellowship ministries at St. Augustine’s—and for good reason: FOOD! If you like food and crave social interaction with like-spirited members, this ministry may be for you! 

Shining Knights dinner groups are another easy and fun way to get acquainted with your fellow parishioners. Groups are comprised of 6 to 8 people. Members rotate hosting a monthly potluck dinner over the course of six months. The host/hostess is responsible for the location and the main course. Other members bring side dishes (appetizer, salad, dessert, etc.) coordinated by the host.

New groups form every spring and fall. There are no responsibilities only fun and fellowship

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all for the glory of God.
1 Corinthians 10:34

Empty Nesters

The Empty Nesters is an informal group of adults that enjoy fellowship and good food. The group meets at 6:00 p.m. on the last Friday of each month (except Lent, November, and December) at various restaurants in the Edmond and Oklahoma City area. Each participant is responsible for paying for his or her own meal. Every adult parishioner is invited to join the group at any time. You are also encouraged to bring friends. The more, the merrier! We are always open to suggestions for places to meet and eat!

Cub Scouts

St. Augustine’s is the chartered home of the newly-formed (in the Fall
of 2015) Cub Scout Pack 101. The pack has grown quickly to over 25
scouts and adult leaders, including many of our own church members. Due to great growth and activity the pack has earned Gold status with the Boy Scouts of America.

Pack 101 meets every Tuesday evening during the school year from
6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. It is open to boys in the 1st through
5th grades. We have also started a Lion’s program for kindergartners. 
New Scouts and leaders are always welcome. The Boy Scouts of America
will provide all of the leader training needed.

If you are interested in becoming a leader, or if you have a little one who wants to join the pack, please contact BoyScouts@sac-okc.org.

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