Explore Your Faith

St. Mary Magdalene offers a variety of faith and community formation opportunities for adults to deepen their faith and build friendships.

Faith Formation

Faith Formation

Activities include centering prayer followed by readings and contemplative dialogue, every Tuesday at 9:15 am in the library. More >

Community Formation

Community Formation

One event is the SMM Book Club which draws from a wide variety of titles and meets every six weeks in parishioners' homes. All are welcome to join the discussion. More >

Labyrinth

Labyrinth

The outdoor labyrinth is available to walk at any time. The indoor labyrinth is often available during the seasons of Advent and Lent. More >

Adult Formation Activities

For more information about an activity, please get in touch with the contact person or the church office at office@smmboulder.org or 303.530.1421 (office hours).

CALENDAR OF EVENTS


ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Second Sunday Women’s Gathering | 2nd Sundays, 10:30am-12:00pm, in the church library.  Next meeting: Sunday, June 10.  All women of St. Mary Magdalene are warmly invited. Contact: Courtney Gambrell.  More >
  • Centering Prayer | Every Tuesday, 9:15-10:15am, in the church library.  A time of quiet centering prayer followed by readings from contemplative authors as well as contemplative dialogue.  Contact: Barb Beaton  More >
  • Men’s Discussion Group | Every Wednesday, 9-10am, in the church library.  A group based on open discussion and examination of spiritual themes.  Men can attend at any time.  Our new book is  Jesus: First Century Rabbi, by David Zaslow. Contact: Kip White   More >
  • Adult Ed. Series: The Episcopal Church Welcomes You 
    Fr Bruce will offer a 5-session series for adults called “The Episcopal Church Welcomes You” on Wednesdays May 9th-June 13th from 6:30-8:30pm.  The series will explore topics such as church history, spirituality, how we read the Bible, engagement with culture and society, and church organization. We will use “Your Faith, Your Life: An Invitation to the Episcopal Church,” (Revised 2017) by Jennifer Gamber as our guide.
    The course would be especially good preparation for anyone wishing to be received into the Episcopal Church or confirmed by Bishop O’Neill on June 9th, but all are welcome. Please RSVP to Fr Bruce at frbruce@smmboulder.org.
  • Bible Study | On hiatus for the summer; next meeting TBA. Every Thursday, 1:30-2:30pm, in the church library. In addition to the Bible Study and discussion, there is mutual sharing, support, and prayer.  Spencer+ leads the group, but the agenda is set by consensus.  All are welcome!  Contact: Spencer Carr
  • Sandwich Generation Support Group | 4th Thursdays, 7:00-8:00pm, in the church library.  Next meeting: Thursday, June 28. For supportive discussion and prayer for those who are dealing with aging parents, many while raising children.  Contact: John Thornbury
  • SMM Book Club | Fridays every 6 weeks or so, 7:00pm, in parishioners’ homes.  Next meeting: TBA.  The SMM Book Club draws from a wide variety of titles, and meets informally about every six weeks in parishioners’ homes.  All are welcome to join the discussion.  More >


OTHER ADULT FORMATION OPPORTUNITIES

Education for Ministry (EfM) · Labyrinth Walk · Library · Women’s Retreat

  • Education for Ministry (EfM)
    EfM is a 4-year course of study in which students dig deeper into the Christian faith, studying the Bible, Church history and theological ideas and reflect on connecting faith with life experiences. More >
  • Labyrinth Walk
    The outdoor Labyrinth is available to walk any time. The indoor Labyrinth is often available during the seasons of Advent and Lent. It is a time to come away from the busyness of life to walk, reflect and pray. More >
  • Library
    Through the years, the parish has collected a wide variety of books on the spiritual life including: Hebrew and Christian Scriptures, prayer, spiritual direction, theology, Christian history, and devotional classics. More >
  • Women’s Retreat
    The women’s retreat is an annual spiritual getaway for women, offering an opportunity to forge or deepen friendships and deepen faith in a beautiful and peaceful setting.  Contact: Sue Ellis