Small Groups

ACT1 Theater

Our award-winning theater group provides wholesome entertainment for the local community. Auditions and behind-the-scenes positions are open to all. ACT1 typically offers three main stage shows per year. Visit www.ACT1Theater.com for details on upcoming productions and to reserve tickets. For general questions, contact .

 

STARS (Seniors Group)

This active seniors group stays busy visiting museums, attending concerts, supporting local charities, and touring local sites of interest. All are welcome to attend STARS’ potluck lunch meetings with informative and entertaining guest speakers on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 12 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Contact .

 

Young Adults

APC’s young adults in their 20’s and 30’s gather for food and fellowship at Alpharetta’s Food Truck Alley or other favorite local spots. Contact Rev. Anne Fyffe.

 

Young Families

Outings for young children and their parents are planned at local playgrounds or parks. Parents can chat and get to know each other better while the little ones have fun and enjoy snacks. Contact .

 

APC Book Club

Calling all readers! APC Book Club currently meets on the 1st Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in Fellowship Hall (we do not meet in July and we host a Christmas party in December). All are welcome…bring a friend. Even if you have not read or finished the book, join our lively discussion. Our 2019 reading list is below.  Contact Katie VanBrackle.

  • January 7, 2019:  “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate
  • February 4:  “Varina” by Charles Frasier
  • March 4:  “America’s First Daughter” by L. Kamoie/S. Dray
  • April 1:  “The Road Back To You” by Ian Morgan
  • May 6:  “The Elephant Whisperer” by Lawrence Anthony
  • June 3: “Carnegie’s Maid” by Marie Benedict
  • No meeting in July
  • August 5:  “Leonardo da Vinci” by Walter Isaacson
  • September 2: “The Orphan’s Tale” by Pam Jenoff
  • October 7:  “Becoming Mrs. Lewis” by Patti Callahan
  • November 4: “Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved” by Madeline Miller
  • December:  Christmas Party date TBD

 

Presbyterian Women (PW) Circles

PW Women’s Circles offer ladies in the church an opportunity to spend time together each month, supporting each other in happy and sad times, learning from each other and growing in faith while studying Christian curriculum and supporting international and local mission efforts. APC’s four PW Circles meet monthly, September through May. Feel free to visit them all to decide which works best for you. Childcare is an option for each Circle—please discuss the need with a Circle leader, listed below.
If you have questions, contact PW Moderator .
Esther Circle: 1st Tuesday, 7-9 p.m., meets at APC in the Garden Room (106). Leader: Carolyn Dillon, 770-751-3799, and Mary Curtis Pizzano, 404-392-1945.
Lydia Circle: 1st Thursday, 9:30-11:30 a.m., meets at APC in room 205. Leaders: Patty Hagler, 678-895-4328, and Susie Myers, 678-880-6143.
Martha Circle: 1st Thursday, 7-9 p.m., meets in members’ homes. Leader: Donna Feit, 678-777-5193
Ruth Circle: 1st Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., meets at APC, room 205. Leader: Jan Bernhardt, 678-995-4519

 

Prayer Shawl Group

A group of dedicated ladies gather monthly to enjoy conversation while they knit and crochet baby items, lap robes and prayer shawls for members of the congregation and community who are in need of care or comfort. You need not be an experienced knitter—newbies are welcome! Gatherings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month, 2-3:30 p.m. in the church lobby near the sanctuary. Contact .

 

Men’s Breakfast Crews

The men of APC show off their culinary skills each Sunday morning as they prepare a wonderful breakfast buffet, served from 8-10 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Each breakfast team cooks one Sunday per month. Volunteers are always welcome! Contact .

 

Men’s Softball Team

APC’s men’s softball team has a long-standing tradition of competing in the Alpharetta City League. Our roster typically has 15 players (men aged 18 and up) and we welcome new players for the fall and spring seasons. Win or lose, we always have fun playing and enjoy the fellowship. One year we even brought home a First Place trophy! For more information, contact Richard Boston.

 

Sunday Night Basketball

Most Sunday nights (immediately following Youth Group) at 7:45 p.m., adults and high school youth gather in APC’s gym for an hour of pick-up basketball. The games are half-court and a good way to get some exercise and make some friends. Post-game, players can sometimes be found at local food establishments. Contact .