Small Groups

Shallowford is devoted to bringing members together each week for meaningful discussion around topics related to the intersection of faith and life.

Mondays with Prue

Weekly, 11:30 a.m.

Member Prue Swerlick invites you into her home for weekly bible study and christian living.  The group meets for an hour on Mondays at 11:30 a.m. All genders and ages welcome!

In Real Life, 2.0

Weekly, 7:00 p.m.

Keren Barr invites mothers with young children for weekly conversation with with the sole purpose of being vulnerable and loving one another. At times, the group will discuss podcasts, read a book, or pull lessons from the Bible.

The Nest

Monthly, 4:00 p.m.

Adults in their 30 to early 40s gather for Bible study discussion which opens the door for fellowship, Christian education, and a real sense of community. In addition to monthly gatherings, this awesome crew invites you for social outings to explore the many nooks and crannies of Atlanta. Together, you will get to know one another and enjoy being in fellowship.

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Young Adults

Monthly, TBD

This newly formed ministry invites anyone in their 20s to early 30s for small group Bible study and monthly outings. If you are interested in joining the Young Adult small group, reach out to Associate Pastor, Rev. Bradley Kibler at [email protected]

Shallowford Men

Throughout the year Shallowford men come together for fun, faith, and fellowship. Check here for upcoming events and information!

Presbyterian Women

Shallowford Presbyterian Women (SPW) bring together women of diverse backgrounds, talents, and personalities in small group settings called circles. It is truly one of the best ways to connect on a personal level within our faith community. Circles meet monthly from September to May for discussion, Bible study, food, and mission activities. These small group settings provide an opportunity to build relationships of mutual concern and support for each other, the church, and the world.  Join a circle!


Mothers & Others

3rd Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. in Members' Homes

This circle brings women of all ages and backgrounds together on the third Tuesdays for Bible study, fellowship, and lunch at 10:00 a.m.

Leaders: Marilyn Goggins & Kay Stewart


Fourth Tuesday

4th Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. in the Youth Center

This group meets for in-depth Bible study, discussion, and mutual support. Pack a sandwich and join us!

Leaders: Lois Finch & Janice Moriarity



2nd Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in Members' Homes

This circle focuses on fellowship and Bible study the second Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

Leader: Debbie Adams


Sharing Our Scriptures (SOS)

1st Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. in Members' Homes

This circle nurtures faith through prayer and Bible study on the first Wednesday of the month, meeting at 9:30 a.m. SOS seeks support for daily living and guidance to prioritize our lives.

Leader: Vaughn Dunnigan

Social Outings
Once a month our Shallowford Presbyterian Women plan an exciting intergenerational outing complete with fun, food and fellowship. These events are open to all church members and their friends and are scheduled to alternate between the second Tuesday and second Wednesday beginning at Shallowford at 9:30 a.m. Typical events include tours of historic homes or museums, walking greenways or parks and visiting other houses of worship. Lunch is almost always the finale of the day!  Please check the regular church communications each month for specific details of the next event.

Pastors’ Bible Study

Join Rev. Anna George Traynham for discussion centered around faith and the Bible. Members of all ages are invited to join us Wednesday mornings on Zoom from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Email [email protected] for Zoom login.

Older Adult Ministry

For Members 70 years-of-age and up
Ministry organizers include Steve Skjei, Kathy Corbett, and Nancy Tomasovich

Shallowford’s Older Adult Ministry is explicitly designed for members 70 years of age. There is no agenda for this particular group. Instead, the focus is solely on building connections and forming new relationships with members in the same stage of life. Join OAM four times a year at a seasonal event that includes a picnic with the pastors in the spring, a trip to the beautiful Atlanta Botanical Garden in summer, a BINGO event in the fall, and last but not least, a Christmas Caroling Sing-Along luncheon in December.

For more information regarding Shallowford’s Older Adult Ministry and to get involved, email [email protected].

Men’s Prayer Breakfast

Each week, a group of Shallowford men comes together to meet for fellowship, prayer, and a good ol’ home-cooked breakfast. The group meets Thursday mornings from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. in Heritage Hall.

Fitness, Fun, & Fellowship

Once a week, members of all ages and fitness levels meet up for fitness, fun, and fellowship. Work on your balance and stretching with chair based exercises and tone your upper body with light weights. The class meets Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. in Heritage Hall. If you have questions, contact Mickey Hutchinson.