The goal of Ancient Paths is to provide direction for a lost generation and encourage those seeking rest for their souls to return to the ‘ancient paths’ found in the Bible. The course is designed to identify root causes and bring lasting change in these areas. This is a Holy Spirit led ministry to the heart, which involves an intensive time of teaching from God's Word, followed by sharing, prayer, and ministry in small groups. For more information and for upcoming dates, visit the Family Foundations website.
This weekly class taught by Pastor Bichsel, gives insight into how to grow your marriage God's way. The class is fillled with biblical principles, personal experiences, testimonies, and practical applications for every marriage. For more information, see www.sgtmarriages.com.
Walk in Victory! Receive freedom from habits and healing from hurts. Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM. For more information, see www.celebraterecovery.com.
A thirteen-week video/discussion course specifically tailored for those who are mourning the loss of a loved one or any loss in their lives. For more information, see www.griefshare.com. Classes are on Wednesdays (Spring: April 10 - June 26, Fall: September 25 - December 11)
Marriage Couples Weekend
This annual fall event allows couples a weekend away to be with each other and the Lord. Excellent teachers and fellowship makes this a special weekend for growth in every marriage. For more information, see www.sgtmarriages.com.
MFI enables strong marriages to become even stronger, and challenged marriages to explode with purpose! Be a part of the great blessing that God has been pouring out on these Married-For-Life groups. New groups are formed throughout the year. For more information, click here.
Equipping men through Bible study, fellowship, prayer and worship to live victorious Christian lives through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Men's Fellowship - Mondays at 7 p.m. in the Prayer Room.
Men's Retreat - 1st weekend in May at American Keswick, Whiting, NJ
Men's Breakfasts - held 4-6 times a year at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday mornings.
National Association of Marriage Enhancement: (N.A.M.E.)
Provides a biblical "couple to couple" counseling ministry through training and empowering qualified couples from Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle to counsel other couples as Certified Marriage Specialists. For more information, see www.sgtmarriages.com.
Each couple desiring to marry at Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle (or be married by a Pastor from SGT) attends this 13-week video/discussion class. FOCCUS testing and mentoring allows engaged and dating couples to understand God's plan for building a Christ-centered marriage. Open to SGT members and to those not part of the church as well. Click on the link below for access to forms and information.
Senior Saints luncheons are held quarterly and feature special music and speakers. Watch the Sunday bulletins for announcements. All Seniors are invited to attend and to bring their friends.
Widowed Support Group
"Comfort one another with the comfort you have received". Widows and widowers are invited to meet on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. for a light breakfast, fellowship, sharing, and a message of encouragement from the Word of God.
The heartbeat of the SGT Women's Ministry is to inspire women of all ages to grow in loving the Lord with all their heart, soul, and mind and to love one another. Women are encouraged to grow together in the study of God's Word, pray together, fellowship with one another, and serve the Lord in tangible ways by reaching out to minister to those in need. There are a variety of different women's ministries empowering women to grow stronger in their personal faith and relationship with Christ.
The Women's Ministry calendar is filled with ongoing weekly Bible studies and fellowship; weekly prayer meeings; bi-monthly mother's ministry; on-going outreaches, as well as major events that happen throughout the year.
Prayer, Bible Studies, and Fellowship
Women's Fellowship - Sophie Merle and Linda Smith
Meets every Monday evening for 8 weeks from September to November, 7:00-9:00 pm. This is a DVD based Bible Study where women come together to hear Biblical teaching from a specific Bible teacher. It also incorporates small group interaction to foster personal application of the scriptures as well as encouraging personal growth in God's Word through daily personal study. Every year a different Bible Study is offered.
Women in the Word - Judy Conti
Meets every Thursday morning 9:30-11:30 am. This is a weekly women's Bible Study to encourage and ignite personal spiritual growth by deepening ones understanding of the truths of God's Word and His great love. Specific books from the Old and New Testament are used as well as topical studies giving practical application in everyday living. Childcare is provided.
Sunday Morning Discipleship Class - Moderator Ann Migliore
Meets every Sunday morning 10:30 am - Fall, Winter, and Spring. This class encourages women to grow in their personal walk with the Lord and the knowledge of His Word. A variety of studies will be done throughout the year using different tools such as DVD series, Book Studies as well as individual teachings from God's Word.
Mom's in Prayer International - Kate Hanley
Meets: For SGT mothers every Wednesday from 9:15 - 10:15 AM. For SCS mothers every Thursday morning 8:15 - 9:30 am. Moms in Prayer International, formerly Moms in Touch, impacts children and schools worldwide for Christ by gathering mothers to pray weekly for their children, teachers, and the administrators of the schools their children attend. It is an exciting hour of prayer interceding for the purposes of God to prevail in the lives of our children.
Mother's Uplifting Mothers Spiritually (MUMS) - Joan Rogers
Meets twice a month on a Tuesday morning 9:30-11:30 am. It is a time for mother's of all ages to come together enjoying a continental breakfast in a relaxing, prayerful and informative atmosphere. A Biblical perspective concerning the home, family and children is given through various godly women who share their victorious testimonies through their seasons of motherhood. Each mother receives a binder filled with resources to encourage her personal walk with God as well as providing information on parenting, marriage, homemaking, and recipes. Childcare is provided.
Living in the Word - Amy Ciofrone
Meets from January to May every Monday evening 7:00-8:30 pm. This is a weekly Bible Study that expounds on the truths from the previous Women's Fellowship study from September to November. Living in the Word allows for greater interaction and discussion of the principles and topics revealed in the study. Women's Fellowship is not a pre-requisite for this Bible Study. Living in the Word is open to all.