Womens Groups

Sarah’s Circle
Pat Drum  330-273-8453  and  Helen Sheridan  330-460-7322
This weekly one hour group is open to adult women of  all ages who desire to deepen their spiritual life.  Scripture, private prayer and group discussion comprises the weekly gathering.

★ Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., Rectory Gathering Room

Women’s Fellowship
Helen Sheridan 330-460-7322
Small faith sharing group for women to spport and grow together on a Spirit-filled hourney to a deeper and more reqarding faith life.  Sharing of insights and the many challenges faced daily in our homes, work and spiritual lives.  Off site retreats offered on a yearly basis.

★ 1st Sunday of the month, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., Lehner Center (lower level)

Saint Ambrose MOMS (Ministry of Mothers Sharing)
Chris Pickens momof4chris@gmail.com OR Jenni Wasowski jenni.wasowski@yahoo.com
Ministry of Mothers Sharing (MOMS) is a network of women in all stages of motherhood and faith who gather in a Christ-centered environment to discuss a wide range of topics.  From everyday life experiences to spirituality, marriage, kids and school. Babysitting provided.

★ 1st Tues. of the month (Sept. - May), 9 - 10:30 a.m., Lehner Center

Latte for Ladies
Pattie Batchman 330-460-7323 or pbatchman@StAmbrose.us
Join us as we meet each month to connect over coffee and dessert.  Inspirational messages, with Scripture applied to daily life, and roundtable discussions in a coffeehouse fashion. Babysitting provided.

★ Last Tues. of the month at 6:45 - 8:00 p.m.

Mens Groups

Men’s Fellowship
Join us for fun and friendship as we learn from one another how to be a better husband, father, son, employee and Catholic parishioner.  Small group discussion from Signposts: How to Be a Catholic Man in the World Today.  Focuses on issues of concern to men in the ordinariness of their everyday lives.

★ 2nd and 4th Thurs. of the month. 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Hilkert Hall

Men’s Breakfast
Deacon Tom Sheridan 330-460-7322 or tsheridan@stambrose.us
Great way to start 2013 off & meet the new Sheriff in town.   A great opportunity to meet your brothers In Christ and enjoy a home cooked breakfast with the best company in town.   Breakfast being held from 9am to 10:30am in Hilkert Hall Rm. 1 & 2. (Please use the door across from the rectory office for entrance)  RSVP: by January 5   Speaker:   Tom Miller, sheriff,  parishioner, husband, and father.   Topic:  “Living My Faith in the Working Place”, All are invited.

★ January 12

Men’s Renewal Weekend
Deacon Tom Sheridan 330-460-7322 or tsheridan@stambrose.us
If you have never attended a renewal weekend then this is your time!  We are challenging all men to participate and experience the love of Christ.  You will have many opportunities to meet and talk to team members over the next few months during Donut Sunday’s, please stop and ask questions  Renewal is special-consider this a special invitation from God to you, through the Team.

★ March 9 through 10

Marriage

Helen Sheridan 330-460-7322
Saint Ambrose is pleased to offer many opportunities to grow and nourish your marriage through a variety of speakers, topics and dates – All to enhance your marriage. RSVP to 330-460-7322 or hsheridan@StAmbrose.us

World Marriage Day Celebration
Special Liturgy, Dinner and Dancing
★ February 9  6:00 p.m. Mass 7:30 p.m. Dinner Begins

Couples Day of Reflection
Speaker:  Mary Lou Beers
★ April 21

Marriage Enrichment Series
The Beatitudes:  A Couples Path to Greater Joy
This six month series is based on the book, Blessed is Marriage.
★ Dates: Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 1, April 12, May 10, June 14.

6 Week Marriage Courses
Spend quality time together in a private setting allowing you to grow spiritually while enhancing your marriage.
★ Session I - Beginning March 5, 2013
★ Session II – Beginning September 10, 2013

Mixed Groups

Alpha
Pattie Batchman 330-460-7323 or pbatchman@StAmbrose.us
Alpha brings people together to investigate questions about the existence of God, the purpose of life and what happens after death, the teachings of Jesus – the basics of Christian faith.
★ Thursdays, Feb. 21 through May 2. 6:30 – 8:30 pm in Gym or Hilkert Hall.
★ Retreat day Sat. April 13, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Faith Formation
Pattie Batchman 330-460-7323 or pbatchman@StAmbrose.us
Join other adults seeking to better understand our Catholic faith.  Session begins with a light dinner, followed by discussions centered on how Christ works in one’s life.  Focused on seeing how God works in the lives of people and how we can describe our experience of God in daily life.  Beginning course for those serving as catechists.  All are welcome!!  Please RSVP to pbatchman@StAmbrose.us so we can have adequate food and supplies.
★ Tuesday Jan. 22 & Feb. 5, 6-9 pm.

Living Your Strengths
When we develop our strengths to worship our Lord, we will be repaid in indescribable ways.
Carol Maline 330-460-7336 or cmaline@stambrose.us

As we approach the season of the new year, why not consider giving yourself a gift and learning about your God given strengths?
God gives us our gifts, and He takes joy in seeing us use them.  Your talents are a precious gift from God.  They are the essence of the ways in which He designed you to naturally think, feel and behave.

★ Four week session:  begins Tuesday, January 15
7:00-8:30 in the Lehner Center.

Scripture Study
Mark Oldfield 330-273-9202
Join others weekly to break open the Sunday Readings.  Learn more about the Books of the Bible to better understand the Readings.  Then discuss the message on how it can apply to your life today.
★ Weekly:  Mondays, 6:30-8:00 p.m. and
Wednesdays 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Spiritual Growth

Fast Flicks on Faith
Father Bob Wenz 330-460-7300
A series of conversations for adults based on a 10 minute contemporary video on different aspects of faith,

★ Nov. 20 and 27, January 22, 29
★ Feb. 5, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel

Father McNeil Movie Nights
Father Dennis McNeil 330-460-7300
You are invited to enjoy a “movie” and faith reflection with Father McNeil, our resident “Siskell & Ebert”!

★ First Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm in Hilkert Hall