Berea is one of the longest meeting small groups at
Merriam Christian Church.
Berea is mentioned in the book of Acts in the Bible. It is a
small city on the eastern side of Vermion Mountains
where Paul preached, and where the people examined
the Scriptures to see if his preaching was true (Acts
The group numbers around 15 people on most Sunday
mornings. Most of the folks attending are seniors with a
wealth of experience and knowledge. The class has two
teachers: Rex, a retired minister, and Eddie, a lay
The Berea group is studying lessons from the Standard
Publishing NIV quarterly. The group uses the Bible to
clarify and expound on the scripture offered through the
All ages are welcomed and invited to come join in
Rex and Eddie keep the group humming right along!