- Grow in Christian faith
- Learn the Bible through a variety of ways
- Accept God’s grace in your life
- Answer God’s call to Christian living and service
There are a variety of ways in which adults in our community engage in discipleship. Please visit the Loving section for fellowship groups and the Serving section for action and social justice groups. New groups and opportunities are offered throughout the year. For adult faith formation we offer:
Sunday Mornings during the summer (10am-11am)
A lively discussion of current event topics and their relation to our faith. Each week stands alone and no advance reading is required. For the topic ot the week and the week following see the church bulletin. This class meets all year long.
Led by Mark Bergeson and Phyllis Lawson
Join the pastors for an engaging conversation around the morning's scripture passage as we work our way through the Gospel of Matthew. Begins July 2nd and continues through the summer.
Teach Me To...
Each week a different member of our congregation will share her/his passions!
July 9 – Teach me to…Quilt!
Hosted by the Fostering Hope Quilters. Come and explore the 5 quilting stations that will be set up in the Gathering Place. This is a wonderful opportunity for first time quilters to learn the basics and for experienced quilters to learn some new techniques!
July 16 – Teach me to…Cook Indian Food!
Join Indu Thomas, chair of the Discipleship Ministries Team, and Indian cooking extraordinaire in the Great Hall Kitchen. Indu will teach participants how to prepare some delicious southern Indian cooking.
July 23 – Teach me about…Trans Identity!
Marcy Laviollette, a member of our Reconciling Ministries Task Force, will be sharing her knowledge of transgender identity in a conversational format in the Gathering Place. This is a great opportunity for anyone who would like to learn how to be a better ally to our trans brothers and sisters.
August 6 – Teach me to…take a photograph!
Pastor Peter, who has a deep love for photography, will be sharing his thoughts and techniques in the Gathering Place. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who wants to take their own photography to the next level.
Spring 2016 Past Offerings
Legislative Academy - listen to audio recordings
12 More Women of the Bible
Book Study: Trauma Stewardship
Book Study: Faith at Home
Disciple Bible Study
Pastor's Bible Study
Disciple's Way - offered quarterly
Faith and Reason - returns Fall 2017
Fall 2016 Past Offerings
12 Women & the Bible
Power & Legacy: Aging and Dying Well
Seasons of the Church Year
Bible Study: Letter to the Hebrews