BIBLE STUDY

From September through June, we have a weekly Bible Study, based on the upcoming Sunday’s scriptural text, upon which Rev. Rosenberger will preach. This is a seminar style Bible Study, with all invited to contribute and participate.  The meetings are held each Thursday from 9:30 a.m. ­ to 10:30 a.m. in the Morehouse Room.  Everyone is welcome! No prerequisites required! Click here for this week’s scripture passage.

 

READING LUKE : Information to come!

 

11th HOUR

Our 11th Hour programing takes place after the 10:00 a.m. service, usually every other month. 11th Hour guests have included Professor John J. Collins (Professor of Old Testament Criticism at Yale Divinity School) on the topic of the status of women in the Bible, Reverend Angela Gorrell Ph.D. (Associate Research Scholar at the Yale Center for Faith and Culture) on Faith and Media, Rev. Shannon A. White (Author of “The Invisible Conversations With Your Aging Parents”) on the topic of her book. More to come!

 

CLASSICS BOOK CLUB

Our Classics Book Club meets monthly on Wednesdays to discuss a timeless classic! The group is currently reading Tolstoy’s “The Death of Ivan Ilyich”. Contact Sally Bassler for more information!

 

THEOLOGY BOOK CLUB

Pastor Ben Geeding will begin a Theology Book Club in September of 2019. The group will read one book per month, exploring the following texts. Contact Pastor Ben Geeding for more information!

– September: In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership, by Henri Nouwen (The Crossroad Publishing Company, New York, 1988)
– October: Jesus and the Disinherited, by Howard Thurman (Beacon Press, Boston, 1996)
– November: The Prophetic Imagination, by Walter Brueggemann (Fortress Press, Minneapolis, 2001)
– December: A Grief Observed, by CS Lewis
– January: Life Together, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer (HarperOne, New York, 1954)
– February: The Cross and the Lynching Tree, James Cone (Orbis, New York, 2011)
– March: Compassion: A Reflection on the Christian Life, by Henri Nouwen, Donald McNeil, and Douglas Morrison (Image, 1982)
– April: The Ethics of Authenticity, by Charles Taylor (Harvard, Massachusetts, 1991)
– May: A Primer on Postmodernism, by Stanley J. Grenz (Eerdmans, MIchigan, 1996)
– June: Proper Confidence: Faith, Doubt, and Certainty in Christian Discipleship, by Lesslie Newbigin (Eerdmans, Michigan, 1995)

 

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING

The Board of Christian Education is currently exploring a number of program ideas, including an evening Bible Study group for those who work during the day and a fall and spring speaker series on topics that might interest the congregation.  Stay tuned for more information.