Adult Education November 2019

Sunday Morning Education Hour has some great offerings for adults to grow, stretch, deepen and ground their faith and practice. Adults of every age and stage are welcome – young adults to senior citizens. Some courses are three or four weeks and some last for several months. We try to address these broad themes: Bible Study, Big Questions, Equipping the Saints, Life and Nurture, Mission, Spirituality, and The Twenty-First Century.

Classes begin promptly at 9:30 a.m., so come and grab your coffee or tea at the Wake-Up Station, and join a conversation! Classes conclude by 10:25 a.m., so that if you are a person who attends the 10:30 a.m. service, you have enough time to gather for worship.

New November class:

What Makes Presbyterians Presbyterian – led by Pastor Sue Lowcock Harris

November 10, 17, 24—Room 258

Have you ever wondered how to answer this question? What is it that gives Presbyterians a distinct identity, mission and calling as Christian people?
Join Pastor Sue in a three week conversation about a few of the things that Presbyterians contribute, carry and embody within the larger Body of Christ, and bring to the life of the world.
Everybody is welcome to participate in this conversation: newer members and friends of First Church, as well as long-term and lifelong Presbyterians.
November 10 – Shared Leadership
November 17 – The Life of the Mind as Service to God
November 24 – A Presbyterian understanding of the Sacraments

Continuing in November:

Histories and Mysteries of the Book of Kings – led by Bill Burris

Through November 24—Room 252

A look at the authorship, archaeology, and history surrounding these critically important parts of the Hebrew Testament:
November 3: Solomon’s Stuff
November 10: Breaking up the Party
November 17: Bad Ass Assyrians
November 24: Going to Iraq, whether we like it or not

Ongoing classes:

The Bible in Depth: Isaiah – facilitated by Doyle Nichols

This lively conversational study is reading through the literature of the Old Testament. All are invited to jump right in!

Young Adult Games & Conversation – facilitated by Brian & Ann

Out of high school and no idea what to do? Home on break? First job and lots of questions? Come join other post-high-school, college, & post-college young adults for a time of fellowship, conversation, and board games as we navigate the perils of being an adult!