Liturgy of the Ordinary
In the overlooked moments and routines of our day, we can become aware of God’s presence in surprising ways. How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the ordinary in the sacred? Framed around one ordinary day, this book explores daily life through the lens of liturgy, small practices, and habits that form us. This class is based on the book Liturgy of the Ordinary by Tish Harrison Warren. The cost of the book is $12. The class will meet in Room A and be facilitated by Jerry Isler and Nancy Kuenn.
Four Pillars of a Man’s Heart
Stu Weber leads readers in an expanded, in-depth biblical exploration of what it means to be a king, warrior, mentor, and friend. Addressing key circumstances faced by men of all ages and backgrounds, Four Pillars of a Man’s Heart focuses on areas of struggle and opportunity faced by husbands, fathers, and single men of all ages and backgrounds. This class is based on the book Four Pillars of a Man’s Heart by Stu Webber. The cost of the book is $12. The class will meet in the Room For One More and be facilitated by John Arnold and Bob Mallow.
Pilgrimage into the Last Third of Life
Do you dread growing old? The last third of life doesn’t have to be feared. This season of life can be meaningful, endurable, and even joyful. This book is about approaching the Last Third as a pilgrimage, a journey full of purpose, ripe with opportunities for spiritual growth. This class is based on the book Pilgrimage into the Last Third of Life by Jane Thibault and Richard Morgan. The cost of the book is $12. The class will meet in the Miller Room and be facilitated by Chris McCarraher, Deb Rillos and Fred Sower.
Called “minor” only because they are shorter than Paul’s epistles, these letters are filled with rich theology and spiritual insights. This class will cover the books of James; 1 & 2 Peter; 1, 2 &3 John and Jude. This class will highlight the historical and cultural context of these books, and help apply the truths of these letters into our lives today. There is no cost for this class. The class will meet in Room C and be facilitated by Don Treasure and Jaki Treasure Berger.
The youth will be studying the Book of John. The Gospel of John may be the most deeply spiritual of the four gospels. This writing is filled with rich images and profound truths, but John notes that his aim in writing the gospel is that readers will not only believe in Jesus Christ, but that they may have life in his name. The youth will meet in the Youth Room and class will be facilitated by Jason Blaine and Andrew Osten.
The children’s class will be following the Easter story by looking at Jesus life after the resurrection and how the disciples carried Jesus’ message to the world. This curriculum is designed to introduce children to spiritual formation in a way that engages their curiosity and desire for connection with others. The childrens’ class will meet in the Children’s Wing and will be facitilitated by Monique Loseke, Andy Quiniones, Debbie Thompson and Lindsey Zahrte.
So, please pick a class and plan to join us!