Christian Formation

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Multi-Age Class for Children and Parents

What’s happening for youngsters and families? If you have a child three to eleven years of age old we have a faith formation opportunity for you each Sunday, 9:00, in the Great Room of the Education Wing.  It’s about young people together with their families. It’s a chance to share faith, learn about God, and to meet other families in the church.  We'll use stories, drama, music, and arts to engage the Bible.

 


 

"Let all God's children come..."

If you have  questions and more, join one of the faith discussion groups. If you want your children to learn to love the stories of faith, bring them to to the Faith Five gatherings.  The  study of scripture will be the focus of this year’s Christian Formation offerings.  From the youngest to the oldest we will immerse ourselves in learning more about the all time best selling book, the Bible.  

Luther Forum in the Great Room of the Campus Center

This adult group meets in the campus center.  The first module of the year will be Reformation Roots, a DVD course which explores how the Reformation came to be, why it mattered, how the issues raised 500 years ago continue to be relevant today.  We will also look at how the Reformation expanded beyond Germany and spawned many of the modern Protestant denominations.

Fellowship Hall on Sunday

Drawing on the 400th anniversary of the Reformation, the Fellowship Class is using Dr. Phillip Cary’s video series on Luther: Gospel, Law, and Reformation. The various sections can be viewed independently so if you have an interest in The Meaning of the Sacrements or Luther and the Bible or even Luther and Modernity stop by during the Sunday School hour. Bring a cup of coffee and join the discussion at 9:45.

High School Class 

All middle and high school students meet in the Youth Room at the top of the Narthex stairs.  Ann Hess convenes the group.  Discussion starters and prompts  come from Faith Lens, which uses biblical materials, current events, and conversation to discuss issues of faith and daily life.   9:00-9:45 each Sunday.  You will want to get out of bed for this! 

Confirmation

Confirmation students will be engaged in a joint program with other Lutheran congregations in our area.  The program includes some online study, joint mini-retreats with students from other congregations, some mid-week sessions, and campfirmation

Wednesday Morning Exercise Group

We have a group of senior adults which meets in the Fellowship Hall each Wednesday morning,10:30 a.m., to exercise. The group uses instructional DVDs which featuring exercises done in a chair.  A few exercises involve using light weights and/or stretch bands.  The group exercises using Pilates, aerobics, tai chi, balance, strengthening, yoga, and chair dance. This is a great opportunity for those who find exercising alone difficult.  The fellowship, combined with getting healthy, adds motivation. 

Thursday Faith Discussion Group

This group meets each week at 10:00  in the Conference Room of the Parish Life Center (entrance marked by an awning which says "offices"). The present focus of study is a Great Courses unit, The Apocalypse:  Controversies and Meaning in Western History.

Wednesday Morning Men's Bible Study

Each week men are invited to gather at 7:30 am in the campus center for a time of fellowship, prayer, mutual support, study focused on the gospel lesson for the coming Sunday.

 


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