Winter Church School

Church School will be on regular schedule December 2, 9, 16, and will take a break December 23, 30.

On Sunday, January 6, all members and visitors are invited to the Church School Brunch at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  We will enjoy bagels, donuts, fruit, juice, coffee, milk, tea, and hot chocolate all provided by the Christian Education Committee.  Following brunch, children and youth will go to their classes.  Adults will remain to hear about the classes being offered.

The Parenting and Faith & Movie classes will continue.  New classes are:

Faith Disagreement: Wrestling with Scripture in the Midst of Church Conflict Pastor Tamminga, Brittany Harvey, and Jen Rowe will lead discussions as the class reads through this book.  The author, The Rev. Dr. Frances Taylor Gench who teaches at Union Presbyterian Seminary, will be here on January 13 to introduce the book.

Two Being Reformed Faith Seeking Understanding Courses – January 13 thru February 17 or 24: The Prophets Still Speak will take a look at the prophecies of Amos & Micah, Isaiah of Jerusalem, “Second” Isaiah, “Third” Isaiah, Hosea, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Jonah.  Don Newlin will teach this class.  April 21-May 26: The Church and Social Issues will take participants on a journey looking at the role church plays in our everyday lives and how the church impacts issues today.  Lewis Lowery will lead this course.

During the Lenten season, a new Church in the Public Square course called Who is My Neighbor? – Immigration & Refugee Issues will meet on March 17, 24, 31, and April 7, 14.  Plans are still in progress on this course.  We will have guest speakers from the both the PC (USA) Office of Public   Witness in Washington, DC and the PC (USA) Office at the United Nations.