Past Adult Education Series

  • Study Series on the Reformation - Reformation Roots - (Fall 2016) +

    The Lutheran Church will be celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in October 2017.  To prepare for that celebration, our Sunday morning adult class will embark on a 8-session video series and discussion called, “Reformation Roots,” Oct. 9, 10 a.m. This series will offer details about the dramatic and turbulent times of the Reformation and describe how the Christian Church developed in to multiple denominations. We will be introduced to key characters and stories from that time that still impact us today.

     

  • Summer Bible Study - 1st Peter (Summer 2016) +

    Beginning July 10, 10:00 AM, we will prayerfully read through the book of 1st Peter in the New Testament.  Bring your Bibles and questions!!

     

  • 4 Part Series: Nativity/Christmas Story in Art - starts 11/29 +

    4 Part Series: Nativity/Christmas Story in Art - starts 11/29

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    Join us for an exciting 4 part series: "Nativity/Christmas Story in Art”

     Marty (art teacher and GA member) will offer an engaging and interactive look at St. Luke’s gospel describing the advent and birth of Jesus through icons and artwork.  Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13, 20 at 10 a.m. 

     

  • Sunday Morning Bible Study (the Iconography of the Crucifixion in paintings and sculpture) - 3/8 - 3/22 +

    Sunday Morning Bible Study (the Iconography of the Crucifixion in paintings and sculpture) - 3/8 - 3/22

     

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    2-PART ADULT ED. SERIES:

    • Part two: The Crucifixion in icons and artwork: Artists often illuminate and enrich our faith and understanding. Although influenced by tradition and cultural style, the artist can bring a personal interpretation to biblical and religious themes that provides insights for our minds and hearts. By studying the iconography of the Crucifixion in paintings and sculpture, and exploring the details, scenes, figures and depictions of Christ on the Cross, we seek to find a deeper personal involvement with Christ's passion and it's meaning. Led by GA member (and art teacher) Marty Merchant, we’ll meet Sunday mornings at 10:00 AM on Mar. 8, 15, 22.

     

    The coffee pot will be ready! Bring a friend!

  • Sunday Morning Bible Study (Lent Traditions) 2/8 - 2/22 +

     

    2-PART ADULT ED. SERIES:

    • Part one: Lent Traditions/Bible study: Let’s reflect on the traditions and scripture passages that make the Lenten Season a powerful gift for us. Bible readings, reflections, prayers and actions will help you and your family observe this remarkable time (Lent is 6 weeks leading up to Easter Sunday). Discussions will be led by Deacon Lulu Sunday mornings at 10 AM on Feb. 8, 15, 22.

     

    The coffee pot will be ready! Bring a friend!

  • Sunday Morning Bible Study (Book of Job) +

     

    “Why do the innocent suffer?” 

    “Where is God in my suffering?” 

    “What kind of world is this?” 

    Join us for an ongoing study/reflection on the book of Job.  Each week we go deep in conversation about human suffering and God’s presence in our suffering.  We are using a study guide written by R. Paul Stevens : “Job: Wrestling with God.”  Bring your Bible and your questions!  Hot coffee available.

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New Quarterly Devotions Are Available

The next edition of the daily devotional: “The Word and Season” can be found in the back of the church. Please take two and give one to a friend who has no church home.

New Offering Envelopes

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Collecting Food for the Hungry and Homeless

As the weather begins to change, life for those who are hungry and homeless becomes even more difficult. Please bring non-perishable food items and place them in the baskets at the sanctuary entrance. The food we collect will be taken to the food pantry at Trinity Lutheran Church, Lower Eastside.

 

Healing Services

We offer brief healing services on the 1st and 3rd Sundays each month. These are powerful times of anointing and prayer. They are held in the sanctuary after the 11 AM service.

Daily Bible Verse

  • Matthew 5:38-42

    ​"You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.' But I say to you, Do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other also; and if anyone wants to sue you and take your coat, give your cloak as well; and if anyone forces you to go one mile, go also the second mile. Give to everyone who begs from you, and do not refuse anyone who wants to borrow from you.

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