14 items tagged "adult education"

  • Diakonia @ GA

    From the moment of our baptisms, God guides us in a life-long journey of growing in faith and in service to others.  This congregation is one of a number of sites which hosts a remarkable 2-year discipleship development program called diakonia.  Click to learn more.

  • Oikos - Monthly Discussion Group - 2/16

    Many of us have questions and issues about God’s presence in daily life, in our personal lives, and in the world.  Join us for an informal discussion-dialogue about faith issues on Feb. 16th.  “Oikos” is the Greek word for “household.”  The early church used to meet in people’s homes.  This first meeting...

  • Study Series on The Sacraments (Summer 2017)

    Our Sunday morning adult group is digging into each part of Luther's Small Catechism. We are currently working on the Sacraments.

  • Study Series on The Lord's Prayer (Early Spring 2017)

    Our Sunday morning adult group is digging into each part of Luther's Small Catechism.  We are currently working on the Lord's Prayer.

  • Study Series on The Apostles Creed (Winter 2017)

    Our Sunday morning adult group is digging into each part of Luther's Small Catechism.  We are currently working on the Apostles Creed.

  • Study Series on The Reformation - The 10 Commandments (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 group will continue study of the Reformation. 

  • 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,” 

  • 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

    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

    Join us for study of the iconography of the Crucifixion in paintings and sculpture. 

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

    Lent Traditions/Bible study: Let’s reflect on the traditions and scripture passages that make the Lenten Season a powerful gift for us.

  • Sunday Morning Bible Study (Book of Job)

    Join us for an ongoing study/reflection on the book of Job.

  • Diakonia at GA

    Please consider enrolling in a very powerful, faith strengthening, life changing experience.  

    Diakonia is a spiritual formation and theological education program for adults.  Created by former Bishop Bouman in the Metro NY Synod, this program has been serving the New York region for 30+ years, helping lay members of churches grow in their faith, sharpen their skills for service and deepen one's sense of purpose/connection with God and the church.

    The program is a weekly in-depth evening spiritual formation (two year course of study).

    If you have questions, Deacon Lulu and Pastor Chris would be pleased to talk with you.

     Diakonia at GA InformationDiakonia at GA Information (PDF)    Diakonia at GA - ApplicationDiakonia at GA - Application (PDF)
  • Adult Education

    • Diakonia - please see the article below.
    • New Member Classes
    • Preparation for Baptism
    • Preparation for Marriage
    • Retreats
    • Guest Lectures

    For examples of past adult education series are here.

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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.

 

 

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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

  • Acts4:8-13

    ​There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among mortals by which we must be saved."

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