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Adult Education and Fellowship

Sandwich and Scripture:
Wednesdays, 11:30 am-1:00 pm

Bring your lunch and discuss the upcoming Bible text for next week's sermon in order to know more about their historical settings as well as their meaning for our lives. Coffee is provided. 

Deeper Things (Fall 2017)

Welcome to the Autumn session of “Deeper Things!” The purpose of this group/undertaking/project or whatever you want to call it is to explore a book of profundity, a tome of grand ideas, a stirring theological treatise together and then gather from time to time to talk about what we are thinking about. We are reading Faith in the Face of Empire: The Bible Through Palestinian Eyes by Mitri Raheb. We are reading this together to hear a voice from the worldwide Lutheran communion, as an honoring of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. We are also encountering this book so as to come alongside of our Young Adult in Global Mission, Lars Anderson, learning a bit more about the context in which he will be serving. I think it will be a fruitful exploration of the experience of Palestinian people, as well as an insight into the lives of our global partners in ministry. We will seek to gather together every two weeks or so to discuss what we have been thinking about. I am looking forward to this journey with you! 

Week 1: September 24-30:  Introduction and Chapter -- History and The Biblical Story (p. 1-21)
Week 2: October 1-7: Chapters 2 and 3—A Prelude to a Palestinian Narrative and The         Geo-Politics of the Middle East (p. 22-47) Meet this week
Week 3: October 8-14: Chapters 4 and 5—Palestine and The Empire (p. 49-66)
Week 4: October 15-21:Chapters 6 and 7—The People of Palestine and God (p. 67-92) Meet this week
Week 5: October 22-28: Chapters 8 and 9 and the Epilogue—Jesus and The Spirit and the   Epilogue 9 (p. 93-130) Meet this week

“Non-violent  and creative resistance, liberty and freedom, equality for women, and a culture of an abundant life are important ingredients for the future of Palestine and the Middle East.”
“Can we imagine another Middle East? Can there be a different future? These are important questions in the Bible, as well as in the context of the current Arab Spring. Prophetic       imagination helps us see beyond the current realities, and Christian hope empowers us to move to put a new vision into action.”  Taken from the Forward

Prayer Ministry Team

A prayer chain prays regularly for members and special requests.  Please contact the church office if you have a prayer request.  You don't have to identify the specific subject; you may just ask for prayer, etc.  If you prefer, you may simply give first names or initials.  All prayers are confidential.

Lay Ministry Team

Lay ministers meet monthly for conversation, study and prayer. 

Bridges to Christ - Women's Service and Fellowship Group

Fellowship and service among Lutheran women meets first Monday night, 6:45 p.m. monthly throughout the school year.

Last Updated:  May, 2017     Limitations & Policy