We further Christian formation through our many programs for adults. We carry forth our learning into the world through our actions and relationships with others.
The Adult Forum and Family Faith Programs on Sunday mornings are offered throughout the program year, September-May from 9:15 am until 10:15 am. The Adult Bible Study is offered on Sunday mornings from 9:15 until 10:15 all year.
The Sunday Forum meets in the Fellowship Hall in the Hayden Building, lower floor. Topics for discussion range from ancient history to current events.
The Adult Bible Study group welcomes everyone to participate in learning more about the books of the Bible. The group meets in the Graebner Room in the Ruffin House.
Education for Ministry (EfM)
6:30 p.m. Monday evenings (September-June); The Rev. Hugh Tilson, Mentor
A four-year course of study and reflection for lay people, to deepen their engagement with core theological subjects and to strengthen their sense of ministry in daily life. Classes begin in September. Registration required.
Adult Inquirer Classes: Generally held in the Fall
The Adult Inquirers Cass meets for a number of Sundays to discuss a deeper understanding of the Christian faith, the history and structure of the Episcopal Church, and the Book of Common Prayer. Newcomers are especially invited, and anyone interested in the topics is welcome. Participants have the opportunity to be confirmed or received, or to renew their baptismal vows, at the Bishop’s Visitation usually in November.
Racial Justice and Reconciliation Book Discussions
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.; Jane Clunie, RJR Committee Chair
The Racial Justice and Reconciliation Task Force (RJR) hosts a series of book discussions during the program year focusing on African American authors. Book discussions have been held on: “Kindred” by Octavia Butler, “Proud Shoes” by Pauli Murray, and “The Fire Next Time” by James Baldwin.