Short Term Series

Bible 101 Class

September 15 and 22 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Jubilee Hall
Led by Rev. Sarah Johnson and Rev. Caroline Braskamp

Think that the Bible is important but not sure where to start? This study is for you! In this two week class we will explore the basics of the Old and New Testaments.

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Senior Sessions: Medicare Update, Care for the Caregivers, Essential Life Plans

Wednesday, October 2 | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Senior Source is providing 3 valuable workshops and Petaluma is providing lunch for $10, payable at the door. Registration in advance is required before September 29th.              

                9:15 am – Registration and Coffee

                9:30-10:15 – Workshop: Medicare Updates and General Information

                10:15-10:30 – Break

                10:30-11:15 – Workshop: Care for the Care Giver

                11:15-11:30 Break

                11:30-12:30 Lunch

                12:45-1:30 – Workshop:  Essential Life Plans

                1:30-2:00 – Closing

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families and sabbath Led by Kathleen Fischer

Sunday, October 6 | 9:30 a.m. | Jubilee Hall

In the flurry of what’s urgent and what’s important, all too often we lose sight of what’s required for a well-lived life. This presentation considers “sabbath” from the perspective of setting aside time for reflection, for mindfulness, for doing good, for healing, for savoring. We consider sabbath habits and sabbath moments. . . practices small enough but significant enough to offer relaxation and delight.

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Theology 101: Intro to Theology for Living and Leading

Sundays, October 6-27, 9:30 a.m. | Downstairs Conference Room | Led by Rev. Sarah Johnson and Marty Loman

Curious about some of the basics of Christian theology? This class will cover four essential doctrines of the Christian faith, in order that we might be followers of Christ in everyday living.  *Limited to 12 participants. Weekly required reading and full participation in class 

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Racial Justice and Equity Pilgrimage Information Meeting

Sunday, October 20 | noon | Jubilee Hall

This spring, we will embark on a racial justice pilgrimage from Dallas to the deep South to meet people, hear stories, and visit landmarks in the history of slavery, reconstruction, Jim Crow, and civil rights.  Travel Dates February 16-23, 2020.



CRISIS OF CONFIDENCE

November 3, 9:30 a.m. | Jubilee Hall

Parents often wonder what it takes to raise a healthy, confident, responsible, independent child. With plenty of distractions which seem urgent and important, it’s easy to get swept off-course. This presentation considers: Why do perfectly great kids struggle with self-confidence? What are the elements which constitute confidence? Why is it critical for their development that we EXPECT them to grow? How can we promote our kids thinking things through and successfully solving their own problems?



Christian Teaching and Stories of Migration from the Border

Sunday, November 10 | Noon | Jubilee Hall

Rev Dr. Gregory Cuellar, Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Austin Presbyterian Theology Seminary
Dr. Cuellar will share his experiences with children on the border and the connections between migrants and asylum seekers and the promises of Scripture. Lunch/$10

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Climate Change and Faith

Sundays, November 17 and 24 | noon | Jubilee Hall

Dr. Robert Haley, epidemiologist at UT Southwestern will speak in this two-part series about scientific evidence and biblical connections around climate change. Lunch/$10

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