The Bible, It's Complicated
Facilitators: Dr. Bess Worley & Ed Sadowski
Location: W-203 (Upstairs, West Wing)
The Bible for Normal People (B4NP) podcast. “What is the Bible and what can I do with it?” This is the driving question for Peter Enns and Jared Byas as they invite a variety of scholars to share their research and reflections on what the Bible is now and how they interact with this ancient text. Join us as we wrestle with a complicated text with insights from different perspectives to discover the relevance for our Beloved Community today. CLICK HERE for the Discussion Guide.
A People's History of Christianity
Facilitator: Rev. Seth Horrell
Location: W-108 (Downstairs, West Wing, at the end of the hall)
This book study follows Diana Butler Bass's, popular book A People's History of Christianity. From the publisher:
For too long, the history of Christianity has been told as the triumph of orthodox doctrine imposed through power. Now, historian Diana Butler Bass sheds new light on the surprising ways that many Christians have refused to conform to a rigid church hierarchy and sought to recapture the radical implications of Jesus's life and message.
What's the Deal with Diversity?
Facilitator: Rev. Daniel Willson
Location: W-105 (Downstairs, West Wing, 2nd Door on Left)
This class will be based on a collection of articles and videos that address issues like feminism, racism, homophobia and other matters that affect the church’s ability to embody God’s welcome.
May 21 – Introduction to the Book of the Twelve
May 28 - Hosea
June 4 - Joel
June 11 – Amos
June 18 – Obadiah
June 25 -Jonah
July 2 – Micah
July 9 – Nahum
July 16 – Habakkuk
July 23 – Zephaniah
July 30 – Issues in the Minor Prophets
(Guest Teacher, Dr. Robin McCall)
Aug 6 – Issues in the Minor Prophets
(Guest Teacher, Dr. Don Polaski)
Aug 13 – Haggai
Aug 20 – Zechariah
Aug 27 – Malachi
Sep 3 – Closing the Scroll