New Adult Studies Begin! Wednesday Night Alive and programs resumed on August 27, which means new opportunities to join a Bible Study, Pastor's Series, or other program. For more information about any of these events, contact Bea Miller.
Pastor's Series. John Lown, retired PCUSA pastor, will kick off the Pastor's Series on August 27 with a review of actions taken at this year's General Assembly. The Pastor's Series will meet in the Parlor at 6 p.m.
Financial Peace University. Join us for an 11-week journey toward financial freedom. The class will be taught by Windy and Jason Taylor, and will open on August 27 with a discussion in Room 210 at 6 p.m. We will begin watching the DVDs on September 3. Cost of materials is $93. To register online, click here.
Disciple 1. This gateway to all Disciple Bible Studies meets on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Room 110. Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study is a 35-week overview of the whole Bible focusing on understanding our lives biblically as we respond to God's invitation to become committed disciples. Intructors will be Roy & Elaine Youngblood and Mike & Lynn Metz.
Disciple 2 meets on Tuesdays, with morning OR evening classes. Into the Word, Into the World is a 33-week study including Genesis, Exodus, Luke and Acts that focuses on growing our understanding of purpose and ministry. Disciple I is a prerequisite. Instructor is Bea Miller. Meets in the Small Conference Room, 10 a.m.-noon OR 6-8 p.m.
Disciple 3 is on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in the Small Conference Room. Remembering Who You Are is a 33-week study of the Prophets and the letters of Paul that focuses on finding our voice, calling ourselves and those around us into faithful community. Disciple 1 is a prerequisite. This class will be team-led. Coordinator is Laurie Haston.
Disciple Study of Genesis is an 11-week study. No prerequisite, just come and try it out beginning Wednesday, August 27, 10 a.m. - noon, in Room 110. Instructors are Trinity Whitley and Bea Miller.
Sojourners Bible Study begins Tuesday, September 9 in Room 110, 7-9 p.m. Under the leadership of Gary Griffin, this is an in-depth study of the Gospel of John, followed by the letters of John, using the book by John Stott.
Grief Support Group begins Tuesday, October 28, in the Library, 6-7:30 p.m., led by Duff Maki. This is an 8-week group that will complete the week before Christmas.
It's Softball Season and Faith's coed softball team invites you to come cheer the team on to victory. You can access for fall schedule here. Go Team!
First Fridays at Faith -- Taize. "Peaceful" is the most commonly used word to describe this service of song, scripture, prayer, and silence. Join us on Friday, September 5, at 5:30 p.m., for this time of focus on God where we experience a sense of enjoyment and pleasure in God's presence.
Presbyterian Women's Luncheon. Sunday, September 7, 12:15, Fellowship Hall. Please RSVP to Allison Van Iddekinge, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congregational Meeting. There will be a brief congregational meeting after worship on Sunday, September 21, in the sanctuary, for the purpose of dissolving Faith's pastoral relationship with Tom Borland effective November 1. We need a quorum to conduct business, so thank you for planning to stay for this very short meeting.
Blood Drive. Faith is having a blood drive for OneBlood on Sunday, September 28, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the church parking lot. Our goal is 15 donors. We can do it! You can make an appointment on the OneBlood website at www.oneblood.org (search for sponsor: Faith Presbyterian Church when choosing a donation location). The website also has information about frequently asked questions and donor basics. Please contact Ken Bowman, 491-1477, if you have questions or need assistance. Thank you in advance for helping us save up to 3 lives!
New Member Class. Interested in finding out more about Faith Presbyterian Church or becoming a member? The next New Member Class will be Tuesday, October 7, 6 p.m., in the Parlor. A light dinner will be provided and childcare is available upon request. While attendance at the class does not commit one to becoming a member, attendance is required for membership. To reserve your spot, please email Cheri, email@example.com, and let us know if you need childcare.