Time & Locations

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE CLASSES & SERVICE

A wide variety of classes meet each week to welcome and nurture adults in their faith journey.  Classes differ in size, format, and focus.  Offerings may include textual, topical, ministry specific, or special needs studies.  Some are age-specific while others are inter-generational. Many are on-ongoing throughout the year while special series are also provided.

 

WEEK AND EVENING BIBLE CLASSES & SERVICE

Daytime and evening classes meet for study and discussion throughout the year.  A wide variety of opportunities are available for men and women as well as general adult groups.  Wednesday evenings offer several choices including "Peak of the Week," short term presentations that inspire and inform.

Recent Message

Rev. Mirjam Welsch

This morning Rev. Welsch is going to speak to us on some selected verses from chapter two of the book of First John. Last week we set the stage by saying that this book was written to "reaffirm the beliefs of the community during a time of spiritual upheaval or confusion," which is a feeling we understand today. The author we call John uses themes that are familiar to us from the Gospel of John; themes of word and light and love and truth. There are also strong statements in here about sin, meant to correct the false teaching of some people who were trying to lead the community astray. John's goal is to build up the community, to make it loving and healthy, and our reading this morning is a direct continuation from last week, when we talked about the freedom that follows confession. So before I read this morning's text, hear again these few verses from the end of chapter 1: