A variety of adult faith formation opportunities are available during the week both evening and daytime, women’s, coed, and men’s small groups. Topics change regularly.
The Journey: *NEW* Daytime Adult Bible Study
10:00 AM Monday Mornings Room 206 beginning January 8
Through this Bible study, we hope to grow in deeper understanding of who God is and what we are called to do in the world. We’ll kick off by diving immediately into the Gospel of Mark, exploring the historical context in which this Gospel was written and what it meant for those who read it.
Wednesday Night Adult Bible Study
Beginning January 10 | 7:00 pm | Room 206
Prayer A.C.T.S.: Orienting Towards God
Why do we pray? What do our prayers mean? How should I pray? Come seek conversation with God through biblical prayers, learn about prayers of Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving and Supplication, and increase confidence for your personal prayer life.
Wednesdays February 21-March 21 | 7:30 pm | Room 206
Pillars of Faith
What practices shape our faith lives? How do those practices compare to the pillars of faith our Muslim friends adhere to? This Lenten Season come discover how the Islamic Pillars of Faith: Prayer, Confession, Giving, Fasting and Pilgrimaging mirror spiritual practices in our own Christian Journey.
Women’s Book Study Series: Church of the Small Things
6:45 pm Mondays beginning January 22 | Room 206
This six-session video Bible study with bestselling author and popular blogger Melanie Shankle speaks directly to the heart of women of all ages who are longing to find significance and meaning in the normal, everyday world. Come learn how to embrace what it means to live an abundant and incredibly meaningful life finding beauty and laughter in the small things.
Grace Bible Study
10:00 am on the 2nd Thursday each month | Room 206
Joy Bible Study
7:00 pm on the 3rd Tuesday each month | Room 206
These women’s groups use study materials from the Lutheran women’s magazine, Gather. Come and share conversation and fellowship around a variety of women’s issues.
This group studies many of our favorite parables and scripture in a way that prepares participants to tell the stories “by heart” during worship and other group settings.
Financial Peace University (Returns to Abiding Presence for spring 2018)
3:00 pm Sunday afternoons January 21 – March 25
Do you know where all of your money goes each month? What if you were making wise spending decisions, could become debt-free and start investing and giving? With Dave Ramsey’s class, Financial Peace University, you CAN take control of your money and start planning for your future. If you’re interested in learning more about the class, contact Chip Wilson. Back by popular demand, we’re offering it at Abiding Presence January 21 through March 25.