bible Studies

tuesdays

uninvited by lysa terKeurst  
A study for mothers of school-age children.  Feel free to bring your lunch
Sept., 12 - Oct. 24, 2017 (7 sessions)    11:30 am -12:30 pm    $15    RM  201    Led by Jennifer Heebe
God wants us to live loved when we feel left out, lonely, and less than.  This study will take you on a visual journey in the Holy Land to some of the places where people of the Bible such as Hannah, David, and even Jesus lived and walked.   

WEDNESDAYs 

come join us for a brief service of prayer and healing with communion 
1st Wednesday of the month     On-going     6:00-6:30 pm     Parlor     Led by Rev. Nancy Feild 
BOOK OF EPHESIANS 
July 5th, 19th, 26th & Aug. 2nd    9:30 - 11:00 am    RM 206   Led by MaryKay Beck 
A disciples's path 
August 16 - September 20, 2017 (6 sessions)   6:30 - 7:30 pm   $16   RM 209   Led by Dr. Jonathan Beck 
Deepening Your Relationship with Christ and the Church.  Learn and practice 7 spiritual disciplines: Prayer, Scripture Meditation, Corporate Worship, Small-group Community, Financial Generosity, Gifts-based Service, and Invitational Evangelism.  
PROVERBS, ECCLESIASTES, SONG OF SOLOMON 
July 5 - August 9, 2017    9:30-10:30 am    $16    RM  201    Led by Rev. Janet Davis 
In conjunction with the Sunday morning sermon series on Proverbs, we will focus on touchstone 
Scriptures that reveal the essence of wisdom as found in these books.  How do we apply this timeless wisdom to our lives today?  Registration required... 
Munholland Men's Mentor Group
June 21st    6:30 am - 7:30 am at the French Press Coffee House, 4205 Airline Hwy, $10   Books provided at the meeting.  Led by Businessmen - Steve Barone, Glen Armantrout, and Jeff Pellegrin. 
Are you trying to connect Sunday faith to Monday work?  Do you feel pulled in many directions by career, family, and church?  Then join us as we read "Lead Like Jesus" by business guru, Ken Blanchard, author of "The One Minute Manager" and "Leading at a Higher Level". 
"Invitation to john"  (A Disciple Bible Study) 
Now through August 23rd     6:30 pm       $16     Rm 201     Led by Rev. AnnaKate
The invitation from Christ is "Come and see, Follow me".  Experience the magnificent passages in John including the "I am" statements (I am the truth, the life and the way, I am the living water ) and more. Revisit stories told only in John's gospel including Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene and the raising of Lazarus.  
BIBLE AND BREWS 
September 13th  (on-going)  6:00 pm   Winston's Pub & Patio, 531 Metairie Road    Led by Rev. AnnaKate
Rev. AnnaKate invites you to join her for a discussion of: Scripture, Church, and Current events.

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LECTIONARY BIBLE STUDY
Continues all Year - joins at anytime       10:00-11:30 am       Rm 201        led by Rev. Nancy Feild 
 Remember to bring your Bible as we review the Scriptures...
fully awake & truly alive  
September 7 - November 9, 2017 (10 sessions)    9:30-11:00 am    $18     Rm 211       Led by Linda Hall
Spiritual practices to nurture your soul.  Join Linda Hall as she presents Rev. Jane Vennard's insights from various religious traditions, and provides step-by-step exercises and meditations to practice:  Caring for the body, Rest, Silence, Solitude, Letting go, Community, Hospitality, Service and Living gratefully.

                                                                                SATURDAYS 

CENTERING PRAYER - ALL ARE WELCOME
11:00 am       RM 201       Facilitated by:  Rev. Nancy Feild       PLEASE BRING A BROWN BAG LUNCH
You are invited to join us for a time of prayer followed by reflection on scripture and fellowship.
 
SUNDAYs
"two dogs and a parrot: What our animal friends teach us about life"
Continues June 11th - August 27th)  4:30-6:00 pm    RM    3rd Floor       
Led by  Rev. Janet Davis 
This acclaimed book by Sr. Joan Chittister, a well-known author, lecturer, and social justice advocate, is a delightful series of thought-provoking reflections about sharing life with an animal companion.  She reflects deeply upon what she has learned about herself, God, and the creation through her relationships with a variety of pets.  Whether or not you own a pet, the spirituality of this book will challenge you to look at human/animal relationships, and what it means to be fully human, in new ways.  

REGGIE SANDERS BIBLE STUDY GROUP: GENESIS immersion bible studies
Sept. 10 - Oct., 29, 2017  (8 sessions)   4:30-5:30 pm    RM    211     $12   Led by Caroline Sanders
How can something be created from nothing?  How does Genesis relate to the New Testament and our Christian Faith?  Seminary professor and pastor, J. Ellsworth Kalas invites learners to see the wonder and joy of God's unfolding story beginning with creation and continuing as God speak to us through Scripture.

dancing standing still:  healing the world from a place of prayer 
Sept., 10th - Oct. 29th, 2017  (8 sessions)   4:30-6:00 pm     3rd Floor    $15   Led by Rev. Janet Davis 
Richard Rohr offers a critique of religion as a system that often creates and alternative pious world without really challenging oppression, materialism, and sectarianism in our modern world.  

CENTERING PRAYER - and Healing 
12:00 pm-1:00 pm       RM 201      Facilitated by: Rev. William Thiele
You are invited to a time of silent prayer...