Christian Education & Discipleship

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Christian Education & Discipleship

Lenten Bible Study: The Gospel of Mark
Starting Wednesday, February 24 from 10:30-11:45AM will be a study of Mark’s Gospel on Zoom. Video lessons by Francis Chan will be accompanied by a handout with questions for discussion. Charles Swindoll described this gospel, “Mark reveals Jesus as God’s Servant and filled his gos...

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Men's Breakfast, March 13
The Power of Jesus’ Names: Alpha and Omega by Tony Evans Our concluding session focuses on Jesus as the Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, and everything in between. In Jesus, our spiritual life starts and ends. He guides us from spiritual infancy to a mature and fulfilling Chri...

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Men's Breakfast, February 6
Men’s Breakfast January 9, 8:00-9:00am The Power of Jesus' Names: Savior and Messiah by Tony Evans The entire Old Testament was written in anticipation of the coming of the Messiah (in Greek, “Christ”). The Messianic Hope was that this one sent from God would defeat Satan a...

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Connect Groups
Winter Connect Groups are here! Starting the third week of January connect with people and God through Connect Groups. Each group will run for 6 weeks. For more information contact the facilitator or firstpresby@firstpresby.net Join today the group that fits best for you! The Book of Phili...

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Men's Breakfast, December 5
Men’s Breakfast December 5 8:00-9:00am via Zoom We continue our study of The Power of Jesus’ Names focusing on the names Priest and Lamb. The role of the Priest in the Old Testament was to help the people by carrying out sacrifices for sin. The blood of an unblemi...

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Advent Bible Study
Advent Bible Study, Dec. 2, 9 & 16 at 10:30-11:45 am via Zoom. This Bible study is designed to help us focus on the real meaning of Christmas – the incarnation of God himself in Jesus Christ – and what we can learn about discipleship from the principal characters in this drama. We...

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Men's Breakfast, November 7
Men's Monthly Breakfast continues November 7 from 8:00–9:00 a.m. The video series is called The Power of Jesus’ Names by Tony Evans. In this series, Dr. Tony Evans journeys around the stomping grounds of Jesus in the land of Israel and presents a complete picture of the Incarnate God...

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The Book of James Bible Study
A new Bible Study will focus on the Book of James starting Wednesday, October 14 through November 25 from 10:30–11:45AM and led by Peter Mitchell. We will use a combination of Zoom and telephone with study guides sent to participants before each session. Theologian Chuck Swindoll wrote, "...

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Men's Breakfast, October 17
Men's Monthly Breakfast restarts Saturday, October 17 from 8:00–9:00 a.m. via Zoom. The video series is called The Power of Jesus’ Names by Tony Evans. In this series, Dr. Tony Evans journeys around the stomping grounds of Jesus in the land of Israel and presents a complete pictu...

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Wednesday Bible Study - One (The Woodlawn Study)
Wednesdays online Join our Zoom Meeting at 10:30 am here Join our Zoom Meeting at 7:00 pm here In 1973, Birmingham, AL was torn by racism and hate. God worked through the Woodlawn High School football team to unite the city and ignite a spiritual awakening. This revival was nothing short of mir...

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Storytime with Anna - June 24
Storytime with Anna Next storytime: June 24 Every other Wednesday at 3pm Join Anna Fedoryk for virtual storytime today at 3pm! We will read 2 books together, feel free to come for the entire time, or just stop by or have it on in the background. Look for more information and the zoom login ad...

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Virtual Game Night - June 26
Our Next Meeting - June 19, 2020 | 7:00-8:00 pm Join our Zoom Meeting here Join us EVERY OTHER FRIDAY from 7pm-8pm for a virtual game night on Zoom hosted by Anna Fedoryk!  We will be playing family friendly games for kids AND adults. Come for the whole time or just ...

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The Reason For God - Online Study
Upcoming meeting dates: June 8, 15, 22, & 29 | 4:00-5:00 pm Join our Zoom Meeting here This six-session small group Bible study captures live and unscripted conversations between Rev. Keller and a group of people to address their doubts and objections to Christianity. Using literature, philo...

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Men's Breakfast - June 6
Our Next Meeting - June 6, 2020 | 9:00-10:00 am Join our Zoom Meeting here Very rarely in the Bible does God command someone to “stay.” He opens a door, and then he invites us to walk through it—into the unknown. And how we choose to respond will ultimately determine...

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Reading the New Testament in 91 Days
As we begin a New Year we sometimes make resolutions to become better people, eat more healthy, lose weight, etc. Another resolution is to read through the New Testament in 91 days. As a community of faith we would all be reading the same scriptures, and we are doing it in support of the Pastor Nomi...

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Join Peter Mitchell for Sunday morning Bible Study delving into The Parables. The class will meet Sundays from 9:00 to 9:45 am in the Parlor from September 15 through October 27.  The Parables are authentic words of Jesus, using everyday events to highlight deep spiritual truths. He incorpor...

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Please join Tom for 'The Book of Ephesians' Bible Study beginning Wednesday September 25 thrrough November 20. The morning study will be held in the Parlor from 10:30 to12:00 and the evening study will be held in the Parlor from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.   Has it ever dawned on you ...

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Tom Groome will lead an ongoing discussion on 'What it means to be Presbyterian' each Sunday in October. Please join Tom for this four part series in the Munich room from 5:30-7:00 pm on October 6, 13, 20, and 27. The roots of Presbyterianism are scriptural. The name c...

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The Men's Breakfast meets monthly on Saturday mornings in the Munich Room from 8:00-9:30 am. Join Erik Lindemann, Tom Groome, and Peter Mitchell for interesting discussion and delicious food. All men of the church and friends are welcome. Walking With God in the Desert: Experiencin...

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GriefShare

Posted on February 19, 2019 in: Christian Education & Discipleship

A new GriefShare 13 week session will run on Tuesdays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. starting  March 26 and will end on June 13. For more information on GriefShare or to register online, please click here. There is a $15 fee which includes a workbook; however scholarships are available.   ...

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Join Tom Groome and Erik Lindemann during the season of Lent for Wednesday Bible Study. The Lectionary passages that will be used for Sunday worship will be explored in depth. A Wednesday morning study at 10:30 a.m. will be offered along with Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. Both studies will meet in ...

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Let's go! Come along on a 5-week journey of understanding Scripture in the light of the historical-cultural context in which God placed it.  We'll go to the desert of the Dead Sea Scrolls to meet the Essenes, examine how Jesus was tempted, follow John the Baptist's mission, go throu...

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Wednesday Bible Study continues this Wednesday with the Book by Book study on the Book of John. This Gospel will expand our view of Jesus, showing us again and again that He is the eternal Son of the Father, the divine Mediator over the whole creation, the LORD of the New Creation. Wednesday Morning...

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September 14 -16 Grab the girls and spend a weekend away, resting, and finding new strength at Berea’s Women’s Retreat. The schedule for the retreat is planned deliberately to give you a chance to grow and to be refreshed, to use the time in the unique way that you would most enjoy...

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Summer Vacation Bible School Save the Date for this summer’s exciting new VBS program: Shipwrecked  Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth to be held Monday, August 13 –17 with the closing ceremony on Sunday, August 19 during the worship service. Venture onto an uncharted island...

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There are two Wednesday Bible Study currently in progress; one from 10:30 to noon, and an evening study from 7 - 8:30 p.m. both in the church parlor.  These studies will continue through March 14.

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Once a month, men from First Presbyterian gather together on a Saturday morning from 8:00-9:30am to join in fellowship, food, biblical study, and discussion.  The next Men’s Breakfast will meet on March 17 from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. in the Munich Room. We will continue our examinatio...

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GriefShare

Posted on October 08, 2017 in: Christian Education & Discipleship

The first session of GriefShare was Wednesday, September 13. However, GriefShare is an ‘open’ program.  Others can join the group at any time.  Walk-ins are always welcome. The evening begins at 6:45 pm especially for those who need to register. There is a $15 fee ...

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The next Men’s Breakfast will be Saturday, October 21 from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. The study of Ray Vanderlaan’s “Walk Like Jesus Walked” will conclude. All men of the church and friends are welcome. 

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Pastor Duffy will resume Bible Study on Wednesdays, starting September 27 at 10:30 a.m. in the church Parlor. The study will be on 2 Samuel, continuing with the Book by Book series featuring a DVD and discussion. All are welcome.  

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The Wednesday Bible Study meets weekly with Pastor Duffy in the Parlor at 10:30 am for a short video, discussion, and delicious treats. Book by Book with Richard Bewes - 1 Samuel (feat. Nancy Guthrie) The LORD Jesus Christ is the King of kings. The Father has enthroned Him over all the k...

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