|Three important religious education programs for adults begin in the next few weeks. They are listed below. Why not choose one and participate? We all are so concerned with the health of our physical hearts and bodies, why not consider the health of your spiritual heart and soul? All three will speak to this important work — caring for and healing our souls. Turn good intentions into action and join us!
BIBLE STUDY 2019-2020: “The Prison Epistles of St. Paul” From the depths of a Roman prison, words of encouragement and instruction from the great Apostle Paul were sent in a series of letters to communities throughout the Roman Empire. St. Paul may have been fettered and shackled to a series of Roman guards, but the Word he preached remained unfettered and free. This Bible Study will focus on the epistles that St. Paul wrote while in prison to the Philippians, Ephesians, Colossians and Philemon. Begins September 12, 10:30 AM and 7:00 PM. Join us for this exploration of God’s Word through the voice of St. Paul.
ADULT RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: Adult Religious Education for 2019-2020 will begin Sunday, September 15, at 11:30 am in the Church library. The theme for this year is: ”Forming Christian Culture”. The class format is a round-table discussion format and the atmosphere is casual and relaxed so feel free to join and participate. These are not classes on high theology that are intimidating or difficult to understand. We focus on the “down to earth” and practical ways we should understand and live our faith. In His parables to the masses, Christ always used practical examples from everyday life to help people understand and draw near to God. We use the same model and spirit in this class.
JOURNEY TO THE FAITH: Is God Calling You to Holy Orthodoxy? A new inquiry class begins Oct. 2, designed for adults who want to become members of the Orthodox Church. Through discussions and personal sharing, the path to the ancient faith of the Apostles will be taught clearly and enthusiastically, culminating in the Holy Mysteries of Baptism or Chrismation in December. Sessions will be held at 7:00 PM on Oct. 2, 9, 16, and 23; Nov. 6, 13, and 20; and Dec. 11, in the Church Library. If the Holy Spirit is prompting you to join the Orthodox faith community, or you are already Orthodox and want to learn more about the faith that you hold, please attend these sessions. It could be the most important decision of your life! For more information or to sign up for the class, contact Fr. Dimitrios at FrAntokas@stgeorge.org