St Matthew provides many opportunities for adult education as listed below. For more information, please contact the various education leaders as mentioned in each of the studies below.
Adult Christian Education Studies for 2017-2018!
"As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace:" [1 Peter 4:10]
Searchers Bible Class meets Sundays at 10:30 a.m. in C4.
Beginning Sunday, September 10th, the class will meet at 10:30 a.m. in C4 and study What Christians Believe and Why by Adam Hamilton. Duration of the study is open. LeRoy Hirsch will facilitate. Contact LeRoy at (email@example.com) for information.
Monday Night Bible Study 7:30 p.m.
Disciple One Fast Track (Old Testament) is an adaptation of the original Disciple Bible Study. The study is ideal for busy people who want to fit an in-depth Bible study into their schedule. The class will meet Monday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. beginning September 11th for 12 weeks through November 27th. The book is available on cokesbury.com. Room to be determined. Barb Hedges will facilitate.
Thursday Morning Women's Bible Study 8:00 AM September - May in C4
January 11, 2018, we will begin the Beth Moore study "Living Beyond Yourself", a study of the Fruits of the Spirit. One week will involve watching a video and the next week will be discussion. The book is available at Lifeway Christian Book Store, 1859 S. Stapley, Mesa, or on Amazon. The book costs around $15.00.
Class is held at 8 a.m. in room C4. Anne Dutton will lead the class. This is a great place to meet people while learning more about the Bible and growing in your spiritual walk. All women are welcome and encouraged to join us in January; come and bring a friend! Contact Jo to sign up at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday Morning Men’s Bible Study 6:45 a.m. in C6-7
The Men's Bible Study group will meet every Thursday at 6:45 a.m. in rooms C6-7. The initial study will be When Did God Become a Christian? Books are available through cokesbury.com. Coffee, hot water and juice will be provided. Duration of the study is open. Greg Beihl will facilitate. All men are welcome to join us. Questions? Email Greg Beihl at email@example.com. Future studies may be: The Shack, Five Means of Grace, The Good Book.
Thursday Morning Pastor’s Bible Study 9:30 am
Our Pastor’s Study is held on Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in room C4. The group will examine Scriptures from upcoming messages on Sunday morning. All are welcome to join; bring a friend for fellowship and study! For more information, please email Pastor Joan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office at (480) 838-7309.
Missionary Conferences of the UMC of U.S.A.
June Hanson will facilitate two 2-hour sessions. Please visit the registration table on the patio for the start date.
John Wesley, A Life of Changes and Chances
The class will be facilitated by Iain Glithero and will last 6 weeks. Books are available through Iain for $9.00. Please visit the registration table on the patio for the start date.
Monthly Book Readers Group
The Book Readers Group will be meeting on Sunday, January 28 at 10:30 in 11B. We will discussing The Noel Diary by Richard Paul Evans.
This group meets regularly on the 4th Sunday of the month at 10:30 a.m. in Room B-11 on the church campus.
All are welcome to attend whether or not you have read the book. Happy Reading!