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!
- We invite you to consider joining in a Bible Study of your choice! Study the list below and find out more information on the patio Sunday after service. Sign up and bring a friend!
Please contact Rosemary James at email@example.com for more information on classes or to provide ideas for Bible Studies.
"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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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
Beginning September 14th the women will study Living Mary in a Martha World. Class held at 8 a.m. in C4. Jo Sprankle will facilitate. 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 September; come and bring a friend! Duration of the study is open. Contact Jo at email@example.com
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 beginning September 14th. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 and will resume in September. 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 email@example.com 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 meets on the 4th Sunday of the month in Room B-11 on the church campus.
On September 24th Nancy Hancock and June Hanson will lead the discussion of Light between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. All are welcome to attend whether or not you have read the book. Happy Reading!
Please be thinking about the books for October and November. The suggestions so far are
"Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah and "Beyond the Dreamers" by Imbeolo Mbue.