St. Paul’s has two weekly Bible studies during the school year (September-May):
Sunday Mornings during our Education Hour at 9:00am – The Gospel of John
Tuesday Afternoons at 2:00pm: By Heart: Conversations with Martin Luther’s Small Catechism
We also have a mid-week study during the season of Lent (five weeks) on Wednesday evenings that includes dinner and conversation.
During the last few years, our studies have included the following:
Bible: Intro to the Bible, Intro to Paul’s Letters, Genesis, Exodus, the Passion of Jesus in the Four Gospels, Romans, Philemon, the birth narratives of Jesus (Matthew 1-2 and Luke 1-2), the Gospel of Matthew, the Gospel of Mark, the Gospel of Luke.
History: Overview of Church History, Lutheranism since Augsburg (1530 – present), “The Great Emergence” (Late 19th c. – present), Worship and Liturgy, Religious Violence: Past and Present
Theology: Survey of Religious Traditions (Christian and non-Christian), Holy Communion, Prayer
Social Statements of the ELCA: “The Church in Society: A Lutheran Perspective”, “Abortion”, “The Death Penalty”, “Health and Healthcare: Our Shared Endeavor”, The Church and Criminal Justice: Hearing the Cries”
All are welcome to join us as we continue exploring God’s word and how that word continues to form us as disciples of Jesus Christ in a complex and changing world.