Christian education continues long after confirmation. Bible specific studies as well as current events and topical issues are all means by which we come together to question and reform our definitions as Christians.
Sunday Mornings: Adult Forum – discussion of current issues and how we answer them as Christians.
2015-2016 Schedule of Topics:
Topics for this year:
September: Disaster Preparation & Response
Lutheran Disaster Recovery
Sparta Community Emergency Response Team
October: Sexuality & Church
What are all these terms? – October 4
Marriage Equality – October 11
November: Money Matters – Retirement & Long term Issues – November 1 & 15
December: Faithful Journey – End of Life issues
Five Wishes (Advance Directives) – December 13
February: Interfaith Issues
March: Criminal Justice
May: Mental Health Awareness Month
Wednesday Noon: Brown Bag Bible – bring your lunch and your bible. We study a book of the bible that is selected by the class.
Discipleship Academy: Discipleship Academy is a Saturday morning class that meets twice a month where we discover the marks of discipleship and how they help us grow in our faith journey. Classes meet from 10 AM to 12 PM.
September: Telling your story
November: The Word & you
February: Christ in Community
April: Service & Generosity
May: Lutheran Ideas
We are asking $5/course to pay for materials & snacks
These courses are good for someone new to SOTH, someone who seeks new ways of interacting with God, or someone who wants to join in a community of learners.
New Disciples: For those wishing to join the congregation of Shepherd of the Hills, Pastor-led New Disciples Classes are held several times throughout the year. These classes introduce the Lutheran faith, worship basics, discipleship and how we at SOTH engage the world.