St. George’s offers a comprehensive adult formation program that includes Bible and theology, spirituality and pastoral care, the impact of arts and literature on our lives, and practical ways to live out our commitment to our Baptismal promises.
Schedule for Winter 2016
All offerings at 10 a.m. unless otherwise indicated.
9 a.m. selected Saturdays: Requires registration; please contact Jan Meredith to sign up.
For adults who want to learn more about the Episcopal church, those who want to be Confirmed, Received, or Reaffirmed or prepare for Baptism, or anyone seeking a deeper relationship in Christ and Community. Meet on selected Saturday mornings in Sydnor Hall from 9 a.m.-noon beginning Jan. 7.
Early Bird Class
9 a.m. Sundays in the Library
Book discussion led by Trip Wiggins. Title will be chosen at the first meeting on Sept. 18.
Sydnor Hall Offerings
December 11 and December 18: Nancy Heyward
The word “advent” means “coming” or the “arrival.” The focus of this church season is marked by a spirit of anticipation, of preparation, and of longing. On two consecutive Advent Sundays, December 11 and December 18, Through Renaissance masterpieces Nancy Heyward will tell stories from the Bible that portray this spirit of anticipation.
Faulkner Hall Offerings
September 18, 25 and October 16, 23: Listen for a Change: Sacred Conversations for Racial Justice
Michael Curry, the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church says that a seldom-discussed but essential element in combating the racial turmoil of our age is rooting our efforts towards building racial justice in spirituality. This class will look at four video presentations addressing different aspects of racial injustice. They include conversation, spirituality, healing and responsibility.
October 30 through January 22: Creating Common Good-A Christian Response
Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Rev. Justin Welby offers a Christian Response to the often overwhelming and disheartening problems of poverty and economic injustice. Rather than focusing on what we can’t do, the Archbishop urges us to focus on what we as a Church can offer: on-the-ground help, a message of hope, a challenge to cynicism, an understanding of human nature, and a commitment to outward, other-oriented service.