2018 Adult Classes

The following classes are open to everyone. Even though these groups are “ongoing,” they are always looking for new members!

The Sunday Morning Bible Study Group

Location: Room 170
Time: 9:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m.

The theme for October is God Destroys and Then Recreates. Special focus will be on the first families, including Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Rebekah, and Jacob and Rachel. Scripture texts will be taken from Genesis using A Guide for Biblical Studies, published by Brethren Press. The subjects and characters studied promise to generate spirited discussion. Teachers will be Calvin Wenger, Al Cott and Ed Moran.

The Vine

Location: Room 200
Time: 9:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.

October 7—Vicki von Schaaf will continue the discussion of What it Means to be the Church.

October 14 – December 16— The class will discuss the book, The Gifts of Imperfection, by Brené Brown, covering one chapter each week.

Come join us! If you have any questions, please contact Katrina Bridgeman or Jamie Nace.

Thoughtful Life Class

Location: Rooms 162–163
Time: 9:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.

  • October 7 TLC – Now and in the Future. Suzanne Schaudel and Clem Rosenberger will lead a probing review of past TLC topics and ask: What do you expect from the class? What do you expect from this congregation? Where do we go from here?
  • October 14 Vicki von Schaff will share reflections on the topic of Prayer. Participants in the recent Women’s Fellowship Event art project, drawing prayer circles, are encouraged to share their creations and how the circles help support their life. Others are encouraged to share their own prayer practices which they find beneficial. Please come prepared to share.
  • October 21 – Guest speaker Jeff Lohr (brother of Suzanne Schaudel) will share an update on the Moringa Community Project in Ghana, West Africa. The Moringa Community School of Trades grew out of a spark ignited in 2008 by the participation of Abubakar Abdulai of Ghana in the JD Lohr School of Woodworking. Come learn what all has transpired in the meantime and how Moringa is improving the lives of Ghanaians.
  • October 28 David Ebersole will share pictures and information about of churches and cathedrals in Europe. This will include travels in 2018 as well as Italy in 2017 and the LCOB choir trip to Germany in 2014.

Dynamic Faith Development Sunday School Class

Location: Chapel
Time: 9:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.

For the month of October the class is studying highlights in the Gospel According to John. If you are not already attending another Sunday school class, consider this your invitation to join us.

Maranatha (Bilingual)

Location: Room 201
Time: 9:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.

The Maranatha ministry offers an adult Sunday School class in Spanish and English, taught by Arelis Sable. Further details are available from her.