A New Look at the Old Testament
1st, 3rd Wednesday 10:00-11:30am
Is the OLD Testament still relevant today? Who wrote it and why? From the Creation story to the Exodus, the stories of the great Kings and Judges, the writing of the prophets, the poetry of the Psalms, the wisdom of Proverbs, and the suffering of Job, the Old Testament is familiar yet mysterious to many of us. We’ll take a NEW look at the OLD Testament through this 2019 video lecture series produced by the Great Courses. These dynamic lectures, given by Robert D. Miller II, Professor of Old Testament at The Catholic University of America, give us a new look at this seminal text with a fresh perspective, rich visual aids and fascinating examination of the original context, shedding light on one of the world’s most beloved books.
We’ll watch the video together as a group and then have a discussion facilitated by Pastor Maureen. This series has 24 episodes, which we’ll watch from October to June, meeting every first and third Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. We’ll meet on Zoom in the fall and move to meeting in-person at the church if possible at a later date. All are welcome! Please RSVP to Pastor Maureen to receive the Zoom link, or access the link on our church website in the Members Section under “Wednesday Adult Ed”.
The Second Hour
An ad hoc program offered on occasion during the hour following the Sunday church service. Topics vary and may be run in a series or as a single discussion. Church committees may also choose to present programs related to their work or interests during this hour.
A December series of topics appropriate to the season across one or more evenings. Led by one of the pastors.
Lenten Study Series
During Lent season we will have a variety of study programs available for in-depth spiritual and Christian education.
Back Porch Summer Series
Two or three informal evening gatherings in the summer, with discussions led by one of the pastors, at members’ homes. The focus is on spiritual and theological questions or issues of the day from a faith perspective.