September 6, 13, 20
5:30 p.m. • Dinner
6:30-7:15 p.m. • Classes/Activities for Children, Youth and Adults
Wednesdays Together is an opportunity for folks of all ages to gather for four evenings of fun, fellowship, and growing in faith. We will share a meal together (one you won’t have to cook or clean up after!) and nourish our minds and souls through a variety of classes and activities. Children, youth, and adults can engage in study, creative expression and spiritual growth. There will be something for everyone! A few weeks, a few hours . . . save the dates and come join us!
Classes/Activities for Adults
The Protestant Reformation:
An Historial View of the Movement That Changed the World
Leaders: Dr. Garrett McAinsh and Steve Hancock
Location: Second Hall
The Protestant Reformation is one of the most studied events of the Western world. Scholars from various disciplines have written on the events of the period from the sixteenth to mid-seventeenth century, a range of time in which momentous events took place. We are very fortunate to have Dr. Garett McAinsh, Harold and Lucy Cabe Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Hendrix College, to take us back to the actions of Martin Luther who published his Ninety-five Theses on October 31, 1517—an event commonly considered as the trigger of a reformation that changed the face of Europe and the rest of the world. During the first two sessions of this class Dr. McAinsh will take participants on a journey through Germany at the time of the Reformation that will enhance our understandings of the issues and complexities of what transpired when challenges to the Roman Catholic Church changed the entire religious landscape.
In the final session Steve Hancock, Pastor of Second Presbyterian Church, will lead participants in exploring our Presbyterian roots. This session will focus on the history, events and theological issues from the reformation era that led to the growth and development of the Presbyterian church.
Share • Save • Spend
A Financial Fitness Workshop for Young Adults
Leaders: Laura Cook and Jim Wilkins
Location: Room 65/66
- Do you have healthy money habits?
- Do you have credit card debt?
- Does your cost of living interfere with saving?
- Would you like to get help with managing your money better?
Be a part of a practical hands-on financial principles workshop that will help you assess where you are, set goals and plan for the future.
Drawing on their own years of experience and the work of Nathan Dungan, an industry taught-leader on helping people link their money decisions to their values, Jim Wilkins and Laura Cook will lead us through this time of education, exploration and assessment. The cost of materials for the workshop is $10.
This class will be four sessions and will meet every Wednesday in September with childcare available for each session. Attendance at all sessions is encouraged; however, if that is not possible, attending fewer sessions will also be beneficial.
Activities for Youth
Middle & High School Youth
There is a new director on staff that focuses on youth! Jen Evans, Director of Youth, Young Adults, and Young Families wants to meet you and hear what you want out of youth ministry. Jen is ready to hear your ideas, your concerns, your hopes and dreams for youth ministry. If you are ready to help create a place that is fun, engaging, and relevant…Bring. It. On.
Activities for Children
Music and Percussion Fun!
4 year olds – 5th Grade
Leader: Mary Ibis
Children will enjoy singing songs from around the globe, as well as play in drum circles and improvise rhythm and sound patterns on all kinds of global instruments. Children will be preparing for a musical leadership opportunity on October 1, World Communion Sunday. Children are not required to help in leading the music for October 1. Children are encouraged to, but not expected to continue their participation in fall choir, music, and bells.
2-3 year olds
Fun With Stories
Grilled Chicken Garden Salad Vinaigrette
Pasta and Meatballs
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Double Fudge Brownies
Grapes and Carrots
or Choice of Adult Entrées
Register below for Wednesdays Together.
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