Christian formation

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bible and catechism study 

Sundays following the Divine Service

all welcome

Current Bible Study:

Christianity and Beauty

 

Join Pastor Jeffrey Goodman as we explore Christianity and Beauty. What is beauty? How does beauty convey the Christian Faith? We will explore the Faith through a combination study of the Bible, art, music, and architecture. We gather together following the Divine Service in the Multi-Purpose Room and conclude at 11:35AM. 

 

10 Oct 2021 An Introduction to the Beautiful Faith

  • What is beauty?

  • How does God’s Word describe and embody beauty?

  • How can beauty be helpful in evangelism?

 

17 Oct 2021 “Beautiful Savior” God under the opposites

  • What is the Theology of the Cross?

  • The beauty of “down to earth” Christianity

  • The Suffering Servant and “beauty”

 

24 Oct 2021 The Beauty of God’s Word

  • Sure and certain.

  • In the last place one would expect

  • Distributed how?

 

14 Nov 2021 The beauty of evangelism

  • Virtue or death?

  • The destruction of “all that good right and beautiful”

  • Life under the cross

 

21 Nov 2021 The beauty of the church

  • All the saints and the sinners too

  • The church militant vs. church triumphant

  • How does the Divine Service embody the beautiful savior?

 

12 Dec 2021 The beauty of the incarnation

  • Why is Christmas so beautiful?

  • The beauty of vulnerability 

  • The crèche and what it means to us

Videos for previous lessons are linked below:

 

Psalms of Lament and Consolation:

18 October 2020 Introduction and Devotional Use of Psalms

25 October 2020 PSalm 6

1 November 2020 Psalm 51

8 November 2020 Psalm 77

15 November 2020 Psalm 90

22 November 2020 Psalm 94

 

The Grand Narrative of the Bible Study:

22 Mar 2020 The Grand Narrative: Exodus 14, 19-20

29 Mar 2020 The Grand Narrative: Joshua 23-24

5 April 2020 The Grand Narrative: Judges 1-2

12 April 2020 The Grand Narrative: 1 Sam 8, 1 Sam 16

19 April 2020 The Grand Narrative: 2 Sam. 7, 2 Sam 12, Psalm 105

26 April 2020 The Grand Narrative: Isaiah 7, 9:1-7, 11, 35

3 May 2020 The Grand Narrative: Isaiah 52-53, 65

10 May 2020 The Grand Narrative: Jeremiah 31-33

17 May 2020 The Grand Narrative: Ezekiel 36-37

24 May 2020 The Grand Narrative: Zechariah 9, Malachi 3-4

31 May 2020 The Grand Narrative: Matthew 1:1, Mark 1:1-15, John 1:1-18, 

                      John 5:39-46

7 June 2020 The Grand Narrative: Luke 24

14 June 2020 The Grand Narrative: Mark 14

21 June 2020 The Grand Narrative: Mark 15-16:8

28 June 2020 The Grand Narrative: Acts 1-2

12 July 2020 The Grand Narrative: Acts 13

19 July 2020 The Grand Narrative: Romans

2 August 2020 the Grand Narrative: 1 Corinthians 15

9August 2020 The Grand Narrative: Hebrews 1

30 August 2020 The Grand Narrative: 1 Peter 1

6 September 2020 The Grand Narrative: Revelation 1

Sundays 9:30am children's catechesis and education

preparation for confirmation

affirmation of baptism

Preparation for Holy Baptism by appointment

First Communion instruction by appointment

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