Adult Forum 

Each Sunday, September through May, we meet from 9:00 – 9:50 AM, (between the 8:00 and 10:00AM services) in the Parish Library.(Nursery care is available at 8:45 AM each Sunday)

We enter the third year of the Venture curriculum, focusing on “Prophetic Voices of Freedom.” The six themes We enter the third year of the Venture curriculum, focusing on “Prophetic Voices of Freedom.”


The six themes for this series come from combining ideas in Micah 6 and responses to the Catechism question, “What is the Christian hope?” found in The Episcopal Book of Common Prayer, page 861. The illustration, on the following page,  gives a quick overview: for this series come from combining ideas in Micah 6 and responses to the Catechism question, “What is the Christian hope?” found in The Episcopal Book of Common Prayer, page 861. The illustration, on the following page, gives a quick overview:


 

 

THEOLOGY

 

God and                         Government

LITURGICS

 

Liturgical Spirituality

CHURCH                             HISTORY

Anglican Christianity Comes to America

HOLY                     SCRIPTURE

The Exodus Story

Session 1

What’s Ahead? Live With Confidence.

Christian Social            Ethics: A Reader – Preface through             Introduction, pages  1-21.

Liturgical Spirituality, Preface and pages                1-11.

A Brief History of the Episcopal Church, Appendix, pages           179-197.

Exploring Exodus, pages 1-62; or Understanding the Old Testament, pages 45-66. A Bible introduction to             Exodus and          Exodus 1-4.

Session 2

Act With Justice

Christian Social             Ethics,          pages 22-49.

Liturgical Spirituality, 12-31.

A Brief History of the Episcopal Church,   Ch. 1.

Exploring Exodus,               63-80; or Understanding the Old Testament,       66-74. Ex. 5:1-13:16

Session 3

Love With Tenderness

Christian Social              Ethics, pages                   88-111.

Liturgical Spirituality, 205-225.

A Brief History of the Episcopal Church,   Ch. 2.

Exploring Exodus,  81-103; or                   Understanding the Old Testament,  75-83.                 Ex. 13:17-15:29.

Session 4

Walk With Humility

Christian Social            Ethics, pages                144-153, and  239-254.

Liturgical Spirituality, 105-141.

A Brief History of the Episcopal Church,         Ch. 3.

Exploring Exodus,                  103-130; or                         Understanding the Old Testament,  84-93.                   Ex. 16-19.

Session 5

Await With               Assurance

Christian Social Ethics, pages                 302-332.

Liturgical Spirituality, 142-173.

A Brief History of the Episcopal Church,         Ch. 4.

Exploring Exodus,                130-158; or                       Understanding the Old Testament, 87-95; or Bright’s A History of Israel, 120-128.                     Ex. 19-24.

Session 6

Review and Put Knowledge into               Action

Christian Social Ethics,         pages 353-395.

Liturgical Spirituality,  246-254.

A Brief History of the Episcopal Church,          Ch. 5.

Exploring Exodus,                  215-220; or                        Understanding the Old Testament, 101-109.                 Ex. 32-34.



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