The mission of Adult Spiritual Formation Commission is to foster spiritual and personal growth through Christian study and fellowship. We believe that Small Groups are a wonderful way to do this! Our offerings cover a variety of topics and formats. We welcome and encourage your participation. Please take a look at our Bible study group offerings below.
Explorers Bible Study
The entire congregation is invited to participate, no experience necessary! Each Wednesday at 10:45am in Haas Hall, we will be reading through the Book of Daniel during the spring with the Rev. Daniel Stroud. This offering is open to the entire parish. Please come and join in, we are sure to have some lively discussions. If you have any questions, email the Rev. Daniel Stroud.
Women’s Monday Night Bible Study
The gospel of John is the focus for this gathering. The text is read carefully; then a series of thoughtful questions lead to lively conversation, often ending in new insights and discoveries. Please contact Ginger Goodrich for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Women’s Thursday Morning Bible Study
The four Gospels will be the focus, using the text arranged in parallel format by Dr. Henry Sharman. Conversation will be guided by questions outlined in Mary Morrison’s book Approaching the Gospels Together. Exploring the Hebrew Scriptures where references are given will be an important aspect of this journey into the life and teachings of Jesus. All are welcome, and welcome to come as often as time permits. Facilitated by Ginger Goodrich.
Friday Morning Bible Study
“Women of the Word” – Beginning with the Palm Sunday stories, we will read all of the synoptic Gospel (Matthew, Mark and Luke) accounts of Holy Week and post-resurrection encounters, using the text arranged in parallel format by Dr. Henry Sharman. Thoughtful questions will guide the conversation to reveal fresh insights, whether you are reading the text for the first time or the thousandth time! Facilitated by Sarah Elliott
Divinity at Dusk – Men’s Bible Study
Continuing the popular “Divinity at Dusk” men’s Bible study series, this year’s class will be exploring the Gospel of John. This Gospel account — whose authorship is traditionally ascribed to the “Disciple whom Jesus loved” — differs significantly from the synoptic Gospel accounts in the books of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. How so? Come find out! Join the Men of St. Thomas’ on Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in Haas Hall for light fare, beverages, and spiritual conversation. Led by the Rev. Marek Zabriskie and parishioner David Thayer, this class will be meeting on the evenings of January 25, February 1, February 8, and February 15. And fear not: if you can’t make every session, they will be sure that you won’t miss a beat. Simply contact Anita Burke at: email@example.com