New Adult Study: “A Life of Grace for The Whole World” Begins on
January 15 th ... Come Join Us!
Beginning Wednesday, the 15th of January, the Mid-Week Adult Study Group will be embarking on a new Study on the Church’s understanding of creation and approach to creation’s care in our 21st century world.
The book we will be using is entitled: “A Life of Grace for the Whole World: A Study Course on the House of Bishop’s Pastoral Teaching on the Environment.” The authors are Jerry Cappel and Stephanie M. Johnson.
Divided into five Study Sessions, this book is designed to engage us as the church with the teaching and pastoral plea from the House of Bishops. Each Session includes Bible study plus discussion questions and reflections from the Book of Common Prayer that will both serve to guide us in finding a deeper and more meaningful connection with God’s active work among all creation. Before delving into our Study and discussion, each participant is encouraged to read the 2011 House of Bishop’s Plea on Creation and Climate that is included in the book. Given the attention in our country and in other parts of the world about climate and its effect on our planet, this Study will be useful in helping us as Christians to better
understand how our call to be good stewards of the earth in forms our appreciation for love of God and of God’s world.
I am excited about this Study and I hope you are too! We will begin on the 15th of January 2020. Our custom is to come together at 10:30 a.m. or even a few minutes earlier for some light refreshments. We end each Session by no later than 11:45 a.m. Cost is $10.00 for the booklet and the Study.