Adult Formation Lent 2024

Food & Faith

This Lent at Transfiguration, we will be exploring how eating, something we do almost without thinking about it, is an act of discipleship. At Wednesday evening programs and Sunday morning Bible studies, we will discuss how our choices around food are related to abundance and scarcity, justice and equality, piety and hospitality. We hope you will join us around the table as we all strive to be better “companions” (ones who share bread) of one another and servants of God.

Weekend Schedule

Offerings

Sunday Mornings: 10:15am-11:00am
February 18 – March 17, 2024
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Food & Faith Bible Study | see monitors for meeting locations

Adult Sunday School during the season of Lent will be a series of five small-group Bible Studies. Please come and join one of the four rooms, all of which will cover the same material, and discuss how food and hospitality are woven into the stories of creation, sin, redemption, and salvation.

Sacred Ground
Instructor: Lisa Magee & Barbara Geiter
NOTE: This class meets every other week
Location: S202 (South Building, 2nd Floor)

Sacred Ground is a film- and readings-based dialogue series on race, grounded in faith. Small groups are invited to walk through chapters of America’s history of race and racism, while weaving in threads of family story, economic class, and political and regional identity. The 11-part series is built around a powerful online curriculum of documentary films and readings that focus on Indigenous, Black, Latino, and Asian/Pacific American histories as they intersect with European American histories. The class meets every other week.

Weekday Schedule

Offerings

Wednesday Evenings: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
September 2023 – February 2024

Wednesday Evening Program: Food & Faith

Please join us in Roper Hall on Wednesdays for a series of presentations on the ways in which what we eat, what we believe, and how we act inform one another. These sessions will led by the clergy along with special guests including the Rev. Melody Shobe, local activist the Rev. Dr. Yvette Blair-Lavallis, and baker/author/theologian Kendall Vanderslice

Thursday Evenings: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
September 14, 2023 – May 2024
(No classes on holidays and special events)

Disciple Bible Study IV
Leaders: The Rev. Nancy DeStefano & Al Blackwell
Location: via Zoom

Deepen your awareness of God’s word in a truly transformative Bible study experience. Prior participation in the Disciple Bible Study series is not required for this class. Participants with all levels of biblical knowledge will study independently and gather weekly in an online setting that features group discussions, breakout sessions, and video presentations by leading scholars. The Disciple IV: Under the Tree of Live study manual may be purchased on your own or through the church by contacting Pastor Nancy . Scholarships for study materials are available. For more information, contact Pastor Nancy.