Christian Formation Classes

For more information about any Christian Formation program, contact Sub-Dean Manoj Zacharia.

What the Bible Really Teaches

WhatBibleTeacher63x100Is Christian scripture truly relevant in a post-modern and post-religious era? Does the Bible offer a position on the ethics of sexuality and class? Is the Bible authoritative? These and many other questions connected to scripture will be explored in a new summer adult Christian formation offering, What the Bible Really Teaches. We will be reading together the book of the same title, What the Bible Really Teaches: A Challenge to Fundamentalists by Professor Keith Ward, former Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford. Please come and join us from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Cafe on Tuesdays from June 23 to August 4. We will provide coffee and iced tea. Books can be ordered through your favorite bookseller. Please note as the book is out of print and only used copies may be available. To register for the class, contact Kathy Noe.

Mini-Catechism Offering

Sub-Dean Manoj Zacharia is offering a mini-Catechism class for those interested in being confirmed or received into The Episcopal Church when Bishop Thomas Breidenthal visits the cathedral on Sunday, July 19. The classes will be held on June 28, July 5 and July 12 from 9 to 9:45 a.m. in room 302. The class is also open to those wishing to make a Reaffirmation of Faith.

Attendance at all three classes is mandatory for those wishing to be confirmed or received or make a reaffirmation. To enroll, contact Kathy Noe.

Bible Study

Today's Bible Readings
Sundays, 9 a.m.

Men's Bible Study
Thursdays, 8 a.m., Library

Women's Bible Study: Currently on summer hiatus.
Thursdays, noon, Library, September through May

SoulCollage Workshops

About Christian Formation

What is traditionally called religious education, or even Sunday School, is known as Christian Formation at the cathedral. This is not just some branding effort to be different or unique. Instead, it reflects an approach to how we believe we may best grow as Christians.

Being a Christian is not only an intellectual pursuit, but also -- and deeply - a matter of the heart and spirit. When we open ourselves up to the concept of formation, a formation directed by the hand of God, we move into our true callings as human persons. The act of formation becomes transformation. And in that, we learn what it truly means to be Christian. Our classes reflect this understanding.

The Christian Formation committee is chaired by Susan West.

Christian Formation for Youth

Christian Formation for Children

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