Adult Formation Current Offerings

Adult Formation Fall 2021

Life Together
Sunday Mornings, September 12-26 at 9 
A three-week class led by the clergy discussing why and how we live in community together. 

History of Desegregating the Diocese of SW Virginia
Sunday Mornings, October 3-17 at 9
Led by The Rev. Roy Pollina, author of Justified by Her Children: Small Deeds of Courage Confronting a Tradition of Racism, the Rev. Dr. Nina Salmon, the Rt. Rev. Mark A. Bourlakas, and the Rev. Marisa 

Revelation: Apocalypse, Victory, and the Message of Hope
Sunday Mornings, October 24 - November 7 at 9
Join the St. John’s clergy for this three-week study of the central themes of one of the most interesting and also misunderstood books in the Bible—the Book of Revelation. 

Gratitude: A Turning Towards God 
Sunday Mornings, November 14 - 28 at 9
In this three-week class, through Biblical stories and conversation we will discuss how gratitude is the key to reorienting our lives toward God in both challenging and joyful times.

Annual Parish Meeting
Sunday Morning, December 5 at 9
Join us for our annual meeting for Eric’s State of the Parish talk and cast your vote for this coming year’s vestry slate.

The Dead Sea Scrolls, The Essenes, and the Coming of the Lord
Sunday Mornings, December 12, 19 at 9
During Advent, when we hear John the Baptist proclaim the coming of the Messiah, unravel the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Essene community they came from, and their link to a voice that cried out in the wilderness—John the Baptist. 

Christian Essentials
Sunday Evenings at 6:30, November 7 - December 12
A guided examination of the important essentials that make up our Christian faith, led by Christie Wills and Shelley Long.  

Contact the Rev. David Olson for more information about our Fall offerings.