Mondays

Jonah

Led by Tina Smith; tina.smith4110@gmail.com

& Mary Lynn Broyles; frogfish@swbell.net

Mondays, 9:00 – 11:00 am; E118

January 27 – March 9

Audience: EVERYONE

Sandra Richter takes us on a journey through Jonah’s life that leads us all to the place where we realize that our God is way bigger than we thought. Not only will we learn everything we ever wanted to know about the brutal Assyrians of Nineveh, ancient seafaring ships, and large aquatic creatures, but we will also be challenged with the same message that confronted Jonah.


JONAH BIBLE STUDY REGISTRATION

Wednesdays

The Gospel of Luke

Led by David Samuelson, david.samuelson@sbcglobal.net

Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:00 am; E118

December 4 - January 29

Audience: MEN

This study brings a new dimension to the history of the ancient Near East, orienting any study group in time, geography, culture, redemption, and relevance to today. this study is ideal for serious church groups wanting a meaty study of biblical text, as would anyone eager for a strategic grasp of the good, the bad, and the ugly of the Old Testament and how it relates to God’s activity in the present.  GOSPEL OF LUKE REGISTRATION


Wednesdays Women’s Study :  Isaiah

Led by Betty Christian; betty.christian@lakewoodumc.org

Wednesdays, 10:00am - Noon; Founders Court

January 15 - April 1

Audience: WOMEN

In The Epic of Eden: Isaiah, Dr. Sandra Richter takes participants back to the eighth century BCE. This eight-week study explains Israel’s religion and economy, explores the definition and role of the prophets, and helps us to apply the message of this great champion of the faith to our lives today. ISAIAH REGISTRATION


Detective Stories From the Bible

Led by Mariella Carr; mc1936carr@att.net

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:45 pm; C110

Begins January 15

Audience: EVERYONE

These stories investigate incidences, personalities , and topics that might catch the interest of anyone with a detective's turn of mind. 

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Thursdays

The Return of the Prodigal Son

Led by Sally Stewart; sarahcs2000@yahoo.com

Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:30 am; Parlor

January 23 – February 20

Audience: EVERYONE

Henri Nouwen probes the several movements of the parable: the younger son's return, the father's restoration of sonship, the elder son's vengefulness, and the father's compassion. 

RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL SON REGISTRATION


A Clearing Season

Led by Sally Stewart; sarahcs2000@yahoo.com

Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:30 am; Parlor

February 27 – April 9

Audience: EVERYONE

It's time to rethink Lent. Or at least see it for the positive opportunity it offers.This Lent, clear away the obstacles that block you from God, and experience spiritual renewal.

A CLEARING SEASON REGISTRATION


An Altar in the World

Led by Sally Stewart; sarahcs2000@yahoo.com

Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:30 am; Parlor

April 16 – May 21

Audience: EVERYONE

Taylor reveals meaningful ways to discover the sacred in the small things we do and see. Through Taylor's expert guidance and delicate, thought-provoking prose, we learn to live with purpose, pay attention, slow down, and revere the world we live in. 

AN ALTAR IN THE WORLD REGISTRATION


Gospel of John

Led by Barbara Kendall; barbkendall57@msn.com

Thursdays, 10:00am - Noon; E118

January 9 - March 19

Audience: EVERYONE

Ben Witherington III leads disciples on twelve-week study of the Gospel of John. With Witherington's incisive insight and compelling observations, learners will gain clarity on the powerful and practical ways of the Son of God. Through the process, students will grow in holy love, both for God and neighbor, by becoming better readers of Scripture and truer followers of Jesus.

GOSPEL OF JOHN REGISTRATION


Epic of Eden

Led by Marge Dickie; margedickie@gamil.com

Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm; E118

Begins January 9

Audience: EVERYONE

Does your life feel like it's out of control? Perhaps you feel like you have to say yes to everyone's requests. Maybe you find yourself readily taking responsibility for others' feelings and problems. In Boundaries, Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend help you learn when to say yes and know how to say no in order to take control of your life and set healthy, biblical boundaries with your spouse, children, friends, parents, co-workers, and even yourself.

EPIC OF EDEN REGISTRATION

Parenting With Love & Logic: Screens, Tablets, and Social Media

Led by Kris Ramos; kris.ramos@lakewoodumc.org

Monday, March 23

6:00 - 8:00 pm; Founders Court

Audience: Parents of toddlers, teens, or anywhere in between

Technology and social media have dramatically changed the landscape of parenting. In this 2 hour session, we will discuss the Parenting with Love and Logic approach and how to apply it with technology. We will also learn some of the research about how these things impact our children's growing brains. This session is applicable to parents with children of all ages.

PARENTING WITH LOVE & LOGIC REGISTRATION