Fall 2019 Adult Education

Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:45 pm
October 2 – December 11

Skipping the Eve of Thanksgiving

Registration is not necessary. Just show up!

We start with Vespers & Dinner
During the adult study courses, youth may do homework or play.
Choose one of three courses:

Early Christians Beliefs & Worship

The Book of Genesis

Saints in Our Time

October 2

Introduction: How Christians saw themselves


Introduction: process of canonization; those in process of canonization

October 9

The Scriptures: The Tradition of traditions

Chapters 1-5: Creation and Fall

Ss. Porfyrios Kavsokalyvitis, Elder Sophrony Sakharov and Païsios the Athonite

October 16

A Sweep of History: Creation, Fall and Salvation

Chapters 6-10: Noah and God’s first Covenant

Ss. John of Kronstadt, Nicholas (Velimirović) of Žiča and Silouan the Athonite

October 23

Christology: Who is Jesus Christ?

Chapters 11-15: God’s Covenant with Abraham

The New Martyrs

October 30

Soteriology: How are we saved?

Chapters 16-20: The Visitation of Abraham

Ss. Tikhon of Moscow, Raphael of Brooklyn, Alexis of Minneapolis and John of Shanghai

November 6

Eschatology: Living in this world and the Second Coming

Chapters 21-25: Isaac and Rebecca

Ss. Varnava of Gary, Sebastian of Jackson and Mardarije of Libertyville

November 13

The Church: The Community and Authority

Chapters 26-30: God’s Covenant with Jacob

Ss. Nektarios of Aegnia and Nicholas (Planas) of Athens

November 20

Worship (Part I): Baptism, Eucharist

Chapters 31-36: Jacob wrestles with God

Ss. Sophia of Kleisoura, Nikephoros the Leper and John of Santa Cruz

December 4

Worship (Part II): Prayer, Feasts and Fasts

Chapters 37-45: Joseph and his brothers

Ss. Mother Maria of Paris and Elizabeth the Grand Duchess

December 11

Spirituality: Holiness, saints and Mariology

Chapters 46-50: God’s plan for Joseph in Egypt

St. Herman and the Saints of Alaska

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