So what is adult formation anyway?

What is spiritual formation and why is it important in my life? Why should we care? Why should we come?

Spiritual formation is the patterning and structuring of our character into the image and likeness of God. That doesn’t require us to become strange, holy people who pray constantly; rather, it is living into holy habits or spiritual disciplines that allow us to be and become that person God hoped for us at our creation. It is the art and practice of knowing ourselves as God knows us, of being and becoming that full, whole, complete, and healthy person God longs for us to be. This is the Good News!

The offerings this program year provide some tools through which to realign our relationship to God. Some of the courses are theological, others informational, and still others more practical in nature. All seek to build community, for in the kingdom of God, relationships are primary and all else is derivative.

My hope is that we begin to consider Sunday mornings at St. John’s as both a chance to praise God and a chance to study God in that place where our curiosities and desires meet. Our Adults’ Forums run from 9:15–10:00 a.m. every Sunday morning. We will always have childcare for infants, toddlers, and children (PreK–5th grade) in the Nursery. Please take the time to review these offerings and consider how they might enhance your spiritual journey.

Blessings,

Kate +

Upcoming Classes

22
SEP

The Path: The Sign of the Covenant

Date: 
Sunday, September 22, 2019 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

29
SEP

The Path: Ancestor of a Multitude: Abram's Call

Date: 
Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

06
OCT

The Path: Joseph Had a Dream

Date: 
Sunday, October 6, 2019 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

13
OCT

The Path: I AM WHO I AM

Date: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

20
OCT

The Path: The Waters Were Divided

Date: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

27
OCT

The Path: The Wall Fell Down Flat

Date: 
Sunday, October 27, 2019 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

02
NOV

Lector Training

Date: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

02
NOV

Eucharistic Minister Training

Date: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

03
NOV

The Path: The Lord Raised Up Judges

Date: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

10
NOV

The Path: Speak, For Your Servant is Listening

Date: 
Sunday, November 10, 2019 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

17
NOV

The Path: Determined to Have a King

Date: 
Sunday, November 17, 2019 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

24
NOV

The Path: A Man After God's Own Heart

Date: 
Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

05
JAN

The Path: The Wisdom of God Was in Him

Date: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

12
JAN

The Path: Here I Am; Send Me

Date: 
Sunday, January 12, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

19
JAN

The Path: Daniel, Servant of the Living God

Date: 
Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

26
JAN

Annual Meeting

Date: 
Sunday, January 26, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Parish Hall

02
FEB

The Path: Go Up and Rebuild

Date: 
Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

01
MAR

Chaplains on the Harbor

Date: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Parish Hall

19
APR

The Path: Good News of Great Joy

Date: 
Sunday, April 19, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

26
APR

The Path: Follow Me

Date: 
Sunday, April 26, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

03
MAY

The Path: Proclaiming the Good News of the Kingdom

Date: 
Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

10
MAY

The Path: Crucify Him!

Date: 
Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

17
MAY

The Path: We Have Seen the Lord

Date: 
Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

24
MAY

The Path: Filled with the Holy Spirit

Date: 
Sunday, May 24, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

31
MAY

The Path: Grace May Abound

Date: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

07
JUN

The Path: Be Doers of the Word

Date: 
Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

14
JUN

The Path: The Alpha and the Omega

Date: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
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