So what is adult formation anyway? | St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church

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

17
NOV

The Path: Determined to Have a King

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

19
NOV

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

24
NOV

The Path: A Man After God's Own Heart

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

26
NOV

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

01
DEC

Diocesan Convention Summary

Date: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Jennifer Babuca

03
DEC

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

10
DEC

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

17
DEC

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

24
DEC

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

31
DEC

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

05
JAN

The Path: The Wisdom of God Was in Him

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

07
JAN

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

12
JAN

The Path: Here I Am; Send Me

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

14
JAN

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

17
JAN

The Play of Daniel at St. Mark's Cathedral

Date: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 7:30 PM
Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, 10th Avenue East 1245, 98102 Seattle, United States
$20-$45

19
JAN

The Path: Daniel, Servant of the Living God

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

21
JAN

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

26
JAN

Annual Meeting

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

28
JAN

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

02
FEB

The Path: Go Up and Rebuild

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

04
FEB

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

11
FEB

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

18
FEB

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

25
FEB

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

01
MAR

Chaplains on the Harbor

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

03
MAR

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

10
MAR

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

17
MAR

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

24
MAR

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

31
MAR

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

07
APR

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

14
APR

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

19
APR

The Path: Good News of Great Joy

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

21
APR

Text Talk: The Path

Date: 
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Library

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

29
JUN

VBS for Grownups

Date: 
Monday, June 29, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Church, California Avenue Southwest 3050, 98116 Seattle, United States

30
JUN

VBS for Grownups

Date: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Church, California Avenue Southwest 3050, 98116 Seattle, United States

01
JUL

VBS for Grownups

Date: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Church, California Avenue Southwest 3050, 98116 Seattle, United States

02
JUL

VBS for Grownups

Date: 
Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Church, California Avenue Southwest 3050, 98116 Seattle, United States

03
JUL

VBS for Grownups

Date: 
Friday, July 3, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Church, California Avenue Southwest 3050, 98116 Seattle, United States
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