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Adult Faith Development

Disciple I: Becoming Disciples through Bible Study

Facilitated by Pastor Chris and Anna Voinovich This study covers the entire Bible (Old and New Testaments), following the biblical story from creation to the Revelation. Disciple study draws upon the work of scholars, the personal Bible reading and study of the participants, and dynamic group discussion.

Disciple IV: Under The Tree of Life

Facilitated by Pastor Carol Come and join Pastor Carol and fellow classmates in diving into the Gospel of John, Wisdom writings in the Old Testament, and Revelation. Together we will explore the metaphors and images in these particular portions of scripture and how they inform today’s understanding of faith. You don’t HAVE to have completed […]

Women of the Word

Join women for fellowship, bible study, and great conversation. Meets in the Parlor Thursday mornings, 9:15-11:15 a.m.

Disciple III: Remember Who You Are

Facilitated by Pastor Mi-Sook and Chris Streed In this 32-week study, the participants will read the major and minor Old Testament prophets, with the exception of Daniel, and will read the thirteen Letters traditionally attributed to Paul. The prophets and Paul are continually calling hearers and readers back to their God and to a sense […]

UMM Practical Christianity for Men

8:30-9:00 a.m. Gathering, coffee and fellowship 9:00-10:00 a.m. Meet in the Parlor for Bible study As part of BUMC’s 175th Anniversary Celebration, UMM will begin a study of John Wesley’s teachings, the basis for Methodist theology and practice, on Saturday, June 20, 2015. Coffee, pasties, and camaraderie start at 8:30 a.m. and the discussion is […]

Adult Sunday Morning Bible Study

Join us for variety of 3-6 week short term studies on theological topics and by great Christian thinkers. Studies include book discussions and biblical reflections. This class explores  in-depth studies and dialogues which will help the participants build stronger faith and knowledge.

Ancient Laws & Contemporary Controversies

Adult Faith Development book study Ancient Laws & Contemporary Controversies by Cheryl B. Anderson Facilitated by Anna Voinovich & Pastor Mi-Sook Many Christians ignore most Old Testament laws as obsolete or irrelevant. Others claim to honor them but in fact, pick and choose among them very selectively in support of specific agendas. It is a […]

Harvest Bounty Potluck Luncheon and Inclusive Biblical Interpretation presentation

On October 22, following the last session of our “Ancient Laws & Contemporary controversies” book study, Dr. Anderson will be present to answer questions gathered from our reading. Using Judges 19: 22-29, she will illustrate the new meanings of a biblical text that emerge from using inclusive interpretation. As part of our conversation on human […]

Disciple II: Into the Word, Into the World

Facilitated by Pastor Mi-Sook and Chris Streed This 32-week study offers a deeper examination of Genesis, Exodus, Luke and Acts, emphasizing the rhythm of coming to God and going for God – approaching all experiences of life as opportunities for faithful witness and service. Participants are introduced to and encouraged to practice spiritual disciplines especially […]

Services and Support for Seniors and their Caregivers

To commemorate National Caregiver Month, the Member Care team will host a special session offered by Joyce Palmquist, director of the Barrington Area Council on Aging (BACOA). Joyce will give us an overview of what BACOA has to offer and how its services can be used by many who are seniors themselves or are in […]