Sunday Morning Classes

The Ten Words:

Lessons on the Commandments

Taught by Whitworth Philosophy Professor Dr. Keith Wyma

Sundays at 10:30 in the Skylight Room

September 10 – November 26

The Ten Commandments (or the “Decalogue”-the “ten words”) are roughly 3,000 years old.  Their original social context has changed dramatically; what would it mean to try to apply the Commandments into our lives today (Who makes “graven image” idols anymore)?  We will investigate the original context and meaning of the Commandments and their relation to Jesus and the New Testament.  We’ll also examine the moral grounds that would make the Decalogue just as obligatory for us as for its original audience.  And finally, we’ll concentrate on what concrete impact it would have on us to obey (or disobey) the Commandments in our daily lives.

Come on as many Sundays as you are available and embrace this opportunity to learn from a visiting scholar!

Class will not meet on November 19.

Listen to recordings of this class here.

 

 

Sunday Morning Bible Fellowship

Every Sunday at 9:00 a.m. in Room 4 starting September 10

Bring your favorite Bible (or use one of HPPC’s) as we study together several letters written by the Apostle Paul.  The class is a perfect companion experience to worship. Join us for discussion, prayer and fellowship, and get to know other folks in the church.  You are welcome to drop in any Sunday. Leader: Bob Nofsinger

Ecclesia Reformata, Sempre Reformanda

The Church reformed, and always reforming

Five hundred years ago, the priest Martin Luther set into motion the Protestant Reformation by publicly posting “95 Theses” against the abuses of the Roman Catholic Church. One of the mottos associated with the movement was “The Church is reformed and always reforming” — the belief that the Spirit is continually at work bringing renewal through a clear understanding of Christ revealed in scripture. As we celebrate the Reformation this year, may we  stand with hope under the authority of scripture, expecting the Spirit to re-form us!

On-Going Classes

Wednesday Morning Bible Study: King David – Wednesdays, 9:30-11:00 a.m. in the Skylight Room

Join Pastor Betsey this fall for weekly study on 2 Samuel, which covers the victories and failures of King David and themes of family, betrayal, compassion, revenge, loyalty, and justice.  The Wednesday morning Bible Study is open to men and women of all ages, and free childcare is offered.

 

Date Nights for Married Couples

Each month, couples are given the opportunity to go out on a date while their kids enjoy a safe and fun evening here at church — at no cost to the parents! Childcare drop-off is from 5:50-6:00; at that point, couples gather in the Skylight Room for fellowship and a lesson. At 6:30, couples head out on individual dates equipped for their own discussion on a marriage-related subject.  This year, we will be using the book, Making Happy by Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott as a guide.. Childcare pick-up is at 8:30 p.m.

 

Fridays, September 22, October 20 and November 17

RSVP by emailing Pastor Betsey the Monday before the Date Night.

 

Many of our classes are recorded! Listen to an audio recording in our archive.