Adult Education Articles
Following Jesus, Christian discipleship, is a lifelong endeavor. Churches can help adults grow in faith, and there are many programs which provide a format and context for the journey.
I wanted to share something my parish is doing that is breathing a lot of life into our adult formation. It is easy to do, and the congregation is loving it. Also, in terms of planning, I am not having to create new and topics every week. It is based in Bible reading, but has some advantages over the Bible in a Year challenge.
The reality for many churches, however, is that much of the life of the church – those sitting in the pews, or serving on altar guilds, or ushering, or pledging, or manning the food programs – involves people nearing 75, or older.
“Embracing” from Church Publishing is perfect for adult small groups, or Sunday morning forums. DVDs offer engaging videos, workbooks lead discussion.
A new initiative by Forward Movement invites everyone to take up their Bibles this Lent and Easter. The Good Book Club starts with Luke and Acts.
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