Great Figures of the New Testament

Facilitator: Rita Wood

Tuesdays: Sep-Apr | 12:30-2PM | 422 Chestnut St.

     Dr. Levine is a world renowned speaker and University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies, and Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Science; she is also Affiliated Professor, Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge, UK  Dr. Levine is also a Disciple Bible Study presenter, a popular lecturer and a widely sought-after speaker.

     Improve your biblical literacy and re-encounter the New Testament as a great repository of literary genius.  This is the promise of Professor Levine’s vivid portraits of the cast of characters in the New Testament.  While most of the figures treated are real, historical people, at least two (the Prodigal Son and the Good Samaritan) are fictional protagonists in stories told by Jesus within Luke’s Gospel and from the Book of Acts.

Heart and Soul

Facilitator: Nancy Shade

Wed/Thu: Sep-Dec | 8:45-11:45AM / 7-9PM | 423 Chestnut St.

Strengthen  your faith by exercising your spiritual muscles.   There are two groups, one that meets on Wednesday mornings 8:45-11:45am and one that meets on Thursday evenings from 7:00-9:00pm.

Recent studies have been:  “Numbers” by Melissa Spoelstra, “Broken and Blessed” by Jessica LaGrone, and “Faithful” by Adam Hamilton.
Fall 2018 – “Elijah: Spiritual Stamina in Every Season” by Melissa Spoelstra

A Mother’s Heart

Facilitators: Marsha Gaffin, Jan Glick, Marti Crow. and Nancy Shade
Tue: Sep-Dec | 10:30-Noon | 422 Chestnut St.
If you are a mother, this class is for you!  New mothers, expectant mothers and mothers of young children will benefit by being with older, more experience moms.  Older mothers and grandmothers have a wealth of knowledge and experience that help them serve as mentors.  Mothers of grade school and high school children can discuss their unique challenges with their peers and get a biblical perspective on raising godly children. 
 
Sample topics include:  coping with stress, teaching your children to pray, creating balance, and feeling overwhelmed
 
FREE child care provided on site UPON REQUEST.

 

First United Methodist Church of Leavenworth