Learning Groups
Excavating Jesus - Beneath the Stones, Behind the Texts

Dr. Gordon C. Tucker Jr. will lead a detailed study of Excavating Jesus, by John Dominic Crossan & Jonathan Reed.

A high level overview of the book will be offered on Monday, April 15, 2024, 6:30-8:00pm in the Chapel and continuing for the next four weeks, on Mondays, April 22-May 13, at 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Chapel. Dr.Tucker will guide participants on a virtual journey through the Holy Land in the 1st century Before Common Era (BCE), looking "beneath the stones" and "behind the texts" to better understand Jesus’s world.

Friday Bible Study with Rev. Liza

Meets every Friday from noon-1:00pm in a hybrid format both in the Conference Room and on Zoom. This group is curious and willing to wrestle with a variety of ideas and topics, all centered around our life-long journey of learning from scripture and the timeless wisdom we find in our sacred text. Books read recently include John For Normal People: A Guide Through the Depth and Drama of the Fourth Gospel by Jennifer Bashan; Evolution of the Word: The New Testament in the Order the Books Were Written by Marcus Borg; and Bible Women: All Their Words and Why They Matter by Lindsay Freeman. Join us!

For more information please contact Rev. Liza Stoltz Hanson

Christian Connection

Sundays 11:00 to noon in the conference room. This class studies faith related or social justice books. Recent studies include Do I Want to Stay a Christian, The Stranger in the Boat, and The Color of Compromise. This class engages in faith and life discussions.

For more information please contact Ron & Suzanne Humphreys

Sunday Bible Study

9:30-10:30am in Room 212. This is a non traditional Bible Study gathering that looks at the Bible from many different angles; please join us.

For more information please contact Monty Hoffman

Monday Evening Book Club

Sharing thoughts and conversations on a common book read by the group. Fourth Mondays at 7:00pm (Conference Room & Zoom)

For more information please contact Teri Burget

Gap Group

This group meets Wednesdays at 7:00pm on Zoom and does book and video studies to "fill in the gaps" in our theological understanding. Recent studies included: The Story of Christianity, Vols. 1 & 2, by Justo Gonzalez; The Evolution of God, by Robert Wright; The Historical Jesus, by John Dominic Crossan; and How Jesus Became God, by Bart Ehrman.

For more information please contact Ken Fong