Education - Adults

“I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing.” - Jesus in John 15:5



Contact Gina Dawson, Director of Christian Education

301-881-1881, ext. 2250

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New Testament Letters

Sundays, 8:45am, in the Parlor

This ongoing class is studying the letters of Paul and others in the New Testament, including their historical context and their application to modern Christianity. We go at our own pace and no homework is required! Feel free to join any time; there are frequent recaps. Discussion led by Hunter Prillaman, Phil Dawson, and anybody else who wants to speak up.

On June 4, 2017 we will begin our summer break. See you in September!

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Final Friday Night Film Series: “Midnight Special”

June 30, 2017, 6:30-9:00pm, Room 206

We wrap up our conversation about God’s call and our response with Midnight Special (2016, rated PG-13), a sleeper hit from last year that The Hollywood Reporter called a “suspenseful, beautifully acted supernatural thriller.” A modern-day reimagining of the Holy Family’s flight to Egypt crossed with Superman’s origin story, the film was written and directed by Jeff Nichols, the director of Academy Award nominated films Take Shelter, Mud and Loving

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the Other book discussion: “Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right” by Arlie Russell Hochschild

July 21, 2017, 7:30-9:00pm, Room 206

What would it be like to cross the empathy gap? Sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild considers herself a Berkeley liberal. When she began her research over 5 years ago she was “becoming alarmed at the increasingly hostile split in our nation between two political camps. To many on the left, the Republican Party and Fox News seemed intent on dismantling much of the federal government. To many on the right, that government itself was a power-amassing elite. Since that time both parties have split their seams and Donald Trump has burst onto the scene, quickening the pulse of American political life. I had some understanding of the liberal left, but what was happening on the right?”…

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Online Resources

Here are some options for you to study online. If you have a resource you'd like to share with us, please contact Gina Dawson, Director of Christian Education.

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