We strive to know Christ more deeply and bring others to his redeeming grace.

In November, we will continue to read and discuss the lectionary readings of the day, while at the same time we will complete a task that makes life a little easier for those outside the church building.


During Advent, we will have two classes to choose from. In the chapel, we will continue to discuss the lectionary lessons and apply them to our lives. For those interested in a a more contemplative Advent focus, in the youth room Marlene+ will be leading a study of the book New Seeds of Contemplation by Thomas Merton. Register for the book study by November 19 in the narthex.


EDUCATION & FORMATION

CHILDREN


Godly Play  Sundays, 9am

The Bible study group continues to read We Make the Road by Walking by Brian D. McLaren. This study is providing tools and space to talk about life’s journey in terms of themes and teachings of the weekly lectionary readings. We enjoy this time together and welcome anyone who would like to visit and decide if this is something they would find exciting and refreshingly new.

This fall we continue with familiar Old Testament stories such as Creation and Noah’s Ark, but branch out further to tell of The Exile of God’s people and their

return to the promised land. Advent and Christmas will bring liturgical
stories of Being Ready and of Christ’s Birth. Parables will again appear during Epiphany, and stories of Jesus during Lent and Eastertide.
This method of letting the children hear and see the stories allows for the whole person to engage in a story, sight, sound, touch and critical thinking through a wondering session after each lesson.



ADULT EDUCATION & FORMATION


Sunday Forums  Sundays, 9am


Bible Study  Mondays, 2:30pm-4pm

ST. BEDE EPISCOPAL CHURCH

1609 Elm St. Forest Grove, OR