Formation is made up of classes, seminars, book studies, opportunities, and recommendations for teaching and practice in the way of Jesus. See below for current, recent, and past opportunities to engage in Formation.
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Participate in a half-day seminar how to read the Old Testament with Jesus at the center with guest teacher, Kyle Lammott.
CLASS: This 8-part video study is based on a best-selling book on the depths of Christ’s very heart for sinners and Jesus' own words that he is “gentle and lowly in heart" based on the book by Dane Ortlund. Class runs from September 12 to October 31.
Recent 2021 Opportunities
CLASS: Learn how a recent classic made an impact then and now.
EVENT: Experience an ancient practice in a contemporary setting.
BOOK STUDY: Lenten study on the person and work of the most important person who has ever lived.
BOOK STUDY: Learn what it means to creature a culture of discipleship in your home.
This half-day conference will explore the benefits of Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes, and Psalms in our current day. In an age of information, what is often needed is wisdom.
You're invited to experience how a 17th century author is contemporary for discipleship today. Read this classic text in community with others.
CLASS: The Marriage Course is a series of seven sessions (over dinner), designed to help couples invest in their relationship and build a strong marriage. Friday evenings, September 24 - November 5 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. LIMITED TO first 12 couples to sign up.
CLASS: Join others who are learning to be stewards of their finances.
CLASS: A 20-part series over the course of two years on major biblical doctrines.
CLASS: On this 500th anniversary of the Reformation, learn how the Five Solas were the guiding principles.
DIGITAL STUDY: Learn what it means to practice the presence of God in the difficulty of 2020.
CONFERENCE: Half-day conference on Faith, Sexuality, and Gender with Preston Sprinkle (Sunday, May 7, 2017).
CONFERENCE: Half-day conference on the book of Genesis with scholar, John Walton.
DIGITAL: Follow a digital devotional on social media this Advent.
CLASS: Four week study on the intersection of church history in the United States and the reality of racism.
CLASS: Study the book of the Colossians.
- A Day of Fasting and Prayer: Good Friday, 2020 (for COVID-19)
- A Day of Fasting and Prayer: Juneteenth, 2020 (for racial reconciliation)
- A Day of Fasting and Prayer: January 8, 2021 (for peace in the country)