On Being. Selected excerpts from this radio show will be listened to and form the basis of our discussion. Appropriate scriptures will be read and further enhance the discussion. Led by Rick King. Meets 6 weeks in Sep and Oct.
Bible Study. Covenant with God. God has made major covenants with people on behalf of the earth and the human community. Beginning with Noah, God promises benevolence toward creation. Similar commitments are made with Abram, Phinehas, and Ezekiel. Ultimately, the covenant forms the foundation for the coming Messiah and salvation for the world. Led by Ben Eberly and Kay White. This class meets from Sept.—May.
Apps. Daniel Miller will teach us about and help us download many of his favorite apps available for phone and computer that are useful in our Christian walk. Scripture commentaries, devotions, scripture dictionaries, translations, etc. are only a few of the many available tools. Meets 4 weeks in Sep and Oct.
Re-PLACING OURSELVES. Members of the Rewilding the Way Sunday Class are busy organizing a sustainability conference here at Beth-El for the weekend of Sept 29-Oct 1. The weekend will include speakers from our congregation, Mountain States Conference and community, individual time for contemplation in nature, shared reflection, and visioning actions that we can take to become more place-based people. Environmental stewardship is inherent in our faith, and this will be an opportunity to inspire us to do more as a community of faith to address the climate challenges of our time. That Sunday 10/1/17 one of our classes will meet in follow-up to the weekend conference at 9AM.
Basic Computer Security. With a focus on good computer security practices Bruce Erickson will teach us about and help problem solve many computer issues that arise with the internet. 4 weeks in Oct and Nov.
Social Apps. Judy Kanagy will teach us the basics about and the differences between such social apps as Facebook, Snap Chat, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest. 4 weeks in Nov and Dec.