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Your Faith, Your Life: An Invitation to the Episcopal Church

May 6, 13, and 20; June 3 and 17

12:30–2:00 p.m. in the Lillian Croy Room
Light Lunch and Childcare Provided*

Whether you are new to the Episcopal Church or a lifelong member, this course offering is meant for those wishing to learn (and re-learn) about the Episcopal Church and our theology, church history and structure, and worship and sacraments. This is especially for those adults considering baptism, confirmation, or reception into the Episcopal Church when the Bishop is present for confirmation.

We will be using the book, Your Faith Your Life: An Invitation to the Episcopal ChurchDownload the Course Schedule. Questions? Contact the Rev. Valerie Hayes.

Sign up for the class and childcare.

* Sign up for childcare one week in advance.


Your Faith, Your Life

Sunday, May 6
Introduction to the course and the book
  Getting to know one another
  Expectations, hopes and questions
Sunday, May 13 Discussion and Questions
Read Ahead - Introduction: Telling Secrets
  Chapter 1: Transforming Questions
  Chapter 2: Beginnings
Sunday, May 20 Discussion and Questions
Read ahead - Chapter 3: Bible Stories
  Chapter 4: History
  Chapter 5: Faith: Whom Do We Trust?
Sunday, May 27 No Session—Memorial Weekend
  Please visit Holy Comforter's booth at ViVa Vienna!
Sunday, June 3
Discussion and Questions
Read ahead - Chapter 6: Navigating the Church
  Chapter 9: Worship: Responding to God’s Blessings
  Chapter 10: Sacraments
Sunday, June 10 Confirmation by Bishop Bob Ihloff, Bishop Associate
Sunday, June 17 What Now?
Read ahead -  Chapter 7: What is God Calling You To Do?
  Chapter 8: Spirituality: Created for Prayer