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Early Morning Sunday Bible Study, 7:15 am
 

March 10, March 17, March 24, 2019
Letters of John
Facilitators: Jean Wahlstrom and Marvin Kananen
7:15 am, 322/Conference Room
Letters of John continued....we will study Second and Third John with reflection and discussion time. It’s still all about Jesus and faith challenges to the Johannine community and to the church today. Come for one session or all three!
As usual, coffee and munchies provided. 
Join us - we learn together.
  
  
     

Discipleship Hour, 9:45 am (unless otherwise noted)
     
   
March 10, March 17, March 24
Climate Change: Scripture, Science, and Solutions

Presenter: Jeff Thiel 
301/Fellowship Hall North 
We’ll explore what Scripture says about caring for God’s creation and the poor and vulnerable, review the Science about our impact on the climate, and learn about practical Solutions to ensure a livable world for future generations. You’ll gain hope, inspiration, and insight into how to reduce your carbon pollution, cut waste, save money, and live out your faith. Sessions will be led by Jeff Thiel of Carbon Innovations.
Jeff Thiel formed Carbon Innovations, LLC to promote market-based solutions to the global climate crisis. Carbon Innovations is working with building industry leaders to decarbonize the built environment, investing in companies with technologies that are essential for a carbon-neutral economy, and advocating for a national carbon fee and dividend policy. Jeff grew up in Bellevue attending Saint Andrew’s with his family. Jeff and his wife Bettijean are members of Mercer Island Presbyterian Church.
  
March 31
Open Conversation

301/Fellowship Hall North 
Enjoy coffee and conversation about the topics we’ve heard about.
  

April 28, May 5
Stepping into Prayer (Faith Stepping Stones for Parents of Two-Year-Olds)

Facilitators: Lois Nelson, Kari Henderson
322/Conference Room
Sessions focus on how parents and children can pray together at home. Simple prayer pillows are made. These prayer pillows are presented to the children during the 11:00 am worship service on May 5. Parents and children also participate in an activity on sharing prayer ideas to be placed on prayer cards for the pillows.
  

May 12
Stepping into Affirmation of Baptism (Faith Stepping Stones for Parents of Fifth Graders)

Facilitators: Lois Nelson, Kari Henderson
322/Conference Room
This session provides a time for parents to discuss the transition from elementary school to middle school, and to ask questions about academics, time management, and social issues. Session Two will be held in the fall of the students’ 6th grade year, and focuses on the faith development of middle schoolers. Students are presented with a Catechism in the fall of their 6th grade year.
  

 
Schedule of Faith Stepping Stones Classes for 2018-2019 
 


  
Video and Audio Recordings of Classes
The Communications Committee records video of Sunday adult discipleship classes.
Recordings are available online for approximately four weeks following the class. 
     
December 16 - "Global Missions Update" with Jean Wahlstrom, Marvin Kananen, Becca Piel-Video
December 16 - "Global Missions Update" with Jean Wahlstrom, Marvin Kananen, Becca Piel-Audio
    Lutheran World Relief-Partnership Bihar-Video
  
February 3 - "State of the Youth" with Pastor Drew Yoos-Video
February 3 - "State of the Youth" with Pastor Drew Yoos-Audio 
    
February 17 - "Intergenerational Sunday School" with Pastor Drew Yoos-Video
February 17 - "Intergenerational Sunday School" with Pastor Drew Yoos-Audio 
  
February 24 - "Report from Bihar" with Becca Piel-Video
February 24 - "Report from Bihar" with Becca Piel-Audio 
  
March 10 - "Climate Change - Part 1" with Jeff Thiel-Video
March 10 - "Climate Change - Part 1" with Jeff Thiel-Audio
    
March 17 - "Climate Change - Part 2" with Jeff Thiel-Video
March 17 - "Climate Change - Part 2" with Jeff Thiel-Audio
 

 
 


Date to be determined
Stepping into Adulthood
     (Faith Stepping Stones for Parents of Young Adults)
Facilitators: Dr. Timothy Weber, Lois Nelson and Kari Henderson
322/Conference Room
As part of the Faith Stepping Stones ministry to parents of high school seniors and young adults, we will have sessions throughout the year with Dr. Timothy Weber. Please come to be supported as we continue to explore parenting this age group as they become increasingly independent.  
Check back for the date of the next session.