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THIS FALL ON SUNDAY MORNINGS (AT 9:30 AM – (beginning this Sunday)

I'd Like You If You Were More Like Me (meeting in Daniel's Den in office
hallway) 
This book study addresses, from a perspective of faith, the challenge of finding relationships where we can share and trust  and find joy without having to hide our flaws and failures.






Honoring our Neighbor's Faith (meeting downstairs in Jerusalem Room)

An overview of beliefs, practices, and piety of our brothers and sisters in Christ from other denominations as well as an introduction t groups on the fringes of Christian faith but play a role in our nation and culture







Looking ahead to November -
All the Places to Go – (meeting in Daniel's Den in office hallway)
A closer look at the countless doors God places before us each day, how to
recognize them, and how to take risks to step out in faith and embrace the
opportunities that await us.

Forgotten God – The Holy Spirit (meeting downstairs in Jerusalem Room)
The Holy Spirit is the least understood and often most forgotten member of the
Trinity and yet is the part that is closest to us and impacts us most directly. Join
us as we continue this fascination study and exploration of our faith.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNING & SHARING

Men's Breakfast – Beginning on October 6 meets on the first Saturday of the month at
7:30 AM at Keystone Grill (on Ridge Pike near Toscos) for a hot breakfast, alongside
group conversation and laughter, as well as discussion connected to our faith and daily
life.

Women's Breakfast – same time and location on the third Saturday of each month

Lunch Bunch – meets on Thursdays at noontime beginning on September 13 downstairs
in St. Andrew's Hall. Most weeks we dig a little deeper into the assigned texts that will
be proclaimed on Sunday at worship. We provide printed copies of the readings, coffee,
and occasional snacks. You are welcome to bring a bagged lunch and, should you desire,
a bible of your choice.




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