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You can join our Sunday School Bible Study  groups on Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m.

 

Open Doors Sunday School Class - meets in the Conference Room in the education wing of the church.

 

Discovery Sunday School Class - meets in the Social Hall

 

 

During the Lenten Season of 2019 

Les Miserables - A Study of Redemption

April 5 & April 12 

6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.  (2 Hours each session)

Session one we will watch the first half of the musical production and at the intermission take time to discuss the various themes in which redemption, both devine and human initiated are seen.

 

Session 2, we will watch from the intermission to the end of the production and afterwards discuss additional themes of redemption including eternity and salvation.

 

Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.

 

From time to time focused book studies are offered. if you are interested in a book study, contact Pastor Brian (540)249-4239

upcoming book study July-August of 2019

Book study Group meets on Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:00p.m.

 

"God won't give you more than you can handle." This is one of the most common and least helpful reassurances floating around Christian circles. It is anything but biblical. The truth is that God does allow a lot more than we can handle. But why?

Nate Pyle has walked through tragedy in his own life--professional uncertainty, the intense impact of mental illness, and the struggle to build a family because of a lost pregnancy, infertility, and adoption. As a pastor, Nate has cried with countless people experiencing deep and overwhelming pain. They want answers but perhaps even more, they want someone to sit with them as they lament.

Clich Christianity tells us not to ask questions in hard times. Yet transformation awaits us in the dark night of the soul. In More Than You Can Handle, Nate asks with you: "God, where are you in this pain? Why don't you step in and act?" Because when we courageously bring all of who we are to all of who God is--and stop pretending we can "handle" life--we encounter the God of Redemption. The good news isn't that we can handle everything, but rather that God promises to be with us at the very moments we can't handle anything.

Skillfully weaving together his own story, the stories of others, and a powerful look at the life of Jesus, Nate delivers a fresh and timely response to the pain we each experience. As Nate reminds us, the only thing more overwhelming than the pain of life is the love of a God who carries that pain with us.

For those interested in learning how to step into the world of church evangelism, and work towards creating an atmosphere of renewed evangelism in the Church. This is a study put together by Adam Hamilton, Pastor of Resurrection U.M.C.  

 

This Study is planned for September of 2019

 

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