From September to May the Fellowship Class is our Sunday morning faith development program for adults. Anyone college age and up is welcome to join us for a discussion based on scripture, books, current events or other relevant topics. The class meets in the adult classroom in the Ransom Fellowship Hall behind the sanctuary. We meet from 9:30-10:30 a.m., before worship. The content of the class varies throughout the year.
Please join us. Guests are always welcome!
Some of the books & topics we have discussed recently include:
- Learning to Walk in the Dark – by Barbara Brown Taylor
- No god but God – by Reza Aslan
- Zealot – by Reza Aslan
- The Last Week – by Marcus Borg & John Crossan
- Waking Up White: And Finding Myself In the Story of Race – by Debby Irving
- Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption – by Bryan Stevenson
- The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World – by Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama
- Encountering the Divine: How to experience love in the midst of all this hate (Spiritual practices)
- Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis – by J. D. Vance
- Always With Us? What Jesus Really Said About the Poor – by Liz Theoharis
- Short Stories By Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi – by Amy-Jill Levine
- Sabbath as Resistance: Saying NO to the Culture of Now – by Walter Brueggeman
- Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again – by Rachel Held Evans
- Various video presentations from Living the Questions,”The Work of the People”, and Amy-Jill Levine.
- Topics such as Spiritual Practices, Mindfulness, World Religions, and presentations from mission partners such as Creation Care Alliance of Western NC.