Faith Exploration Group
Where faith intersects with the world
Join us on Sunday mornings at 9:15 in the Chapel
join us for our summer journey.
Using a series of videos that explore the History of Christianity, we have designed Sunday morning sessions that are easy to drop in and out of.
Each Sunday we will watch for approximately 30 minutes and then spend the rest of the hour discussing what we've seen.
2017 - 2018 Looking at Compassion
August 27 Guest Speaker - Jacob Bosch, MLM
The theme for the year is compassion and we start by taking a look at the
“hows and whys” of homelessness, presented by Jacob Bosch from MLM.
September 10 MLM Guest Speaker
A member of MLM’s staff will discuss the services MLM has to address the
issue of homelessness and how we can help.
September 17 Artists Helping the Homeless
Guest Speaker, Kar Woo, talks about their work to aid the homeless.
September 24 ELCA Social Statements
Liz Cooper leads a discussion of some of the many Social Statements that have been adopted and how they are created to make a difference.
October 1 - 22 From Conflict to Communion
Debra Baker helps us take a look at the Lutheran-Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation. . . from conflict to communion.
October 28 - Special Showing of the movie Martin Luther - The Idea That Changed the World 2-4pm in Fellowship Hall. Movie treats provided
October 29 Discussion of Martin Luther movie
Join us to discuss the Martin Luther movie
November 5 - Jan 28 12 Steps to a Compassionate Life
Based on Karen Armstrong’s work as a result of being awarded the 2008 TED
Prize. This study will include several videos and other resources.
February 4 - 25 Bible Text Study
Pr. Alix leads a Bible text study each week
Feb 4 - 2 Kings 5:1-17; 1 Corinthians 9:24-27; Mark 1:40-45
Feb 11 - Genesis 9:8-17; 1 Peter 3:13-22; Mark 1:9-15
Feb 18 - Genesis 17:1-16; Mark 8:27-38
Feb 25 - Exodus 20:1-20; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; John 2:13-25
March 4 Vern Barnett, Guest Speaker
Vern Barnett, founder of The Kansas City Interfaith Council presents an
overview of Islam
March 11 the Koran, Guest Speaker to be announced
Get answers to some of your questions about the Koran.
March 18 Did Jesus Always Preach Nonviolence?
Cheryl Bender leads the discussion
March 25 The Weapon of Non Violence:
Lessons from Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr., discussion lead by Cheryl Bender.