Adult Eduction

 Sunday Morning Adult Education 2017-2018 – 9:15 a.m.

Adult Sunday Morning Classes begin September 24, 2017………..Prayers of the Reformers 9:15-10:15 a.m.

During this 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, we are highlighting the prayers of 12 reformers.  Some of them you may know or have heard their names mentioned.  Others you may not know or have never heard of their significant contributions to the reform movements.  Join your sisters and brothers at 9:15 a.m. in room #26.  It has been said that you can tell a lot about a person by their prayers.  Together let us discover new insights from the reformers through their prayers.

*September 24     John Wycliffe 1320-1384, Englis theologian and pastor, Bible sole criterion of doctrine

*October 1             John Huss 1369-1415, Czech priest, burned at the stake

*October 8            Ulrich Zwingli 1484-1531, Swiss priest, political and religious reform

*October 15          William Tyndale 1494-1536, Bible translator, burned at the stake

*October 22          Martin Luther 1483-1546, Augustinian priest, Founder of German Reformation

*October 29          Martin Bucer 1491-1551, Dominican friar, preacher of Lutheran Doctrine

*November 5       Thomas Cranmer 1489-1556, Book of Common Prayer, Archbishop of Canterbury

*November 12     Philip Melanchthon 1497-1560, Professor of Greek, Wittenberg

*November 19      John Calvin 1509-1564, French Theologian, reformation in Geneva

*November 26      John Know 1513-1572, Scottish Reformer, chaplain to Edward VI

*December 3         Advent Wreaths for the family!  Create a wreath to aid in family devotion for the Advent Season

*December 10       Rick Steves’ European Christmas!  Elegant video of the customs and celebrations across Europe

*December 17        Christmas Letters!  Participants will write and old fashioned pen on paper letter

*December 24       No classes on this Feast Day

The Small Catechism will be presented as a class for adults using art work from the Reformation period.  These classes will be presented by Pastor Beth Schlegel on September 24, October 1, 8, 15 & 22 at 6:00 p.m. at Luther Memorial Church, 1907 Hollywood Drive, York adjoining York Suburban High School.

Personal Devotions – St. Paul’s has the daily devotional called Christ In Our Home, on the table by entrance to the Chapel.  This little book comes out quarterly and has a daily reading, lesson and prayer for every day.  Pick one up!  Do you prefer reading on an electronic device?  You can sign up for the devotional God Pause from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota.  It will come to your email every day!  Click on the following link:  http://www.luthersem.edu/godpause/default.aspx  Both devotionals use the readings for the upcoming Sunday.