Adult Formation on Sundays

Download the Spring 2015 Education Offerings and Program Guide (PDF)

Classes begin on January 4 unless otherwise noted. Weekday classes are also available.

Dean’s Class

10–11 a.m., Reynolds Hall

Epiphany: When God is Revealed Among Us

(Jan. 11) Theophanies, visions, prayers, and other close encounters with the Divine on Epiphany Sunday.

Jesus of Nazareth, Jesus the Christ: Fully God, Fully Man

(Feb. 1–8, Feb. 22, March 1–15) A study of the “historical Jesus” and the ways in which Jesus has been interpreted throughout Christian history including in modern “pop” culture.

Celtic Spirituality and Anglican Thought

(April 12–26) We’ll explore Celtic spirituality and the ways in which it understands the world to be God-enchanted. This course will culminate in the May 8–9 visit of Church of Scotland minister, poet, and teacher J. Philip Newell.

The Hines Center Presents

(Jan. 4, Jan. 25, Feb. 15, March 22, May 17) Join us for a series of presentations introducing the various practices of Christian Spirituality that will form the core offerings of the Cathedral’s new spirituality center.

Guest Speaker: Bishop Jeff Fisher

(May 10) The Rt. Rev. Jeff W. Fisher is bishop suffragan of the Diocese of Texas. Bishop Fisher serves as executive for pastoral ministries, including clergy and their families.

Exploring the Connections

10–11 a.m., Jeffers Conference Room

We will be viewing a program featuring Sister Joan Chittister on the Ten Commandments, reflecting deeply on the moral fibers of our society. Facilitators are Virginia Butts, Merrilee Cunningham, Sally Lehr, and Patty Turney.

Thinking Through Your Faith

10–11 a.m., McGehee Conference Room

Sponsored by the 20s & 30s Council, this class is open to anyone who wants to explore how Christians have thought through big theological questions over the centuries. Optional readings will help participants delve deeper.

Christian Meditation

10–11 a.m., Bride’s Room

Christian Meditation is a class to learn and practice a form of prayer as taught by Jesus. There is a teaching, the experience of meditation, and a closing which includes prayer and scripture. The class is open to all, regardless of experience.