How do we as Christians respond to the realities of suffering, grief, and tragedy? Is it okay to be angry at God? How do we maintain hope in the midst of despair? How does our belief in Jesus impact our understanding of death and loss? Join us as we delve into these questions and more in our next adult education class, where we will read and discuss select chapters from Christian M. M. Brady’s book Beautiful and Terrible Things. This class will be offered in a hybrid format – you may choose to attend either in person, or via Zoom. To sign up please talk with Pastor Sam/Pastor Laura or contact the church
office. You can purchase the book on your own, or if you’d like the church to order it for you, the cost is $16.
Dates: 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, & 11/30
Time: 6:30 – 8 pm
Previous Adult Education Events:
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