Adult Education Classes in October
Faith and Literature Class - Discussion on readings from Signals by Gautreaux ~with Marjorie Clark - 301
Bible Study Class - The Witness of the Old Testament to Jesus Christ ~with Franklin Reding - 308
A Faithful Response to Gun Violence - Dining Room Class
Mission Council will sponsor a 4-week study series in October, entitled "A Faithful Response to Gun Violence." The PC-USA encourages the church at every level to become informed and active in preventing gun violence and to take responsibility to build public awareness of the epidemic of preventable gun-related deaths. Join us in the Dining Room at 9:30 a.m. to hear a wide variety of inspiring speakers.
October 6: Adria Scharf, Director of the Richmond Peace Education Center, will discuss the Center’s commitment to non-violence and conflict resolution work in the Richmond area.
October 13: Lori Haas - Senior Director of Advocacy at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.
October 20: Rev. Deanna Hollis, the PC-USA’s newly ordained Minister of Gun Violence will speak with us from Dalllas, TX via Skype, discussing her role with making churches more active in preventing gun violence.
October 27: Dr. Mark Ryan, VCU Professor of Family Medicine and Population Health, will address the impact of gun violence in the state and the potential clinical and public health interventions to address this issue.
Bible Study Groups
Kerygma Bible Study meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 12noon - 1:30pm. Contact Ginger Evans if you would like to join us!
Women's Bible Study - Do you have Tuesday mornings free? Would you like to go deeper into the study of scripture? Would you like to become better acquainted with other women at Second? Consider joining one of the Presbyterian Women’s circles that will be engaged in Bible study using the resource book God’s Promise: I Am with You. Circle 1 begins Tuesday, September 11, at 10:30 am in the 6th floor Tower Lounge of Westminster Canterbury (1600 Westbrook Drive). Marian English will facilitate the Bible study— informal and discussion focused. All women are welcome! Study books ($10) are available if desired. For more information contact Marian English (672-2061)