Lunch and Learn Thursdays!
Diving Deeper in Faith
Beginning Thursday, September 29, Pastor Greg will be hosting Lunch and Learn
Thursdays from 11:00 – 12:30 in the Conference Room. Together we will dive
deeper into our faith and share a meal together.
Participants will bring their own bag lunch and each session will begin with a video
presentation lasting 20 – 30 minutes followed by a guided discussion.
The first series is How Lutherans Interpret the Bible guided by Rev. Dr. Mark Allen
September 29 - The Word of God
October 6 - What Lutherans Say About the Bible
October 13 - Where the Bible Comes From
October 20 - Interpreting the Bible in Context
October 27 - Determining Right from Wrong
November 3 - The Many Meanings of the Bible
November 10 - Devotional Bible Reading
Following a Thanksgiving break, sessions will resume on December 1 with Good
God Questions: Taking On Really Tough Issues. This ten session discussion boldly
takes us into the intersection between our faith and the world, addressing the
places where we may be tempted to stumble over hard questions.
December 1 - Why does God allow suffering?
December 8 - What are bad answers to suffering?
December 15 - What are some personal answers to suffering?
Christmas/New Year Break
Good God Questions: Taking On Really Tough Issues (Cont’d)…
January 5, 2023 - Do Jews, Muslims and Christians worship the same God?
January 12 - Why did Jesus have to die?
January 19 - How do I know God's will for my life?
January 26 - If I am forgiven, why will I be judged?
February 2 - What is the Trinity?
February 9 - What about my child who is baptized but doesn't believe?
February 16 - What happens to us after death?
February 23 - What do we do with disturbing biblical passages?
March 2 - How do I know the Holy Spirit is active in my life?
Next we’ll dive into Faith Out Loud: Talking About What Matters Most. This series invites
tongue tied Christians to speak of our faith story.
March 9 - Your favorite passage in the Bible
March 16 - A time of suffering in which God made a difference
March 23 - How God makes a difference in your daily life
March 30 - An idea of God that you find meaningful
Holy Week and Easter Break
April 13 - A person who made a difference in your faith
April 20 - A time when you experienced grace
April 27 - A time when God's people came through for you
May 4 - A time when you were surprised by God
May 11 - How God came alive in your life
May 18 - A time when God felt present
May 25 - A time when God felt absent