Faith formation is a lifelong journey. BSLC education programs include study, discussions on topics relevant in our daily lives, guest speakers, and fellowship. Education programs coordinate with the school year running September through June.
Adult Faith Formation hour
Happens in the the Fellowship Hall. Each Sunday between services from 10:00-10:45 am. Robert Brown is hosting a discussion and video series for the rest of the season!
Financial Peace by Dave Ramsey
This class will begin again April 6th 2018. It will run for 9 weeks from 6-8:30 PM and meet in the large church classroom. Please use this link to sign up: https://fpu.com/1059247
Weekday Bible Study
Every Wednesday at 10:30am. Join Pastor Chris and other’s as we continue our study of David Lose’s Making Sense of the Cross.
Our next Pub Theology gathering will be April 26th! We will meet at the Hub and our discussion will revolve around ministry work.
Faith on Foot
Next hike: Date and location TBD. Watch this space and our calendar!
Wednesday night at church Adult Study time
The Wednesday night adult study has concluded for this year. See you in the fall!
Gather Bible Study
The WELCA (Women of the ELCA) weekly study. Meets each Thursday from 10:00am-11:00am in the large classroom. Nancy Kingston leads this interactive time of prayer and study.
Social Justice Reading Group
Join Martha Gordon for this study group that meets the third Thursday of each month. Check out the calendar here: Social Justice Study Group schedule We will use resource materials to guide us as we consider issues such as white privilege, economic justice, incarceration, care of creation and other topics of the day. All are welcome!
Excellent Blogs to check out
Below are some online resources for those who are seeking time for prayer and contemplation. These can be used “on the go” or studied for a more in depth experience.
Lutheran Prayer ventures
A resource list of prayers and meditations from the ELCA
Daily Meditation & Reflection from Henri Nouwen
Drawn from a wide range of Henri Nouwen’s writing, these short meditations inspire and guide people’s mind and heart. Each reflection takes less than a minute to read and yet can set the tone for the day. It is sent via email in the early morning.
God Pause e-mail devotions are short, meaningful reflections on the following Sunday’s lessons and gospel delivered directly to your e-mail box. By Sunday, you’ll be ready for an extra meaningful worship experience.
Upper Room Daily Reflections
Each Daily Reflection includes a quote from an Upper Room book or magazine, scripture reading, and a meditation time with prayer. Sign-up at the website to received Daily Reflections.