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October 2017

Adult Education

October 22 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Westminster Presbyterian, 1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Christianity’s Early Conflicts with Matthew Skinner The New Testament can be viewed as a series of snapshots that reveal ancient Christian communities’ efforts to work out their understanding of who they were, what they believed, and how they should live. Those efforts were sometimes arduous. Opinions took time to emerge, and some were contested. Disagreements and unexpected developments sometimes provided opportunities for those Christians to live out a more welcoming and generous faith; sometimes frictions made churches more unforgiving and…

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Virtues, Values, Ethics & Character

October 22 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Sunday, repeating until December 17, 2017

Westminster Presbyterian, 1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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“Come, let us reason together…” This class provides weekly opportunities for dialogue and conversation around topics of faith and life. Participants share ideas and experiences as they grow together.

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Family Matters

October 22 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Sunday, repeating until December 17, 2017

Westminster Presbyterian, 1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Family Matters is a place of welcome and connection for Westminster parents with children of all ages. This fall we will discuss excerpts from Giving Good Gifts – The Spiritual Journey of Parenthood by the Rev. Dr. George E. Conway. While Conrad’s book concludes with the chapter called “The Spiritual Journey of Parenthood,” it is where we will begin. We will then review the seven spiritual gifts that Conrad identifies and decide together which to explore more fully. About once…

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WOW Bible Study

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

Knox Presbyterian Church, 4747 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Westminster on Wednesdays: Bible Study for Men and Women 9:00 am | Knox WOW meetings begin with coffee and fellowship at 9 am, Bible study at 9:30. The men’s and women’s meetings include Bible study led by learned clergy and lay leaders. This year’s topic for the women is “Cloud of Witnesses,” a study of the Book of Hebrews, led by Sarah Brouwer, Judy Kim, Bebe Baldwin, and Shirley McKinney. The men’s group studies the upcoming Sunday worship service’s scripture…

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Confirmation Through an Adult Lens

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Knox Presbyterian Church, 4747 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Rev. Meghan Gage-Finn and Dr. Carmel Tinnes will lead this series of classes at Knox exploring the content covered in the Confirmation Class. Parents of current confirmation students and all people who would like to explore their faith in new ways are invited to attend! Come with your questions and musings. October 25  This session will explore biblical and theological understandings of God. What are qualities of God? How can we know God?         November 1 What…

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Adult Education

October 29 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Westminster Presbyterian, 1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Picturing the Reformation: Luther, Cranach, and the Power of the Visual with Paul Daniels Explore the dynamic relationship between the great reformer Martin Luther and Lucas Cranach, the artist and propagandist who joined Luther in advancing the reformer’s cause. This talk will present many images on the role the new media (the printing press and the easily reproduced wood block print) played for good and ill in this highly polarized time. We will discuss the parallels and the differences between…

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November 2017

Confirmation Through an Adult Lens

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Knox Presbyterian Church, 4747 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Rev. Meghan Gage-Finn and Dr. Carmel Tinnes will lead this series of classes at Knox exploring the content covered in the Confirmation Class. Parents of current confirmation students and all people who would like to explore their faith in new ways are invited to attend! Come with your questions and musings. November 1 What is faith (and doubt)? Can we question God? How is faith different from belief? How do we experience God? November 8 How do we view the…

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Virtues, Values, Ethics & Character

November 5 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Westminster Presbyterian, 1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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“Come, let us reason together…” This class provides weekly opportunities for dialogue and conversation around topics of faith and life. Participants share ideas and experiences as they grow together.

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Adult Education

November 5 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Westminster Presbyterian, 1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Suffering and Transformation Featuring Paul Karos | November 5 | 9:15 am The Orthodox Church has faced significant persecution during the last several centuries. There is much to be learned from the suffering and struggles of the persecution of the Christian Church, which continues today. Orthodox Christianity promotes a holistic approach to life. It believes that all human beings are made in the image of God. Every person possesses the potential to grow  into Christ-likeness no matter what race or…

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Confirmation Through an Adult Lens

November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Knox Presbyterian Church, 4747 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Rev. Meghan Gage-Finn and Dr. Carmel Tinnes will lead this series of classes at Knox exploring the content covered in the Confirmation Class. Parents of current confirmation students and all people who would like to explore their faith in new ways are invited to attend! Come with your questions and musings. November 8 How do we view the Bible? What is the history of its formation? How can God speak to us today through its words? November 15 Why Jesus?…

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Adult Education

November 12 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Sunday, repeating until November 26, 2017

Westminster Presbyterian, 1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Insiders and Outsiders in Post-exilic Judah Dr. Cameron Howard | November 12 & 26 | 9:15 am The biblical books of Ezra and Nehemiah provide a window into the political, religious, and cultural conflicts of post-exilic Judah. Exiles who returned to Judah from Babylon clashed with Persian imperial authorities as well as with Judahites who had remained in the land, all while trying to make theological sense of their new historical circumstances. In these sessions we will study key texts…

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Confirmation Through an Adult Lens

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Knox Presbyterian Church, 4747 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Rev. Meghan Gage-Finn and Dr. Carmel Tinnes will lead this series of classes at Knox exploring the content covered in the Confirmation Class. Parents of current confirmation students and all people who would like to explore their faith in new ways are invited to attend! Come with your questions and musings. November 15 Why Jesus? What does the gospel of John say about “the Word?” What about Jesus two natures: human and divine? No Adult Education November 22 November 29…

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Confirmation Through an Adult Lens

November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Knox Presbyterian Church, 4747 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Rev. Meghan Gage-Finn and Dr. Carmel Tinnes will lead this series of classes at Knox exploring the content covered in the Confirmation Class. Parents of current confirmation students and all people who would like to explore their faith in new ways are invited to attend! Come with your questions and musings. November 29 Explore Jesus’ life and teachings. What does Jesus’ death and resurrection mean for us? What are different understandings of atonement? December 6 This class explores the Holy…

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December 2017

Confirmation Through an Adult Lens

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Knox Presbyterian Church, 4747 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Rev. Meghan Gage-Finn and Dr. Carmel Tinnes will lead this series of classes at Knox exploring the content covered in the Confirmation Class. Parents of current confirmation students and all people who would like to explore their faith in new ways are invited to attend! Come with your questions and musings. December 6 This class explores the Holy Spirit and the Trinity. How can we understand a relational God? What do the historic creeds of the church say about this?…

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Confirmation Through an Adult Lens

December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Knox Presbyterian Church, 4747 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Rev. Meghan Gage-Finn and Dr. Carmel Tinnes will lead this series of classes at Knox exploring the content covered in the Confirmation Class. Parents of current confirmation students and all people who would like to explore their faith in new ways are invited to attend! Come with your questions and musings. December 13 Why do so many people say that they are spiritual, but not religious? What is spirituality? What is distinctive about Presbyterian worship? December 20 Words with great…

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Confirmation Through an Adult Lens

December 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Knox Presbyterian Church, 4747 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Rev. Meghan Gage-Finn and Dr. Carmel Tinnes will lead this series of classes at Knox exploring the content covered in the Confirmation Class. Parents of current confirmation students and all people who would like to explore their faith in new ways are invited to attend! Come with your questions and musings. December 20 We'll explore words with great meaning: vocation, stewardship, and evangelism.

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