Adult Education

IPC offers several adult education classes throughout the year on Sunday mornings from 10:00-11:00 in the Kantonsschule Stadelhofen.

Bible @10

Starting January 6, 2019! Bible@10, a weekly Bible study which will take place 50 Sundays per year from 10:00-11:00 in the Kantonsschule.  Depending upon the study, each series will last between 8-10 weeks.  Participants are welcome to join at any time; however, as with any study, the more you attend, the more you benefit! 

 

In June, the “Bible@10” group will turn toward the book of Ecclesiastes. We’ll explore questions like: What kind of text is Ecclesiastes? How does it portray God, the world, and humankind? What does it have to say about human beings, the world as their home, and their position in relation to God? How might this biblical book challenge and enrich us today?

Our goal is to understand what its (often unheard) author has to say about these theological issues. The focus will be hearing the message of Ecclesiastes on its own terms. And no, its message is not that everything is “meaningless” or “vain”—which is something we’ll address. Yet its message is nonetheless challenging for many people in our 21st century culture.

The only book you need to bring is a translation of the Bible. Since the book of Ecclesiastes is rather short (12 chapters), it would be best if participants would read it in its entirety prior to our first session.

Special Adult Education Class on the Apostles’ Creed

“Christian, what do you believe?” Good question! Where would you start?

Beginning April 28, in both the morning and evening services, Sam and Andy will preach an eleven-week sermon series focusing on the core Christian beliefs of the Apostles’ Creed.

Along with this series, our pastors will offer a class that dives deeper into the creed, exploring its biblical foundations and contemporary signficance. The class will also allow time for discussion and questions-and-answers.

The course will be offered at two times: at 13:30 wherever coffee hour is being held; and at 16:45 in room S3 below the Methodist sanctuary.