Adult education at St. Michael's consists of a variety of programs and events. Through study of scripture, small group conversation, and topical presentations, we are always seeking to grow in our faith. All questions and curiosities are welcome! Please check our calendar and social media for the latest offerings.
Book Study with Lomax AME Zion
During the season of Easter, St. Michael’s will participate in a book study with our brothers and sisters from Lomax. We will meet on Monday evenings from 7:00 – 8:30 PM, beginning on April 12 and ending on May 17.
Participants are asked to pre-register, simply so that we can have small group discussion leaders. Discussion groups with members …Read More »
Please consider signing up for a Sacred Ground Dialogue Circle that will begin in January. These will be bi-weekly conversations facilitated by fellow parishioners in a small-group, online format. My hope is that we will be able to have at least one virtual Dialogue Circle in the evening, and one during the day, though this is dependent on the number of participants. This curricu…Read More »
Topic: Race: Where Do We Stand?
Wednesdays (October 14, 21, 28, November 4) from 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89396961729
Call In: 1 301 715 8592
Meeting ID: 893 9696 1729
Led by a joint planning committee of lay leaders, parishioners from Lomax AME Zion and St. Michael's are invited to participate in a multi-session discussion series on race. Joinin…Read More »
Race in our Lives, Our Community, and our Church
Overview: St. Michael’s parishioners are invited to intentionally engage the conversation that is unfolding nationally with regards to racism. As with all components of the Christian journey, our intention is multi-faceted: transformation of the self to become more Christ-like, as well as action to bring about God’s Kingdom here a…Read More »
Have you ever thought of trying Centering Prayer or Christian meditation but it seemed too difficult? Maybe you have tried it and found it actually was too difficult? Or maybe you were drawn to it, but knew you couldn’t squeeze it into your day. Now is the perfect time to give it a try! In this 6-week introduction to Christian contemplation, Laurie Denton will lead us in Centerin…Read More »
All parishioners who currently have children at home are invited to participate in bi-weekly on-line discussion with fellow parents. This time will be an opportunity to connect with parishioners who have shared similar challenges and joys throughout the pandemic. We will gather every other Sunday evening (June 28, July 12, July 26) from 8- 9 PM on zoom.
For June 28, please listen …Read More »
Education for Ministry is a continuing education program out of the University of the South Sewanee’s Beecken Center.
What is Education for Ministry?
EDUCATION is the first aspect of the program. Each week we explore aspects of the Judeo-Christian faith. We read the Bible, biblical scholarship, church history and explore ethics and theology. The education part of the program is des…
Are you someone who has been a Christian for a long time, but sometimes still wonder about the basics? Are you someone new to God and the Church who wants to get a better idea of what this Christianity thing is really all about? Are you interested in baptism, confirmation, or reception into the Episcopal Church? Join us for our annual Inquirer’s Class, when we gather around som…Read More »
We meet Thursdays at 1:30 PM at St. Michael’s for coffee, conversation, and fellowship. Our program year generally comprises two reading sessions: spring (late Jan-Jun) and fall (Sep-Dec). We may meet during the summer to explore other ways to reach God (e.g., contemplative prayer in the Celtic tradition).
If you are interested in tackling The Bible Challenge, or if our books ar…Read More »