This seven-week class will cover the basics, the teachings of the prophet of Islam and evangelism attempts between Muslims and Christians of the second largest religion in the world. It will also help you to understand the Islamic culture and how to deliver the Gospel in such a cultural context. Meets downstairs and led by Nader Alaraj.
Nader & Georgette Alaraj are missionaries working for POBLO International, a Lutheran Mission Society, among internationals in the Bloomington area and the Twin Cities in general. You can be part of this ministry by praying, volunteering and supporting the efforts to reach out to the unbelievers and unchurched.
Life Keys – Discover Who You Are is an eight-week multifaceted course designed to help you uncover your talents, spiritual gifts, passions, values, priorities, personality and all that God made you to be. This popular course will help you understand where you fit best and how you can live more effectively. Workbooks $10. Led by Jim Anderson.
The Gospel of John will continue led by Pastor Pat starting Jan. 7.
Starting March 4: “The Meaning of Marriage” by Timothy Keller. This six-week DVD series with host Timothy Keller will examine practical wisdom for marriages from a Biblical perspective in a refreshingly frank and beautiful way, whether you’ve been married for a year or for 50+ years. Led by Jim Anderson.
Starting March 4: “He Chose the Nails” by Max Lucado is an excellent five-week DVD Lenten study with group discussion examining the gifts that Christ gave to us, not around a tree, but around the cross and an empty tomb.
New Weekly Classes:
February 6th with “Living a Chocolate Life” an eight-week study by Deb Burma which meets 7:00-8:45pm. Led by BettiJo Norman.
Men’s morning Bible Class 6:30-8:00 a.m. starting up Jan.10, each week with continental breakfast, and team-led Bible study. Flexible for men who need to leave earlier than 8:00 for work. Led by Jason Drabek and Todd Hilgenkamp.
Wednesday HUB nights include Soul Supper served 5:30-6:10 p.m.
Meet & Greet with Pastor Pat is Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. Come and meet our pastor. For anyone who has questions about the Christian faith, new believers or St. Michael’s members!
New Member Class is January 17, 24 & 31, 6:30-7:45 p.m. led by Pastor Pat & Jim Anderson. Learn what St. Michael’s is about, Christian truths we believe, etc. No obligation to join.
The Reason for God will continue January 10 & 17, followed by Life Keys – Discover Who You Are. Led by Jim Anderson.
Time Between the Testaments, a nine-week Life Light Bible Study, will start up on January 18. Study guides $10. Led by Kathy Wilson
Intergenerational Bible Study, 8:00-9:30 a.m.
Pure Desire – Men’s Bible study, 9:00-10:30 a.m.