Sundays at St. John the Divine

Sunday Morning Adult Education
10:00 am in the Hall Life Center, followed by small groups
Faculty: Lay Teachers
Meet for 20 minutes of lay teaching followed by small group breakout discussion. We continue our study of the Gospel of Matthew this fall. Contact Chaille Hutcheson, to be added to a small group.

Discover Membership at St. John the Divine
10:00 am in the Parlor, Sept 15 — Nov 10
We encourage everyone who is new to St. John the Divine to take this class, as we discuss what it means to be part of our church family, connect to one another, and strengthen our faith.

The Core: Church History & Theology
10:00 am in Room 203, Sept 15 — Nov 24
Faculty: Jim Loftis, Melissa Grobmyer, David Lasater, Kim Bereswill
This course is desined to expose the participants to the broad movement of God in the church through history. Contact Missy Reed,

God's Diverse Church: A Practical Study of Ephesians
10:00 am in Room 201, Sept 15 — Oct 13
Faculty: The Rev. Charlie Holt and Dr. William Blocker
Join the Rev. Charlie Holt and Dr. William Blocker for a five-week study on Ephesians and gain insighte for practical application on race relations in our city and beyond. Contact Missy Reed,

Marriage Preparation Course: The Art of Marriage
12:30 pm in Room 201, Oct 6 — Nov 10
Faculty: The Rev. Charlie Holt and the Rev. Reagan Cocke
This class is for all couples preparing for marriage. Contact Sally Lehmberg.

Alpha Course
9:30 am in Room 208, Oct 6 — Dec 15
Faculty: Marisol Espinosa
Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith. Each talk looks at a different questions around faith and is designed to create conversation. Contact marison Espinosa,

Spiritual Leadership: 1 & 2 Timothy
10:00 am in Room 201, Oct 20 — Nov 24
Faculty: The Rev. Charlie Holt and the Rev. Dr. Justyn Terry
Paul's letters to Timothy are full of wisdom and encouragement for Christ-like leaders living in a chaotic and unstable culture. Contact Missy Reed,

Life Groups

The Disciple's Way
Week of Oct 2 - week of Nov 13

6:30 pm Wednesdays in the Hall Life Center or other group locations as scheduled
This engaging six-week study will challenge you with Jesus' own words about what it truly means to follow him through the travel narrative of Luke's Gospel

Wednesday Night at SJD


Dinner will be served on Wednesday nights starting at 5:30 pm

The Core: Old Covenant & Ancient Israel
6:30 pm Sept 25 — Nov 13 in Room 203
Faculty: The Rev. Charlie Holt
This class will help a maturing follower of Jesus know the story, theology, and practice of ancient Israel by studying the dynamic content and cunction of the Old Covenant Scriptures. Register for this class here.

The Core: Leadership Foundations
6:30 pm Sept 25 — Nov 13 in Room 210
Faculty: Andy Breckwoldt, Chris Hairel, and Tony Mayer
Using a mix of lectures, small group work, and homework, you will address the challenges you face today in your leadership role. Register for this class here.

Financial Peace University
6:00 - 8:00 pm in Room 201, Sept 25 — Nov 13
Through video teaching, class discussions, and interactive small group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you've dreamed you could be. Cost/$100. Contact Missy Reed,

Weekday Groups and Studies

Holy Yoga
Mon, Wed, Sat at 9:00 am
Faculty: Brooke Holt

Holy Yoga is a form of experiential worship created to deepen people's connection to Christ through the modality of yoga.

Men's Life: The Gospel of Luke
Tues at 6:45 am beginning Sept 17 in the Parlor
Faculty: The Rev. Reagan Cocke
Join us for breakfast and 20 minutes of teaching followed by small group application to our own lives. Contact Reagan Cocke,

Tuesday Evening Bible Study: The Gospel of John
Tues at 5:30 pm in the Parlor
Contact David Eckman,

Young Professionals Tuesday Nights
Tues at 7:00 pm beginning June 4 at the home of Chaillie Hutcheson
SJD's Young Professionals will dive deep into faith, life and meaning. Contact Jenny Childers,

Walking the Mourner's Path
Tues 3:30 — 5:00 pm, Oct 1 — Nov 19 in the Church Ladies' Lounge
Facilitators: Norie Baldwin, Judy Thornton, the Rev. Louise Samuelson, the Rev. Greg Buffone
Walking the Mourner's Path provides the understanding of grief to be both joy and sorrow associated with the loss of a loved one in the context of a small group. Cost/$50.

The Hope of Glory Women's Bible Study
Wed 6:30 pm in the Chapel, beginning Sept 18
Thur 9:30 am in the Hall Life Center, beginning Sept 19
Faculty: Meg Rice

Our new study is Acts: The Journey That Never Ends. Acts, like no other book, is a "how to" guide for Christians. Contact Candy Knudson, 713.527.8263,

WOW: Women of Wonder
Wed 12:30 - 1:30 pm in Hall Life Center, Oct 2 — Nov 6
Faculty: Laura Seifert (on video)
This fall, Women of Wonder presents Laura Seifert of yes. ministries 6-week video study of Psalm 23: "Faithful." Enjoy lunch & fellowship. Contact Carolyn Baker,