We believe the need to learn never stops, no matter what your age — especially when it comes to faith formation. That’s why Knox Church offers many growth and development opportunities for adults, from on-going gatherings to events featuring well- known speakers.
The Knox Book Group meets the second Monday of month at 7:00pm at the home of Becky Gibbs and Anne Mulder, 2145 Luray Avenue, Unit 5N. This popular group focuses on novels and non-fiction books that have something to say about the challenges of life in today’s world. Our schedule for the remainder of the year includes Underground Railroad (September), Hillbilly Elegy (October), Neverhome (November) and Eligible (December). Contact Becky Gibbs for more information at moc.l1505951347iamto1505951347h@sbb1505951347igmac1505951347ceber1505951347
Knox Moms Group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 7:30pm in people's homes and popular locations. Discussions focus on a range of family-related topics, books and articles of interest, and just good fellowship. Contact Tina Hubert for more information at gro.x1505951347onk@t1505951347rebuh1505951347t1505951347.
Middle Tales. This innovative series of classes and discussion studies fairy tales that deal with midlife. The six-week series is taught by Rick Warm, starting Tuesday, September 26, at 7:00pm at the home of Becky Gibbs and Anne Mulder, 2145 Luray Avenue, Unit 5N. Contact Cindy Sieber for information at moc.l1505951347iamg@1505951347aihtn1505951347ycreb1505951347eis1505951347.
Tom York Lecture Series: Rachel Macy Stafford. The York lectures were established in 2012 to honor the ministry of former pastor Tom York. Nationally recognized speakers spark dialogues around current concerns, important issues of our time, theological debates, or questions of faith—all with the objective of making us a stronger community. This year’s lecture on October 19 features popular “mommy blogger” Rachel Macy Stafford” and her innovative “hands-free” approach to parenting. Rachel has more than 2 million blog readers. More information can be found at knox.org.
“Money and Faith” led by Knox members Bob Reed and Israel Bonnell, along with a panel of financial experts from Knox. This topic will be offered as a four-part series on September 10, 17, 24 and October 1. The class content will be broadly divided into the following three areas: (1) Basic concepts of money – history, currency/monetary systems and biblical perspectives (9/10/17), (2) Making money – careers, investing, retirement, including cultivating healthy attitudes towards money in our children (9/17/17), (3) Using money -- for ourselves and for the greater good in service of God (9/24/17 and 10/1/17)
There’s more to come later this fall!
- A quarterly class on health topics, led by our Faith Community Nurse, Pam Ward, RN. First class will be October 8.
- A class series on “Neuroscience, Mind and Faith” led by Bob Reed, MD and Israel Bonnell, PhD. This is a fascinating topic with lots of new research information that sheds fresh perspectives on human behavior including morality and sin, mental wellness and illness, nurture of the mind, and behavioral correction approaches.