Upcoming Explorations: Fall, 2019

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A Survey of the Life of Jesus
(10-week, self-paced online course via BeADisciple.com)

(Monday, September 16 through Friday, November 22, 2019)
Facilitated by Pastor Jim Reiter

What Using a host of media from studies in the Holy Lands (with Dr. Jim Fleming), Pastor Jim Reiter will take you on a tour of Israel — with an eye to the ways that considerations of 1st Century Middle Eastern customs/culture, geography, and a variety of sciences illuminate the life, ministry, and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

No books are required, however, there will be list of recommended readings as well as downloadable materials and handouts each week.

This self-paced course is ideal for those who seek a deeper dive into the Scriptures and the life of Jesus but can not given themselves to a study at a standard day or time or place in the week.

Introduction to the Enneagram
(October 12, 2019 at Chapelwood United Methodist Church in Lake Jackson
Facilitated by Kathy Reiter, certified Enneagram trainer and spiritual director

What A 7-hour workshop offering insight into the background of this ancient personality “inventory,” a narrative orientation to the nine personality types, and some sense of next steps in the journey to “true self.” (Engagement of results from an online inventory, The Wagner Enneagram Personality Style Scales (WEPPS), enhances discoveries and discussions.)


The Art of Living Intentionally: Crafting a Rule for [Faithful] Living
(10-week,  self-paced online course via BeADisciple.com)
(October 14 through November 8, 2019)
Facilitated by Pastor Jim Reiter

What Building upon this last August’s Ruminations (focusing on “Intentional Living” and “Rules for Faithful Living”), this four-week, self-paced study:
* posits that all humans live by some sense of rhythms and rituals
(i.e., we all have “rules for living”)
* introduces students to historic examples of rules for faithful living
* explores the nature of such rules
* engages the basics of our formulating such rules for our own life and living

More details about our Winter schedule coming soon!