Christian Education for Adults


Faith Matters in the Parish Hall

Faith Matters is an ongoing adult formation class facilitated by clergy and guest speakers on a variety of topics, including book studies, Bible study, theology, contemporary society and more.  St. Andrew's is committed to lifelong formation, and this class encourages adults to search for answers to their questions of faith in a context of diversity of opinion.  This class meets at 9:30am in the Parish Hall.

All classes will meet during the education hour on Sunday mornings, from 9:30 – 10:30 AM.
*No classes will meet during Second Sunday Breakfasts.

Faith Matters: Adults Explore the Book Of Acts

During the 9:30 am Education Hour, join with other adults in the Parish Hall for Faith Matters. 

This month Faith Matters, will begin an exploration of Eric Law’s book Holy Currencies

 May 7 - Jimmy Grace introduces Eric Law's concept of Holy Currencies and the habits necessary for a church to succeed at missional ministry. This first week will focus on the habits of Relationship and Truth.

May 14 - 2nd Sunday Breakfast

May 21 – Jimmy Grace continues the teaching on Holy Currencies with a review of Eric Law's concepts of Wellness and Gracious Leadership, essential ingredients for successful church ministry.

May 28 - The Holy Currencies series is interrupted for an engagement on issues of hunger and food insecurity in observance of World Hunger Day.

    If you have any questions, please contact The Rev. Jimmy Grace.


    The Gospel and Beyond in the Associate Rector's office

    An informal discussion group that meets to reflect on the Gospel lesson and other current topics.  With the help of scholarly resources prepared for lay people, the group discusses and learns while growing in God's Word.  The class meets at 9:30 am in the Associate Rector's Office.   All are welcome to bring their thoughts and questions to this gathering.

    All classes will meet during the education hour on Sunday mornings, from 9:30 – 10:30 AM.
    *No classes will meet during Second Sunday Breakfasts.


    Inquirer's Class - Join St. Andrew’s through Confirmation

    An Inquirer’s Class series for adults is scheduled for Sunday mornings in the Fall. The class will cover the topics listed below, and is open to anyone interested in learning more about the Episcopal Church or being confirmed or received by the Bishop.


    Spiritual Reading Group 

    The St. Andrew’s Spirituality Reading Group explores thought-provoking books on Christian Spirituality, offering stimulating discussion.  The intent of the class is to broaden understanding of Christian Spirituality and to deepen commitment to Christian living as we reflect on our faith and spiritual journey.  This small group meets on the second Monday of the month from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at St. Andrew’s House.

    If you are unable to attend, you can participate by joining the SAEC Spiritual Reading Group Facebook page, where John Grothues and/or John Ibanez monitor the online discussion.

    For the newest reading selection, contact John Grothues or John Ibanez if you are interested in participating in this ministry.