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 continue an exploration of Eric Law’s book Holy Currencies

June 18 – Holy Currencies series continues with the Currency of Truth, presented by Jimmy Grace.

June 25 – The Currency of Wellness, presented by Carissa Baldwin-McGinnis

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


    Adult Forum 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.

    In anticipation of Bishop Fisher’s visit on October 1, 2017, an Inquirer’s series for adults is scheduled for Sunday mornings beginning August 27 and running through September 24.  Each class will meet from 9:30 – 10:20 am in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd.  To register, please contact Trish Mehrkam, Parish Administrator at 713-861-5596 or trishmehrkam@saecheights.org

    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.

    August 27 - The Episcopal Church Q&A, Confirmation and Reception

    September 3 - The Hebrew Bible

    September 10 - The Second Testament

    September 17 - Church History

    September 24 - The Prayer Book


    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.