Adult Faith Formation


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GLC wants to be that extended Christian family where you can grow spiritually, discover your gifts, and find ways in which you might serve God and your neighbor. Just call or email!

ADULT CLASSES AT GLC

Sunday Morning Conversation Corner – Starts on September 17 at 9:45 AM

Conversation Corner meets to discuss various subjects furthering our Christian education. In the fall of 2014, the group read the series “Making Sense of Scripture” by David Lose. This group will meet in Fellowship Hall. All are welcome.

Future topics may include:

The Use of the Means of Grace

Practices: Enrich your faith. Experience the core practice of Christian Faith

Bonhoeffer: The Life and Writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Nursery care is provided during Worship & Education!

*Sunday school starts the first Sunday after Labor Day and breaks for Summer the Sunday before Memorial Day

BIBLE STUDIES

 

Women’s Book and Bible Club – First Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:00 PM

Every first Thursday of the month, women gather to study the Bible or read and discuss books from 6:30-8:00 PM. It’s a great group! Consider joining this year and invite a friend.

Wednesday Morning Women’s Bible Study – Starts September 6 at 9:30 AMM

This group meets every first and third Wednesday of the month from 9:30 – 11:00 AM. All are welcome! This group enjoys spending time together and often goes out to eat after their study.  This group will meet in the first Sunday School classroom on the left in the west wing of the church.

Saturday Men’s Bible Study – Continues to meet every Saturday at 8:00 AM

Every Saturday from 8:00 – 9:00 AM men gather to study the upcoming Sunday readings. Their time together includes prayer, reading the Bible, discussion, and laughter. It’s a great group to get connected with other men in our church.  This group meets in the library of the Shalom Room.

SMALL GROUPS

Prayer Group

This group takes an hour out of their week to pray for the church, the community, and the world. It is an important ministry of our congregation. Please consider joining this group. This group meets in the first Sunday School classroom on the left in the west wing of the church.

GLC Book Club

This group meets every other month at member’s houses for lively discussion and book reviews. We are always taking suggestions for new books, and invite new members to join! You are always welcome.

SERVICE GROUPS

TLC (Tender Loving Care) from GLC

This ministry helps in many ways the people of Gilbert Lutheran Congregation by providing food and transportation, making hospital and home visits, sending cards, performing errands and odd jobs, and whatever other services that are needed by individuals and families.

Prayer Shawl 2012Prayer Shawl Ministry

This group meets once a month for members to learn from and be encouraged by each other on the techniques of knitting and crocheting. Beautiful shawls are made to be given to those in need of comfort and caring.

Service Committee

The Service committee is responsible for making arrangements for food and for serving at congregational functions, such as: the Annual Meeting, the Christmas program, confirmation receptions, graduation receptions, funerals, and special events, etc. A monthly chairperson will receive a list of people willing to help at these functions.

Worship Teams

All members and active friends of GLC will become part of a worship team. The worship team assists the Director of Worship and Music at each worship service with such duties as ushering, reading, altar guild, communion assistants, and greeters.