Super Wednesday

September 6-November 29, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Super Wednesday offers something for people of all ages, and we invite you to join us this Fall. After our meal in Fellowship Hall, everyone scatters to participate in a variety of studies and activities which you’ll find described below.

Meal, Fellowship Hall, 5:30pm
Children & Youth, $2, College Students, no charge,
Adults, $5
Family Maximum, $10

Children’s Activities

Nursery for infants & preschoolers, Room 102, 5:30-7:30pm
Covenant Choir, grades 2-5, Children’s Choir Room,
Jannette Hindman, 6:15pm
Recreation K-1st Grades, Malicia Curran, 6:15pm
Noel Choir, K-1st, Children’s Choir Room,
Jannette Hindman, 7:00pm
Recreation Grades 2-5th, Malicia Curran, 7:00pm

Activities for Youth

Middle School element
Rec Center and The Den @ 5:30pm
High School CREW
Rec Center and The Den @ 5:30pm

Adult Studies, 6:30-7:30pm

Reformation Questions/Reformation Answers
September 6-October 11 | Fellowship Hall
Fred Cassell, Kim Warner, Richard Culp, and Lisa Patterson
This class will attempt to highlight and answer questions about key facts, people, and theologies of the Protestant Reformation, as well as major legacies of the historical movement. Using Donald McKim’s popular book, Reformation Questions/Reformation Answers, the class will learn and discuss the history of the Reformed tradition and help them better understand the critical moment in Christian history that still deeply affects who the church is today. The book is written in a simple, easy-to-use question-and-answer style. Books are not required but will be available at a cost of $13.

Women’s Bible Study
September 6-November 29, Room 205
Amy Cole and Stephanie Raesz
Join us as we examine The Story of Ruth: Twelve Moments in Every Woman’s Life. This book explores the short but powerful story of Ruth and Naomi, and examines topics that relate to all women including loss, change, aging, and more.

Great Decisions in Foreign Policy
September 6- October 25 – Room 207/209
Facilitator – Dr. Jim Goodnow, Adjunct Professor of International Studies at UNT
This Great Decisions discussion group is one of many across the USA. The program sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association brings private citizens together to learn about and discuss selected foreign policy issues with the opportunity of sharing opinions with Federal Government policymakers. A background briefing book for the course can be purchased on line for $25 from greatdecisions.org or toll free at 800-477-5836.
The dates and topics for this fall are:
September 6 – European Union
September 13 – Trade Policy
September 20 – South China Sea
September 27 – Saudi Arabia
October 4 – Energy Geopolitics
October 11 – Latin America
October 18 – Afghanistan
October 25 – Nuclear Security

From the Editor’s Desk: Thinking Critically, Living Faithfully
October 18-November 15, Fellowship Hall
On the Wednesday before our annual Fall Festival of Faith with the Rev. Dr. John Buchanan, and for the four Wednesdays that follow it, plan to be in Fellowship Hall as we explore some of the Rev. Buchanan’s editorials penned while he served as editor of The Christian Century. If you enjoy thinking critically about faith and its relevance to faithful living, you’ll feel right at home. So join us!

Coping with Today’s Turbulent World
November 1-15, Room 207/209
Michael Greig, Professor, Department of Political Science at UNT
This course will examine the causes of instability and political violence in today’s world and explore the means to transition conflicts from violence to peace. After examining the foundations of conflict, we will focus our attention on the most pressing global troublespots and discuss both the dangers that they present as well as policy options available to deal with them.
November 1 – Roots of Terrorism & Political Instability in Today’s World
November 8 – Promoting Peace: Dealing with the Sources of Violence & Instability in Today’s World
November 15 – Today’s Global Trouble Spots

Cooking Class!
November 1-15, Recreation Center Kitchen
Berniece Condry and Amy Cole
Learn how to decorate a cake like a pro, make homemade tortillas that melt in your mouth and can be eaten filled with eggs and sausage or honey and butter, and make bread that sells for $60 a loaf at the youth BBQ. Join us to learn from the experts: Berniece Condry and Amy Cole. Questions? Ask Lisa Patterson.