January 13, 2017 Erin Counihan

Winter/Spring Adult Educational Offerings at OHPC

Are you ready to read, learn, discuss and explore? Check out all the options: 

This winter the Wednesday Bible Study Class (Wednesdays at 11am in the Faith and Fellowship Room) is looking at how the Bible became the Bible. We’ll be learning about the development of the cannon of Scripture with Student Pastor Korla Masters and Pastor Erin. This class has weekly handouts and no at-home reading. All are welcome!

Beginning Feburary 12th, the Adult Sunday School Class (Sundays at 9:30am in the Theleos Room) will learn about World Religions. The Rev. Dr. Alan Meyers, professor emeritus at Lindenwood University, will walk us through 7 global religions:  Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, and Taoism.

Our Oak Hill Book Club (Second Tuesdays, 6:30pm at various locations) has shared their reading/watching list for 2017 and is always welcoming new members: 

Date Book/Movie Author/movie
Tuesday, Jan. 10 Free State of Jones (2016) Movie
Tuesday, Feb.14 The Wright Brothers David McCullough
Tuesday, Mar. 14 Small Great Things Jodi Picoult
Tuesday, April 11 The Light Between the Oceans M.L. Steadman
Tuesday, May 9 A  Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton Carl Bernstein
Tuesday, June 13 A Traitor’s Wife Allison Pataki
Tuesday, July 11 Girl on a Train (2016) Movie
August Vacation  
Tuesday, September 12 A Man Called Ove Fredrik Bachman
Tuesday,
October 10
The Nightingale Kristin Hannah
Tuesday, November 14 The Light Between the Oceans (2016) Movie

And our new Touchy Topics Book Club (First Wednesdays, 7:30pm at Hartford Coffee) is also always looking to welcome new conversation partners. This is their Winter/Spring reading list: 

Date Book
Jan. 4th Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the Fate of the American City

by Colin Gordon

 

Feb. 1st Priscilla & Babe
by Julius K. Hunter

 

Mar. 1st Hillbilly Elegy
by J. D. Vance

 

April 5th My Sisters’ Voices: Teenage Girls of Color Speak Out
by Iris Jacob

 

May 3rd America’s Original Sin : Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America

by Jim Wallis

 

June 7th Forward Together: A Moral Message for the Nation
by William J. Barber

 

If you have questions or would like additional information about any of these opportunities, please contact the church office.

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