School for Christian Growth Fall 2018 Second Term

Tuesday evenings 7 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
November 6 –December 11

Classes are free and open to all. We serve a light vegetarian dinner before the class, for which we request a $5 donation. We value the conversation and sense of community we share during the meal and clean-up and find it deepens our connection to the classes that follow. Dinner starts at 7:00 and classes begin at 7:45.

We are offering the following two classes this term. You need not be a member of Seekers Church to participate.

Following Jesus: Living Into Your Sense of Call

Led by Marjory Bankson

Work, family, citizenship, and mission groups—these are four areas of ministry in daily life thatSeekers Church values and supports.…

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Domestic Giving 2018

Seekers Church continues to support many missions and ministries in the United States and other countries. The amount budgeted for domestic giving this year is about 22% of what we expect to receive in offerings over the course of the year. Once our budget is approved each year and the overall amount available for domestic giving has been determined by the Stewards of Seekers Church, all members of the faith community are invited to request support for missions or ministries where they are personally involved.

For 2018 the community affirmed support for 25 domestic missions and ministries listed here. For easy access to more information, the name of each organization is linked to its website.…

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International Giving 2018

INTERNATIONAL GIVING
2017

Seekers Church continues to support many missions and ministries in the United States and other countries. The amount budgeted for international giving this year approaches 20% of what we expect to receive in offerings over the course of the year. Once our budget for the year was approved, and the overall amount available for international giving had been determined by the Stewards of Seekers Church, all Seekers were invited to request support for missions or ministries where they are personally involved.

After worship on February 19th the community met to determine how our international giving will be distributed. At that community meeting we affirmed support for 13 international missions and ministries:

Global

World Organization for Resource Development & Education (WORDE)

Middle East

New Story Leadership - Israel/Palestine

Rostropovich Vishnevskaya Foundation – Palestine

Africa

Bokamoso Youth Foundation – South Africa        

Othandweni Day Care and Guest House – South Africa

Gospel Power and Truth Ministries – Uganda – Uganda

South Asia

Hope International Development Agency – Myanmar

Central America

PAVA (Programa de Ayuda a los Vecinos del Altiplano) – Guatemala

Collegio Miguel Angel Asturias – Guatemala

San Lucas Toliman Reforestation Project – Guatemala    

Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL) – Haiti

Cooperativa de Servicios Múltiples “Tininiska” R. L. – Nicaragua  

El Mundo para Puerto Morelos – Mexico            

 

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School for Christian Growth Fall 2017 First Term

Tuesday evenings 7 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
September 12–October 17

Classes are free and open to all. We serve a light dinner before the class, for which we request a $5 donation. We value the conversation and sense of community we share during the meal and clean-up and find it deepens our connection to the classes that follow. Dinner starts at 7:00 and classes begin at 7:45.

You need not be a member of Seekers Church to participate. Click the Read more button below for full descriptions of the two classes.

  • In the Beginning Was the Word — Led by Marjory Bankson

  • Why Can’t They Just Come Here Legally, Like My Ancestors Did?

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Spring Term – 2016 Session 2

Tuesdays, March 22 – April 26, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Classes are free and all are welcome. A light dinner will be served at 7:00 ($4 donation suggested), and the actual classes begin around 7:45 and end at 9:30.

  • Ecological Spirituality: Thomas Berry and His Call for New Religious Attitudes to Heal Our Relationship with the Earth – Led by David Novello

  • Exploring the Psalms – Led by Margreta Silverstone

  • Learning to Think and Feel Theologically – Led by Pat Conover

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