What the Bible Teaches About the Afterlife – An Introduction
Most every person, especially Christians, have asked the question, “What happens after death?” What is heaven like, what is hell and where is it? The Bible says more about heaven that it does about hell. Jesus centers his teachings on this present life and speaks sparingly about the afterlife. This will be a study held on Sunday mornings that will focus on the biblical materials starting with the Old Testament and the Jewish view of afterlife. Next, the teachings of John, Paul and Matthew will be examined. The first session, on Wednesday night, September 9th, is an overview and an introduction to the study, which will consist of six sessions, taught on Sunday mornings during the bible study hour starting September 27th and ending November 1st. It is a pull-out time from your regular classes. The study will be led by R. Page Fulgham. To sign up for the Sunday morning course, contact Page (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Kathy Dobbins (email@example.com).
September 9th in the Fellowship Hall
Talk Time Book Discussion
Talk Time will feature a discussion of The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell. The story grapples with faith and the ways the world can test that faith. Talk Time is a gathering place for young parents to come together and enjoy discussions about current issues, parenting and married life. This discussion will be led by Joe Moore.
September 9th, 16th & 30th in the Library
“We’ve A Story To Tell” Series
Japan Mission Trip Report
Some of the youth and adults who went on the mission trip to Japan this past summer will share pictures and stories of their experience.
September 16th in the Fellowship Hall
Sharing Your Stories: An Evening with Storyteller, Actress and Educator, Carol Cain
Storyteller, actress and educator Carol Cain will tell stories of growing up in a big family in small town Hogansville, Georgia and then lead some brainstorming activities to help those in attendance find their own stories to share. Using the model Carol learned from nationally-known storyteller Donald Davis, participants will explore people and places of their past and uncover the stories that can be shared with family and friends. This will be a fun evening for all ages and will give you lots to talk about on the way home! Carol began storytelling over twenty five years ago, entertaining audiences at the LaGrange Memorial Library’s summer story hour. Since then, Carol has continued to tell stories for audiences at libraries, museums, churches and schools throughout Georgia and the southeast. For the past ten years, she has been the emcee at the Azalea Storytelling Festival in LaGrange and was a featured teller for the 2015 festival in March.
September 23rd in the Fellowship Hall
Lost Boys of Sudan
Thousands of children experienced the horrors and intense hardships due to the civil war that broke out in Sudan in the mid-80’s. They have been dubbed the Lost Boys of Sudan. Some now live in the Atlanta area. We’ll hear their compelling story.
September 30th in the Fellowship Hall