Adult Formation

Welcome to Adult Formation! Register below for our Adult Formation events, or scroll down for more information about each of the events. We hope you will join us!

This study is full!
The Book of Genesis
Fall Bible Study

A study of the book of Genesis is an invitation not only to contemplate the creation story, but to remember with the Israelites their ancestors in faith. Part One of this study covers Genesis 1:1—25:18 (the “pre-history” of Israel including the creation accounts, the stories of the fall and the great flood, as well as the story of Abraham and Sarah). Part Two of this study moves us forward from the time of Abraham to the unfolding of his family in the stories of Isaac and Jacob, as well as the story of Joseph and his brothers and their clans. Commentary, study and reflection questions, prayer and access to recorded lectures are included. 5 sessions. Because materials are provided, registration is required.

Registration closes on Sunday, September 1st. Maximum number of participants is 20. 

Dates: Wednesdays – 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20 (10 sessions)
Time: 10:00-11:30am (hospitality available starting at 9:30am)
Location: Padua Room in the Community Center
Facilitators: Barbara Efird and Cindy Cardello
Cost: $25 per person (includes two books containing commentary, study, reflection questions, and prayer, online access to recorded lectures, hospitality, and other materials)

For more information, contact Jennifer.Fiduccia@stfrancisraleigh.org.

The Franciscan Basics Workshop

Join us for this series of one-hour sessions designed to cover some very foundational topics within Franciscan spirituality and history to provide a little bit of an overview of the Franciscan charism. Held every Tuesday (except one week), all sessions are independent of one another, so feel free to drop in on them as your schedule allows. The same topic will be covered in the morning right after daily Mass around 9:30am in the Chapel, and at 7:00pm in Anthony Hall Room 403, led by Br. Jason Damon, O.F.M. Hope to see you there!

What’s a Franciscan anyway? – A Broad Overview of the Franciscan Order(s) (6/25)

The Life of St. Francis: Who He Was, Why He Matters, Why We Look to Him Today (7/2 morning only).

A (Very Brief) History of the Franciscan Movement (7/9)

Back to Basics: The Franciscan Sources (7/16)

St. Clare and Franciscan Feminism (7/23)

Franciscan Spirituality (8/6)

A Franciscan Focus for Ministry (8/13)

The Mary Magdalene Mini-Course is Full!

FULL!
Mary Magdalene, Apostle to the Apostles
August Bible Study Mini-Course (Only 3 sessions!)

What do the gospels tell us about Mary Magdalene? She was a committed disciple of Jesus during his public ministry and at the cross. She was the first to encounter the risen Lord on Easter morning. And she received his commission to be the apostle to the apostles. Through Dinah Chapman Simmons’s reflections on these experiences with Little Rock Scripture Study’s “Alive in the Word” series, Mary Magdalene invites us into a deeper relationship with the Lord Jesus. Because materials are provided, registration is required.

Registration closes on Sunday, July 28th. Maximum number of participants is 20. 

Dates: Wednesdays – 8/14, 8/21, 8/28
Times: 10:00-11:30am.
Location: Padua Room in the Community Center
Facilitators: Barbara Efird and Cindy Cardello
Cost: $10 per person

For more information, contact Jennifer.Fiduccia@stfrancisraleigh.org.

Our weekly Lectionary Resource is posted on Wednesdays.

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