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Grow in faith and learn in community about following Jesus Christ.

SUNDAY ADULT EDUCATION
At 10:10 am on Sunday Mornings


April 3 – Dana Chapel 
Women of Word and Action in the Old Testament 
Dr. Jacqueline Lapsley, Old Testament Professor at Princeton Theological Seminary & Director of the Center for Theology, Women, and Gender 
Language is a powerful tool, both in the Bible and today. We will look at several women in the Old Testament who speak powerfully and act decisively, often in surprising ways.
 
 
 
April 10 – Parish Hall 
A Case Study on Christian & Muslim Relations 
Dr. Bernie Adeney-Risakotta, PC(USA) Mission Co-Worker and Director of the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS-Yogya) at Gadjah Mada University 
Dr. Henry Feriadi, Rector/President Duta Wacana Christian University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 
Dr. Adeney-Risakotta and Dr. Feriadi will discuss their experience with Islam-Christian relations in predominantly Muslim Indonesia.   
 
 
 
April 17 – Parish Hall 
And God Said It Was Good: On Being
Faithful While Living With a Disability 
Christina Cosby, Seminary Intern 
Ms. Cosby is legally blind and deals with a rare chronic illness. In light of this, what does it mean to believe that God created all things good? We will explore how scripture and theology have shaped Ms. Cosby’s experience and enabled her to remain faithful to God’s call through limitations and chronic pain. 


BIBLE STUDIES

Looking for a place to read Scripture together and get to know people at MAPC? Come to one of our Bible Studies, and newcomers are always welcome!
 
Contact Chris De La Cruz at cdlc@mapc.com for information on any of these Bible Studies, or if you’re interested in gathering people to start a new one.
 
20s/30s Bible Study:
Meets for Bible Study on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, on the 10th Floor at 7:30 pm. On the 3rd Thursday of the month, at 6 pm, we serve at Shelter Dinner, then gather at a local bar or restaurant for drinks and fellowship.
 
Women’s Bible Study
Meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday evenings of the month, 6:30 pm, in the Phillips Lounge. Currently we are reading through the books of Ezra and Nehemiah in the Old Testament.
 
Men’s Bible Study – Currently on hiatus during the Lenten Study Series.
Normally meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings of the month, 7 pm, in the Phillips Lounge.
 
Reading Through the Bible
Meets every Wednesday from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm in the Phillips Lounge. We’re a group that is reading the whole Bible from Genesis to Revelation straight through, one hour at a time, with a pastoral presence.

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