Adult Education: October

October 7: Jim Wallis’s America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America Judy Parr leads a discussion about Jim Wallis’s book on slavery, racism, civil rights, and social justice. Those attending class are encouraged—but not…

Liturgy 101 Class

Have you ever been in one of our Sunday morning worship services and wondered why everyone suddenly stood up for a hymn? Or, maybe you even wonder what a hymn is? And maybe you wonder why the pastors all wear…

Adult Education: September 2018

September 9: Thinking Smart (and Reformed) in a Post-Truth Age David Myers brings his current roadshow talk to psychology educators home to Hope Church, where he will give examples of popular and potent false beliefs and explain how such come…

Panel to Review General Synod on June 24

The 2018 General Synod of the Reformed Church in America will be held at Calvin College June 7 to 12. Among those participating from Hope Church are General Synod Professor Jim Brownson, Larry Schuyler as moderator and secretary of the…

Adult Education: May 2018

Sundays, 9:40-10:40 am May 6, & 13: For God So Loved the World This class is guided by the belief that the natural world and spiritual experience are intimately related. The sessions will explore our history and connections to the…

Adult Education: April

Sundays, 9:40-10:40 am April 1: Easter – No class. April 8, 15, 22: We Go Behind Bars Members of Hope Church will share about their ministries with the incarcerated and post-incarcerated. April 8: Shakespeare Behind Bars – Curt Tofteland and…

Adult Education: March

Sundays, 9:40-10:40 am March 4: Well-Being We will focus on two facets of well-being by calling attention to: “I AM a living being!” Presenter: Earl Laman. March 4: Born to Belong- we are not isolated and independent beings. Thus, we’ll…

Adult Education: February

Sundays, 9:40-10:40 am February 4: Summary of the topics of the Season of Reconciliation February 11 and 18: Dealing Faithfully With Dementia The thought of having to deal with dementia bewilders and frightens many of us. Dementia challenges our usual…