At St. Bart’s we realize that the Good News must not only be believed but also acted upon: together in community; through worshiping together; by sharing joys and sorrows in fellowship; and in doing ministry together in service to the wider world and our own community.
Defining your spirituality is a lifelong process that starts at Baptism. The people at St. Bart’s walk the path of spiritual pilgrimage together. We believe the Good News that Jesus Christ has died so that all of creation can be reconciled to God and to each other. Jesus’ resurrection is proof for us that new birth, which we experience in Baptism, is possible.
Education Offerings Schedule
- •Women Who Read,
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. on the fourth Mondays
•Education for Ministry,
6:30 – 9:00 p.m., led by Anne and Father Mike
Please register with Anne or Father Mike before attending class.
- •Ladies’ Tuesday Study Group,
9:30 – 11:00 a.m., in the Hearth Room, with Dee
- •Moms’ Bible Study
9:30 – 11 a.m., in the Nursery
•St. Bart’s Book Group,
10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the Library with Father Jeff
•Tai Chi/Prayer in Motion,
5:00 – 6:00 p.m., with Kevin
- •Art at St. Bart’s
10:00 a.m. – noon on second Thursdays with Janice and Kathryn
- •Tai Chi/Prayer in Motion,
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Seated class with Kevin
10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Standing class with Kevin
- •Propers Scripture Class,
9:00 – 10:00 a.m., with Bob in the Propers Classroom
9:45 – 10:30 a.m., downstairs in the Sunday School Classrooms
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Grades 5-12
Education For Ministry
Education for Ministry (EfM) engages spiritual searchers and people who would love the chance to go deeper into our faith. Topics include: the bible and its history; Christian doctrine and traditions; today’s problems and Godly solutions. Father Mike, Anne and Janet facilitate the groups. You can check it out at www.sewannee.edu/efm.
Don’t be put off by the length – four school “years”, one seminar per week. Think about the friends you will make, and the sure foundation you will have for whatever opportunities open up for you in your future. New terms begin in January.
Check it out online and talk to us – this might be perfect for you.
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9:45 a.m. on Sundays
Sunday mornings are a prime time for formation and education at St. Bart’s. The nursery, located downstairs, is a Christ-centered, safe, welcoming environment designed to nurture the youngest people in our midst. The Nursery is open from 9:40 – 11:30.
At 9:45 a.m. children and youth ages 3 – 11 attend Sunday school classes. In these classes, a daily lesson is taught followed by discussion and related activities. Within these classes, children are encouraged to ask questions, and build a new understanding of Jesus and the Bible. Sunday school classes end at 10:30 and the children go upstairs for Eucharist.
Following the service, we have Snacks & Activity time in the Sunday School rooms while the parents are at Coffee Hour.
There is always something special planned for children at St. Bart’s! We value children’s curiosity, enthusiasm, and the ability to wonder about God. For more information, please visit the Children’s page.
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Tuesday Study Group
We meet once a week on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. to either share a study book or a DVD. Recently, our topics included Lectures from the Great Courses of the History of European Art; the Book of Amos; Altars in the World by Barbara Brown Taylor; Living the Question, and episodes of The Vicar of Dibley.
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