Christian Education

Christian Education

We believe that learning about our faith and growing together in it are necessary for flourishing in the Christian life.  The goal of Christian learning is to form us into human beings who are fully swept up into the work God is doing in his world.  Learning is more than simply knowing; it is the internalization of truth that leads to mature thinking and acting.

One of the ways we can learn and grow together in our faith is through Christian Education. Covenant regularly offers classes during Common Ground that include a blend of biblical studies, theological education and Christian formation. Occasionally, we host guest lecturers.

Current Class Offerings

Covenant Life Class: This class is a requirement for those who wish to become members, but it’s equally valuable for those who are interested in learning more about the church and the things we care about most, starting with the gospel. This class

meets in the Library.

Who is My Neighbor: Economics and the Christian Life. In often indirect ways, economics impacts many aspects of our personal, social and political life. In what ways does economics shape our relationship to one another and what does it look like to live well in our current economic climate? Join us as we think through the relationship of economic theory and our practical Christian life. This class will discuss the historical development of economics and develop theological categories for how to live well and love our neighbor in our current economic conditions. This class meets in the Conference Room.

What Do We Do Now? A Look at the Early Church in Acts. After the death and resurrection of Jesus, the followers of Jesus are left to figure out what their lives look like now. What does it mean to follow Jesus in these early post-resurrection days? In this class, we’ll look at the early church’s formation in the book of Acts and follow along as the apostles and followers of Jesus start to build the practices that will shape the church for centuries to come. This class meets in the All Saints Room.

Past Classes

Additionally, you can find some recorded classes below.

Faithfulness in a World Forgotten: The Church in the Middle Ages

Jesus Through Her Eyes: Women’s Encounters with Jesus in the Gospels

Liturgy: Practicing in the Presence of God

Should We Cancel David? A Conversation about Sinning Saints