ADULT FAITH FORMATION

Every week adults from Peace Lutheran Church gather together to study the Bible, develop friendships, pursue wholeness, and share life experiences. Are you ready to join in? Learn more about a sampling of our groups and classes here, email office@peaceaustin.org to explore what may be your next steps. 

Sunday Opportunities

Community Connections is currently experimenting with the best time slot and format.

Weekday Opportunities

Leveraging White Privilege in Spiritual Communities, a follow up to our Dialogues on Race series, began in October and is continuing, facilitated Fatima Mann. We meet 6:30 – 8:00 pm on Tuesdays online.  Email us for the link or for more information.
 
Women’s Bible Study on the first Wednesday of each month at 9:30 am on ZoomAll women are welcome for Bible Study. Bring your Bible as we dive into God’s word through the study published in Gather, the ELCA women’s publication. See the weekly email for the link or email us.

 Community Connections Sessions

2/7/21 Astro photo graphy

Presented by Bob Van Gulick:  Astrophotography of the heavens has been a passion of mine for many years, but now I have discovered a new software package to really make my pictures pop. It’s called PixInsight, a very advanced and complex astro photo tool. We will go through a simple processing session and then look at some of the images I have processed with PixInsight. Join us on Zoom or Facebook Live at 1:00 PM.


1/31/21 Romans

Continuing the study of Romans. Paul’s letter to the Romans is near and dear to the heart of most Lutherans because it is here that Paul most clearly states our understanding of the gospel and grace. We will cover Chapters 1, 2 & 3 and continue with the rest of Chapter 5. These studies are discussion based and you can join them at any time and fully participate. So grab your favorite beverage and join us on Zoom or Facebook Live at 1:00 PM.


1/24/21 Romans

Continuing the study of Romans. Paul’s letter to the Romans is near and dear to the heart of most Lutherans because it is here that Paul most clearly states our understanding of the gospel and grace. We will cover Chapters 1, 2 & 3 and continue with the rest of Chapter 5. These studies are discussion based and you can join them at any time and fully participate. So grab your favorite beverage and join us on Zoom or Facebook Live at 1:00 PM.


1/17/21 Legacy Gifts

Lutheran Foundation of the Southwest provides a regional gift planner for the members and congregations of the Southwestern Texas Synod. Our congregation has the advantage of a full-time gift planner who can meet with individuals for a custom designed plan. Our synod’s senior gift planner, Deacon John Dellis, can help with planning for legacy gifts for family and loved ones and also the ministries of our church and other non-profit organizations.

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1/10/21 Romans

On January 10, 24 and 31 we will continue our study of Romans that began in December. Paul’s letter to the Romans is near and dear to the heart of most Lutherans because it is here that Paul most clearly states our understanding of the gospel and grace. We will cover Chapters 1, 2 & 3 and continue with the rest of Chapter 5. These studies are discussion based and you can join them at any time and fully participate. So grab your favorite beverage and join us on Zoom or Facebook Live at 1:00 PM.


12/20/20 Romans

Romans 5:1-11
Advent is often associated with waiting, but not just waiting, waiting with hope. Paul’s letter to the Roman 1 – 3 begins with one of the clearest arguments and statements of grace in the New Testament. And the fruit of this grace is hope. Join us as we study the foundation of our hope during advent by studying Romans 4 and 5.


12/13/20 Christmas Program

Join us here, on Facebook or YouTube for the Christmas Program at 1:00 pm on December 13.


12/6/20 Romans

Romans 4
Advent is often associated with waiting, but not just waiting, waiting with hope. Paul’s letter to the Roman 1 – 3 begins with one of the clearest arguments and statements of grace in the New Testament. And the fruit of this grace is hope. Join us as we study the foundation of our hope during advent by studying Romans 4 and 5.


11/22/20 Ephesians

Ephesians 2:11-3:23
Ephesians is filled with praise for God who is at work in Jesus Christ to put in place a plan for salvation. God destined us (the Church) for adoption as children through Jesus Christ. Though we were dead because of sins, God has chosen to save us by grace through faith as a gift. Because salvation is a gift, no one can boast of being saved by works. But those who are saved are created for good works.


11/15/20 Music Theory

By popular request, please join us as our Music Director Kristen Morrow teaches us some Music Theory!
 
Join Kristen every Thursday at 7 pm on Facebook live for our popular hymn sing!


11/8/20 Ephesians

Ephesians 1:1-2:10
Ephesians is filled with praise for God who is at work in Jesus Christ to put in place a plan for salvation. God destined us (the Church) for adoption as children through Jesus Christ. Though we were dead because of sins, God has chosen to save us by grace through faith as a gift. Because salvation is a gift, no one can boast of being saved by works. But those who are saved are created for good works.


11/1/20 – 1 Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians 4:1-5:28
Paul encourages the Thessalonians to live a life pleasing to God.
 
Each session will begin with readings of each passage to study followed by a time to reflect. Then we will explore the passages, think about how each passage relates to our lives, and consider how we can apply these insights to our lives in the coming days or weeks.