Mercy & Justice Book Study: Shameless
Tuesdays, January 7, 14, 21, 28, 6:30-7:45 p.m., FLC 104
Join Pastor Cathy Stone as we read and discuss Shameless by Nadia Bolz-Weber. Raw and intimate, this book offers a full-blown overhaul of our harmful and antiquated ideas about sex, gender, and our bodies. Register at fumcaustin.org/shameless.
Invitation to Genesis
Wednesdays, January 8-February 19, 6:30-8:00 p.m., FLC, Room 103
Come explore questions of creation in a 7-week study of Genesis with Amy Wink. This study is designed to help us understand the challenges we face in creating the world God imagines. Cost is $15. Register at fumcaustin.org/genesis.
Becoming a Better LGBTQ+ Ally
Saturday, January 11, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., SAN Wesley Hall
Ally training provides a basic framework of understanding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ+) persons and the challenges they face. A $15 donation at registration is requested. Register at fumcaustin.org/ally.
Financial Peace University
Tuesdays, January 14-March 10, 6:30-8:00 p.m., FLC Garrison Chapel
With Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, you CAN take control of your money. Freedom from debt is part of being free to follow Christ. Register at fumcaustin.org/university.
Disciple I Fast Track: New Testament
Wednesdays, January 15-April 1, 6:30-8:00 p.m., FLC Room 104
This 12-week study, led by Dr. Brad King, is the New Testament portion of the class begun last fall. Spots are available. New participant cost is $15. Register at fumcaustin.org/disciple.
Mercy & Justice Book Study: Strength to Love
Tuesdays, February 4-18, 6:30 p.m.–7:45 p.m., FLC Room 104
Join Pastor Cathy Stone as we read and discuss Strength to Love by Dr. Martin Luther Kings, Jr. In these short meditative and sermonic pieces, Dr. King articulated in a personal compelling way his commitment to justice and to the intellectual, moral, and spiritual conversion as a blueprint for Christian discipleship. Register at fumcaustin.org/bookstudy.
Not Safe for Church: Sexuality & the Bible
Sundays, February, 2-23, 12:15-1:45 p.m. SAN Wesley Hall
Join Dr. Brad King to learn how the Bible has been used to understand human sexuality and discuss how we can integrate the Bible’s teachings into our most intimate lives. Register at fumcaustin.org/sexuality.
Learning Your Number: Enneagram 101
Saturday, February 8, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., FLC Garrison Chapel
This one-day class introduces this ancient tool for understanding our individual differences and promoting compassion. Cost is $40. Register at fumcaustin.org/enneagram.
Childcare is provided with RSVP to email@example.com, 48 hours in advance of the first class date. For more information about discipleship opportunities, contact Emily Buchanan, Director of Discipleship, at firstname.lastname@example.org.