christian education

Theology for the First Time, Jan. 27/28, March 3/4, March 31/April 1

Anthony B. Robinson, an American pastor and church leader once said that theology is "practical wisdom," meaning that it is meant for the contemplation and living of everyday life. This is your opportunity for deeper study in the work and tasks of theology. St. George's is partnering with Vancouver School of Theology over three weekends to provide this opportunity for the engagement with crucial, relevant topics led by talented and engaging teachers.

Alpha Film Series: Beginning October 19, 2016

Alpha is for anyone. It’s your opportunity to ask anything about life, faith and God. Whether you’re new to the Way of Jesus, or are still finding your way, each session looks at a different question and is designed to create conversation. It’s an open, informal & honest space to explore and discuss life’s big questions together.

Take a Dip: Exploring the Way of Jesus

Care to dip a toe in to the Way of Jesus Christ? 

Jesus lived with the awareness that God is doing something, right here, right now, and anybody can be a part of it. He encouraged his listeners to search, to question, to wrestle with the implications of what he was saying and doing. Whether you're new to Jesus’ Way, considering baptism or confirmation, or just want fresh perspective, this series using the acclaimed NOOMA videos is for you. Come for this brief, four-part series outlining several basic questions and ideas that are at the heart of the Christian tradition.

Disciple 34 Week Bible Study

Becoming Disciples through Bible Study is a dynamic approach to the study of the Bible. During 34 weeks of intensive study, this program moves through the scriptures from Genesis to Revelation using print and video resources in a small group format. Rev. Ryan Slifka will be be leading this intensive formation-oriented small group bible study over the period of 34 weeks to give people the opportunity to dive in and dig deep into the Christian story and learn how to live it daily.

September 2015-May 2014, time and location TBA

Naramata Centre to Close

Sad news yesterday, that the Naramata Centre has announced that it must close and cease all operations. Naramata has played a key role for decades in lay Christian education in the United Church, with many United Church people having fond memories and transformative experiences.

We at St. George's lift up our prayers for the staff and board of Naramata, along with the surrounding community.

Read more here.