Praxis

Who Are We?

We will be looking to bring the ideas and practice of being a disciple of Jesus into the regular rhythms of our lives.    The class also gathers quarterly for fellowship activities.   Open to all, we are an inter-generational learning community.

Teachers: Dr. Randy Raggio and Kenney Grigg
Location: Room 215

 

Current Teaching Series: 2014-2015

“The Rhythms of Discipleship."  We will  cover items related to discipleship from Dallas Willard's Divine Conspiracy and Ruth Haley Barton's Sacred Rhythms.   

Movement 1: Desire for Discipleship

7-Sep     Opening Session  (Tom Barila)   

14-Sep    The Mindset of Discipleship   (Randy Raggio) 

21-Sep   Becoming a Disciple of Jesus   (Randy)

28-Sep   Becoming Like Jesus   (Kenney Grigg)

Movement 2: Habits of Discipleship

5-Oct      Devotion   (Randy)               

12-Oct     Order   (Randy)

19-Oct     A Disciple's Vision   (Kenney) 

26-Oct    Prayer (Randy)

2-Nov    Discernment (Randy)

9-Nov   Sabbath (Randy)

16-Nov   Jesus' Curriculum (Kenney)

23-Nov   No class today (Steve Hartman's celebration)

30-Nov  No class today (Thanksgiving Break) 

Movement 3: Being a Disciple

7-Dec   A Disciple's Influence (Kenney)

14-Dec   A special class - Messiah's Handel by Dr. Carey Newman.  (Sanctuary)   Read more... 

21-Dec   Wrap-up (Randy)

28-Dec   No class today (Christmas)

Mini-Series: Practice!

4-Jan   Tom Barila and Andrew Moore

11-Jan   Missy DeRegibus

18-Jan   Missy DeRegibus

25-Jan   Missy DeRegibus

February Term! Read More...

 "Desires: Who and what do you love?" culminating with a special guest on March 1 -   James K A Smith.  Special weekly guest teachers in February include:

  • February 1: Corey Widmer
  • February 8: Richard Haney
  • February 15: Lisa Ould
  • February 22:  Randy Raggio
  • March 1:  Dr James Smith.  More info about Dr. James K A Smith.   

New Series!  "Encounters With Jesus." We will examine and discuss the encounters that different people and groups had with Jesus and their implications for today's disciples.

8-Mar   Kenney Grigg

15-Mar   Kenney Grigg

22-Mar Kenney Grigg

29-Mar   Kenney Grigg

April 5:  Easter Sunday!  No class. Please join us for an extended time of fellowship before or after our worship services ( 9 or 11:15.)  Snacks and coffee will be served in the (outside) breezeway in between the sanctuary and education building.

April 12: Kenney G

April 19: Kenney G

April 26: Kenney G

May 3:  Rev. Allen Pickett

May 10: Kenney G

May 17: Rev. Allen Pickett

May 24: (Memorial Day Weekend:  Combined with our Praxis and Fusion fellowship groups.)  Third is hosting Humberto Marenco  on May 24.  Humberto is the National Director for Sports Outreach in El Salvador.  (One of Third's ministry partners.)  He was our host for Third's missions team this past October and will be our host for our October '15 trip.    Humberto is also an ordained pastor.  His topic will be on perseverance through years of civil strife, evangelism, witnessing,  and working with the poor.   More info.....   

May 31: Kenney G

June 7: (Last class). Kenney G

June 14: Join us for the combined "Summer Series"

Location: 600 Forest Ave. Room 215