The Church of the Transfiguration
Braddock Heights, MD
Rooted in Christ
Bound in Love
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Sunday School - Sundays at 9:00 a.m - Church Undercroft
This year, the Sunday School students began a new curriculum. We are using the resources and materials from a novelization of the Bible called, "The Story." The primary emphasis is to help our children know and understand what the Bible contains and how it can be applied to a young person's life. There are formats for young children, elementary children, as well as teens. We also have a curriculum for adults.
Each week has lessons which include media for the students to hear and watch, activities to do, and discussion topics for the older students to help digest what's been read. One unique characteristic of this program is that the Bible is presented in a chronological timeline. Not everyone is aware that the books of the bible do not follow a linear timeline, which often makes it difficult to make connections to what God is telling us. Now we will be able to see when events of the Bible occurred, especially as it relates to the life and death of our Lord, Jesus Christ.
As we journey through "The Story," we will dig into the context of all the major Bible figures such as Adam & Eve, Abraham, Moses, Elijah, David, as well as lesser known figures, but equally part of God's plan. This is a wonderful opportunity for the children to read the Bible in a fun and engaging way and know the word of God and build a solid foundation of faith.
Confirmation Classes will be forming in September. Anyone wishing to be confirmed or received into the Episcopal Faith should contact the church office for details.
Both Adult and Youth Christian Education sessions resume in September.
Adult Education - Sundays at 9:00 a.m. - Memorial Hall
Please join us between services for Adult Education. Soon, we will be reading and discussing Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses by Bruce Feiler. Walking the Bible is both a heart-racing adventure and an uplifting quest, it describes one man's epic odyssey—by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel—through the greatest stories ever told. From crossing the Red Sea to climbing Mount Sinai to touching the burning bush, Bruce Feiler's inspiring journey will forever change your view of some of history's most storied events.
Bruce Feiler is one of America’s most popular voices on contemporary life. He writes the “This Life” column for the Sunday New York Times and is the author of six consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including Abraham and The Secrets of Happy Families. He is the writer and host of the PBS series "Walking the Bible and Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler".
You are always welcome to join the COTT Adult Education Group. We read about 20 pages per week.