Adult Instruction Fall 2016

Sunday 21 August 2016 through Sunday  22 January 2017

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Church Library

What is Adult Instruction?

  • Adult instruction prepares adults for membership in the Lutheran Church

Why should I come?

  • To grow in your personal faith
  • To meet other Christians seeking greater understanding
  • To become more familiar with the basic teachings of the Bible
  • To rest secure in the salvation that Jesus Christ has won for you and all people by his suffering, death and resurrection
  • To find that life is meaningful and has a purpose
  • To have sense of community and deeper relationships
  • To feel that one is growing in the faith
  • To learn what your child is being taught at Memorial Lutheran School
  • To have practical help in developing a mature faith

When does it start?

  • 21 August 2016
  • 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
  • The class will be held every Sunday morning between services

How long does it last?

  • About 21 weeks between 21 August 2016 and 22 January 2017

Where does the class meet?

  • The class meets in the church library, which can be accessed from the north side of campus; Parking is on the Bering Dr. side of the facility

 What about child care?

  • Free childcare will be provided in our early childhood wing at the west end of the new building
  • We have trained child care workers to supervise your child(ren)

 What do I need to bring?

  •  You don’t need any supplies, unless you want to bring your own Bible
  •  A complimentary bound outline and Bible will be given to you

  What if I can’t be present at a class?

  • Although it is preferable to be present at every class, video of every class is posted online for you to follow the class if work responsibilities take you out of town

Who teaches the class?


  • Rev. Dr. Scott R. Murray, Senior Pastor of Memorial Lutheran Church
  • Pastor Murray has 31 years of experience teaching the faith to adults
  • He holds three advanced theological degrees including a Ph.D.

 What is the cost?

  • There is no charge for the course

  After the class is over, then what?

  • You are prepared to become a member of Memorial Lutheran Church, if you share the faith you were taught in adult instruction
  • No one is ever coerced into joining Memorial Lutheran Church

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