Adult Learning

The Case Library Conversation Series Spiritual Life Adult Bible Study Passages Horizon Bible Study

 

At Westminster Presbyterian Church, we seek opportunities to nurture our love for and understanding of God, and to evolve as thoughtful, compassionate and integrated people. To continue this mission, members and friends of WPC participate in weekly Bible Study and Spiritual Life classes, as well as attend other special events such as concerts, art exhibits, retreats, lectures and panels. All are welcome and encouraged to join and participate in each event. Click on a link below to learn more about learning opportunities and programs.

 

Year of the Bible
Sundays, 9:15 AM and Mondays, 7:15 PM in Parish Hall

Year of the Bible, New Adult Education Course The Rev. Dr. Skip Ferguson, assisted by Dr. Yorty and Debbie Katz, is leading a year-long Year of the Bible class, providing participants the opportunity to read through the entire Bible, cover to cover, over the course of the year. Two classes are offered each week: Sunday mornings, 9:15-10:15 AM, and Monday evenings, 7:15-8:15 PM; both classes meet in the Parish Hall. It’s not too late to get started, so come join the group of more than 50 who have already begun! 15 minutes of reading each day is all it takes. By the end of the year, you will have read through the entire Bible! More important, you will grow spiritually in countless ways as you deepen your understanding of God’s Written Word. For an overview for each class, click HERE.

 

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Case Library Conversation Series

Sundays, 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM in the Case Library 

Every Sunday, Case Library Conversations provides an opportunity to discuss local, national and global issues. With these conversations, we can examine our life-long adventure in faith.

February 24

Groundwork Market Garden

The Groundwork Market Garden, is a unique, urban farm on Genesee Street. Urban farmers, Anders Gunnersen and Mayda Pozantides will talk about how they serve their community by producing high-quality fruits and vegetables which they sell to farmers’ markets, grocers, and our local restaurants.

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Spiritual Life Program
Sundays, 9:00 am in the Heritage Room

Spiritual Life creates opportunities for Westminster members and friends to explore and reflect together upon the interior life of faith. 

February 24

My Story 

Presenter: Fred Cooley

My Story is an opportunity for us to get to know someone on a deeper level than we would in everyday conversation. Fred Cooley will bring his signature perceptive approach to our topics, and as he celebrates his 80th birthday, he will bring “a special emphasis to some things I’d like the audience to consider.” Fred also has a fun challenge for the group as an outgrowth of what he wants us to help him with. Be ready for an interesting an enlightening morning! 

 

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WOW - Women of Westminster: Horizon Bible Study

3rd Thursday of each month, 12:15PM in the Case Library

Join Spiritual Life  for programs which are designed to nurture and enhance the spiritual life of members and friends of Westminster Presbyterian  Church. Grounded in scripture and from Women of Westminster (WOW) cordially invite all women to a monthly lunch-time Bible study.  We begin on Thursday, September 20 and continue to meet on the third Thursday of the month at 12:15PM. Join us as we explore the 2018-2019 PW Horizons Bible study,

 

Join our classes as your schedule permits.  Cost of the study guide is $8, or the large print  edition is $12.  Study guides are available for purchase from Debbie Katz.  If you prefer, you can order a study guide directly online at www.pcusa.org/horizons. For more information about this series, please contact:  Debbie Katz, (716) 884-9437, ext. 329 or dkatz@wpcbuffalo.org. 

 

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Passages - Ready or Not - A Program for Older Adults

1st Tuesday of the month starting in October

12:30 Lunch in the Oak Room   1:15 PM Program in Case Library

Throughout our lives we experience periods of stability and times of transition.   So it comes as no surprise the last stage of our life is also marked by various passages.   Many older adults face a change of lifestyle and a redefinition in the light of changed circumstances. On the first Tuesday of each month there's a gathering for adults who have reached this time of their life.   These programs focus on the topics that deal with the physical, spiritual and mental interests of older adults. The monthly programs will be announced in the Sunday bulletins, future newsletters and our monthly  postcard reminders.   For more information about this group or if you would like to be included in our postcard reminder list, please contact Debbie Katz at 884-9437, ext. 329 dkatz@westminster-bflo.org

 

Centering Prayer Group

Tuesday mornings at 8:30 am in the Meditation Room

Our Centering Prayer Group meets on Friday afternoons  at 5:30 PM for 30 minutes of silence in the Meditation Room. After each Centering Prayer session, we enjoy coffee and bagels together as we compare notes as we develop the discipline of centering prayer.   Come if you're interested in this form of prayer.  Come if you're not sure what centering prayer is, but would like to know more.  Come as your schedule permits, everyone is welcome.  For more information contact Debbie Katz at dkatz@wpcbuffalo.org or (716) 884-9437, ext. 329.

 

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