Sunday Morning Adult Seminar

The History of Contemporary Worship

Sundays 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. and Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm

Peel House Parlor

Sundays: June 2 - 23

Tuesdays: June 4 - 25 with child care provided

Led by Lori Duncan

The launch of our contemporary service is quickly approaching! As we prepare to embrace a new worship style that we hope brings new people along with it, let’s take some time to learn about the history and theology of contemporary praise and worship. Utilizing the book, “A History of Contemporary Praise & Worship: Understanding the Ideas that Reshaped the Protestant Church,” by Lester Ruth and Lim Swee Hong, we will look at the “whys” and “hows” behind this way of worshiping, focusing on its musical expression. The class will also be offered on Tuesday nights, with child care provided. Our new Minister of Contemporary Worship, Jeremy Ashida, will join us in our final sessions to help us practice what we’ve learned!



Coming Soon:

June 30 - Adult Seminar Round Table discussion

If you currently attend the Adult Seminar, or have ever attended the Adult Seminar, or have thought about possibly attending the Adult Seminar in the future, please come to a round table forum at 9:30am on June 30th in the Peel House to discuss the needs of and hopes for the Seminar going forward. We need to hear your thoughts!

July - No Adult Seminar


Adult Education

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Previous Adult Seminars:


Spring 2024           Talkin' 'Bout My Generation

Late Lent 2024      No Cure for Being Human

Early Lent 2024     Inspired: What the Bible Can Teach Us and What It Can't

Winter 2024          From the Inside Out

Fall 2023               Called to Be Disciples: Lessons from the Chosen

Summer 2023      Enchantment and the Christian Life: A Study of the Harry Potter Series

June 2023               The Great Belonging, a Book Study with Joann Larson

April - May 2023    The Church in Society, exploring an ELCA Social Statement