Spiritual Growth Opportunities

“Faith comes from hearing the message,” the Apostle Paul told the Christians in Rome.  As a Christian, one of our first duties is to listen to God’s Word and grow in our Christian life. 
Spiritual Growth Opportunities
2016­-2017

Summer Bible Class
Timely Topics, Timeless Truths: (June 14, 21,28; July 12,19,26; August 2,9)
The God who made me
Lesson 1    Intelligent Design   -  Friend or foe in the war of world views?        
Lesson 2    Global Warming   -  How concerned (and how green) should we be?
Lesson 3    Gender Identity -   Who makes the call (and how)?        

The God who saves me
Lesson 4    Santa Claus  -  Does the man in the red suit spell “Saint” or “Satan” for Christmas?
Lesson 5    Secret Baptism  -  A grandparent’s right—or wrong?            
Lesson 6    Close Communion  -  Are we closing the door on reaching the lost?

The world around me
Lesson 7    Duel Citizenship  -  Can my pastor talk politics?            
Lesson 8    Broke to Bankrupt -  Does my faith let me file?
 
 
St. Paul Lutheran Church offers many opportunities for spiritual growth, beginning with regular worship services on Sundays at 8:00 am and 10:30 am (Summer:  8:00 and 9:30).  We also have a Monday evening worship service at 6:30 pm.  These services give us opportunity for praising our Savior, praying for each other and hearing Christ-centered messages for our daily lives.
Besides the regular worship services, we offer a Christian School for children pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.  We also have Sunday School for children which meets between the Sunday services at 9:05 am.  We also support Fox Valley Lutheran High School for the spiritual growth of our youth. 
If you are not growing, you are dying.  Spiritual growth is not just for young people.  Therefore we offer several opportunities for adults to continue to build and strengthen their faith with other Christians. 
Wednesday Evenings from 6:00-7:00 is Prime Time with the Lord, A time of growth and discussion for adults of all ages.  No one will be forced to read aloud or answer any questions aloud.  Study guides will be provided free of charge.  We meet in the church basement. 
Senior Bible Study meets every Thursday morning of the school year at 9:30 a.m. 
Breakfast with the Bible is every Sunday at 9:15-10:15 am.  We meet every Sunday morning in the church basement between worship services.  Coffee and goodies are supplied.  The goal of this time together is to offer a study that both beginners and experienced Bible students will find stimulating and enriching.  No one will be forced to read aloud or answer any questions aloud.  In these adult spiritual growth times, a variety of topics are discussed, such as, books of the Bible, Christian teachings and life issues. 
Besides these group settings for spiritual growth, we also offer an online Bible study that a person can use at their own pace.  We also offer devotional materials, including Meditations which has a daily devotion on a section of God’s Word.  In addition, we have several devotional and informational books in our church library. 
 
Who Is Jesus Christ: An NPH Online Bible Study