New Bible Study Begins Wednesday At Brainerd UMC

Friday, January 24, 2014

Dr. Dennis Flaugher will begin a four-week Bible study Wednesday, Feb. 5, at Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road on the New Testament prison epistles of the Apostle Paul, the letters of Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians and Philemon while he was in prison facing death.  These letters reflect Paul's passion for the church and its ability to merge theology and application in a way that makes life work.

Study sessions are held  in the library each Wednesday at 6 p.m. The study will be based on N.T Wright's book, "Paul For Everyone: the Prison Letters."

Dr. Bill Carter will be the guest speaker this Sunday at 10:45 in the sanctuary. His topic will be "Joy Comes With the Morning," with text from Psalm 30:4-7, 11-12.

The UMW Bible Club will meet Thursday, Jan. 29, at 5 p.m. in the library. The book will be "How Coffee Saved My Life," by Ellie Roscher.

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