Christian Ed Resources

This page includes links to viewable/downloadable PDF files.


April:   Trauma Informed Care


March:   Is there a Doctor in the House?

February 20:   Lessons learned from the Marshall Fire  (Jill Minter)


December 1:   Advent Guide   (“Advent at Home”)


Aug 16: Racism Awareness resources for Session 4: Being Church, “Confess these sins” Christian Science Monitor, “How to Support Racial Justice” TIME, “What You Can Do As a White Ally” Kathleen McKay

Aug 9: Racism Awareness resources for Session 3: Oppression Exists

Aug 2: Racism Awareness resources for Session 2: Identity

Jul 12: Racism Awareness resources for Session 1: Place, YouTube video: Unequal Opportunity Race


Sep 29: Inclusive Language

Feb-Mar: The Historical Jesus / Re-Building a Foundation

Art Umble brings his study of the historical origins of Christianity to lead us in a discussion of what we know of those early years, the subsequent development of theology and the church, and what it means for faith.
Here are materials (in PDF format) shared in the Christian Ed group:

  1. Historical Context
  2. Sociological Context
  3. Theological Context
  4. Peeling Back the Onion
  5. Re-Building a Foundation
  6. Does any of this matter?


Mar: “Believers in Exile” Reading List


Nov 9: Mennonites? Yes, Really!!! – Wrap Up
Nov 2: Jesus & Peace
Oct 26: Jesus & Economics/Justice/Simple Living
Oct 19: Jesus & Community
Oct 12: Jesus & The Church
Oct 5: Jesus & Today’s Culture
Sep 28: Jesus & God & Scriptures
Sep 21: All Church Retreat at Glacier View Ranch — no worship at Table Mesa Location
Sep 14: Following Jesus
Sep 7: Mennonites? Yes, Really!!! – Introduction
Sep 7: The Shenandoah Confession (24 Feb 2014)
Feb 18: Charitable Giving survey results, compiled from Jan-Feb survey


Nov 3: Outward Ministries, a group discussion
May 19: Life & Death Planning Made Simple, a presentation by Bill Knight
May 12: Learning from experiences of Death, a presentation by Brenda Fox
May 5: End of Life Issues, a presentation by Dr. Rae Ann Frantz