Faith is more than knowledge about God. Instead, it's about growing in the experience of God throughout our lives by continually learning, asking questions and being formed in faith by what God is saying to us.
Faith formation at Prince of Peace happens at many times and in many ways.
Sunday School for Younger Children (9:45-10:45 am) employs the Spark Rotation Sunday School curriculum. In workshops such as drama, cooking, and science, we’ll explore each Bible story from multiple perspectives and in greater depth with an experiential approach similar to VBS.
Sunday School for Middle & High School students is based in exploration. Hilarious short films will be the starting point for discussing theological questions that youth really ask.
Adults also meet during Sunday School. During the 2016-17 year, we'll be discussing the sermon and Bible readings for the week.
Women's Bible Study is held each Tuesday at 12:30 pm. Bring a bag lunch and come join in!
Our Men's Group studies and discusses the Sunday Bible readings each Saturday morning from 7:45-9:00 am.
Confirmation for 7-9th graders helps youth deepen and grow in their faith through learning, service and fellowship. We use the dynamic curriculum Head to the Heart to study the Bible and Catcheism. And our program includes monthly service and fellowship events. Click here for the 2016-2017 confirmation schedule.
Faithful Families meets about 6 times a year for dinnner, crafts and a Bible story focusing on a particular season or time the life of faith.
Vacation Bible School will be held July 17-21, 2017. This year’s theme is “Maker Fun Factory – Created by God and Built for Purpose”. VBS is for children ages 3 (potty trained) through entering 5th grade. Registration forms will be available on the PoP website as well as at the church starting in May.
First Communion Instruction is offered by the Pastors each year for children at least in 3rd grade, to help both children and adults more fully appreciate the gift of Jesus' presence in communion.
Online resources also help us to grow and deepen our faith, and often are the ways we read and think before we come together for discussion. Some of these include:
Sarcastic Lutheran (Blog by Nadia Bolz Weber)