Adult & Small Group

MennoMedia offers this week’s free book excerpt from This is God’s Table: Finding Church Beyond the Walls by Anna Woofenden. In the excerpt, Anna talks about what it means to be a community “on the move. A community that [is] becoming, forming, and exploring who God [is] calling us to be.”

The Lewis Center for Church Leadership has discounted their Leading Like Nehemiah: Rebuilding Together, a six-session video-based adult small group study they’ve made downloadable to share with adults online.

The Upper Room offers online e-courses for small groups(one free, others half-price), meditation and prayer groups, inspiring videos and more.

The Work of the People offer a number of visually powerful films that explore topics of faith for discussion groups; films might also figure into online worship.

The year-old article (dated 04.19.20) from Celebration Publications, The Scandal of Inclusive Bible Translations may be a great place to start talking about how we participate in shaping God’s emerging reality.

The Converging Paths podcast from Darkwood Brew includes national leaders and everyday peoples’ stories, covering everything from homeschooling to grounding spiritual practices in these times of high anxiety.

Living the Questions offers free digital Dream.Think.Be.Do curriculum during COVID-19 quarantines.

First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta shares resources for multiple ages adaptable for in-home use.

Faith & Leadership’s Living Like They Believe is an online video study series on vocation and discipleship.

ChurchNext offers affordable online courses for congregational leaders and all adults.

PCUSA shares a number of small group discussion guides, a curriculum based on The Present Word and allows you to download a free chapter of Walter Brueggemann’s new book, Materiality as Resistance. Or check out any of these ebooks:

Materiality as Resistance: Five Elements for Moral Action in the Real World
Truth & Hope: Essays for a Perilous Age
Practicing: Changing Yourself to Change the World
The Spirit of Hope: Theology for a World in Peril

UMPH/Abingdon is offering free access to Adam Hamilton’s study, Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times, and other Adult Studies on their Amplify Media site.

MennoMedia shares Laura Brenneman’s free downloadable Bible Study for Spring: Justice and the Prophets.