Led by Rev. Stephanie Vader
Monday Mornings at 9:30 – 11am or
Monday Evenings at 7:00 – 8:30pm
Youth Room 

Beginning April 16, 2018

Stories with Intent:
A Comprehensive Guide to the Parables of Jesus

Telling stories seems to have been a distinctive aspect of Jesus’ teaching. There is a body of over 30 stories which the Gospel writers attribute to Jesus. Some of the stories appear in several of the Gospels, in slightly different forms. Using this comprehensive study book, we will explore some of Jesus’ parables in depth. We will learn in detail the historical context in which these stories were told, the part they played in Jesus’ overall message, and the ways in which they have been interpreted in the church.  We will also explore other parables found in the Old Testament, Jewish writings, and the Greco-Roman world.