Lectures & Studies

Engaging classes on subjects that matter. In the fall, winter, and spring we offer lectures and classes during out middle hour (10:10-10:50 am) that train the Redeemer community, adults and children, in the content, history, and practice of their faith.  This includes the study of the Bible, theology, and life skills (marriage, parenting, finances, peacemaking, etc.)

Fall Middle Hour Schedule

Sundays, Sept 10- Nov 19, 10:10-10:50 am
Sept 10: Fall Kick-Off Brunch
Oct 8: Women’s Retreat Weekend, Middle Hour studies will not meet.

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Lectures & Studies

Lectio Divina: The Ancient Art of Praying Scripture
Teacher: Rev. Adam Feichtmann
Date: Sept 17

Today when Christians read scripture it is common for them to only study the passage with their mind. Reading to study scripture is a wonderful discipline. However, if a Christian only reads scripture to study it, they miss engaging their heart. The practice of Lectio Divina is a method of reading and praying scripture that deepens a person’s personal communion and love with God. It forces an individual or group to slow down, listen well, examine how God’s Word is living, and then to respond to God in prayer and live out the truths of the text.

Hospitality
Facilitators: Rebekah Harris & The Norlings
Dates: Sept 24 – Nov 19
Book: Making Room by Christine Pohl
A study in recovering the historic Christian skill, gift, and practice of welcoming strangers and friends into our homes and church.

Reading Schedule:
09/24 – Chapter 1
10/01 – Chapters 2 & 3
10/08 – No Gathering – Women’s Retreat
10/15 – Chapter 4
10/22 – Chapter 5
10/29 – Chapter 6
11/05 – Chapter 7
11/12 – Chapter 8
11/19 – Chapter 9

The Tech-Wise Family
Facilitators: The Strattons and Pickavances
Dates: Sept 24 – Oct 22
Book: The Tech-Wise Family by Andy Crouch
A study for families to learn practical and theological everyday steps for putting technology in its proper place.

Reading Schedule:
09/24 – Foreword – Ten Tech-Wise Commitments
10/01 – Part 1
10/08 – No Gathering – Women’s Retreat
10/15 – Part 2
10/22 – Part 3

Redeemer 101
Teacher: Rev. Adam Feichtmann
Dates: Sept 24 – Oct 22
A class to explore the identity, beliefs, ministries, and membership of Redeemer Presbyterian Church.

Anxiety
Facilitators: Christie Brewer & Stephanie Handley
Dates: Oct 29 – Nov 19
A time of shedding light on the often hidden struggle with anxiety and exploring the hope the Bible offers.

Prayer
Teacher: Rev. Adam Feichtmann
Dates: Oct 29 – Nov 19
A study on connecting with God in prayer through scripture, common worship, friendships, and silence.

Sunday Studies will meet in the chapel or the multi-purpose classrooms at our worship location: Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback Street, Newport Beach.

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Looking for one of our past Faith & Culture lectures? Check out our Lecture Audio Archive. For past lectures not posted in our archive, contact Kem Erskine, kem@redeemeroc.org.

Lecture Audio Archive

Youth Small Groups & Breakfasts

Location: Outdoor tables near the Chapel Hall
Leaders: Josh Cooper, Demi Richardson, and the team of lay youth leaders

We invite our youth join us for fun and relationally-based small groups for jr. high girls, jr. high boys, high school girls, and high school boys. Each group will have dedicated youth leaders and will focus on studying the Bible and practical youth topics. We will also host youth breakfasts on average every 6 weeks for a time of fun and fellowship.

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Children’s Classes

Early Childhood – Kindergarten (2yrs-K)
Location: MPR Area, Room 3

Lower Elementary (1st-3rd grades)
Location: MPR Area, Room 5

Upper Elementary (4th-5th grades)
Location: MPR Area, Room 8

These classes teach children Bible truths through simple questions and answers, promoting memorization using Bible teaching, music, & activities. Children will learn that they are made for God’s glory and enjoyment in him and how to apply that truth to their lives. We will be using the Show Me Jesus curriculum.

Nursery (6 months to 2 years )
Location: Room directly outside the chapel.
Available during both worship services and middle hour.

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