CHUM CHEW N' CHAT

First Session- January 16-February 27, 2019

Second Session- March 20-April 10, 2019


Light Supper 5:30-6:15 p.m. in the Parlor

Check classes and activities for starting and ending times.


Childcare will be available from 6:00-7:00 p.m. each Wednesday night in Basement Room #B9

for children up to 4 years old. The children will engage in a combination of free play, crafts, and games together.

 

CHUM CHEW N' CHAT OFFERINGS

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  • CHUM's Kids Connections

    Kids, Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to come join us from 6:00-7:00 p.m. This spring our focus will be on learning about sharing and caring. The concepts of sharing and caring are central themes throughout the Bible. We will explore various scriptures while we emphasize service and mission projects s fundamentals of faith.

  • middle school refuge

    Hey Middle School youth, join us for the Mid-Week get together. We will gather to encounter, engage and respond to God's calling. Watch hilarious animated videos, be creative (doodling, constructing, etc....) and share our thoughts and ideas. We will gather from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

  • Art & Soul singers

    Meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. each Wednesday in room #200. The Art & Soul singers are part of the worship team for the 10:15 a.m. service. Contact Rob Simon at robsimonxi@aol.com or 316.648.5645

  • jublilation ringers

    Meet from 6:00-7:00 p.m. each Wednesday in the basement room #B14. Jubilation Ringers is the Handbell Choir. They play monthly at the 9:00 a.m. worship celebration. Contact David Bartley at dbartleyks@gmail.com

  • Choir

    Our chancel choir meets from 7:00-8:00 p.m. each Wednesday night in the Sanctuary choir loft. The chancel choir sings every Sunday at the 9:00 a.m. worship celebration. Contact Matthew Nutter for more information or just come join on Wednesday nights. menutter@gmail.com

  • lay academy

    The Apocryphal Jesus 6:00-7:30 p.m.

    This class runs both sessions, 11 Weeks.

    Much of the early written material about Jesus actually comes from apocryphal ("hidden," "secret," non-canonical) sources. This course examines this

    alternative literature to reveal the true breadth and depth of the early Christian world.  These stories and ideas about Jesus, his family, and the apostles continue to influence Christianity today.  The lecturer is Prof. David Brakke (Ohio State U.).

    Facilitator is Dr. Keith Williamson. 6:00-7:30 p.m. Room #B4  


    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

  • Occupy spirituality

    Occupy Spirituality 7:00-8:00 pm

    This class runs both sessions, 11 Weeks.

    Are you living your divine call?  That’s the core question among today’s spiritually alive, young-at-heart. The quest is to awaken and integrate the whole person, experience the mystical, learn your unique mission, and create a dynamic new life. If you’re interested in feeling fully alive, authentic, and  uniquely you, courageously explore Occupy Spirituality! 

    Facilitator is Dr. Brian Watson. To be held in the Chapel.


     CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

  • luke-acts

    A Bible Study Interpreting the Book of Genesis

    This class runs both sessions, 11 Weeks. Can attend just one session.

    This class explores various ways of interpreting the grand narratives of the scriptures from various hermeneutical perspectives. The first seven weeks will focus on the gospel of Luke, which is considered the first volume of Luke-Acts. The final four weeks will focus on the book of Acts, considered the second volume of Luke-Acts. You may participate in all 11 weeks or the just the first or second session. Discussion will include comparing the stories and account of Luke with the other synoptic gospels and the gospel of John.  Bring spiritual openness, mental curiosity, any version of the Bible, and a sense of humor!  

    Facilitator Pastor Kalaba Chali, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Room #105


    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

  • tai chi

    Tai Chi meets in the Fellowship Hall Mondays and Wednesdays from

    6:00 to 7:00 p.m. This session will be Tai Chi Bang: Eight-Immortal Flute (Stick). It is an energy practice exercised based on characteristic Tai Chi

    postures that uses a “Bang” (stick) held between the palms to imitate the

    movement of the gi (energy inside the body). It improves hand, wrist and

    arm strength as well as joint flexibility. A “Bang” must be purchased or

    rented through the instructor, Al Fleming.

     

  • community partnerships

    This class is first Session. 6:00-7:00 p.m.

    Want to join in the work for the common good?  How can our faith community be even more open, inclusive, and welcoming?  There are many amazing organizations that are doing meaningful work locally, nationally, and internationally!  This 7 week class will feature a guest speaker from a local non-profit or community organization each week highlighting ways we can grow in Spirit, boldness, and grace.  Each session will be unique, so attend as often as your schedule allows. 

    Facilitator is Rev. Jill Sander-Chali, Room #201.


    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS.

     

  • paper crafting

    This class runs January 16-February 6. (4 Weeks) 6:00-7:00 p.m.

    Join Lilaha Bolen in this special make-and-take paper crafting class! 

    No previous crafting experience is necessary and supplies will be provided.  Intricate paper crafts may include a card-in-a-box, memo notes, take along notepad and other surprises.  The class will feature fun and fellowship. 

    Facilitator is Lilaha Bolen, Room #105.


    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS.

     

  • spring sprucing service group

    This class is Second Session. 6:00-7:00 p.m.

    This super-fun group will roll up some sleeves and perform light maintenance, cleaning and interior decorating tasks in the church and on the church grounds. Meet in the parlor to get supplies and instructions about the project for the night!  

    Facilitator is David Page, meet in the Parlor.

     

  • make your voice heard

    This class is Second Session. 6:00-7:00 p.m.

    Do you have strong feelings about issues such as gun control or LGBTQ rights? Need a little push to put your feelings into action? During Lent there will be 4 opportunities to stand up and speak out! We will have a brief discussion on a state, national, or international issue of importance followed by an opportunity to write or email messages to politicians in a position to effect change. Hope you will join us!  

    Facilitator is Carol Hirsh, Room #301.


    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS.

     

  • praying with beads

    This class is Second Session. 6:00-7:00 p.m.

    Prayer beads are common in many religious traditions. This class will focus on Christian prayer practices with beads. The first week participants will make their own protestant prayer beads. The rest of the weeks will be spent in reflection on scripture and guided prayer using the prayer beads. 

    Facilitator is Rev. Jill Sander-Chali, Room #201.


    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS