Briefs, Aug. 27, 2016
First United introduces new services
First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., will have a Sunday morning schedule change effective Sept. 11.
All are invited to a celebration kickoff that day that will include:
■ 8:30 a.m. contemporary praise service
■ 9:45 a.m. extended fellowship time with brunch and a Christian education ministry fair for everyone to become acquainted with the classes available.
■ 11 a.m. traditional service with choir
“Please plan to be a part of this celebration as we invest more intentionally in our process of becoming deeply committed disciples of Jesus Christ,” a news release said.
Call 242-4850 for information.
Course offers science and faith teaching
Spiritual University will offer “Painting the Stars” for the fall evening term that begins Sept. 8.
The course is sponsored by Episcopal Church of the Nativity and will explore connections between science and faith that further the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality. The DVD-based program is hosted by evolutionary theologian Bruce Sanguin and features a dozen-plus theologians and progressive thinkers.
The seven-week course will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 20. Tuition is $20 and scholarships are available. Register online at nativitygj.org or call 245-9606 for information.