The School of the Word
SOTW 1 (Gospels)
6 sessions. Topics taken up: why the Bible at all; the Sunday readings; what is a Gospel; the Gospel of the current year; who is “the Jesus” of this Gospel; discipleship today.
SOTW 2 (Old Testament)
6 sessions. Topics taken up: Whose bible (Jewish, Reformed, Catholic, Orthodox); the Sunday readings from the Old Testament; the Pentateuch; the history of Israel; the Psalms; the Prophets.
These vary a good deal according to the request of the each parish/ group
The Letter to the Romans
8 sessions, taking us through the whole letter. Topics: Rome at the time; Romans as a letter and as a speech; Rom 1-4; Rom 5-8; Rom 9-11; Rom 12-15; Rom 16; Romans for today.
8 sessions. Topics: What is a prophet; Amos and justice (1); Amos and justice (2); Who is/are Isaiah? Isaiah and justice; Isaiah and liberation; Isaiah and hope; Isaiah and the New Testament.
The Eucharist in Biblical Perspective
6 sessions. Topics: meals and the Kingdom of God; the Last Supper; what was going on in Corinth? the Mass from the Reformation to today; Eucharistic presence; the Mass today.
Read the Gospel of John Together
Sandymount Christchurch: 8 sessions on the Fourth Gospel, over the whole year (2017-2018)
The Search for Wisdom
This programme takes place in Lusk Pastoral Centre starting in September 2019. The Wisdom books are endlessly fascinating. The proposal is to start with the Book of Proverbs and see how it goes. The dedicated web page has more details.