Sunday Adult EdUCATION


9:00 AM

Parish Hall

Full hot breakfast served


10:15 AM

Parish Hall

Coffee served

Both sessions cover the same topic or series... lively discussion encouraged!

January 12 - You Tube video of the presentation

The Language of God and the Alphabet of Moses:

What alphabet did Moses and the prophets use to write down God’s words in our Old Testament?

Were the Israelites able to read and write?

Are there any connections between the Hebrew alphabet and our English alphabet?

Can we learn some mission strategy from Moses’ use of the alphabet?

Come and learn some fascinating new insights about “the language of God” from

Dr. David Tam (Ph.D., Duke University)

January 19 & 26

2-part series led by Dr. Perry Phillips

"Does Astronomy Point to God's Design?" and "Unearthing the Bible"

Dr. Phillips received his Ph.D. in astrophysics from Cornell University where he became a Christian as a graduate student. He then attended Biblical Theological Seminary (now called Missio), where he earned his M.Div. before heading to the Institute of Holy Land Studies (Jerusalem University College [JUC]), to complete an M.A. in Hebrew language. After his M.A., Dr. Phillips remained at JUC where he taught historical geography to groups of students from around the world. Dr. Phillips has taught over 60 groups in Israel, off and on, and continues to teach historical geography in conjunction with his wife, Dr. Elaine Phillips, Ockenga professor of biblical studies at Gordon College. Dr. Phillips has also taught at the college level over 15 years and was a senior quality assurance engineer with Comverse, a high-tech firm in the Boston area. He has published numerous articles in the area of theology and science. He lives with his wife Elaine on Cape Ann.

VIDEOGRAPHER VOLUNTEER:  Would you like to volunteer during Bible & Breakfast 9:00-10:00 a.m. to video tape the presentation?  Please contact Robin Davis at if you can help.

Other Learning Opportunities

  • Stephen Ministry Training

    Christ Church offers a 50 hour Stephen Ministry training course each year. The class meets twice per month September - June. Participants are prepared to offer confidential, Christ-like support and care to those in crisis - whether it be from job loss, divorce or loss of a loved one. Click here for more information and a list of training topics.

    If you would like to learn more, please contact:

    Father Patrick

    Caroline McDonnell

  • "Going Deeper" Spirituality Groups

    We have been following the Renovaré (renewal) curriculum which has led us into rich discussions of our varied spiritual backgrounds and has prompted the sharing of new ways to come closer to Almighty God.

    To learn more, please contact:

    Mother Susan


    A Spiritual Formation Workbook: Small Group Resources for Nurturing Christian Growth, by James Bryan Smith. (Available through Amazon)