What do we Believe and Why do we believe it? This will be the discussion of the next Adult Education class that will start November 18, 2018. Vicar Liz will be leading this series and is excited to converse, teach, and learn with all of you. Below are the topics that will be discussed and covered.
a) Why do we baptize? Where is it talked about in Scripture?
b) Who can be baptized?
c) What are the promises we made when we affirmed our own baptisms and why are they important?
a) Why do we do communion the way we do?
b) What is the importance of communion according to scripture? According to the Lutheran Confessions?
c) Where in Scripture do we find support for our understanding of the
3. The Ten Commandments
a) What are they? Where do we find them in Scripture?
b) What do we say they mean?
c) What does Luther say they mean?
4. The Apostles Creed
a) What do these words mean to you when you say them on Sunday Morning? b) What is the History of this Creed?
c) What does Luther say it means?
5. The Lord’s Prayer
a) How is this Prayer talked about by Christ in the Scriptures?
b) Do you mean what you say or have you begun going through the motions?
c) What is Luther’s understanding of the Lord’s Prayer?
6) Zion Lutheran Church Mission & Beliefs
a) Do you know what we say our Mission and Beliefs are?
b) Do you live out this mission everyday? Does Zion live out this mission?
c) How do we use scripture to support this?
d) Is there more we can do in our everyday lives to spread the gospel of Christ and love one another as we say we are called to do as a community of faith, through faith, family, and community?