Covenant’s Lighthouse Adult Bible Study
We meet each Sunday from 9:00 to 9:30 to take a deeper dive into the lessons and parables taught in the Bible.
In addition to the Bible, we read books by writers who are interested in walking the Christian path in a way that brings more light into the world. Writers who are blessed with the gift of speaking to the common woman and man while conveying deep truths and deep faith. Examples of some of the books we’ve studied in the past are:
- Life of the Beloved, by Henri Nouwen
- The Shack, by Paul Young
- God Has a Dream, by Desmond Tutu
- You Are Mine, by Max Lucado
- How God Speaks to Us Today, by Rosalind Russell
- Life Together, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
- Original Blessing, by Matthew Fox
Some of us also take turns leading Lighthouse (which is a blessing), and some of us just participate in the discussion (which is also a blessing!)
If you would like to join us either as you can, or on a regular basis, you are very welcome. Feel free to reach out to Carol Dawkins.
Covenant Connections Small Groups
Glenn’s Reading Room meets on 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 2:00 at the home of Judy Hand-Truitt in Center Point. It isn’t necessary to read before you come, because we read excerpts in the meeting. We offer our own experiences and reflections in response to what we read. We get to know each other better and we’re able to offer support to one another by way of closer relationships on our faith journey.
Books we’ve read include: Yes, You Can Be Gay AND Christian! by Rev. J.R. Finney II; God Shows No Partiality, by Dave Barnhart; A New Kind of Christianity, by Brian D. McLaren; and The Heart of Christianity, by Marcus Borg.
To get onto our e-mail list to receive meeting reminders and directions, please e-mail Judy Hand-Truitt.
Faith in Action Alabama
The mission of Faith in Action Alabama is “to honor God by achieving systemic change through faith-based community organizing to create pathways of opportunity for all Alabamians.” Faith in Action is a statewide interfaith, interracial faith-rooted organization that seeks to build and wield power to ensure that public decisions at the local and state-level honor the dignity of all people, especially the marginalized.
Covenant participates in Faith in Action because it is a prophetic catalyst, countering a narrative that drives systemic racism and other forms of structural injustice and blocks pathways to opportunity across race lines for low- and moderate-wealth families in Alabama. Love for God, neighbor, and stranger anchor the organization.
Faith in Action Alabama operates with congregational hubs in Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, and Montgomery. This interfaith, interracial organization is committed to shared leadership using a collaborative leadership model.
For more information on how to become involved with Faith In Action Alabama, reach out to Pete Tepley.