Adult Education

Registration is required for all adult education courses. Please call Joan  at 781 - 749 - 2155 x300 to register for the classes listed below. 

Scripture Classes
Monastic Community

A Covenant People

Wednesday evenings, 7:30 to 9:00  p.m.  September 20  – December 6, 2017  or
Thursday mornings,  9:30 to 11:00 a.m.  September 21   – December 7, 2017.
Suggested Donation:  $125.00

This 11 week course is the study of the faith life of the people of Ancient  Israel through the eyes of the Prophets Micah and Zechariah. It will cover  the background, composition, content, theology and literary forms of their  Books. It will include exegesis and application of various selections from  their texts.  The course will examine the archaeology and history of the An- cient Near East. No previous Scripture study is necessary.  Please  bring  your personal bible.

Calling on the Name of the Lord

Wednesday evenings, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m., January 10 – March 21, 2018 or
Thursday mornings, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., January 11 – March 22, 2018.
Suggested Donation: $125.00

Do you desire to pray more effectively? What better way to learn how to pray than to study the great prayers of the Bible. This 11 week course will examine the background pertaining to the history, culture, politics and con- text surrounding various prayers from the OT and NT. There will be Ques- tions for Reflection and ample time for Discussion with each prayer stud- ied. No previous Scripture study is necessary. Please bring your personal bible.

*CANCELLED* The Artist’s Way

Kay Trask, M.Ed.

Registration limited to 12. You may register by e-mailing Kay Trask at Your registration will be confirmed by return email.

Tuesday mornings, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. September 12 – December 12, 2017.
Suggested donation: $125.00

This 13 - week program is based on the book, The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. Learn how to discover or recover your own creative self by following a spiritual path to higher creativity that consists of readings and exercises from the book, writing daily “morning pages,” and participating in weekly “artist dates.” Participants must be willing to commit to 4 - 5 hours weekly to attend meetings and accomplish the tasks.

Participants must purchase the book, The Artist’s Way, before the first meeting. Books are available at the Abbey Bookstore.

Kay Trask is a retired college administrator who continues to express her love of teaching by facilitating small group circles of learning, days of reflection and retreats.