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Formation and Discipleship

Formation and discipleship integrates the head, heart, and hands through study, prayerful reflection, and action as we aspire to form and live out our faith as Disciples of Christ’s teaching and example.  The Formation and Discipleship Committee is responsible for envisioning, implementing, and assessing programs and events designed to nurture intergenerational spiritual growth and development of the Moreland Presbyterian Church community.  The committee meets on a quarterly basis to coordinate classes, study groups, book club discussions, presentations, and retreats.

Upcoming Events
All events are held Sunday mornings from 11 am – 12 pm in the Columbia Room 

The Hadj: Islam’s Pilgrimage to Mecca – January 12
Join AKM Ariful Ahsan (Arif) and Syeda Ahmed (Shoily) describe their experience of one of Islam’s Pillar of Faith.

The Many Roads of Pilgrimage – January 19
Rev. Larry Peacock and Rev. Eileen Parfrey will provide an overview and purpose of several guided pilgrimages they lead and offer through the Franciscan Spirituality Center.

Rowdy Keelor – Pilgrims of the Earth – January 26
Learn from this environmental activist on how to we can help protect God’s gift of the earth. Co-sponsored and co-hosted with Mission and Outreach.

Youth Climate Activism & Our Environmental Solutions – February 2
Hear Moreland Presbyterian’s own Charlie Abram discuss his own environmental pilgrimage using the power of media to help save the planet. Co-sponsored and co-hosted with Mission and Outreach.

Brett Webb-Mitchell: The Pilgrim – February 16
Listen and learn what it means to be a pilgrim from local pastor, pilgrim, and activist, Rev. Brett Webb-Mitchell.

The Holy Land – February 23
Join Jim Moiso to hear how a pilgrimage to the Holy Land impacted his spiritual journey and faith.

To learn more about our Formation and Discipleship ministry please contact Marshall Welch.