[The Episcopal News] Bloy House, the Episcopal Theological School at Los Angeles, has announced several continuing education and formation classes this Fall for lay people and clergy.

Linda Allport

Engaging Adult Formation and Small Groups: Tips and Techniques

Tuesdays, Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
For both clergy and lay leaders, this class will host a collaborative discussion on how to plan adult formation; develop new curriculum or enhance packaged curriculum; design activities to deepen participant engagement; prepare promotional materials; facilitate Zoom classes; and handle difficult situations that arise in small or large groups. Facilitated by Linda Allport, dean of Bloy House, who has more than 35 years’ experience in leading bible study and adult formation in a variety of group settings.

Mary Tororeiy

Genesis 1 and 2: A Fresh Exploration of the Creation Stories

Mondays, Oct 1, 9, 16, 23, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Taught by popular Hebrew Scripture facilitator the Rev. Mary Tororeiy, this class will help participants learn how to read and understand Hebrew Scripture using the first two chapters of Genesis. The class will explore and contrast general themes from these two creation accounts, focusing on human identity, gender, and the natural world.

The fee for formation classes is $25. Click here for more information and to register.

Later this Fall Bloy House will begin a new lay licensing training program. Watch for information in the next issue of the Episcopal News Update.