Adult Classes & Workshops

Joining a class is a good way to connect with others while learning and growing spiritually. 

This page lists the ongoing Adult Formation classes offered at Christ Church. We have numerous seasonal classes and short term spiritual formation events that take place during the year. To see a complete listing of Sunday classes, groups and other learning opportunities, click on the links below.

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Christian Essentials invites participants to explore, grow, and deepen their faith and life with God, with three six-week sessions covering 15 topics essential to the Christian life. Learn more »


Raising Shame-resilient Kids

Wednesdays, March 7 - 21
9:30 - 11:00 AM OR 6:00 - 7:30 PM, M213

Parenting is hard work, and we all need support and guidance. Using Brené Brown’s research and methodology, The Reverend Matt Holcombe, certified Daring Way Facilitator, will offer a three-week class on raising shame-resilient kids. Material and exercises will center around Brown’s research on shame, vulnerability, and courage to illuminate ways parents can engage in ‘wholehearted parenting.’ Childcare is available for this free class; advance registration is required.
Register for the morning class here »
Register for the evening class here »

Communication Skills Training (CST)

This three-day workshop has been taught at Christ Church for several years and continues to be a popular tool for people seeking to improve their relationships with friends, family, spouses and co-workers. Learn More »

Spiritual Growth and the Enneagram

The Enneagram is about people -- how we are the same, how we are different, what makes us tick, how we get in our own way. The Enneagram can help us develop more authentic relationships with ourselves and others, and discover a deeper relationship with God. Learn more »

Education for Ministry (EFM)

Education for Ministry (EFM) is a Bible study and theological reflection group that connects the study of scripture with our real lives. EFM has a rich history at Christ Church, and currently has four active groups that meet September through May, with seven trained mentors within those groups. Learn More »


Confirmation Class

The class explores the basics of Christianity: God, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, the sacraments, the Bible, The Book of Common Prayer, history of the Christian Church and being an Episcopalian. The class also addresses the way the Episcopal Church lives out that basic faith through worship, Bible study and service to others. Christ Church clergy teach the classes. Learn More »

Living Your Strengths

This six-session course is designed to help you identify and explore your strengths, be an affirming guide to what brings you joy, and how your gifts help you grow spiritually in all areas of life. The class is appropriate for adults of all ages; several couples have enjoyed participating together. Class size is limited. For more information, contact The Reverend Lisa Saunders at .

Parenting With Love and Logic

These classes use curriculum developed by Jim Fay, Charles Fay, PhD, and Foster W. Cline, MD, designed to give participants practical skills that can be used immediately with children of various ages. Registration ($25* per family) is required. Free childcare is available upon request. 

Rector Classes

Periodically, The Reverend Chip Edens leads a Sunday morning class on a topic of popular interest, such as spiritual health, faith or generosity. Sign up for our weekly e-blast to be notified when the next Rector Class has been scheduled.

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If you have questions, please contact Jenny Beaumont.