Discipleship Programs and Classes

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Sundays (see dates below), 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Soulé Hall (Bldg 500)
The class series Christian Life will explore how our Christian faith is the basis and foundation of how we live out our lives. Topics for learning and discussion include:
Life in the Spirit—What is the Holy Spirit doing in our 21st Century lives? September 17– October 22
This I Believe: Creeds and Confessions—What do the statements of the doctrines of the Christian faith tell us about the basis of our beliefs? How can we apply these teachings to our lives? October 29 & November 12 & 19 & May 20
Life in Community: Building Healthy Relationships—What does it mean to be a Christian in community? January 7– February 4
Christian Virtue—What qualities of character shape our lives as Christians? February 18– March 11
Vocation—How does our Christian faith inform what type of work we do and how we apply Christian values in diverse, secular workplaces? April 15–May 13
Free child care is available by reservation only 7 days prior to the start of each set of classes. To register for a class and/or reserve child care, select the title of each class.


Other Classes

PDA In Action
Sunday, December 17, 11:30 p.m., Soulé Hall

Join us to hear some of the experiences of Rev. Suzanne Malloy, a member of the National Response Team with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. Rev. Malloy spent 31 years in law enforcement before moving into vocational ministry where she also serves as an on-call chaplain at a hospital in Santa Barbara. Rev. Malloy will be sharing with us briefly during all three services on December 17.


Perspectives on the Conflict in Korea
Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 7:30–9:30 p.m., Sanctuary

This documentary screening shares personal accounts that convey the cost of military conflict. Learn about issues influencing currents from the panel discussion that will follow the film. This event is co-sponsored by the Korean Policy Institute, and SVPC's Mission & Service, and Discipleship ministry teams.


Safe Church Training

The Safe Church Training classes are part of SVPC's program to ensure a safe environment where children, youth, and adults can grow in their relationship with God. This 90 minute class includes viewing of two half hour videos titled, “Safeguarding God’s Children.” Child care and snacks are provided. Pre-registration is helpful but not necessary