The Apostle Paul wrote more books of our Bible than any other single person and shaped our Christian theology as much as anyone, but how much do you really know about him? In this class we’ll go along with Paul on his journeys to various cities as he started the early Church to learn more about his story, the letters he wrote, and what God wants us to learn based on the ministry of Paul.
Rev. Josh Attaway is the Campus Pastor at St. Luke’s Edmond. Josh graduated from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois with a Masters in Divinity with a Concentration in Congregational Leadership. Josh is married to his wife Brittany, and enjoys playing golf, travelling, reading, and adventure.
10 of the Best Known Bible Stories (and what you might not know about them!) | Dr. Bob Long and Rev. Wendy Lambert | Live streamed from the Downtown Campus
This Bible Study will look at some of the most familiar stories in a new light. We’ll look at people like Moses, David, Peter, Jesus – and more! Join Bob and Wendy for an in-depth look at some of your favorite Bible passages!
Dr. Long is the Senior Pastor of St. Luke’s, and Rev. Lambert is the Senior Executive Pastor. Together they have co-taught WNA classes for over 10 years. Their unique back-and-forth teaching style keeps everyone engaged.
The Question of God | Sally Liles
All over the world, people are asking the same questions: Why is there so much pain and suffering in the world? What does it mean to be happy? Is there such a thing as evil? Does God really exist? This video class will explore the Question of God through a video lesson based on a popular Harvard course taught by Dr. Armand Nicholi. This class will explore two of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century, Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis, in an emotional and intellectual journey into the meaning of life.
Sally is married to Jerry and has two adult sons and four grandchildren. She was a high school science teacher before becoming a Medical Technologist with a specialty in Chemistry. Since retirement, she loves to sing, play golf, and especially enjoys facilitating adult Sunday School classes and Bible studies.
Women’s Bible Study of Jesus’ Story | Linda Harris and Elaine Weinmeister
Open to all women, this course is designed to be an in-depth study of selected passages from the life and story of Jesus. As we begin the year of “Telling the Story”, we will take an in-depth approach to examining the core stories of Jesus’ life including his birth, miracles, and passion narrative. We will examine the scriptures with prayer, daily reading and reflection, careful attention to the text and a commitment to participate in a covenant-style format. This course requires a committed approach to study throughout the week and regular attendance on Wednesday nights. A Bible Dictionary is recommended for this course.
Linda Harris has been a Bible study facilitator using this method numerous times and has always found it insightful and meaningful to her faith journey. Linda enjoys Bible studies which examine the details and allow the Holy Spirit to speak. Being in the Word through a class helps her stay in touch with God and His will. She is a wife, mother of two, grandmother of four, and works part-time in the finance and real estate fields.
Elaine Weinmeister also enjoys learning about the Bible and looks forward to using this Bible study method again because of how much it has helped her grow in her faith each time she has used it. At St. Luke’s Edmond, Elaine sings in the choir and teaches children’s Sunday School. Elaine has been married to Marc for 40 years, has three children and three grandchildren.
Financial Peace University | David Battles
Financial Peace University (FPU) is a nine-lesson video class on money management taught by America’s most trusted financial guru, Dave Ramsey. Dave and his teaching team will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future, and much more. And now you can experience this life-changing class that will be facilitated by David Battles.
David Battles is Executive Vice President of the Oklahoma United Methodist Foundation. He serves as a legacy and philanthropic advisor to individuals and families, is a Certified Public Accountant, and a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy.
InKnit Amplified! | Jan Rose’
In this fun and relaxing class there will be time for fellowship, knitting, and other crafting projects. Feel free to bring your own projects to work on together. Knitters of all experience levels are welcome. If you have never knitted before, we love to teach beginners! Whether you are InKnit for knitting, relaxation, learning something for the first time, fun, or fellowship, all are welcome.
Jan Rosé is a knitwear designer, teacher, writer, and founder of In-Knit who works out of her home studio in Edmond. She has been designing and knitting for nearly 50 years and enjoys passing on joy of the craft.
St. Luke’s Edmond Chancel Choir |Candace Fish
The Edmond Chancel Choir rehearse Wednesdays from 7:30 – 9 p.m. and they help lead in worship every Sunday in the Traditional Worship Service. You do not need to be an expert musician or have any experience singing in a choir to join.
Candace Fish is the Director of Traditional Worship at St. Luke’s Edmond. She is currently completing her PhD in Piano Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Oklahoma. She also has an extensive background in vocal training and choral performance.
Have you wanted to deepen your faith, but didn’t know where to start? You can start with Faith Journey 101, a class you can take online. During this class, we will discuss Methodism, St. Luke’s history, connection opportunities, and much more. This class is a good fit for:
Guests wanting to learn about St. Luke’s and membership.
New members wanting to learn more about the church and get connected.
Longtime members wanting to find a new way to get reconnected with the church.
Beth has served on staff at St. Luke’s for more than three years and has taught the Faith Journey 101 class for several semesters. In her current role as the Director of Adult Discipleship, she helps connect members to various classes and programs in the church to deepen their faith.
Children and Youth
Nursery | Birth to 4 year-olds
Elementary | Kindergarten – 3rd Grade | Kate Kelser
In this Wednesday Night Alive kid’s program, they will learn how to express themselves in God’s way. Kids will learn Bible lessons about how they can express the different emotions God gave them in a good way through fun emoji themed lessons. Emojis are a fun way to quickly express our emotions with others. The Bible teaches us that our emotions are a gift from God, that He has a purpose for all of them, and that we can express them in a good way.
Tweens | 4th – 6th Grades | Taylor Easttom
This class will teach tweens about the different emotions and feelings God has given us, how to express them, and how God has made us so different in each emotion and feeling we have. Each evening will include games, reading from the Bible, and small group discussions.
Jr. High Youth | 7th and 8th Grades | Jeremy Biggs and Lori Cook
Middle School can be so much fun for some, and so difficult for others. Who are we? What is our identity? Where do we fit in at school or with our friends? Why do we believe what we believe? We’ll be talking about this and so much more on Wednesdays as we build new friendships, have fun, and grow in our faith together.
High School Youth | 9th – 12th Grades | Jeremy Biggs and Evan Nicklas
High School is a critical time in our lives and faith journeys. We begin to search for deeper answers to life’s difficult questions. We want to find meaning, purpose, and lasting relationships. Join us on Wednesday nights as we explore some of these big questions and learn what scripture has to say about finding meaning and purpose in our lives.