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First United Methodist Church Alabaster

Disciple Fast Track II

Disciple Fast Track II

Every Wednesday, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Restore (1st UMC Alabaster), 128 Market Center Drive, Alabaster, AL US 35007

Coordinator: Fegan Tracey

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Disciple Fast-Track II

Into the World and Into the Word-

Starting 8/16/2017 @ 6pm

Restore Craft Room

Contact: Fegan Tracey, or the church office at 205-663-0509

Facilitated by Fegan Tracey, this 12-week study will immerse you in the books of Genesis and Exodus and will provide you a committed space to explore, learn, and dive deeply into God’s Word together with other disciples seeking to learn and apply God’s Word to every area of their lives. 

Disciple Fast Track “Into the Word Into the World” is an adaptation of the original, bestselling Disciple Bible Study Into the Word Into the World. The study is ideal for busy people who want to fit an in-depth Bible study into their schedule. The study retains the familiar Disciple format with its theme word, theme verse, statement of the human condition, daily and weekly assignments, and prayer.

Into the Word helps readers deepen their understanding of Scripture and make connections between what they already know and what they are reading. Each week you will encounter three spiritual disciplines, learn what they are, and how you can engage those disciplines. The first discipline varies from week to week, then moves into Sabbath and prayer. In every session, you commit to how you will respond to Scripture in terms of ministry in the world. 

Into the World identifies some needs in the world for which ministry is needed and suggests possible responses, then invites participants to summarize the scripture message that will shape their ministry and to decide what response and commitment to make to that message. Each week you will be guided in experiencing the gift of Sabbath rest and renewal. Classes meet for a total of 24 weeks, studying Genesis-Exodus and Luke–Acts for 12 sessions each. Daily preparation is manageable, with 3–5 chapters of the Bible to read each day.