Upcoming Formations Units

Scope and Sequence for Formations

May– August 2020

The Spirit and Power

Date | Session Title | Verses
May 3 | The Spirit Descends | Luke 3:15-22
May 10 | Pray for the Spirit| Luke 11:1-13
May 17 | You Shall Receive Power | Acts 1:1-11
May 24| The Samaritan Pentecost| Acts 8:14-25
May 31| A Crucial Question| Acts 19:1-7

The Beloved Disciple

Date | Session Title | Verses
June 7 | Called to Come and See | John 1:29-39
June 14| Remaining at Jesus’ Side | John 13:18-30
June 21 | A New Family| John 19:25b-30
June 28 |The Beloved Disciple’s Testimony | John 21:20-25

The Book of Hosea

Date | Session Title | Verses
July 5 | Hosea’s Marriage | Hosea 1
July 12 | Israel’s Redemption | Hosea 2:14, 16-3:5
July 19 | God’s Indictment | Hosea 4:1-11a
July 26| God’s Tender Compassion| Hosea 11
August 2 | Israel’s Restoration| Hosea 14

Humor in the Bible

Date | Session Title | Verses
August 9 | A Cheerful Heart | Proverbs 15:13-15; 16:23-24; 17:22
August 16| Laughter and Sorrow| Ecclesiastes 7:1-6
August 23 | Mourning into Joy | Psalm 30; 126
August 30| God Has Brought Me Laughter| Genesis 17:15-17; 18:9-15; 21:1-8

Scope and Sequence for Formations
September– December 2020

Parables in Luke

Date | Session Title | Verses
September 6| The Man in the Ditch | Luke 10:25-37
September 13| The Guest List| Luke 14:15-24
September 20 | Two Frantic Searchers| Luke 15:1-10
September 27| The Persistent Widow| Luke 18:1-8

God’s Good Gifts

Date | Session Title | Verses
October 4 | The Earth is the Lord’s | Psalm 24
October 11| Every Perfect Gift | James 1:13-18
October 18 | Honor God with Your Substance| Proverbs 3:5-20
October 25|Serve the Lord Christ | Colossians 3:12-17, 23-25

The Ark of the Covenant

Date | Session Title | Verses
November 1| Building the Ark | Exodus 25:10-22
November 8| The Glory of God | Exodus 40:16-21, 30-38
November 15 | The Day of Atonement | Leviticus 16:2-5, 15-18
November 22| The Ark in Jerusalem| 2 Samuel 6:12b-23

The King is Coming

Date | Session Title | Verses
November 29| God Is For You | Ezekiel 36:6-11; Colossians 3:4-11
December 6| Prepare the Way| Malachi 3:1-4; Mark 1:1-8
December 13 | Rejoice with Joy and Singing | Isaiah 35:1-2; Philippians 4:4-9
December 20| A Child Has Been Born to Us| Isaiah 9:2-7; Matthew 1:18-25
December 27| Return, O Soul, to Your Rest| Psalm 116; Acts 7:54 – 8:4

Scope and Sequence for Formations
January – April 2021

Our Loving, Creating God

Date | Session Title | Verses
January 2| The Works of God’s Hands| Psalm 8
January 10| Created for Good Works| Ephesians 2:1-10
January 17 | The Firstborn of All Creation| Colossians 1:11-23
January 24| Praise God the Creator| Revelation 4

Creation and Fall

Date | Session Title | Verses
January 31 | Creation | Genesis 2:4b-17
February 7| Companions| Genesis 2:18-25
February 14 | Temptations| Genesis 3:1-8
February 21|Exile| Genesis 3:9-19, 22-24

The Word and the Cross

Date | Session Title | Verses
February 28| The Sower Sows the Word | Mark 4:2-20
March 7| The Kingdom Grows| Mark 4:21-34
March 14 | The Mission Expands | Mark 6:1-13
March 21| The Stakes Are Raised| Mark 8:27-38
March 28| God’s Son Is Revealed| Mark 15:25-39

Luke’s Easter Stories

Date | Session Title | Verses
April 4| The Women at the Tomb |Luke 24:1-12
April 11| The Road to Emmaus| Luke 24:13-27
April 18 |The Breaking of the Bread | Luke 24:28-35
April 25|The Promise of the Spirit|Acts 1:1-11