Upcoming Formations Units

Scope and Sequence for Formations
September – December 2019

James: The Word of Life

Date | Session Title | Verses
Sep 1 | Living in Truth | 1 John 1:1-2:6
Sep 8 | Living in the Light | 1 John 2:7-19
Sep 15 | Living Out God’s Love | 1 John 3:11-24
Sep 22 | Living with Discernment | 1 John 4:1-16
Sep 29 | Living in God’s Son | 1 John 5:5-21

Temple and Covenant

Date | Session Title | Verses
Oct 6 | David’s Hope | 1 Chronicles 28:2-3, 5-10, 20-21
Oct 13 | God’s Promise | 2 Chronicles 3:1-2; 6:12-17
Oct 20 | Solomon’s Prayer | 2 Chronicles 6:18-21; 7:12-18
Oct 27 | Josiah’s Reform | 2 Chronicles 34:15, 18-19, 25-27, 29-33

After this Life

Date | Session Title | Verses
Nov 3 | The Age-Old Question | Job 14:7-15
Nov 10 | The Hope of Resurrection | Isaiah 26:12-19; Daniel 12:1-4
Nov 17 | The Prospect of Judgment | Matthew 25:31-46
Nov 24 | The Water of Life | Revelation 7:9-17

Luke’s Christmas Story

Date | Session Title | Verses
Dec 1 | Gabriel and Mary | Luke 1:26-38
Dec 8 | Mary and Elizabeth | Luke 1:39-56
Dec 15 | The Birth of John | Luke 1:57-64, 67-80
Dec 22 | The Birth of Jesus | Luke 2:1, 3-20
Dec 29 | Simeon and Anna | Luke 2:25-40

 

Scope and Sequence for Formations
January – April 2020

Faithful Witness

Date | Session Title | Verses
Jan 5 | Led by the Spirit | Acts 4:23-31
Jan 12 | Cultural Awareness | Acts 17:22-34
Jan 19 | Christ Crucified | 1 Corinthians 2:1-13
Jan 26 | Christ Exalted | Philippians 2:1-11

Moses and the Exodus

Date | Session Title | Verses
Feb 2 | Moses’ Early Life | Exodus 2:1-15a
Feb 9 | Moses’ Call | Exodus 3:4-8a, 9-10; 4:10-17
Feb 16 | The First Plague | Exodus 7:14-25
Feb 23 | The First Passover | Exodus 12:21-31, 40
March 1 | The Victory at the Sea | Exodus 14:10-14, 21-27, 31 (Lent 1)

God’s Scandalous Kingdom

Date | Session Title | Verses
March 8 | Love and Mercy | Luke 6:27-36
March 15 | Purity and Defilement | Matthew 15:1-20
March 22 | Poverty and Power | Matthew 19:16-26
March 29 | Women and Men | Luke 10:38-42

Places of Resurrection

Date | Session Title | Verses
April 5 | Zeal for God’s House | John 2:13-25 (Palm Sunday)
April 12 | I Have Seen the Lord! | John 20:1b-9, 11-18a (Easter Sunday)
April 19 | My Lord and My God! | John 20:19-31
April 26 | Let Us Hold Fast | Hebrews 10:19-25

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