Upcoming Formations Units

Scope and Sequence for Formations
May–August 2024

The Contemplative Life

Date | Session Title | Verses
May 5 | Be Still and Know | Psalm 46
May 12 | Wordless Groanings | Romans 8:15-27
May 19 | Come, Holy Spirit | Luke 11:5-13
May 26 | An Enlightened Heart | Ephesians 1:15-23

May 19 is Pentecost Sunday

The Life of Peter

Date | Session Title | Verses
June 2 | Peter’s Call | John 1:37-42; Matthew 4:18-22
June 9 | Peter’s Confession | Mark 8:27-38
June 16 | Peter’s Denial | Mark 14:66-72
June 23 | Peter’s Restoration | John 21:15-25
June 30 | Peter’s Preaching | Acts 3:12-26

The Book of Daniel

Date | Session Title | Verses
July 7 | The Exile | Daniel 1:1, 3-8, 11-17
July 14 | The King’s Dream | Daniel 2:1-2a, 27-28a, 37-44
July 21 | The Fall of Babylon | Daniel 5:17-20, 22-31
July 28 | The Lion’s Den | Daniel 6:6-10, 16-23, 28

Exemplary Leaders

Date | Session Title | Verses
August 4 | Deborah: Inspiring Leadership | Judges 4:4-9, 14-16
August 11 | David: Courageous Leadership | 1 Samuel 17:32-37, 44-49
August 18 | Paul: Self-giving Leadership | 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12
August 25 | Jesus: Consecrated Leadership | Luke 22:39-51

Scope and Sequence for Formations
September–December 2024

1 Thessalonians: Hope in the Lord

Date | Session Title | Verses
September 1 | Example | 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
September 8 | Endurance | 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13
September 15 | Holiness | 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12
September 22 | Hope | 1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11

The Stewardship of Time

Date | Session Title | Verses
September 29 | Sabbath | Exodus 20:8-11; Isaiah 58:13-14
October 6 | Milestones | Genesis 28:10-22
October 13 | Seasons | Ecclesiastes 3:1-11
October 20 | Jubilee | Leviticus 25:8-17

Worship in the New Testament

Date | Session Title | Verses
October 27 | First Be Reconciled | Matthew 5:21-26
November 3 | Spirit and Truth | John 4:16-24
November 10 | Spirit and Order | 1 Corinthians 14:26-33, 37-40
November 17 | Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs | Ephesians 5:6-21
November 24 | Sacred Acts | James 5:13-18

Prelude to Grace

Date | Session Title | Verses
December 1 | Zechariah and Elizabeth | Luke 1:5-20
December 8 | The Birth of John | Luke 1:57, 59-80
December 15 | The Fullness of Time | Galatians 3:23-4:7
December 22 | The Birth of Jesus | Matthew 1:18-25
December 29 | The Holy Innocents | Matthew 2:13-21

Scope and Sequence for Formations
January–April 2025

Creator of Heaven and Earth

Date | Session Title | Verses
January 5 | Creator of the Cosmos | Psalm 33
January 12 | Creator of Angels | Psalm 104:1-4; Hebrews 1:5-14
January 19 | Creator of Nature | Psalm 65
January 26 | Creator of Humans | Psalm 8; Genesis 1:26-31

The Prophet Elisha

Date | Session Title | Verses
February 2 | Passing the Mantle | 2 Kings 2:1-3, 6-14
February 9 | Water in the Wilderness | 2 Kings 3:4-5, 9-18, 20
February 16 | Cleansing for a Leper | 2 Kings 5:-15a, 9-15a
February 23 | Chariots of Fire | 2 Kings 6:8-17

Questions Jesus Answered

Date | Session Title | Verses
March 2 | What to Do | Matthew 7:13-28
March 9 | Whom to Fear | Matthew 10:16-31
March 16 | How to Harvest | Matthew 13:24-34
March 23 | When to Forgive | Matthew 18:10-22
March 30 | Where to Serve | Matthew 25:31-46

March 9 is the First Sunday in Lent

Proclaim Easter

Date | Session Title | Verses
April 6 | Christ Anointed | Mark 14:1-9
April 13 | Christ Crucified | Mark 15:22-41
April 20 | Christ Arisen | Mark 16:1-8; 1 Corinthians 15:3-11
April 27 | Christ Proclaimed | Mark 13:3-13; Matthew 28:16-20

April 20 is Easter Sunday