Being formed as disciples of Jesus Christ

Manthano (which is the Greek word for “learning”) is a 34 session program divided into 5 modules designed to help introduce participants to the Bible, Christian theology, spiritual practices, and the call to mission and outreach. The goal is to help participants experience the Bible in new ways, understanding the basic tenets of faith, think about how to engage in practices that help them grow closer to God, and to think intentionally about their calling to offer God’s love to others.

The program is divided into 5 segments, which allows some flexibility in scheduling rather than entering into a commitment for a weekly 34 week program. As designed, each segment will include a “field trip” at the end of the segment to introduce participants to different aspects of the faith experience. The modules are:

  • Beginning to  Understand the Bible: The Old Testament
  • Understanding the Bible: The New Testament
  • An Introduction to Christian Theology
  • Practicing our Faith: An Overview of Spiritual Practice
  • The Call to Go: Mission and Outreach
    Click here to see a full listing of class sessions

As planned for 2020, the class will be led by Pastor Jay Voorhees on Sunday afternoons starting in mid to late January. Those interested in considering being a part of this class are encouraged to complete the interest form below, and to attend on orientation session on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 3 p.m. in the church library.

For more information email Jay Voorhees at

Manthano Interest Form

Are you interested in the Manthano Program? Please fill out the form below and we will be back in touch with you.
Please let us know if you have questions or preferences in regards to the schedule for this class
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