Northwoods Calendar Digital News Letter












We offer opportunities to study, serve, and create community, in an effort to make a difference in our lives and others. A variety of Sunday morning classes for adults, midweek studies, retreats, men and women groups, travel ministry, and special events are available for you to be a part of.

Mission Statement:
"to contribute to the growth of God's kingdom through education and fellowship with others. We strive to share God's wisdom and enable others to respond to God's Spirit."




LECTURE NOTES:

Young Muslim Making a Difference .pdf

PAST EVENTS:



YOUTH COOK OFF TEAM





MIDWEEK CLASSES

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY
Tuesdays at 6:30 a.m., Room 211 Led by Pastor Paul

MYSTICAL TRADITIONS: JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY, AND ISLAM
Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m., Room 211
Led by David Puig

SPANISH CLASS
Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. Beginning in Room 211,
Advanced in Room 231 (Oasis)
Led by Lic. Yelitza Caraballo and Dr. David Puig.

ESL CLASS
For beginner students Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. in Room 213 and the Scout Bldg. Led by Carmen Gonzalez, Bob Gonzalez, Anne Swisher Melissa & Dick Nelson, Mary Kimball, Lucy Blome. Doreen Levi, Anne Barnes, Diane Bruss, Salty Thomason, and Tanya Sims.

CLASSICS CLASS
Fridays, 10:30 a.m., Room 211
This class enjoys learning together by bringing professors into the classroom through DVD classes offered by The Great Courses company.

SUNDAY CLASSES

BIBLE STUDIES

BOOK OF DANIEL—Led by David Gordon
9:30 a.m. in Room 211

BOOK OF GENESIS —Led by Johnie Wood
10:00 a.m. in the Conference Room

GOSPEL OF JOHN—Led by David Puig
Coming up after Easter - 11:00 a.m. in Room 211

The 50+

ST. ROCH’S ANNUAL PICNIC
On Sunday, October 7th, the 50+ group will attend the St. Roch Catholic Church’s annual picnic. This is the 164th year for the picnic. Price will be $10 for the barbecue meal. The bus will leave Northwoods at 9:45 and leave St. Roch’s at 3:00.

STAGE WORKS: TWELVE ANGRY MEN
November 4th
Marlene Gerrard and Barbara Millette have reserved a block of tickets for a matinee Stage Works production of Twelve Angry Men on Sunday, November 4th with an optional dinner afterwards at BJ’s Brewhouse. Cost is $22

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

Contemporary Issues meets most Sundays in the chapel,
11:00 a.m. - 12 noon.

We try to deal with topics of general interest and subjects suggested by participants in the group. Your ideas and comments are most welcomed.

Oct. 7th – Marijuana: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly. Member Sherry Shultz, a retired family counselor, will be the presenter, speaking out of her long history working with families in crises situations

October 14th - No CI class, RENEWAL SUNDAY

October 21st – bonding against adversity, Marianna Sanchez, heading a group working on immigration/deportation issues, will be leading our program (Note: Nov. 21 [Wednesday], Northwoods will host an Immigration Workshop.)

October 28th - Matt Zeve, Harris county flood Control District, arranged by Barbara Thomason. Mr. Zeve is the Director of Operations for Harris County Flood Control District in Houston. His work has to do with the minimizing flood damage.

DISCOVERY WOMEN

October 9th at 10 a.m. in Room 221
We are excited about our guest speaker for our second meeting of the year. Our new Director of Music and Worship, Jennifer Klein Salyer will share a bit of her faith story, about her time in silent retreat when she heard God speak to her through song. This event led her to leave her law profession to pursue a ministry in music. All are welcome. If you need any more information, pleas contact Sherry Schultz, 281-793-1810 or Barbara Owen 713-252-5656.