FirstChurch University


Print“See, God is doing a new thing!
Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?
– Isaiah 43:19



A diverse course offering brings teachers from around Dallas to feed your spirit and curiosity.

New spring classes begin April 25. Click here to register.




So You Know Your Enneagram Number…Now What?
Leader: Dana Effler
Description: Building off the “Know Your Number” weekend with Suzanne Stabile, Dana Effler will use her expertise as an enneagram apprentice to guide participants through a deeper exploration of numbers and how they might shape and reshape our thinking of self, world, and God. This is a class for those who have attended the Enneagram Workshop April 21 – 22 or have a firm understanding of their number. $20.
April 25 – May 23 at 6:30 p.m. (5 weeks)
Book: The Road Back To You Workbook

Leaning into Division
Leader: John Bryant
Description: With the presidential election behind us, the political divide seems to be wider than ever. What is the church to do? As Christians, we are called to be unified, but what does that mean? John Bryant, who served  24 years in public office and is an active layman and teacher at FirstChurch, will use Adam Hamilton’s Facing Issues That Divide: Practicing Politics, Keeping Faith to explore the ways in which we might listen, learn, and come together. Free.
April 25 – May 23 at 6:30 p.m. (5 weeks)


Dinner option available at 6 p.m.

Upon These Parables I Will Build My Church?
Leader: Dr. Andy Stoker
Description: The Rabbi Jesus taught in a powerful way that was not entirely direct; he used parables. Some of these parables align with our doctrinal understanding of the church, others do not. Let’s take a closer look at these parables and build our interior life so that our ecclesial life may thrive.
April 26 – May 24 at 6:30 p.m. (5 weeks) $20.
Book: Amy-Jill Levine’s The Short Stories of Jesus.

Classes begin April 25. Click here to register.

Parking for FCU:
Parking in the Bryan Tower garage is FREE – but you must bring your parking ticket in and have it stamped at the Information Desk.

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