Learning and Growing

Being a disciple of Jesus is a never-ending process of growing and changing. At AUC we encourage each other by asking questions and by listening to be changed.

Education Opportunities at AUC:

Contextual Bible Studies (CBS)

Contextual Bible Study was developed through the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. At Augustine, we use it as a clear and simple method of group bible study, which inspires good discussion and thoughtful reflection. CBS aims to listen to the stories and wisdom of the scriptures speaking from within their contexts to ours, discerning God’s message of salvation.

CBS is held every Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1 pm to 2 pm and Wednesday evenings from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. For more information about the content we are looking at during our sessions, please go to the Contextual Bible Studies page.

Church Meeting

Church Meetings at AUC are held online over Zoom every second Tuesday of the month and alternate between Business & Discussion. Some of the topics we have explored in our Discussions:

  • Fair Trade
  • Eco Protesting
  • Anxiety
  • Transgender Identity
  • Palestine / Israel

For more information about Church Meetings at AUC, please go to the Church Meetings page.

Julian of Norwich Book Group

From 20th September, AUC will be hosting an online book group exploring the spirituality of Julian of Norwich, using the book “Julian of Norwich – wisdom in a time of pandemic and beyond” by Matthew Fox. For more information about these sessions and how to register for them please to the Julian of Norwich Book Group page.

Step Wise

Stepwise is the discipleship development programme from the United Reformed Church for all ages, shapes and sizes – including you! If you are keen to reflect on and develop, your Christian faith, are ready to be stimulated and challenged and want to make a difference in your own life and the lives of others, then Stepwise is what you’re looking for.

Stepwise is shaped around your strengths and needs, in the context of your own community and church. It emphasises the importance of learning from your daily life – wherever you are and whoever God might be calling you to be.

If you would like to know more, visit www.urc.org.uk/stepwise.