Institutes: Spiritual Formation Classes

Institutes are formation courses offered twice a year: in the Summer & Winter. In addition to learning and growing in our faith, Institutes are also a great way to connect with and meet other people at Jacob’s Well. These courses are open to the public as well.

A variety of themes are covered in these courses: spiritual formation, justice engagement, & courses focused on relational development. There are also offerings that are geared towards friendship and play (soccer leagues, cooking classes, running groups, etc.).

Look for course offerings and online signups during the months of May & December.


October Institutes

Join us for another round of institutes! DOWN THE WELL: CREATIVITY AS EXPERIENCE & EXPERIMENT Join local artistic theologian, John Raux, on Saturday afternoons in October for a guided experiential and embodied series in which we will be drawing, writing, hiking and story sharing as a means of reflecting on the movements of the Spirit…

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September Institutes

Enter the enchanted world of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth with us in 2021! Whether you’re reading this for the first or the fifth time, join Tolkien aficionados Tim Keel and Beth Mercer as we read and discuss The Return of the King, the third and final book in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy. This institute meets online via…

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July Youth Institutes

We will be resuming our Tuesday 6:30PM gatherings and launching another round of online Institutes for both middle and high schoolers following the 4th of July weekend! Please check out the list below. QUICKLY REGISTER FOR INSTITUTES HERE MIDDLE SCHOOL INSTITUTES Book Club: Ender’s Game (Tuesdays 1PM w/ Adam)We are going to continue doing monthly Zoom book…

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July Adult Institutes

It’s Time For A Change: Dialogue & Prayer From confronting racism to living through a global pandemic. From living in isolation to raising up the next generation. Join us as we transform anxiety and fear into conversation and prayer. We’ll gather outside in the Jacob’s Well parking lot in a socially-distanced way. Masks are required for…

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