Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
Kingwood, Texas
Adult Christian Education

About our Adult Christian Education Program

At Good Shepherd we believe people connect to God in different ways. We have many opportunities and formats for people to learn about God. Join us for something that fits your relationship with God. Please contact Heather Dumais at for more information about our Adult Christian Education Program.


Adult Christian Education

Sunday Morning Adult Sunday School

Sundays in Lent - Father Bill will offer a “Not So Newcomer” class that will focus more specifically on 4 key elements of Christianity: Baptism, Bible, Eucharist and Prayer. Our consideration of these areas will be supplemented with discussion of Rob Bell’s NOOMA video. The Class is open to everyone. Sundays 9:05 – 10:00 a.m. in Rm 207. We will meet March 3, 10, 17, 24 and April 7.

Weekday Offerings

Spirituality and Mysticism (aka the Christianity Café):
Mondays 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. Rm 208
Facilitated by Kipp and Bill Richter
We are reading and studying, The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith by Marcus J. Borg. Borg considers how to rekindle passion for the essential ingredients of a Christian life—faith, being born again, the kingdom of God, and the gospel of love. He offers a new paradigm for the Christian life that is both faithful and contemporary. The book is available on Amazon. We provide a schedule, chapter summaries and questions for reflection. This is an ongoing, café style discussion group.

Adult Tuesday Bible Study  
This is an ongoing Bible study led by Bill Richter.
Tuesdays from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. in Rm 208
We are studying the Gospel of Luke.* Come join us for a time of learning, fellowship and lively discussion. There are no materials to purchase. Please bring your Bible to class. For more information, contact Bill Richter in the church office at 281-358-3154. * (The Books of the Bible will vary.)

Wednesday Series in March -Our March offering will be a book study and discussion of the The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown. The subtitle of the book is Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are, Your Guide to a Wholehearted Life. This important work is research based and very well grounded. Check Dr. Brown out on the internet. This will be an inspiring and informative book to discuss. You will need to purchase a book for the class. All are invited. Bring a friend or neighbor. We will meet March 13, 20 and 27 and April 3 and 10. The class will be held in the Brinsden Rm from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m.

Lectio Divina
Thursdays 9:30  – 10:30 a.m. Rm 207
This is an open, ongoing group that gathers to pray and meditate with scripture. For more information call Janet Mansfield at  281-360-5143.

Christian Meditation
Facilitated by Kipp & Bill Richter
Saturdays 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Rm 206
This open and ongoing group is a part of the World Community for Christian Meditation. We gather at 9:00 and spend a few minutes for check-in and introductions. We listen to an audio presentation on a meditation related topic for 15-20 minutes and conclude with a 25-minute silent meditation.  To learn more, visit