Wheaton's Gary United Methodist Church offers class on Israel

The Rev. Steve Conger will lead the class, "The Fifth Gospel: Understanding the Holy Land," on Sundays through Nov. 26 at 10 a.m. in the chapel at Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton.

In "With Jesus through Galilee according to the Fifth Gospel," the late Bargil Pixner suggests that understanding the Holy Land - with its history and topography - is crucial to understanding many of the nuances that are found in the Bible.

Join the Rev. Steve Conger for this series on Israel, the land he and his wife Nancy have visited numerous times. Hear him share with you this "fifth Gospel" that he has come to know and love.

The church at 224 N. Main St. offers 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday worship in the sanctuary. The 9 a.m. worship is complete with Kids' Church and nursery care, plus livestreaming and recorded worship at The 11 a.m. worship has a more casual feel featuring church musicians. At 10 a.m., you can enjoy a coffee hour called "Special Blend" and Sunday school for all ages. With deep roots in the community since 1853, Gary Church has vibrant music, kids, youth and adult ministries, plus opportunities for local, national and global missions.

For more information, go to or contact the church office at

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