Here is an interesting approach to using firesides for direct teaching being used in Grand Rapids, MI (A). The cluster has organized a series of firesides over the course of a month, each of which covers a portion of the concepts conveyed in Anna’s conversation. Here is an excerpt of the announcement:
For this cycle, the cluster planning committee has decided to try a series of firesides to cover many aspects of Anna’s conversation for direct teaching. The goal is for everyone to invite at least one seeker to these firesides.
Week 1: Manifestations of God / Who is Bahá’u’lláh?
Week 2: Covenant Between God and Mankind
Week 3: Purpose of God’s Laws for Humanity
Week 4: Future of Humanity / Education of Children