Adult Religious Education for Winter/Spring 2019

Adult Religious Education for Winter/Spring 2019

Check out all these amazing options for Adult Religious Education this winter and spring!

  1. The New UU: Two series, one starting January 9th on Wednesday evenings, another starting April 16th on Tuesday evenings. 
    The New UU
    is for adults of all ages and life stages who are new to Unitarian Universalism. Ideally, you will have attended UUCC at least a few times. Facilitators include staff members Rev. Anthony, Rev. Paige, Robin, Jen, and Maureen. Workshops include:

    • Theology and Worship
    • Where Do We Come From? Unitarian Universalist Roots
    • How We Grow in Faith: Philosophy of Religious Education
    • Social Justice Philosophy and Practice
    • How Are Decisions Made? Governance and Polity
  2. Deconstructing Whiteness Book Club on Sundays at 5:00 pm starting January 13th.
    Join us for a three book discussion on what it means to be white in the United States. This facilitated conversation will cover the social structures of race that impact our lives, how systemic and structural racism works and what we can do about it, and deconstructing whiteness.

    1. Waking Up White by Debbie Irving
    2. So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
    3. White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  3. UUA Common Read Book Discussion on Sunday, February 10th at 1:00 pm.
    Join us for a book discussion on the 2018-19 Common Read: Justice on Earth: People of Faith Working at the Intersections of Race, Class, and Environment, edited by Manish Mishra-Marzetti and Jennifer Nordstrom. At a time when racial justice, environmental justice, and economic justice are seen as issues competing for time, attention, and resources, Justice on Earth explores the ways in which the three are intertwined.
  4. Bible for Skeptics on Monday evenings starting February 25th! Click for more info!
    Bible Stories for All without the Dogma. Key Bible stories, their background, themes, and universal life issues will be discussed along with the evolution of humans, the impact of farming on religion, and topics such as travel, trade, slavery, concubines, law, government, taxes, weapons, warfare, tribute, and the culinary and cultural practices in the ancient Near East. Led by Ken Walsh, author of an upcoming book of the same title and middle school teacher of Old Testament stories.
  5. Quest for Adults, dates tbd, spring 2019.
    Join us for an Adult Quest series of four workshops in which we will explore our own beliefs, understand the sources of our faith tradition, build our own religious identity, and write and present our credo statements to each other. Quest for Adult will include an optional heritage trip to Boston at a date to be determined by the class. Facilitated by Rev. Paige Getty and Robin Slaw.

 

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