Adult Religious Education

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Adult R.E. Team

Our Adult Religious Education Team plans informative and stimulating programs in keeping with our vision to engage our intergenerational community in faith development and life-long learning with a spirit of curiosity and openness.

Ideas for and questions about adult R.E. programming may be emailed to the team.

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Current Adult R.E. Program

Adult Religious Education Six-Week Winter Course:
Race, Law, and the Body Politic

The Rev. Dr. C.W. Dawson, Jr. – Facilitator

7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 12 through Feb. 16, 2021

Once again, after the attempted insurrection at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., we are forced to ask ourselves the question: What does it mean to be the body politic, and how do the dynamics of race and law influence our response? This six-week adult religious education series will center on the dynamics of race and law and what it means to be “we the people.” Please join us for what promises to be an exciting exchange of ideas. 

All meetings are at 7 p.m. via Zoom:

https://zoom.us/j/99415868465?pwd=aXFGKzhKYmJ5MitZQjI2SGREQ2hvUT09

The videos linked below are simply to guide thinking and encourage discussion and debate.

Week 1 – Jan.12

Race and America: Revisited

Uncomfortable Conversations with A Black Man

Week 2 – Jan. 19

We the People: Chaos or Community

https://youtu.be/ufUOLEK3SFU

Week 3 – Jan. 26

An Analysis of Law and the Body Politic

PBS Law and Race https://youtu.be/FFebp7GZeHY

Week 4 – Feb. 2

The Threat to American Democracy: Overcoming the Trump Cult

Trumpism https://youtu.be/nhdI4T1wDAw

Week 5 – Feb. 9

Personal Responsibility and Response: Re-Imagining a More Perfect Union

Week 6 – Feb. 16

Round-up: What Shall We Say About These Things?


Materials from Past Adult R.E. Programs

“Race, Law and the Body Politic” – Jan. 12-Feb. 16, 2021

“Critiques of Capitalism” – June 30-July 28, 2020

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Adult R.E. Library

Over the years, our congregation has amassed a wide range of books for our library on almost every topic that intrigues the mind. The extensive lending library, located in the lower level of the church in the Forum Room/Library, is available to all.

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