January is a time to try new things and explore different ways of being. In anticipation of the January slump, The Adult Programs Committee has created some interesting opportunities to expand your thinking.
Sunday, January 12th:
Race In the Eye of the Beholder. A discussion about the nature of racial bias and prejudice and its impact led by Jeff Speller with Edwin Taylor. 12:30-2pm, Library. Refreshments provided.
Paint the Change You Want to See: Tapping your Creativity to Ease Transitions. In this workshop led by Sheri Kennedy, a brief history and discussion of creativity will lead activities designed to make creative expression fun and practical for solving problems. 2-4pm, Parlor.
Sunday, January 19th:
Mandela and South Africa. Join the Rev. Victor Carpenter in a program about his time in South Africa during apartheid and Mandela’s lasting legacy in South Africa. 2:00-3:30pm, Library.
Spiritual Renewal through Poetry. Good poems can help us see ourselves and our lives more clearly, trigger moments of epiphany, and cut through the confusion of life to what truly matters: How can we lead a meaningful life? Facilitated by Peter Guthrie the group will read and discuss poems that deal with spiritual issues in the broadest sense of the term. 3-4pm, Parlor. (1st of 4 sessions – 1/26, 2/2, 2/9)
Sunday, January 26th:
Trashed with Jeremy Irons. Multi-generational film and discussion. Together with the Social Action Committee and the Adult Programs Committee, the Youth Group invites you to this screening followed by participation in facilitated listening circles.
12:30pm, Parish Hall.
Wednesday, January 29th”
Transcendentalist Series: Margaret Fuller – Author, Speaker, Radical Thinker. Join Megan Marshall, author of the widely acclaimed biography, Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, who will share stories about Fuller’s short, but extraordinary life.
7:30pm, Parish Hall