Adult Spiritual Growth Opportunities



What is the Bible?

Led by Rev. Judy Boroto

A broad overview of the Bible, including selection, organization, background, context and archaeology. The basics for getting the most out of your Bible and Bible study.

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Sundays, 11:00-12:30 p.m. (6 weeks)

Class began September 8

Rm. 8/9

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith

Led by Art Ragland and Rev. Roger Pierce

Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality. The underlying video segments feature over a dozen leading theologians and progressive thinkers.

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Mondays, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., 8 weeks,

Class begins October 3

Rm. 17/18

Memoirs: Putting Your Memories Down on Paper

Led by Jane and Jerry Bartow

Often the ways God has used us become apparent in reflection. Spend eight weeks in a small group honing the practice of writing and sharing your story. It would benefit members to have a computer on which to write in order to make editing easier, but is not necessary.

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Class limit is 12

Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. (8 weeks)

Class begins October 8

The Four Agreements:
A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

by Don Miguel Ruiz

Led by Margaret Synhorst

The book offers reflections on ancient Toltec wisdom that enable people to experience freedom from self-limiting beliefs that may cause suffering and limitation in a person’s life.

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Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 a.m. (4 weeks)

Class begins October 10




Led by Rev. Judy Boroto, Alberta Farnsworth, Linda Sterling

An introduction to the collection of Jewish texts written about 250 B.C. to A.D. 100- which have been called a “bridge between the Testaments.” These texts help fill in the gaps in our knowledge of the Jewish matrix into which Jesus was born.

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Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30  p.m.

Class begins October 3


Rm. 17/18


Spring Retreat How To Build A Better Life Story

Led by Dr. Gretchen Breyller Hegeman

Gretchen is a specialist in counseling psychology and Integrative Health. Her presentation will deal with the value of understanding basic building blocks that help create a healthy, energetic life. A wonderful opportunity to look at one’s own life in very practical ways. $40 fee covers materials and lunch. Scholarships are available. 

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, 9:00 – 3:00 p.m.

(Registration will open in October for this retreat.)

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