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Adult Learning & Discussion


Seeking to learn from and engage each other we provide a number of educational opportunities, ranging from adult education sessions on contemporary issues, called Encounters; to Bible study and two specialized book clubs.


Our Encounters in June, Pride month, will focus on topics of special importance to the LGBTQ community. We will meet in the Geier Room, under our opening guidelines, and also hold these sessions on Zoom. For the Zoom link email [email protected]
The schedule includes: 
June 13 – Dan Davidson/Sparkle on Drag Performance and Drag for and with Children
June 20 – Dr. Ellen Staurowsky from Ithaca College on Trans Athletes and Recent Legislation on Trans Girls in Sports
June 27 – Molly McHenry from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital on Trans Children and Youth

Brown Bag and Bible   

Join us Tuesdays at noon over lunch for discussion of the coming Sunday’s Scripture texts, led by Pastor Stacey. Currently happening over Zoom. To get the Zoom link, email [email protected]

Study of the Gospel of Luke

Tuesdays at 7 p.m.. Led by Joann Morse, currently on Zoom.

Classics Book Club

This Classics book club has started its spring session with Linda Hogan’s Solar Storms. It’s a magical novel set in the Boundary Waters of northern Minnesota. It features a compelling Native American cast of wise and powerful women. Join every Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. for lively discussion.  To obtain the Zoom link contact John Tallmadge at [email protected]   

Open Stacks Book Club

Stayed tuned for our next book discussion to be scheduled in August.  We always gather at 7 p.m., for social time; discussion at 7:30 p.m. on Zoom. Email [email protected] for the Zoom info. 

National Issues Forum Institute

We regularly offer compelling discussion groups aligned with the National Issues Forum Institute (NIFI) operated through the Kettering Foundation. Subjects have included: Education, economic issues, civil rights, energy and environment and others.  These forums are led by member William Muse, President Emeritus of NIFI. Scheduled NIFI events will be listed in our weekly email newsletter, bulletin and calendar of events.


Contact the office or review our calendar of events on our home page to learn more about any of these opportunities and how to access Zoom meetings. 


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