513-281-5945 • Sunday Worship: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Adult Learning & Discussion


OOg 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 is on summer break.  A new schedule of reading and discussons will resume in the Fall.  If you want to learn more about this group, contact John Tallmadge at [email protected]   

Open Stacks Book Club

The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck is our next read. The club will meet both in person, at Bill Bogdan and Carl Ward’s home, and on Zoom too.  The zoom link and directions to the Bogdan and Ward home will be emailed. If you want to get on the list, email the office at [email protected] or Bill at [email protected]  We always gather at 7 p.m., for social time; discussion at 7:30 p.m

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. 


Share This