BRAINSTORMING FOR ADULT RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
The UUCHC Adult RE committee met with Rev. Ja and Vice-President/Spiritual Development Chair Mike Burkett recently to consider programming for the coming year. Those who attended the Welcoming Congregation training sessions earlier this year benefited from some basic concepts for broadening our understanding of our fellow human beings. Our idea for this year’s Adult RE offerings is to expand on those concepts as we continue to look at ourselves and those around us.
With a blank sheet of paper on the easel, we listed these, to which we invite YOU to add your ideas, wonderings, curiosity:
Movie, “Moonlight” - LGBT theme
UUA “Common Read” – book study
“The Third Reconstruction” by the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber
“Centering – Navigating Race, Authenticity, and Power in Ministry”
Compiled by Mitra Rahnema
“Daring Democracy – Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want” by Frances Moore Lappe’ and Adam Eichen
Workshops – 10-11 week study and discussion
“Witnessing Whiteness: First Steps Toward an Antiracist Practice and Culture” by Shelly Tochluk
“A Hidden Wholeness – The Journey Toward an Undivided Life” by Parker Palmer
*Panel Presentations and Discussion – UUCHC members describing their:
Please call or email with your thoughts and suggestions. Are you a group leader? Do you like to read and research ideas? Do you have thoughts or questions you’ve been wanting to share? Let us know! Marie Brown (830-895-5138, firstname.lastname@example.org); Karen Burkett (830-895-7076, email@example.com).
Attend our next meeting, Friday September 8 at 2 pm in the Palmer Annex, and join us when we expand on these ideas, add new ones, and begin to put them into place on our church.
ADULT R.E. CALENDAR
All Are Welcome. Love Is Inclusive, Not Exclusive.
960 Barnett, Kerrville, TX (830) 792-3626 Sunday Service - 10 am to 11 am
Adult Life Span Education organizes, promotes, and facilitates educational, religious, and spiritual programs.
Some are one time events and some may be presented on multiple week days and times. These programs include: Building Your Own Theology, book discussions, consideration of contemporary issues, and more. Watch this page and the Newsletter for new classes and schedules.