Sunday Forum
10:15 AM - Lounge

Sunday Forum is held Sunday mornings from 10:15-11:15 in the Church Lounge. The First Sunday of each month is the whole church Coffee Hour during this time slot and the rest of the Sundays have programming.

 

April 28:  The Book of Joy:  Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

By Tenzin Gyatso and Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Leader:  Barb Geiger

"No dark fate determines the future. We do. Each day and each moment, we are able to create and re-create our lives and the very quality of human life on our planet. This is the power we wield." Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu 

May 5:   Coffee Hour

May 12:  The Work of Esther (Empowerment Solidarity Truth Hope Equity Reform)       

Presenter:  Bill Van Lopik, Community Organizer of ESTHER

ESTHER is an interfaith social-justice organization. We are grassroots and non-profit, focusing our work in the Fox Valley region of Wisconsin.

We seek to:

  • Bring healing and unity as an interfaith community that reaches beyond the divisions of race, creed, and socio-economic status
  • Build solid relationships with one another and with community leaders
  • Identify and address root causes of poverty, oppression, and injustice
  • Be agents of change that unite the community and spread a message of hope
  • Work at local, state, and national levels to promote justice
  • Empower people to overcome injustices and respond to the social-justice concerns of people in the communities of the Fox Valley

 

May 19:  CRASE (Civilian Response To Active Shooter Events)

Presenter:  Erik Foster, FDL Police Department

 

The CRASE course, designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend (ADD) strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, provides strategies, guidance, and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event.