Bible With Bagels

Wednesdays 9:00 - 10:30AM Church Lounge

Bible with Bagels meets Wednesday mornings from 9:00 to 10:30 via Zoom.  The link for these meetings will remain the same for each Wednesday throughout the winter/spring semester.           

 

Join Zoom Meeting – Check for Meeting Id and Passcode by contacting Suzette

 

 

 

Jan 6 & 13 Sexuality of gender in Christianity

Leader:  Sarah Bloesch PhD 

Sarah Bloesch PhD. is a Teaching Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at The University of North Carolina. Sarah’s research examines how feminist, queer, and critical race theory intersect with Christianity and neoliberal policies and cultural practices in the United States.

 

 

Jan 20 & 27 American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospels

Leader:  Rev Richard Feyen

 

American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel takes audiences into the buckle of the Bible belt where a group of defiant ministers, congregations, and community leaders are challenging deeply rooted fundamentalist Christian doctrine in favor of a Gospel of Inclusion. 

 

 

Feb 3 & 10 Judaism & Christianity:  Background & Connections

Leader: Andrea Jakobs, Religious Studies UW-Oshkosh

 

Judaism is the oldest surviving monotheistic religion, arising in the eastern Mediterranean in the second millennium B.C.E.  While Christianity was born from within the Jewish tradition, many differences exist between the two.  Of interest, however, is the great cultural exchange that has taken place between these two religions over the centuries.

 

 

Feb 17 – Mar 24 The Grace of Les Miserables 

Leaders: Jim & Anne Thomas

 

This six week Lenten study dives into six themes found in Victor Hugo’s Les Miserable – grace, justice, poverty, revolution, love, and hope.

 

Mar 31 – May 19 ProFuture Faith – The Prodigal Species Comes Home

Featuring Rev. Michael Dowd

(A Living the Questions study)

 

Leaders: Peg Bradley, Debbie Wolf & Diana Beck

 

Mar 31 – Un-Trivializing God – Reality as Thou

Apr 7 – The Purpose of Religion & Necessity of Science 

Apr 14 – The Epic of Evolution – A Cosmic Timeline

Apr 21 – Thus Sayeth Reality – What is Inevitable; What is Needed

Apr 28 – Thus Sayeth Reality – What is Futile; What is Urgent

May 5 – Why We Struggle – Un-Trivializing Mythic Wisdom

May 12 – Impermanence and Death as Sacred – Embracing Limits

May 19 – Staying Sane, Sober and Inspired in Contracting Times