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