“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.”

Adult Forum
Meets on Sunday mornings from 10:15 to 11:15 in the Lounge for those who would like to attend in person.  We will have a few minutes to chat after worship and before the program begins promptly at 10:15.  If you would prefer to join from the comfort of your own home, the link for the programs will remain the same throughout the semester.

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Sunday, January 7   

Coffee Fellowship

Sunday, January 14 & 21 – Mary Ellen McMeen & Sue Schmitz

Jan. 14 – Introduction; Chapters 1-4.
Jan. 21 – Chapters 5-8; Epilogue – America & Amazing Grace

Dancing in the Darkness – Spiritual Lessons for Turbulent Times by Otis Moss III

A life affirming guide to the practical, political, and spiritual challenges of our day.  Drawing on the teachings of Dr. King, Howard Thurman, sacred scripture, southern wisdom, global spiritual traditions, Black culture, and his own personal experiences.  (You do not need to read the book to benefit from the class.)

Sunday, January 28 –   Ellen Sieglaff

The Premonition: A Pandemic Story by Michael Lewis.

Book Review of this popular 2021 book.

Sunday, February 4 – Coffee Fellowship

Sunday, February 11 & 18 – Peg Bradley Facilitator

A.I. – Living (and Chatting) with Intelligent Machines – videos from the Global Lecture Hall. Jim Kenney, Lecturer.

Sunday, February 25 – Chris Frederick

How Pilgrim UCC was Born! – Celebration of the merger of St. Marks and Plymouth UCC 45 years ago.

Sunday, March 3 – Coffee Fellowship

Sunday, March 10, 17 & 24 – Staff members of the Wisconsin Council of Churches

What is Public Theology?

Rev. Kerri Parker, Executive Director

Rev. Breanna Illene, Director of Ecumenical Innovation & Justice Initiatives.

Rev. Dan Schultz, Community Health Program Director

Sunday, March 10 –

Public Theology: dealing with hot topics and politically charged issues in church.

Sunday, March 17 –

Advocacy: how-to, theology & practice, current topics & WCC issues.

Sunday, March 24 –

Religion & Politics.

Sunday, March 31 – Easter, no Adult Forum 

Sunday, April 7 – Coffee Fellowship

Sunday, April 14 & 21

Is There Anything to Eat? Sustainable Food in a Changing Climate

April 14 – Janet Clark, Owner/Operator of Vision Aire Farm, Rosendale.

Modern Farming Practices

April 21 – Amanda Miller, FoodWise Coordinator & Health & Well-being Educator, Fond du Lac & Sheboygan Counties, UW-Madison Division of Extension

Food Waste nin America

Sunday, April 28 – Jack Laufenberg

Conservative Religious Conversion Therapy and Discourse about LGBTQ+ Identities: Is it an Epistemic Injustice? Jack will share his thoughts on this timely subject.

May 12 & 19 – Ben Blanc – Leader

May 12 – From Providentialism to the Nazi Millennial Dream.

May 19 – Conspiracy Theories and The Contemporary “isms”.

The Great Narrative: Introduction to the History of Our Time by Johann Chapoutot