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Adult Education Forum

 
 
 
 
 
Adult Forum will not meet this summer, but will resume after Labor Day in September.
 
 
Past Forums:
May 22:  A representative from Humanitri, one of CLC’s chosen benevolences, updated us on its work and mission. Humanitri works with homeless families to find stable and affordable housing.
 
May 15: Diane Drollinger, Katie Ciorba, and Pastor Meagan  led a discussion on how we, as a congregation and as individuals, can best help survivors of sexual abuse, even when we don’t know who they are.
 
May 8:  Mark and Janet Roock  facilitated a discussion of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. Members of Christ Lutheran, along with members of neighboring congregations, have read this book, held Zoom discussions and gained insights into how racism costs everyone.
 
May 1: Diane Drollinger, Katie Ciorba, and Pastor Meagan  led a discussion on how we, as a congregation an as individuals, can best help survivors of sexual abuse, even when we don’t know who they are.
 
April 24: Webster Rock Hill Ministries, one of our selected benevolences,  updated us on their mission and activities.
 
April 10: Jon Heerboth  tok us along on Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. Using texts and background, he  talked about the Biblical event that gives Palm Sunday its name.
 
March 27:  After the listening session concerning the sale of the Mead Center, Dr. Mark Ruff  continued his presentation of J.S. Bach’s influence on Beethoven, in the sanctuary.
 
March 20: Mark Ruff  examined the influence of Johann Sebastian Bach’s keyboard music on the music of Ludwig van Beethoven.
 
March 13: Dale Kuhn LCSW of Care and Counseling  told us about his work with survivors of clergy sexual abuse as well as other sexual abuse survivors
 
March 6: What About the Nones? Harriet Scholle  looked at what we know about those who choose not the be part of an organized religion. We discussed how, as people of faith, we minister to them.
 
February 27: Adult Forum  was a presentation by members of the Christian Service Committee focusing on the changes to the partnership Christ Lutheran planned to have with community organizations in 2022.
 
February 20: We had a lively discussion as we discussed ideas from the race book group’s latest book, Rev. Lenny Duncan’s, Dear Church: A Love Letter from a Black Preacher to the Whitest Denomination in the U.S. We reviewed his message on how to reimagine the church while making it a more radically welcoming and impactful institution.