Adult Education Forum

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While we are meeting virtually due the Covid, we continue to learn and grow together. Adult Forums take place immediately following Worship, via Zoom, twice a month and feature both members of the congregation and outside speakers.
 
 
Next Adult Forum
 
Adult Forums is taking our regular summer break. Check back here in August for the fall schedule!
 
 
 
Past Adult Forum
 
June 6 Webster-Rock Hill Ministries—New interim director, Derek Bastian, will bring us up to date on the organization’s mission and programs.
 
June 3, 7:00 pm
Diversity and Racism- If you missed Sunday’s Forum discussion on racism, culture, and embracing diversity, or would like to join the conversation again, we will be hosting the Forum a second time on Zoom.
 
May 23—Diversity and Racism: In preparation for the upcoming Synod Assembly, we will join the Synod is discussion of racism, culture, and embracing diversity, and the racism study group will share reflections on Me & White Supremacy.
 
May 16 L’Arche—representatives of L’Arche, a community of people with and without intellectual disabilities, will tell us about the organization. L’Arche leases space in the Mead Center.
 
April 25 Creation Care—Alena Horn and the rest of the Christ Lutheran Creation Care Team will update us as we work to preserve the planet—even as we remain separated as a community.
 
April 11– Kim Shave, executive director of Humanitri, will bring us up to date on the agencies work to provide affordable housing.
 
March 21Dr. Fred Niedner, a Professor at Valparaiso University, will discuss how each Gospel writer chose to tell the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection to reach his target audience.
 
March 7—We heard from filmmaker, Ben Scholle, and Darren Seals of the Sankofa Unity Center. Ben is making a documentary on the effects of gun violence in the city of Saint Louis and Darren’s work is featured in the film.
 
February 21—Observing Lent in the Time of Covid. A panel, consisting of Mark Ruff, John Hoffmann, and Pastor Meagan will help us understand how we can grow spiritually during the season of Lent. John will give us a brief history of lenten observances, Mark will tell us the season’s unique music, and Pr. Meagan will talk about the challenges of being together and alone as we prepare for Easter.
 
February 14-Lydia Wood, an artist and nurse, will tell us of her work with people affected by gun violence. She will show the portraits she has created and share stories of the people she has met. Lydia spoke at the Women’s Advent Brunch in December.