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Christian Education

ADULT PROGRAM


Contact us for more information for online meeting time and link. We'll be using "Zoom" (you can download the app to your computer or device in advance, here) - it even works well on smartphones!

In the season of Lent, 2020, we looked at a series on the Historical Jesus, featuring the thought of late theologian, Marcus Borg (view a trailer here). Handouts for those sessions are below:
SESSION 1 HANDOUT (PDF) - March 1
SESSION 2 HANDOUT (PDF) - March 8
SESSION 3 HANDOUT (PDF) - March 15
SESSION 4 HANDOUT (PDF) - March 22

SESSION 5 HANDOUT (PDF) - March 29

SESSION 6 HANDOUT (PDF) - April 5



Through the Sundays of Easter, we looked at music in worship, following a series with Church of Scotland minister, composer, and author, John Bell. (view a trailer here).

SESSION 1 HANDOUT (PDF) - April 12
SESSION 2 HANDOUT (PDF) - April 19

SESSION 3 HANDOUT (PDF)  - April 26

SESSION 4 HANDOUT (PDF) - May 3

SESSION 5 HANDOUT (PDF) - May 10

SESSION 6 HANDOUT (PDF)  - May 17

SESSION 7 HANDOUT (PDF) - May 24
SESSIONS 8 + 9 HANDOUT (PDF) - May 31


In "Ordinary Time," and the Sundays after Pentecost, 2020, we looked at the series, "Dream.Think.Be.Do." A trailer for the series can be found here. Christianity is a journey!

SESSION 1 HANDOUT (PDF) 16-minute video - June 7

SESSION 2 HANDOUT (PDF) 18-minutes video - June 14

SESSION 3 HANDOUT (PDF) 16-minute video - June 21

SESSION 4+5 HANDOUT (PDF) 24-minute video & 23-minute video - June 28 (bonus words of wisdom here)


In Fall, 2020, we have been reading the book "Dear Church" by Rev. Lenny Duncan.
Another resource to engage for White Christians seeking to move from privilege to partnership is Troubling the Waters.

KAIROS also has helpful resources here.


In Winter/Spring 2021, we're looking at Science and Religion (preview of program here)

SESSION 1 HANDOUT (PDF) - February 21

SESSION 2 HANDOUT (PDF) - February 28

SESSION 3 HANDOUT (PDF) - March 7

SESSION 4 HANDOUT (PDF) - March 14

SESSION 5 HANDOUT (PDF) - March 21
SESSION 6 HANDOUT (PDF) - March 28
SESSION 7 HANDOUT (PDF) - April 11

Beginning in April, 2021, we are reading "The Book of Joy" by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams.

Session 1 Handout (PDF) - April 25

Session 2 Handout (PDF) - May 2

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM

Video Sunday School lessons available in a playlist here.

Some resources for downloading and using at home available here.
A Palm Sunday resource available here.
A video about Palm Sunday and Maundy Thursday, here.
A video about Good Friday and Easter, here.

See our Sunday Services page for weekly "youth bulletin" and "Sunday School" resources!



While not Christian education, per se, this link will take you to some learning opportunities from the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, which certainly have overlapping values with our faith!