Adult Classes

A Short History of Myth

By Karen Armstrong Sundays 10:00 am in Room 305 The history of myth is the history of humanity, our stories and beliefs, our curiosity and attempts to understand the world, which link us to our ancestors and each other. Heralding a major series of retellings of international myths by authors from around the world, Armstrong’s … Continued

Quarterly Roots Class – Spring 2017

… a very brief introduction to Unitarian Universalist ideas and history. Recommended for inquirers, this one evening introduction to Unitarian Universalist history and practice is offered quarterly on weeknights. Anyone interested in learning more about our church and its roots are cordially invited to join us Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7pm in Hallman room … Continued

Becoming: for emerging adults 18-mid 20s

Facilitated by Rev. Beth Dana May 28 – June 18 1:00pm in Room 304 Based on the book Becoming: A Spiritual Guide for Navigating Adulthood by Kayla Parker, these new sessions are for YRUU alumni and UUs in the early phases of young adulthood. Facilitated by Rev. Beth Dana, this small group ministry focuses on … Continued

Beyond Inquirers

Sundays at 10:00am in Room 301 May 14 – June 18 Facilitated by Mike Stanton and Leslie Palmer   Church and you… A five session series to follow our Inquirers class and serve as the starting point in our adult faith development core path. This series of classes grew out of our V2A (Vision 2 … Continued

Future Humans

Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution By Scott Solomon Sundays 10:00 am in Room 305 In this intriguing book, evolutionary biologist Scott Solomon draws on the explosion of discoveries in recent years to examine the future evolution of our species. Combining knowledge of our past with current trends, Solomon offers convincing evidence … Continued

UU Theology

Sundays at 10:00am Room 301 April 2 – May 7* *No meeting April 16 for Easter Facilitated by Lyssa Jenkens and Mike Stanton UU Theology is a 5-session introduction to theological concepts through a Unitarian Universalist lens. Each session addresses the question: What does our Unitarian Universalist tradition teach about this theological concept, and how … Continued

Figures of Modernism with John Mears

Sundays at 10:00am Raible Chapel Eight sessions April 9 – June 11* *no class on May 28 for Memorial Day weekend During the fifty years prior to World War One, European artists and intellectuals who have been called “the first moderns” were pioneering a fundamental transformation in outlook and values that helped to set the dominant tone … Continued

Judeo Christian Studies: The History of Christianity in the Reformation Era

Sundays at 9:00am in Room 301 Begins March 12, 2017 Video lecture series Featuring Professor Brad S. Gregory with facilitated discussion led by Jose Alves We are the cultural descendants of the Reformation era, says Professor Brad S. Gregory in these 36 lectures on one of the most tumultuous and consequential periods in all of … Continued

Virtue Ethics (Young Adults 20s and 30s)

Begins February 5 Six Sessions through March 12 Sunday Mornings at 11:30 a.m. in Room 302   The virtues presented in this program provide a gateway into ethical decision making and character development. We hope participants can use these virtues throughout their lives. Facilitated by members of the Young Adult Leadership League.

Why Liberals Win

Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections) By Stephen Prothero Sundays 10:00 am in Room 305   In this timely, carefully reasoned social history of the United States, the author places today’s heated culture wars within the context of a centuries-long struggle of right versus left and religious versus secular to … Continued