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Adult Ed: How does the Webb telescope awaken our mysticism in times of emergency?

September 27, 2022|

Oct 2, 2022 - A video presentation by Rev. Dr. Matthew Fox, an author, a priest, theologian, and activist.  Matthew Fox asks "Can this sharing of the earliest galaxies and stars beaming awaken us to the sacredness of our 13.8 [...]

September 14, 2022|

Youth Group begins meeting regularly on Sunday evenings at 6:30pm starting September 25th. This includes Junior High and High School aged youth (6th-12th grade). Sunday school for kids ages 4 through 5th grade starts this Sunday, September 18th. The kids [...]

Adult Ed: Ukraine & Russia: A Symptom of a Larger Struggle

May 17, 2022|

May 22, 2022 Presenter: Tom Robinson Many experts and foreign correspondents were convinced that Russia would not invade Ukraine. Here were two countries where large portions of the population worshipped at the same Eastern Orthodox churches. Families had relatives in [...]

Adult Ed: Why Is It So Difficult to Maintain a Marriage or a Primary Relationship in Our Culture?

April 6, 2022|

It is clear from our faith tradition and from our science of human behavior that human beings are designed for relationships.  The Old Testament and the New Testament are stories about relationships.  Basic to our Christian faith is our relationship with [...]

Adult Ed: The Night of the Unsheltered Homeless:  Part I

March 15, 2022|

March 20, 2022 Presenter:  Maurice Smith We all have had some experience with the homeless people in Spokane.  You have seen the person with a sign standing on the corner while waiting for a stoplight.  You may have served a [...]

Adult Ed:  If You Are in a Cage, Why Not Walk Out?

February 23, 2022|

February 27, 2022 Presenter:  David Yarbrough In the first two class sessions of February, David helped us through the first two-thirds of Diana Butler Bass’s new book, Freeing Jesus.  In the book, she is moving through her own faith journey [...]

Adult Ed: Regenerative Agriculture – The New Covent Age of Healing the Earth

February 16, 2022|

February 20, 2022 – Presenter:  Ray Archuleta We are meeting in person and on Zoom this week. Mr. Archuleta was in Spokane speaking to primarily farmers and ranchers last year and David Yarborough was in attendance. He talked to Ray [...]

Adult Ed: Jesus is Lord?  Please Tell Me It Ain’t So

February 8, 2022|

February 13, 2022, Presenter:  David Yarbrough This week’s class is a continuation of our exploration of Diana Butler Bass’s new book and videos on how her view of Jesus has changed throughout her life.  David Yarbrough, who is facilitating this [...]

Adult Ed: Just Who is This Jesus, Anyway?

February 1, 2022|

February 6, Presenter:  David Yarbrough Have you met David Yarbrough?  Have you heard him preach?  David is a member of our congregation.  You may have heard that he started preaching as a late adolescent in the Southern Baptist Church.  All [...]

Adult Ed: Reimagining God

January 28, 2022|

January 30th Presenter: Pete Enns We are all relational people. We come into the world totally dependent on our caregivers to be in a relationship with us. Our images of our caregivers are dependent on our experience with them. Our initial images of [...]

Adult Ed: Family Promise Today

January 18, 2022|

January 23, 2022, 10:20 am Presenter:  Joe Ader Family Promise is a non-profit with a ministry to families of all configurations in Spokane who are in or facing homelessness.  Their mission is: “Families come to us in crisis; we help [...]

Adult Ed: Embracing Uncertainty

January 14, 2022|

January 16, 2022 We are going to meet on Zoom about 10 minutes after the close of the worship service.  This week we are going to look at the issue which all of us are facing, uncertainty.  Pastor Olu Brown [...]

Adult Ed December 19th

December 15, 2021|

Topic:  The Second Coming of Jesus:  Horror Movie or Hope? Presenter:  Pastor Megan Madsen There are a number of people who speculate we are living in a time when Christ will return to earth.  You may have grown up in [...]

Adult Ed: U.S. Christian Nationalism Today

November 16, 2021|

Presenter: Dr. David Harrington Adult Education for Sunday, November 21, 2021. David's topic this morning will be to explore the concept that has been in our midst since the founding of our country, that America is a Christian nation. Here [...]

Adult Ed: Approaching Fiction Christianly

November 9, 2021|

On November 14, Gordon Jackson presents his second Adult Ed topic on Christianity and writing. Gordon Jackson, a member of Covenant UMC since 2015, is a retired journalism professor and an author of 17 books. He came from South Africa [...]

Adult Ed: Writing as an Act of Faith

November 2, 2021|

Presenter: Gordon Jackson Gordon Jackson, a member of Covenant UMC since 2015, is a retired journalism professor and an author of 17 books. He came from South Africa to the United States for his education at Wheaton College and then [...]

The Doctrine of Discovery

October 27, 2021|

Adult Ed Sunday, Oct. 31st, is facilitated by Lenore Three StarsThe adult education team is pleased to welcome Lenore Three Stars to our adult education program this week. Lenore was employed by the Office for Civil Rights in the United [...]

Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust…

October 18, 2021|

...Of dust you were formed and to dust you shall return. Adult Ed, Oct 24th Facilitator: Jayce Keeling Watch on YouTube. Jayce Keeling is a former educator, a facilitator of personal growth and self-discovery groups, a contemplative group and a [...]

The Church and First Nation: a Call to Truth Telling and Repentance

October 15, 2021|

Adult Ed, October 17, 2021 Facilitator: Tom Robinson, J.D. Watch on YouTube. Tom is a retired attorney and also a retired political science instructor. He is enjoying his first year of being retired from both professional responsibilities. We are delighted he is [...]

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