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Join us during Sunday morning Adult Faith Forum to learn about who our neighbors are, listen to their stories, and learn how we can become better, more compassionate neighbors in our “Please Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Series.

What does it mean to be a neighbor?
Sept. 22
– Hospitality & the Stranger and Kinship & Kingdom from Work of the People

My neighbor is experiencing mental illness.
Sept. 29 – In our Own Voice – NAMI Two speakers will share compelling personal stories about living with a mental illness.

My neighbor is experiencing homelessness.
Oct. 6 Economics of Perpetual Poverty: Presenter Peter Kilde, Executive Director of the West Central Wisconsin Community Action Agency, Inc. (West CAP) which develops and manages low-income housing projects, operates homelessness intervention programs, weatherization, food security, the JumpStart car ownership program, and various sustainable community initiatives.

Oct. 13 Poverty: What we can do about it! – Trinity is hosting a panel discussion on what steps we can take to reduce poverty. Guest panelists include: Trisha Kauffman, Executive Director of Solid Ground;  Tracy Maki, Chief Executive Officer, Valley Outreach; Jenny Mason, Executive Director at St. Andrew’s Community Resource Center.

My neighbor is LGBTQ.
Oct. 20 & 27 Receiving the Theological Gifts of Transgender Christians with  Mary Lowe, of Augsburg University, and Marty Wyatt, Luther Seminarian.

Nov. 3 Please note there is no regular adult faith forum on this date. Instead please join us at a budget forum to learn more about the management of ministries at Trinity. Read more>

My neighbor is a different faith.
Nov. 10, 17 & 24 ELCA Statement on Interfaith—what does our church have to say?

Dec. 1, 8 & 15 My Neighbor is Jewish, Muslim, Native American, Buddhist, etc. How do other faiths practice their relationship with God and all of God’s creation? Presentation from leaders of other faiths and world religion videos.

One & Done Book Club

Looking for a low-commitment, yet thought-provoking book club? Check out the One & Done Book Club. We meet only once per book and then decide what’s next. Anyone is welcome! Questions? Contact Pastor Chris.

READ: The ELCA Social Statement on Human Sexuality: Gift and Trust
DISCUSSION: Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 6:30 pm in the Living Room
There are copies of the statement in the Trinity Library or you can download it here: https://download.elca.org/ELCA%20Resource%20Repository/SexualitySS.pdf

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