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ADULT ED SERIES: A New Look at the Parables of Jesus

Sundays, March 3 to April 7
10:30 am in the Living Room (lower level by 3rd St. entrance)

For six weeks we will be using the series “Short Stories by Jesus: The enigmatic parables of a controversial Rabbi.” This DVD and study guide series by Amy-Jill Levine, Jewish professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School, will help us take a fresh look at some of the parables of Jesus through the eyes and ears of the Jewish people back in the time of Jesus. All are welcome! Questions? Contact Penny Catlin.

ADULT ED SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Pontius Pilate

Sunday, April 28 at 10:15 am, Garden Room at Trinity (Please note earlier time and location.)
Leader Bob Boyd

Who was Pilate? What was his official role? What role did he play in the trial of Jesus? What happened to him? Pontius Pilate is one of those “seasonal” biblical characters who appears for a short time in our church year and then is not thought about until the following year. If he was so important, why do we know so little about him? You are invited to participate in a session that will help us understand who he was. All are welcome! Please note earlier start time and location.

Questions? Contact Penny Catlin.

Climate Justice & Carbon Footprint

Sunday, May 5 at 10:30 am in the Living Room at Trinity

Joshua Marazahn from Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light will present on climate justice and carbon footprint. Joshua has a Bachelor of Science degree in Sustainability Studies from the University of Minnesota. Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light (MNIPL) works with faith communities so they can take action to address climate change. MNIPL connects churches and individuals with regional climate change organizations to promote climate justice and clean energy.  The goals are to reduce carbon and protect the environment, promote climate justice. 

Three Future Minnesotas—A future to fear, a future to plan for, and a future to fight for

Sunday, May 19 at 10:30 am in the Living Room at Trinity

Dr. Sam Potter will speak about the reality of limiting climate warming gases between now and 2100, and ask your questions about climate change. What impact could we expect in Minnesota? What responsibility do we have as a faith community, stewards of God’s creation?

Potter lives and grew up in Minnesota. He went to undergrad at University of Minnesota, Morris and received a PhD in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from Princeton University and worked as a climate science postdoctoral researcher at the University of Washington.

Questions? Contact Penny Catlin.

Questions about Lifelong Faith Formation? Please contact Pastor Peter.

Upcoming Adult Ed Events

Adult Faith Formation-Pontius Pilate
Apr 28, 2019
10:15am - 11:30am
Adult Faith Formation
May 5, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Adult Faith Formation
May 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am

Upcoming Events

Easter
Apr 21, 2019
All Day
Sunrise Worship, Communion
Apr 21, 2019
7:00am - 7:45am
Celebrate the Resurrection with Hot Cross Buns & Coffee
Apr 21, 2019
8:00am - 9:00am