Adult Education Classes

Dining Room Class  - 

September 9, 16, and 23 - Dr. James Hall, God and the Dark Side: Three Takes.  Dr. Hall will explore ideas of the 'dark side' in the book of Job and John Hick's EVIL AND THE GOD OF LOVE and Edwin Lewis' radical dualism in THE CREATOR AND THE ADVERSARY. Dr. Hall is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the University of North Carolina. He is an accomplished author and Thomas Professor of Philosophy (Emeritus) at the University of Richmond where he taught for 40 years.


On September 30, October 7, 14, and 21, "Searching for a Home:  Evictions and Affordable Housing in Richmond" Mission Council will sponsor a 4-week study series on the crisis of rental evictions and affordable housing the city of Richmond. Join us to learn more about these issues and how our congregation might respond.

 

Bible Class with Franklin Reding - 308 - Themes in the Gospel of John

Faith and Literature Class with Marjorie Clark - 301 - 

A Celestial Omnibus: Short Fiction on Faith - a collection by well-known authors of different faiths, grouped in sections on Mystery, Doubt, Evil, The Supernatural, and Reconciliation.

 

 

DINING ROOM CLASS - 

October 28 through December 16 – Getting Real About Racism – Ginna Minasian Dalton & Sally Johnston

Oct. 28 - An introduction and setting stage for ways our systems have shaped racism
Nov. 4 - Sally will lead this session looking at ecological effects on racism
Nov. 11 Ginna will pick book up again and work through unit 1 with support from Presbyterian resources related to Waking up White
Nov 18 -  Sally and Ginna will be planning sessions through Dec.16 – Waking Up White - Do you find yourself puzzled about racism? Are you convinced you have resolved your attitudes about race and people of color? Do you want to examine more to unearth why race is a factor in our culture beyond slavery? Join us Sunday mornings beginning Oct. 28 - Dec 16 to discuss the book and study what Waking Up White means. Ginna Minasian Dalton will leads the study with expectation participants will read this book by Debra Irving. If you have questions before and about the class you may reach Ginna.


Bible Study Groups

Kerygma Bible Study meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 12noon - 1:30pm. Contact Ginger Evans if you would like to join us!