Adult Education

Adult Forum

During the program year (September through May) Sundays at 9:00 am in the Youth Room.  The Adult Forum is a great opportunity to explore issues of faith. One of the core values of the congregation affirms that learning is a life-long process. All adult members of the congregation are strongly encouraged to participate in the Adult Forum.  The nursery is open for young children.

January 13: The Other Apocalypse: The Book of Daniel, Evelyn Purdy
The forum will discuss the authorship, historical context, and imagery in the Old Testament Book of Daniel. Special attention will be on the image of the multi-metal statue in Daniel, chapter 2. Come and learn about this dramatic book of the Bible.

January 20: Back Bay Mission, Carol Merriman
In March a group of people from First Congregational will go to Biloxi, Mississippi to Back Bay Mission, an organization affiliated by the UCC. The forum will provide an overview of the Mission’s work with homeless and low-income folks on the Gulf Coast. Come to learn about this work and how the experience at Back Bay is an opportunities to serve others as well as learn more about ourselves and the world.

January 27: The Wisconsin Council of Churches, The Rev. Kerri Parker
The WI Council of Churches is composed of church bodies representing 18 Christian denominations. Together the participating church bodies work together to foster church unity, peacemaking, and social and economic justice. Come to learn about the WCC from the Executive Director, The Rev. Kerri Parker.

February 3: The Doctrine of Discovery, Jeff Ryan
Delegates at the Annual Meeting of the WI Conference directed congregations to study the Doctrine of Discovery during 2018-19. The Doctrine of Discovery is comprised of decisions made by colonizing powers to claim lands beyond their own borders. The implementation of these decisions have often denied human rights to indigenous people. Come to learn about this important issue. Jeff Ryan, a local expert and high school teacher in Prescott will be the presenter.

 

Inquirer’s Class

Would you like to know more about the life and ministry of our church?  During this 90-minute class you will meet other newcomers to the congregation, learn more about our congregation, and find ways you can participate in our faith community.  Led by Pastor Chris and other church leaders, this is the first step in becoming a member of the church.  Lunch and childcare are provided.  Watch for the next session date.  Please sign up with the church office.

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