Category Archives: Education

Understanding Race and Racism with the Rev. Rodney Patterson

UNDERSTANDING RACE AND RACISM: THE FAITH COMMUNITIES’ RESPONSE with the New Alpha Missionary Baptist Church and their Founding Minister: The Rev. Rodney Patterson The subject of racism is alive and well in the land and remains a topic of major … Continue reading

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Archaeology & The Historicity Of The Bible: Apr 17-May 8

David Lightbody, First Church member and and former Lecturer in Egyptology at the University of Glasgow, will lead this fascinating education series at 9am on Sunday mornings, April 17 through May 8. Today, theologians continue to investigate the historical accuracy … Continue reading

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November Adult Education Sunday Series: Focus on Poverty

Our Adult Christian Education Committee is offering a discussion and speaker series during November on Sunday mornings at 9am. The series, with leadership from Linda Elrick and Steve Hyde, of our Adult Education Committee, will examine the realities and impact … Continue reading

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Conversations on Pain, Suffering and Grief

Pastor Sally May and Michael Samara will be facilitating a 6-week conversation focused on pain, suffering and grief beginning on Thursday, May 14th, as we read and discuss “Praying Our Goodbyes” by Joyce Rupp. We will gather on Thursdays at … Continue reading

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“Spirituality, History & the UCC” Series

Between mid-March and early May 2015, Rev. Peter Cook led an educational lecture series on “Spirituality, History and the United Church of Christ (UCC)”. The topic schedule was as follows and recordings of each are available: Sun, Mar 15: Evangelical … Continue reading

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