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Adding to Your Understanding
Some say it resembles a graduate school class. Others say it's a great prelude to the worship service. It's Dumbarton's Adult Education program, broadening Dumbartonians' understanding of the church's mission, the Bible and global issues. (It's also easier to find parking by coming earlier.)
- Time: 9:30 a.m. for coffee and refreshments. 10 a.m. for the program.
- Date: Every Sunday from September through May (with a few exceptions on Easter and some holidays in the Social Hall at Dumbarton United Methodist Church.
- Format: A speaker discusses a topic, often with slides or Power Point presentation. A question-and-answer period follows.
|Adult Ed: "Religion & Ethics News Roundup"||Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 10:00am - 10:50am||
What's happening in the news that we should all be aware of? We'll look at religion & ethics news highlights from the PBS program, "Religion & Ethics Newsweekly," and add a good dose of...
|Adult Ed:Dan Sackett "Energy Flow Gives Life:||Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 10:00am - 10:50am||
"Energy Flow Gives Life: Thermodynamics and Spirituality.” Dan Sackett, Ph.D., a scientist at the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, will lead a discussion centered on...
What Participants Say
- "I love the surprises. The half hour before the discussion--with coffee and delicious pastries--sets the stage for programs around eternal dilemmas as well as the week's major events."
- "One week, a member shares his passion for the music of J.S. Bach; the next, we might hear a major national figure talk about peacemaking in areas of religious conflict."
- "Good coffee. Good discussion. Good speakers. Good topics. Easier parking."
- "Sometimes it's about healing, sometimes it's about shaking us up. I like both aspects of a church like Dumbarton"