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Adult Education

Adding to Your Understanding

adult ed

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.



Title Dates Description
Adult Ed: Rev. Cynthia Abrams--"Speaking Out" Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 10:00am - 10:50am

Rev. Cynthia Abrams, Director, Health and Wholeness, Board of Church & Society, will discuss “Speaking Out and Providing Witness.” She will address the presence and concerns of Native...

Adult Ed: Pam Thielmann "Death & Dying" Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 10:00am - 10:50am

Each year Dumbarton devotes an adult ed session to the topic of death and dying. As before, Pam Thielmann will facilitate. Pam notes that this is a subject most of us do not get a chance to...

Adult Ed: "Let Me Tell You About My Generation" Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 10:00am - 10:50am

Today is Dumbarton's Annual celebration of becoming a "Reconciling Congregation" (welcoming lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons) On this Reconciling Sunday the Adult Ed topic will be...

Adult Ed: Linda Lacy “Seeking Justice in Immigration through Just Neighbors” Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 10:00am - 10:50am

“Seeking Justice in Immigration through Just Neighbors” Linda Lacy is volunteer coordinator for Just Neighbors, an organization that was founded in 1996 to develop a practical response to the...