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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 -- Why Black Lives Matter||Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 10:00am - 10:50am||
The fall session of Adult Education begins today!
We start the fall Adult Ed season with a 3-part series designed to dovetail with a worship/sermon series—an immersion— to tackle the topic...
|Adult Ed -- Trying on a New Narrative About Race||Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 10:00am - 10:50am||
This Sunday is the second in our 3-part series designed to dovetail with a worship/sermon series—an immersion—to tackle the topic “Black Lives Matter.” Our hope is to get beyond words into action...
|Adult Ed -- Action!||Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 10:00am - 10:50am||
This Sunday is the third and final session in our 3-part series designed to dovetail with a worship/sermon series—an immersion—to tackle the topic “Black Lives Matter."
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"