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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: Shirley Timashev-- "Comforting the Afflicted & Afflicting the Comfortable" Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 10:00am - 10:50am

“Comforting the Afflicted,and Afflicting the Comfortable.” This Sunday's leader, Shirley Timashev, will organize participants into small groups for discussion of issues that can be painful during...

Adult Ed: Ginny Lapham & Doris Warrell--recent experiences in Palestine Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 10:00am - 10:50am

Ginny Lapham and Doris Warrell will share their experiences during their recent visits to Palestine.

Adult Ed: Cheryl Conway & Melany Burrill--"Carols Galore" Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 10:00am - 10:50am

“Christmas Carols Galore” led by Cheryl Conway and Melany Burrill. In this pre-Christmas Adult Ed session, we’ll explore origins and stories of some Christmas carols, discuss their meaning—both...