committed to lifelong learning

Adult education

Life-long learners are welcome at St. Stephen's!  Here are a few of our opportunities for exploring spiritual questions; Progressive Christian Bible studies; community, national and global issues; as well as advocating for our Earth and people living on the edge.

Sunday Morning Adult Classes - 9:30 a.m.

  • Seekers often study theological and personal growth topics, using new online curriculums
  • Challenges and Choices discuss current events in the light of faith and the common good, or special interest topics presented by the participants
  • Roots and Wings study a variety of topics including biblical interpretation and living the Christian life
  • Listening for God focuses on spiritual journey questions utilizing videos or books the group reads in preparation for their time together

Wednesdays - 2:30 p.m.

  • Sacred Journey uses video resources and extensive discussion to take on new, cutting edge theologies, consider great documentaries, or learn more about putting faith into action

Other adult education offerings

  • Roundtable Events

    Roundtable events are offered twice a year, featuring guest speakers and a meal, often centered on peace with justice, social action or environmental issues.

  • Lunch Bunch

    A twice monthly Friday gathering for lunch and fellowship.

  • Fiction Club

    Fiction Club meets monthly to discuss novels selected by the group.

  • FALL Reading Groups

    Upcoming reading groups include "How to be an Anti-Racist" by Ibram X. Kendi and "No Crystal Stair: Womanist Spirituality" by Diana L. Hayes.

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