Adult Forum

Adult Forum meets most Sundays during the academic year at 9 a.m. in the Parlor.

Sunday Forum 9 a.m. in the Parlor Forum brochures will be available on the table in the narthex and in the office.


January 22  “Faith, Sexism, Justice” – Pastor Steven

January 29  “Not by Bread Alone” – Alan Dallmann

February 5  “Faith Journey” – Sarah Olsen

February 12 “A. J. Muste: Pastor, Theologian, Radical” – Patty Applebaum

February 19  “Sanctuary: Opportunities, Problems, Concerns” – Rudy Nelsonwith invited     guest participants

February 26  “Experiences as a Muslim Student at UMass” – Jawad Awan and other members   of the UMass Muslim Student Association

March 5 & 12  “From Generation to Generation: How Faith Moves On”  Ruth Rinard & Immanuel Family Participants

March 19 & 26 “Retelling the Story: Books of History in the Old Testament” Pastor Steven

April 2King David’s Story: Narrative Strategies” Rudy Nelson

April 23 “Building Connection and Fostering Hope through Peer Support” Guest Presenter:”Beth Manion,staff member The Springfield Behavioral Health Drop-In Center

April 30 “Face to Face: A Storytelling Project”Guest Presenters: Pastor Emily Olsen and members of Christ the King Lutheran Church, Gladwin, Michigan

May 7 “Leaving the Desert: Art Sees Human and Cultural Tragedy”
Guest Presenter: Artist Constance Hamilton

May 14 “Preparing for Proclamation: A Text Study” Pastor Steven

May 21 “Commemoration vs. Celebration:How and Why We Observe the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation”Pastor Steven

May 28 “Faith, Sexism, Justice” Shawn Adams, Pastor Steven

June 4 Sanctuary and Solidarity: The Challenge for a Local Congregation”
Invited Guest Presenters

June 11 “Our Restless Hearts: Human Transcendence Toward God”
Shawn Adams