Adult Religious Education


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Adult Religious Education Expands Horizons

Our Adult Religious Education classes provide a wide variety of learning opportunities, from Sharing Poetry to African drumming to discussions of Philosophy and Theology. Classes are taught by members and friends of the congregation as well as ministers and staff.  All courses are free, and we can often provide childcare if at least two families request it for a given course or event.  The Prologue newsletter also lists ongoing classes and events of interest to adults.

For questions about Adult Religious Education, contact Dan and Sharon Wiseman or the Reverend Emily Manvel Leite.

Ongoing Adult Religious Education Opportunities:

Shambhala Meditation Meets Mondays at 12 noon

Join us at 12 noon every Monday in the Library for an hour of Shambhala Meditation, walking meditation, and Shamatha yoga with Sarah Flint. Beginners welcome to participate in this 2500-year-old tradition.
For more info:  Contact Sarah

Open Mind Zen Meets Mondays at 7:00 pm

Join Frank Seisho Diaz for meditation, talks, and discussions on Zen Buddhism, Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm, in the Library here at the church. All are welcome regardless of faith or experience.

Yoga on Tuesdays at 5:30 pm

Gentle Hatha Yoga Class on Tuesdays
with Kate Mulligan
5:30-7 pm Tuesdays, in Fellowship Hall. A gentle hatha yoga practice to balance the mind, body, and spirit. Please bring a yoga mat or large size bath towel. The class is free and you may join at any time, but please register by calling or emailing the church office:  or 812-332-3695.

Traditional Taiji on Tuesdays at 7:15 pm

Brian Flaherty leads “Wu (Hao)” style Taiji in Fellowship Hall on Tuesdays at 7:15 pm. All are welcome, even those with no previous Taiji experience. Please wear loose-fitting clothing.
For more info: Contact Brian


Here are links to some of our recent course offerings.

Adult Religious Education Fall 2017

Adult Religious Education Courses — Winter/Spring 2017

Fall 2016 Adult Religious Education

Fall 2015 Adult Religous Education Course List

November 2014 Adult Religious Education Course List

Early Fall 2014 Adult Religious Education

Here is a link to the course proposal form to use if you would like to offer a course:

Adult Religious Education proposal form 2016