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 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.

Open Mind Zen Group Meditation Mondays at 7:00 pm

Join Frank Seisho Diaz for meditation, talks, and discussions on Zen Buddhism, Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm, in Room 110 here at the church. All are welcome regardless of faith or experience.

Traditional Taiji Practice Tuesdays at 7:15 p.m. 

Brian Flaherty leads “Wu (Hao)” style Taiji in Fellowship Hall on Tuesdays, 7:15-8:45 p.m. Anyone is welcome, even those with no previous taiji experience. Please wear loose-fitting clothing.  Info: contact Brian at



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