REGISTRATION for Winter Classes will be held Sundays January 12 & 19.
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Adult Religious Education takes many forms at St. John's. We have discussions, lectures, practice groups, book-based classes, adult forums, and even a film series! Most of our classes are either on Sundays or on Tuesday evenings. Some have childcare available for those who preregister. All of our classes are open to members, friends, and neighbors in the community. There is no charge to attend any of our classes, although some of the classes require books.
Classes are available during the year in the following five areas:
1, Unitarian Universalist History and Identity
II. Religion: Theology and Faith Development
III. Spiritual Practice
IV. Social Justice and Ethics
V. Community and Personal Growth
Click Here for the Fall 2013 Class Brochure New Classes will start again in January.
Forums are held before the church service, 10 - 10:45 a.m. in Krolfifer Hall, across from the sanctuary. We try to present a variety of viewpoints on topics of interest to the St. John's community. It is in our sharing together that we clarify what we believe and help others to do likewise. All are welcome to attend.Members and friends who would like to present a forum are asked to contact Carol Fencl or
It is not necessary to register to attend any forum. Come to any that interest you.
December 1: " Everything you always wanted to know about sex (but were afraid to ask)"
.....well, actually, what would you like to know about the OWL program? On the same Sunday that Rev. Mitra is preaching about "Sexuality and the Sacred," Stan Loeb will tell
us about Our Whole Lives, the UU program about sexuality available to our youth.
December 8 Where Am I and How Did I Get Here? Sharing Our Spiritual Journeys
Much of our heart and vitality at St. John’s comes from understanding and respecting our
our personal stories. Elizabeth Wilson, Phyliss Flanagan and Joe Lampe will share some of their spiritual life journey with us. Come, listen and share in the discussion to follow.
December 15 UUs and Interfaith Immigration Advocacy in Cincinnati
Don Sherman of 1st UU will report on his successful efforts with the Interfaith Coalition and the Su Casa Hispanic Center to establish Immigrant Friendly resolutions in Cincinnati and beyond. With comprehensive immigration reform stalled in DC, Don has organized meetings with local law enforcement to resist deportation efforts that break up families. He recruits local activists to seek identity cards for undocumented immigrants, drivers licenses, and work visas for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Sunday, December 22 Teen Parents - If Mary had lived here...
Until we come up with a personal need for a service, we usually don't think about what our community offers in the way of support. If teenage Mary were having her baby today here in Cincinnati, what would it be like for her? As a way of preparing for this forum, use whatever resources you can to try to find out what it's like for teens to become parents here.
Sunday, December 29 - Forum will be on hiatus, returning Jan. 5
No charge for any of the classes