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Adult Education

October 2019

Devotional Chair Yoga

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Heller Commons, 1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States

October 16 | 9 am

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Centering Prayer

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Westminster Presbyterian, 1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States

Centering Prayer Wednesdays  | noon “Be still, and know that I am God.” (Psalm 46) This simple wisdom is an invitation from God to set aside all activity, rest in silence, and enter the deep stillness, God within us. Centering Prayer is an updated form of an ancient meditative practice rooted in the Christian tradition of Contemplation. We slow down, step out of the chaotic pace of life, and recharge mind, body, and spirit. The requirements are simple: Intention to listen…

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Devotional Mat Yoga

October 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

DEVOTIONAL MAT YOGA 8-WEEK SESSION Experience yoga with guided breath and movement, accompanied by a devotion. This 8-week series is appropriate for people of all ages and abilities. Move at your own pace during a guided devotion by experienced instructors, Cindy Senarighi and Anita Kempf. Please wear clothing suited to movement, a bottle of water, and your own yoga mat.   Classes will take place in the Meisel Room every Wednesday at 4:30 pm, from October 16 to December 4.…

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Living the Faith in the 21st Century

October 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Bushnell Room, 1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis,

Wednesdays | 5:30 pm | Bushnell Room This interactive class explores what it means to live as faithful Christians today. Through books and other materials, participants grow through learning and conversation. Feel free to bring dinner; coffee and water provided. Questions? Contact Chad Quaintance, chadquaintance@gmail.com.

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Adult Ed: Matthew Skinner

October 20 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Sunday, repeating until October 20, 2019

The Roots of Christian Community: What We Can Learn From the First Churches A large part of the Christian Bible is devoted to considering what makes Chris-tian faith a corporate or communal faith and what should be distinctive about how Christians live out their faith together. From its beginnings, Christianity has sought to express itself through communal values that reflect Jesus’ own exam-ple in life and death – rejecting dominance, extending hospitality, surrendering privilege, and pursuing reconciliation. Creating community was…

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Devotional Chair Yoga

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

Heller Commons, 1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States

DEVOTIONAL CHAIR YOGA 8-WEEK SESSION Experience the gentle movement of Chair Yoga, accompanied with a devotion. This 8-week series is appropriate for people of all ages and abilities. Move at your own pace during a guided devotion by experienced instructor, Anita Kempf.   Classes will take place in Heller Commons every Wednesday at 9:00 am, from October 16 to December 4. Please contact Mahin at mhamilton@wpc-mpls.org or 612.332.3421 (ext. 216) with questions. This free class is co-sponsored by Congregational Care,…

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Adult Ed: Dr. Margaret McCray

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Forgiveness as a Means to Creating Community Archbishop Desmond Tutu wrote that there is no future without forgiveness. We are all culpable in perpetuating divisions in our society. Not until forgiveness is given and received can true community form.

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Adult Ed: Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman

October 27 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States

Life Together: A Rabbi Looks at Challenges Facing America Creating Community in a Divided World is a challenge for all people of goodwill. Community is a fundamental value in Judaism. With the rise in anti-Semitism adding to the breach of trust and respect in our nation, Rabbi Zimmerman will offer perspective and wisdom as we all hope for a renewed sense of life together.

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November 2019

Adult Ed: Dr. Dirk Lange

November 3 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am

Trust: Foundational for Creating Community For 20 years Dr. Lange was a brother at Taize’ in France. This class will explore the essential quality of trust in forming any type of community. Taize’ is an example of openness and compassion as people trust each other with their true selves.

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Adult Ed: Dr. Mary Hess

November 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2019

Healing the Heart of Democracy With the Presidential election only one year away, this book discussion will challenge readers, in the words of the author, Parker Palmer, to have “the courage to create a politics worthy of the human spirit.” Dr. Hess will facilitate a conversation based on Palmer’s book. Copies will be available for purchase in October.

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Adult Ed: Rev. Kathy Michael

November 10 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am

Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going? This interactive class will reflect on the rich learning in the fall classes and explore the possibilities for where we go from here.

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