Summer Schedule – 2018

MONDAYS

Mon. 10-11 AM Janet James, instructor. Discussing the ENNEAGRAM and Cynthia Bourgeault’s book TRINITY AND THE LAW OF THREE. This is an exploration in an ancient way of thinking about connections and relationships.

 

Mon. 11 AM – 12 PM Coffee &   Scriptures: Janet James, facilitator. Join us to discuss the upcoming scripture lessons for the traditional and jazz worship services.  A great time of discussion, learning and consideration of what reminders we, as the church, need to hear.

 

1st and 3rd Mon. 12:15 -1:30 PM.  Faith Stories (currently uses the book, The Good Book: Writers Reflect on Favorite Bible Passages, edited by Adam Gopnik): Don Warner, facilitator.  Everyone needs to purchase the book which is available on Amazon.  The group meets during the lunch hour so bring a bag lunch and enjoy the discussion.

 

Mon. 7 PM  Art by Hand: Liz Barham, contact person. Crocheters, knitters, cross stitchers and hand quilters are all welcome to join!  Would you like to learn how? Please come!

 

TUESDAYS

Tues. 11 AM—Noon Orff Music Class for Adult: Debbie Mueller, director. Orff classes use such instruments as xylophones, metallophones and glockenspiels. You do not need to know how to read music for this class.

Tues. Noon—1:30 PM Creative Expressions: Watercolor Sandra O’Neill, contact person (oneillstudio@verizon.net). No experience required. Join us to share and learn different art techniques.

Tues. 1– 3 PM Beginning Bridge: Ellen Welthy, facilitator.  Individuals with some knowledge of bridge are welcome to come, play and further their knowledge of the game.

Tues. 4:30 – 5:30PM Yoga: Contact Person: Debbie Mueller.  This weekly class enjoys the benefit of yoga’s stretching and breathing exercises.

RESUMES IN SEPTEMBER 3rd Tues. 6:00 – 9:00 PM Faith and Film: Bob Chesnut, facilitator. Join us to watch and discuss movies and documentaries.

 

WEDNESDAYS

Wed. 10 – 11 AM Tai Chi: Steve Sawyer, certified instructor. Tai Chi is a graceful, gentle form of exercise that’s now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. This class is for beginners. People can participate through sitting or standing.

Wed. 11 AM-12:15 PM  Spirituality Group: Janet James, facilitator. We will slowly read, discuss and contemplate the various insights into spirituality as a group experience. Our reading is from Natural Spirituality by Joyce Rockwood Hudson.

     

STARTS BACK UP IN OCTOBER Wed. 12:15-12:45 PM Vinnie’s Café: ­Lavinia Johnson, chef.  A community lunch.  You are welcome to come by and have lunch with us.  Donations are accepted.

2nd Wed. 6- 7 PM Theology on Tap: Kevin Riley and Ray Carver, facilitators. Join us for discussions about faith and current events.   New participants will want to join the email list so you can get the very short essay or article that we’re discussing for the gathering. Email Kevin at vtdogdoc86@aol.com to be added to the email group to receive the article.

Wed. 12:45 – 1:30PM Class Of Interest:  Nancy Cauble will lead a group discussion about communicating across generations.  Don’t Bite Your Tongue  is an opportunity to think and attempt connecting in different ways.

SATURDAY

CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER. 4th Saturday of the month, Oct. – Apr. at 7:00 PM Kirk Under the Stars:  John Barnett, astronomer. Learn about and observe the beautiful night skies with our in-house astronomer!