Adult Education

February 18th – March 24th: “Getting to Know the Christian Mystics” with Pastor Scott

On Zoom, Sunday evenings 7:00 – 8:00
Meeting ID: 973 7845 1059
Passcode: 516585

  • Sunday, Feb. 25           Julian of Norwich
  • Sunday, March 3          St. Francis and Clare of Assisi
  • Sunday, March 10        Dark Night of the Soul
  • Sunday, March 17        St. Therese of Lisieux
  • Sunday, March 24        Thomas Merton
  • Sunday, April 14 Adult Ed ‘Bright Spark’ movie night and Discussion in Sanctuary and on Zoom at 7 pm. Everyone is invited to come watch Bright Spark in the sanctuary and follow up with a Zoom Q&A with the film’s director Nathan Florence. For more information about the film click here

Previous Adult Ed Seminars:

Constantine & The Beginning of Mystical Christianity” with Pastor Scott
What caused some early Christians to head out to the desert or into the mountains to lead lives of contemplation? Pastor Scott presents some of these historic forces at work in the development of Christian mysticism. Click HERE to watch.

  • Sunday, Feb. 18           The Desert Fathers and Mothers – Click HERE to watch.

First Tuesday Book Group

Adult Education leads a book study on the first Tuesday of each month with books on Social Justice and Progressive Theology.  This is a drop-in club.  Some people come every month, and others come when the topic or book is of particular interest. All are welcome to a time of fellowship and lively discussion for readers. Click here to view the 2023-2024 reading list PDF. You can also join our Group on

Join us on Zoom Meeting ID: 926 7484 8140 Passcode: 622600

Church Activism – Ongoing

The Adult Education and Mission Committees are working together to encourage new Southminster Activism efforts.  Several will be focused on with Sunday Starter modules this year.  Activism teams are Gun Violence Prevention; Climate and Environmental Justice; Women’s Health Justice; Immigration Justice; Mental Health and Criminal Justice; and Homelessness and Hunger.  Watch the Southminster News for more information or to join a team.