Adult Education

Sunday Starter Returns September 26th

On the 26th, we begin a 9-week journey covering major themes of the Bible, considering what these ancient texts have to say about the major issues of our day. Our guidebook will be “Who Stole My Bible? Reclaiming Scripture as a Handbook for Resisting Tyranny” by Rev. Jennifer Butler.

Each Sunday we will have study time from 8:45 – 9:45 in Room 7 (or virtual Room 7) where we consider one chapter’s theme. Then the worship service that follows at 10:00 addressing that same theme. This promises to be an educational and inspiring journey that will integrate scripture, faith, and action in new ways.

From Who Stole My Bible?
“The overarching theme of Scripture is God’s intervention in history as One who hears the groans of oppressed people and acts. We understand the Bible best when we try to join that story.”

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 2020-2021 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.

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