Adult Religious Exploration

White Privilege, A Journey for Adults at TPC

Our series of conversations based on the 2015 summer read, “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving, begins on Sunday, September 13. Monthly sessions will be on the first or second Sunday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Each gathering will begin with 15-20 minutes dedicated to “connections” from the … Continued

“Waking Up White”: 2015 Summer Read & Continuing Conversation

“Debby Irving’s Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race is engaging, challenging, and action-oriented. It’s a must read for anyone exploring issues of racism, power, privilege, and leadership.” – Eddie Moore, Jr., PhD, Founder, White Privilege Conference The Adult Religious Exploration Task Force selected Waking Up White for TPC’s 2015 summer … Continued

Second Sunday Discussions

Have you read an article that pricked your conscience or piqued your interest? Would you like to share it and discuss it? That’s the concept for this new A.R.E. course. Carol Thomas will lead the discussion. Contact her with your suggestions at carolethomas1@verizon.net or 781-707-6189. The dates of the Second Sundays for the remainder of … Continued

Dimensions of Faith

Our Unitarian Universalist tradition is open to and influenced by many beliefs and faith practices. Solstice celebrations, meditation, prayer–how are these and other practices integrated into a common experience? How does Unitarian Universalism honor differing spiritual paths? We will use 5 pamphlets as the basis for discussion; these are brief essays by UUs that detail … Continued

Escalating Inequality: A Social and Spiritual Challenge

Our Fall Adult RE offerings will begin with a course related to the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA)’s Study/Action Issue for 2014-2018: Escalating Inequality. We will explore social conditions and processes that explain the rapid increase in economic inequality during the past 35 years. Sessions two through five will conclude with discussions of ways that our … Continued