November 2017 NEWSLETTER & PROGRAM SCHEDULE

For those who long for open minds and open hearts.

SUNDAY  NOVEMBER 5, 2017

4 PM Forum:  Jewish Humor: What Jewish Jokes Can Teach Us About Jews” 

by Rabbi Neal Katz, Congregation Beth El – Tyler, TX       JewishTyler.Com

5:30 PM Service:

 “Jewish Humor: What Jewish Jokes Can Teach Us About Jews”  Continued by Rabbi Neal Katz, Congregation Beth El – Tyler, TX       JewishTyler.Com

SUNDAY  NOVEMBER 12, 2017

5:30 PM Service: .“ UNIVERSALISM: A FAITH FOR THE FUTURE” By Rev Mike Thompson.  

What is the secret of Universalism’s perennial appeal?  Why has the name “Universalist” always attracted more attention than the name “Unitarian”?  And what does the future hold for this part of our dual heritage?

6:30 PM.  Potluck Dinner

SUNDAY  NOVEMBER 19, 2017

 

4:00 PM Forum : “America Will Be Great again When” by Rev Roger Ray

5:30 PM Service:  “America Will Be Great again When” by Rev Roger Ray

(In person, not YouTube. He is one of the most downloaded progressive ministers on YouTube)
Dr. Roger Ray is the founding pastor of The Emerging Church (formerly known as the Springfield Community Christian Church) and the author of Progressive Faith and Practice, Progressive Conversations. Dr. Ray earned his M.Div. and D.Min. degrees at Vanderbilt and was a 2004 Merrill Fellow at Harvard. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy.
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SUNDAY NOVEMBER 26, 2017

5:30 PM  “Lessons from the Longest Study on Human Development”

TED talk by Helen Pearson.  Discussion lead by Layne Thompson.

Volunteer opportunities include:

CISC Food Bank 8:45am- noon. (except 3rd Wed of the month) Monday-Friday

HOST Mentoring Program at Brandon ElementaryContact Sheila Skelton at 936-633-7629