who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause
for wonder and admiration in winter.... In winter the stars seem to have
rekindled their fires, the moon achieves a fuller triumph, and the
heavens wear a look of a more exalted simplicity. ~John Burroughs, "The
Adult RE programming begins again in late January. Our first lecture, Children Are Not Colorblind - How to Talk With Children About Race, will be held on Sunday, January 24 at 3 p.m. in the Landmark Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.
Information regarding all of the other classes, workshops and lectures will be available online and in paper form by mid - January.
Join in community as we learn together. And as the year turns, may you have shelter from the elements, food to sustain body and mind, and the gift of beauty in your life.
Yours in promise and faith,
Janet Swanson, Director of Adult Spiritual Development
First Unitarian Society of Madison
(608)233-9774 extension 131
Send me a message, I'm always happy to hear from you!
Our Mission Our Adult Religious Education Ministry assists our spiritual community in mindful and ethical living by deepening our connection with our UU heritage and Principles, and integrating these into our daily lives by:
- Developing and refining our own personal theologies through education, action and reflection
- Cultivating spiritual practices which help us clear the mind, open the heart, enrich the soul and more fully engage in the world around us
- Building a caring community of seekers
Winter/Spring 2016 Evolution Series
These public lectures are held at 7 p.m. in the Landmark Auditorium.
$10 fee; registration required.
February 2: The Changing Fortunes of Lamarkian Evolution
March 7: Soft Rots and the Trots: Evolution of Bacterial Genomes and Host Preferences
April 4: Rapid Evolution During Biological Invasions in the Great Lakes
May 2: Mysteries
of big trees: The evolutionary history of California redwoods
May 9: Darwin
and His Influence on Society