Happy birthday to our members who were born in February!
This is a reminder that our next
will meet on February 5th.
Tris will present
Goddesses and Chocolate
This is an open discussion circle for everyone.
Goddesses are chosen from various world religions as a starting place for group discussion.
When: 1st Sunday after 2nd service (about 12:30 pm)
Where: In the Annex Building
Why: potluck, fellowship and fun.
Childcare can be provided with advance notification.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
February Sunday Morning Forum Topics
Come learn with us and join the discussion!
Sunday mornings at 11:15 AM in our Annex Building (facing Warwick Boulevard).
All are welcome!
|2/5||Bob Smith||Utilizing the Great Courses DVD series Science and Religion by Lawrence Principe – Science and Religion, session 1: NATURAL THEOLOGY AND ARGUMENTS FOR INTELLIGENT DESIGN Natural theology sprang from the 17th/18th century mechanical conception of the world. The redevelopment of the argument for intelligent design, based on Natural theology, has entered our US classrooms. These two ideas have a common etiology that we will discuss.|
|2/12||Bob Smith||Science and religion, session 2: GEOLOGY, COSMOLOGY and BIBLICAL CHRONOLOGY The long earth history, revealed by geologists in the late 19th-century, was easily accommodated by better educated, less literalist biblical scholars. The two rival 20th-century cosmologies—steady-state and Big-Bang—have had important religious impacts.|
|2/19||Bob Smith||Science and religion, session 3: DARWIN AND RESPONSES TO EVOLUTION
Three important features of Darwin’s evolutionary principles were common ancestry, speciation through variation, and natural selection. The response to these ideas by literalist was interesting. We will end this series by exploring our own ideas on science and religion.
|2/26||Lehni Lebert||So What do I want? Dreaming the Year Ahead. First thoughts would be: The first step in getting what we want, of achieving our goals, is knowing what we want. Let’s ask ourselves the question: So what do I want? And envision the answer? What would it look like? Feel like. Include? The focus is on the vision, not how it will be attained? We could focus on the following areas: Personal/Individual, Inter-Personal Relationships, Family, Finances, UUFP Community|