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All our Sunday morning programs run from 10:30am till noon and are open to the public.
Our Sunday School for children runs concurrently.

December 2016


 

Sunday, December 11

 

Chris Johnson

New York-based photographer and filmmaker

 

"A Better Life: An Exploration of Joy & Meaning in a World Without God "

Photographer and filmmaker, Chris Johnson, will take us on a journey of creating his book and movie about how a diverse group of 100 non-believers derive meaning and joy from their lives not in spite of their atheism, but because of it.

  


  

Sunday, December 18

 

Winter Festival

 

 

 

Join us for our annual celebration of the winter solstice. We'll decorate our mitten tree with hats, gloves, scarves, and food for those in need, the Sunday School will present a play, we'll enjoy individual performances from our children, and we'll all sing some wintry songs together.

  


 We will be closed on Dec. 25 & Jan 1 for Winter Break.

 

January 2017


 

Sunday, January 15

 

Len Jason

Professor of Psychology at DePaul University and the Director of the Center for Community Research

"Understanding Unexplained Illness: From Knowledge to Action"

 

Severe fatigue and other serious symptoms, sometimes called chronic fatigue syndrome and myalgic encephalomyelitis, was once regarded as the "yuppie flu" and has been trivialized and stigmatized by health care personnel in the past. It is now recognized as a debilitating illness affecting more than a million Americans (with 90% not diagnosed), with a cost to society of over 20 billion dollars a year. Functional limitations are worse for those with this illness than chronic heart disease. Although experts now agree that the disease has a physical basis, there is a long running and sometimes contentious debate about who has the condition and what may be causing it.

Learn from a leading community researcher about why diagnosis is so complicated, how applied research can inform public policy to improve services, and his commitment to reduce stigma, empower citizens, and reduce barriers to full participation in community life.

 


 

Sunday, January 29

 

Deborah Tuerkheimer

 Professor of Law at Northwestern University

"Rape Law in Flux"

Policymakers are increasingly confronting the problem of sexual assault, both on and off on college campuses. Yet the laws and practices surrounding rape remain profoundly disconnected from modern understandings of sex and sexuality. While significant obstacles to reform persist, promising efforts to close this gap are underway.

 


 

 

 

  

  

  

 

  

  

Dec. 10
8:00 pm. 

  

Bittersweet Christmas Band

 

$8 suggested donation includes refreshments.

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