Adult Learning provides adult classes, small groups, and programs that develop wholeness of body, mind, and spirit. Our informative programs provide insight, spiritual enrichment, and inspiration and create a shared bond of community. We encourage questions and foster discussion so that each participant may discover an individualized path to spiritual wellness. Our educational offerings promote a life and lifestyle that strengthens our soul, spirit, and work in the world.

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September Issue

Weekly Programs
Tuesday at Ten

Each Tuesday, returning on September 14
9:30 – 10:45 am
First Community, South
Weist Room

We will discuss Brian McLaren's new book, Faith After Doubt: Why Your Beliefs Stopped Working and What to Do about It. Register HERE

Women Living the Questions

Wednesdays 9:30 – 11 am,
First Community, North
Room 101

Discussions oriented around the deeper realms of spirituality and personal transformation. Register HERE

Contemplative Way Group

Each Thursday, returning September 9
11:45 am- 1 pm
on Zoom

Program year weekly Zoom gatherings begin September 9 with “sacred reading and discussion” of spiritual texts from past to present, followed by 30-minute silent meditation practice. Hosted normally by Rev. David Hett, or by other group leaders. Register HERE

Monthly Offerings
Much Matters Book Discussion

The third Thursday of each month.
6-8 pm
on Zoom

Register HERE to receive information and the Zoom link, or email Dr. Shah Hasan.

Progressing Spirit

The third Saturday of each month, beginning September 18, 2021.
9:30-11 am
First Community, South
Guild Room

Discussions based on weekly columns by various new and veteran spiritual thinkers on topics relating to religion, spirituality, psychology, and science, all interacting with contemporary life and issues from racism to climate change to conflict resolution to “living fully, loving wastefully, and being all that you can be,” the mantra of Bishop John Shelby Spong who inspired this class and this website where you are asked to subscribe for the weekly columns: Register HERE

other opportunities

Tai Chi for Balance
Monday: 10 am (McKinley Park, 1661 Goodale Blvd)
Gentle movement with trained teachers to assist new and established students. All are welcome. Interested in learning more contact Facilitator Sally Kriska

clergy-led bible study

Short or longer-term studies on various topics from the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures. Senior Minister Bible Studies are led by Rev. Glen Miles each Fall and Spring. Rev. Jim Long leads a weekly study during the program year with various themes. Periodic short-term or one-evening studies led by other clergy as well.

Contact Us

Rev. David Hett, Spiritual Director
The Burkhart Center

(614) 488-0681, ext. 118