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Sunday Forums are opportunities for conversations about faith and life. The Sunday Forum Committee of the Board of Deacons seeks to provide a thoughtful and welcoming learning environment for members and friends of Plymouth Congregational Church.

Sunday Forums are Sundays, 9 to 10 a.m.,
in the Jackman Room unless otherwise noted.

Please scroll down for past forums.

Winter-Spring 2014

April 13: The Future of Our Past—Plymouth's Archives, Archives Committee

April 27: Update on the Work of the Transitional Policy Board. Postponed: Ending Homelessness Update by Jim Gertmenian

May 4: Investing in Early Childhood Development is Smart Economic Development, Art Rolnick

May 11: Elder Spirituality, Larry & Connie Hickle

May 18: Spirituality and Politics, panel includes Plymouth members Pat Born, Elizabeth Glidden, Melissa Wiklund, Todd Otis and Suzie Nakasian.

Jan. 5: Special event: Plymouth Reads Gordon Parks' A Choice of Weapons, potluck supper and book discussion, 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 12: Plymouth Reads: Remembering Gordon Parks, with his niece and great-niece

Jan. 19: Plymouth Reads: How Do Photographs Form Us? Wing Young Huie. Audio

Jan. 26: Update on Initiatives for the Future, with Moderator Lynn Moline, Deacons' Chair Parke Weaver, Transitional Policy Board Co-Chairs Lani Bennett and John Breitinger. Audio

Feb. 2: Reflections on Calling: My Spiritual Autobiography in Word and Song, Deb Braun

Feb. 9: Vocal Music Workshop, Melanie DeMore Audio

Feb. 16: Cultural Jambalaya—Photography, Gail Shore

Feb. 23: Spiritual Poetry Reading, Sam King and Jim Gertmenian; Theater Audio

March 2: The Boundary Waters: More Precious than Copper, Becky Rom. Audio (POSTPONED Faith and Congressional Priorities, Keith Ellison)

March 9: No 9 a.m. Sunday Forum. You are encouraged to attend the 12:15 p.m. Plymouth Film Club showing of Goodnight, and Good Luck

March 16: Loss, Grief, Healing, Anita Makar: Audio [MP3]

March 23: Living with Cancer—The Impact on Family and Other Caregivers, Dr. David Rothenberger and Betsy Lucas. Audio [MP3]

March 30: The India Connection, Paula Northwood

April 6: Artist's Talk by Deborah Foutch

Fall 2013

Please scroll down for past forums.
Sept. 8: Initiatives for the Future, Moderator Lynn Moline, Deacons' Chair Parke Weaver, Trustees' Chair Claire Colliander, Governance Committee Co-chair Claire Kolmodin

Sept. 15: Protecting the Planet, Carolyn Raffensperger, audio posted Sept. 16.

Sept. 22: Recovery Sunday: Problem-Solving Court, Dick C. (Theater), audio posted Sept. 23.

Sept. 29: Winston Churchill, Tod Worner, audio posted Sept. 30.

Oct. 6: Celebrating 10 Years: Lydia Apartments panel discussion; audio posted Oct. 7.

Oct. 13: The Struggle for Liberation in Dakota Homeland, Waziyatawin Angela Wilson; audio posted Oct. 14.

Oct. 20: Fighting Foreclosures, Occupy Homes Minnesota representatives; audio posted Oct. 22.

Oct. 27: First Divinity, Sam King (Theater); audio posted Oct. 28.

Nov. 3, Yogic Meditation, Jeffrey Sartain; PDF of PowerPoint; audio posted Nov. 4.

Nov. 10: Artist's talk: Map Series, Gwen Hauser; audio posted Nov. 11.
Film Club: Chasing Ice (12:15 p.m.), Jim Lenfestey and Nicole Rom

Nov. 17: Inside Story: Being a Food Critic, Rick Nelson, audio posted Nov. 18.

Nov. 24: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, Nick Nash, audio posted Nov. 25

Dec. 8: Housing 150, Lee Blons and members of Housing 150 (Theater), audio posted. Dec. 13.

Dec. 15: Connecting Body and Soul after Brain Injury, Larry Pray, audio posted Dec. 18.

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Keep in touch: To receive regular email notices about these opportunities, send an email with "Adult Learning" in the subject line.

Listen to Mary Lou Carpenter read from Miriam's Words: The Personal Price of a Public Life and answer questions about her mother, human-rights advocate Miriam Judd, Jan. 5, 2014.


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