706, 2021

James Baldwin Summer

June 7th, 2021|Categories: Adult Programs, Anti-Racism, Book Groups|

James Baldwin Summer An All Church Read, Summer 2021 Image Description: James Baldwin addresses the crowd after participating in the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in support of voting rights in March 1965. (Photo by Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images) The Racial Justice Advocates of the First [...]

1712, 2019

FPL Book Group — February Meeting

December 17th, 2019|Categories: Adult Programs, Book Groups|

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 6:30-8pm  | Stearns RoomFounding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation, by Andrea Wulf From the bestselling author of The Invention of Nature, a fascinating look at the Founding Fathers like none you've seen before. For the Founding Fathers, gardening, agriculture, and [...]

2211, 2019

Antiracism Book Group

November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Adult Programs, Anti-Racism, Book Groups|

Thursday, December 19, 5:30-7pm | Garrison RoomPart one of a three-part discussion of the New York Times Bestseller, How to Be an Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi. This session will focus on chapters 1-6. Facilitated by Sarah Klockowski. Session 2: Thursday, Jan. 16, 5:30-7pmSession 3: Thursday, Feb. 13, 5:30-7pm

2211, 2019

FPL Book Group Discussion

November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Adult Programs, Book Groups|

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 6:30pm - 7:30pm | Stearns RoomPlease join us to discuss the biography of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world - and in the process created modern environmentalism. And come with your ideas about the next book we might read. The [...]

2905, 2019

Adult Learning: 2019 Church-wide Summer “Read”

May 29th, 2019|Categories: Adult Programs, Anti-Racism, Book Groups|

When we talk about diversity, what exactly do we mean? Diversity based on religion? On race? On gender? On national background? On culture? On socio-economic class? On age? Other attributes? How do we think and talk about diversity and what it means in our lives and in the lives of [...]

2305, 2019

Adult Learning: Fall Book Club Preview

May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Adult Programs, Book Groups|Tags: , |

“The Hidden Life of Trees” : FPL Book Group Next Meeting Tuesday September 17,  6:30 pm. Stearns Room: The FPL Book Group will be discussing “The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate- Discoveries from a Secret World” by Peter Wohlleben. Summer and fall are great times [...]