Faith Formation for Adults

In the Pandemic

 

 

Vignettes from Adult Education

Walking the Reconciliation Path. Input and table discussion regarding the history, current state and potential futures for Indigenous – Settler reconciliation in Canada.

  • March 1 – Turtle Island pre-1492 / Doctrine of Discovery / Assimilation / Land / Treaties  Discussion Questions
  • March 8 –  A Case Study in Systemic Oppression:  White Privilege
  • March 15 – The Haldimand Tract
  • Resources for Further Study

 

 

Healthy Relationships: Understanding Gender

January 19 we begin a four-week series on Healthy relationships: Understanding Gender. During these weeks the whole church will be attending to ways we nurture healthy relationships. Children will be doing Circle of Grace and youth will join do a combination of joining the adults and having their own discussions.  The following are some related resources:  http://www.commonword.ca/go/1893

January 19: What does it mean to be male today?  Exploring New Corners: Let’s Talk Dude. Join us for some conversation and wisdom exchange about how healthy manhood and concepts of masculinity can shape a healthy future and be part of a gender-based violence-reduction plan, as well as how we exist within the church as male allies. Led by Liz Pfisterer.  Listening Committee Notes from  Note Taker 1 and Note Taker 2.

January 26: What does it mean to be female today?  Panel and small group discussion.  Note Taker 1 and Note Taker 2

February 2: What does it mean to be non-binary today?  Facilitator Cedar Klassen. Cedar’s Presentation Slides      Note Taker 1

February 9: Integrating our understandings of gender into our life together. Facilitated by Tamara Shantz, pastor with Pastors In Exile (PiE).    Tamara’s Presentation Slides,     Note Taker 1