Adult Religious Education
Religious Education for Adults
Adult Religious Education takes many forms at St. John’s. We have discussions, lectures, practice groups, book-based classes, adult forums,and films.
All of our classes are open to members, friends, and neighbors in the community. There is no charge to attend any of our classes, although some of the classes require books.
Classes are available during the year in the following five areas:
I. Unitarian Universalist History and Identity
II. Religion: Theology and Faith Development
III. Spiritual Practice
IV. Social Justice and Ethics
V. Community and Personal Growth
This program will be held in the Chapel from 12:45 – 2:15 p.m.
Brown bag lunches are welcome to be eaten while we watch the DVD together before the discussion.
Group leaders will be Tom Conroy, Don Fannin, Dick Fencl and Antoinette Asimus.
2020 Great Decisions:
February 2 – Climate Change and the Global Order
February 9 – India and Pakistan
February 16 – Red Sea Security
February 23 – Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking
March 1 – U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle
March 8 – China’s Road into Latin American
March 15 – The Philippines and the U.S.
March 22 – Artificial Intelligence and Data
No registration necessary – Come when you can
We meet in the Chapel – Brown Bags welcomed
St. John’s Unitarian Universalist Church
320 Resor Avenue Cincinnati OH 45220
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Our Chalice Group program offers a small group ministry for up to 10 people to connect deeply around a different topic each month. They run from October through May and include a service project. Facilitators meet monthly with the minister.
Ongoing Adult Religious Exploration Offerings
Enneagram Study Group
Facilitator: David Mast
Dates/Location: Every other Monday in Wells, 7-8:30pm.
Study the personality typing system called the Enneagram, primarily through the use of group discussions and activities, supported by some of the many Enneagram books, videos, and materials from various Enneagram web sites. Purchase of materials for private use suggested but not required.
Facilitator: Nan Fox
Dates/Location: Select Mondays in Krolfifer, 6:30pm-8pm (Beginner) and 7pm-8pm (Intermediate). Join us in Krolfifer for Huang style Tai Chi, a moving form of meditation set to music. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes with leather or cotton soles. We’ll incorporate poetry and also Chi Gong warm-up exercises. Nan has been “playing” Tai Chi for 30 years and is delighted to share this wonderful form with St. John’s. Classes are six weeks each.
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