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The Church and the #MeToo Movement
Jun
2
to Jun 30

The Church and the #MeToo Movement

The classical Church embedded patriarchy and misogyny into our culture. Rev. Dr. Bill Kirby will trace the history of what the Church Fathers said about the Church Mothers from Tertullian(160 AD) to John Wesley. the class will discuss how the church’s patriarchal attitudes contributed to the response of the #metoo movement.

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This I Know
Jul
7
to Sep 1

This I Know

Join the Cornerstone Class on Sundays in July and August for “This I Know” - a study created by Northaven to educate participants about why you should care about the issue of homosexuality and faith. This class is an invitation to talk, but not necessarily to agree, and equips participants with the tools to respond to the issue out of love rather than fear.

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The End-time In The New Testament
Jun
2
9:30 AM09:30

The End-time In The New Testament

A survey of the historical roots and theological contexts of New Testament assertions about the end-time suggests that they don’t belong to the indispensable core of the “good news” that the church proclaims. Join the Cornerstone Sunday School Class for this interesting conversation in Room 237 at 9:30 am on June 2.

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Video & Discussion: An American Conscience
Jun
2
to Jun 9

Video & Discussion: An American Conscience

Reinhold Niebuhr’s “serenity prayer” remains of the most quoted writings in American literature. He rose from a small midwest church pulpit to become one of the nation’s moral voice. This is a powerful, insightful and inspiring documentary featuring interviews with many civil rights leaders and theologians. Join the Jesus, Java & Journey (J3) class on June 2 & 9 in room 250 at 9:30 am.

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The Challenge Of Jesus
May
12
9:30 AM09:30

The Challenge Of Jesus

In The Challenge of Jesus, renowned historical Jesus scholar John Dominic Crossan, presents his life’s work exploring the matrix of Jesus’ unique time and place. Drawing on scholarly text, excavation and history, Dr. Crossan introduces us to the flesh and blood people who shaped the world into which Jesus was born. In these DVD presentations, we meet a Jesus we’ve not known before.

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Circle Of The Spirit Retreat
May
10
to May 11

Circle Of The Spirit Retreat

  • Springhill Retreat and Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Circle Of The Spirit Retreat is on May 10-11 at the Springhill Retreat and Conference Center in Richardson. Don’t miss this chance to breathe, meditate, join discussions on the physiological effects of meditation on brain health, have times for group fun and quietly wander around the beautiful indoor and outdoor settings.

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The Journey: Gods, Gays and Society
Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

The Journey: Gods, Gays and Society

No matter where you are on your coming out journey, you will benefit from this six-week educational and interactive workshop open to all LGBTQ+ persons, family and friends. The workshop, facilitiated by Rev. Dr. Robin Booth, Rev. Jane Granier and Will Fields, provides a safe place to explore what being gay, transgender or ally means to your spiritual life as well as your interaction with society, including your family, friends and work.

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Living The Resurrection
Apr
21
to Apr 28

Living The Resurrection

How do we live as resurrection people? How do we take those stories into our our hearts and lives, living as though we believe resurrection to be a reality? Frank Brookhart, author of “Living The Resurrection,” takes stories of the resurrection and illuminates a way for Christians and seekers to explore life in the new creation.

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Breathe
Apr
18
1:00 PM13:00

Breathe

  • Northaven United Methodist Church (Rm. 244) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We all know that breathing is an essential part of life. It is possible, however to use breathing as a practice to reduce stress, re-focus on what is important and listen to what is going on within us. This Lenten gathering will be offered throughout the season of Lent (and perhaps beyond).

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An Inconvenient Truth
Mar
31
to Apr 14

An Inconvenient Truth

Come watch and discuss the award-winning documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” for three weeks in the Jesus, Java & The Journey Class in Room #250 from 9:30 - 10:30 am on Sunday March 31, April 7 & 14. The group will watch portions of the documentary each week and discuss the environment and speaking truth to power.

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Falling Upward Class
Feb
3
to Feb 24

Falling Upward Class

  • Northaven UMC (Room 240) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In “Falling Upward",’ Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed or “gone down” are the only ones who understand “up.” (Feb. 3, 10, 17, & 24)

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