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January 2023

Happy New Year! As you will find, this month is all about Creation Care, following the lead of the sermon series beginning on January 15.

 

Adult Ed classes meet Sundays at 10:00am in Bradfield Hall and are available on Zoom.
 

Sunday, January 1

NO CLASS 

Sunday, January 8

NO CLASS

Sunday, January 15

"Presbyterians, Earth Care, and Activism" - rev. abby mohaupt

rev. abby mohaupt is a PC(USA) minister who works at GreenFaith as the Director of Education and Training. She is a PhD candidate at Drew Theological School in religion, culture, and ecology. She lives in Chicago, with her family. rev. mohaupt was also very involved in getting PC(USA) to divest from fossil fuels.

Sunday, January 22

"Creation Care: What does it mean and how do I get involved?" - Steve Whayland

Steve Whayland will share his journey as:  a USGBC-LEED Accredited Professional/Engineer, President/Board Chair for the local non-profit Sustain Dane, and Green Team leader for Covenant's Care Green Team these past 5 years. Steve will also share his story for why as a person of faith this is important to him. Those attending will also have the opportunity to share their 'sustainability stories.' Specific information on learning more and getting involved as part of 'Creation Care at Covenant' Green Team projects will be shared. Those projects include: 1) Green Grounds, 2) Kitchen (Compost), 3) Garden (Compost), 4) Reduce/ Reuse/ Recycle (in that order), 5) Energy Management (in our church and in our homes), 6) Education & Local Involvement (thru Sustain Dane), 7) Climate Action & Carbon Reduction Orgs (thru: "Faiths Connect through Climate Action" and 350wisconsin.org among others)

Sunday, January 29

"Matthew 25: Part 2" - Monica Mark

Not long ago, Covenant became a Matthew 25 church. Join us for part 2 of this Bible study (from the Fall) in which we will read and reflect on the Gospel of Matthew (chapter 25), which is the inspiration for the PC(USA) Matthew 25 vision. With that scriptural grounding, we will also consider and discuss what it means for Covenant to be a Matthew 25 church.

Adult Education Class Resources

Missed a class you wanted to take part in? Want to review the resources used in a class that you attended? CLICK HERE to find a library of resources from past adult education classes.

Other Classes and Studies

Racists Anonymous Fellowship

Visit the RAF page to learn more. They host book studies via Zoom a couple of times a year!

Nehemiah's Justified Anger Courses

Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development’s Justified Anger courses are highly recommended by the Adult Ed Committee. CLICK HERE to register for the upcoming Black History for a New Day Course!