Adult Education classes


Adult Education classes

Grace's Adult Education Committee is busy planning Sunday morning programs for the fall of 2020, with both special guests and expert speakers from our congregation. Programs take place online via Zoom.

Join the Adult Ed Zoom meeting:
Meeting ID: 528 427 6033
Passcode: C9Y0qs


January 31
From Evangelism and Luther, My Perspective on Appealing to Youth and Seniors
Pastor Troy Medlin 


February 14
Allocating Health Resources in a Pandemic
Katie Wasson, Loyola University

The crisis in ethical medical and health care in a pandemic, explained by an expert


February 21
Amos for the Ages
Danny Carroll,  Wheaton College,

A new look at an old text from a popular scholar’s newly released book


March 7
Bridges of Hope
Representative from NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness)

How can we become a more welcoming community for people and families touched by serious mental illness? This presentation from NAMI will include information on mental illness and its impact on individuals, families and communities.


March 14
Church Music in a Pandemic 
Pastor Michael Costello

The hymns reimagined for Zoom, from our music director.


March 21
Music Education in a Pandemic
Pastor Michael Costello

Teaching music on Zoom, from our music director


April 18
The Orthodox Church and Climate Change
Angela Doll, director of the movie, The Hand of God

Hear from a leading documentary maker


April 25
The Locality of Morality  
Rev. Stephen Ray, President, Chicago Theological Seminary, Director, Black Theology

The philosophy of theology and Black lives in a time of crisis


May 9
Bible Literacy
Ken Briggs, New York Times religion columnist

How little do we know the Bible and what can be done about it?


May 16
The Arts in a Pandemic
Jill Baumgaertner and Michael Costello


May 30
Evangelism in a Lutheran Key
Stephen Bouman, Interim Pastor at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Chicago, and Former Bishop of the Metro New York Synod of the ELCA

Insight from a long-time church leader.

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