ADULT EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES …
Come and join us in the Church House every Sunday - 9:30 - 10:15. Coffee and bagels will be available prior to worship each week and you are encouraged to join us.
May 1 — “Hearing Our History”
As we celebrate our 150th Anniversary, come explore the origin of our congregation and the highlights of our work and witness.
May 3 and 10 Luncheon and Seminar “Meet the Mormons”
Bring a sandwich and enjoy soup and discussion as we explore the history, theology and mission of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. This American born tradition is one of the world’s fastest growing religious traditions. We will trace its origins in upstate New York and seek a better understanding of its present reality. All are welcome.
May 8—”Remembering Mother”
Come join with others as we reflect together on our mothers and grandmothers and the roles they played in shaping our lives and our faith. We will look, too, at mothers in the Bible.
May 15—Rev. Dr. Beth Hessel, Executive Director of the Presbyterian Historical Society will be with us and will be our guest speaker at our anniversary luncheon. This is a chance to get acquainted and learn more about PHS. We will plan a group visit to the Historical Society later in the year.
A World Turned Upside Down: Presbyterians in Tenafly and around the Globe in the Gilded Age.
As faithful Presbyterians organized a vibrant congregation in Tenafly in the 1860s and beyond, what were Presbyterians doing across the country and around the world? The Rev. Dr. Beth Hessel’s conversation will consider the ways Presbyterians in the late-nineteenth century engaged with a rapidly changing world and how our collections at the Presbyterian Historical Society can help us better understand our historical legacy.
May 22—Meet our Stated Clerk, Rev. Gradye Parsons, who will preach as a part of our 150th Anniversary. Our seminar will provide an opportunity to hear about the worldwide witness and ministry of our denomination and about the upcoming 222nd General Assembly.
May 29— “Memorial Day Weekend”
Join with others who have been exploring the lives of men and women in this congregation who have been in military service to this nation from the Civil War to the present day.