Christ Church United Methodist

A Reconciling Congregation

Contact Us:    303-322-0784

Office Hours:     Monday - Friday - 9:00am - 1:00pm

ADULT SEMINAR

 

The Adult Seminar meets on Sundays at 9AM before worship downstairs in the chapel.

 

The Adult Seminar continues the decades-long Christ Church tradition of providing a venue for free and open discussion that, as noted in our mission statement, “aims to reflect on what is ultimately important in life” and in so doing to “facilitate the religious understanding and moral practices of those in attendance.”

 

All are welcome to join the lively discussion. Contact Don Smith, dbsmd1@gmail.com, with questions.

 

Sept. 11th    - A New Conversation on Islam, Iman Kassir, Colorado Muslim Society. Joint class with Pastor’s Conversations will take place in Fellowship Hall

Sept. 18th   - Individual vs Society: Health Care Ethics in the 21st Century, Kirsten Lund, CCUM

Sept. 25th    - Islam and Violence, Andrea Stanton, DU

Oct. 2nd        - Islam/Muslims in the US, Andrea Stanton, DU

Oct. 9th         - What I Believe, Don Smith, CCUM

Oct. 16th       - The Pope’s teaching on “Building the Human City”, John Kane, Regis

Oct. 23rd       - Denver - is growth enough? What role might the Christian churches play in “building the human city”

Oct. 30th       - The Politics of Jesús: Christology with an Accent, Miguel De La Torre, Iliff

Nov. 6th       - TBD, Hilary Smith, DU

Nov. 13th    - TBD, Hilary Smith, DU

ADULT

EDUCATION

Pastor’s Conversation: “Hard Topics, Safe Place”

 

Meets on Sundays at 9:00am before worship in the Naylor Study

 

Rev. Eric Strader will be inviting conversations around some really difficult topics. We need to have a space to have holy conversations on justice and faith while respecting our differences and learning another’s perspective. This time is both learning the skills of dialogue in difference, while also exploring a faith response to hot topics in our culture.

 

Sept. 11th   - A New Conversation on Islam with guest speaker Iman Kassir. Joint class with Adult Seminar will take place in Fellowship Hall

Sept. 18th   - Framework for holy conversations

Sept. 25th   - Are Methodists really middle of the road people? What do we believe? Social Principles.

Oct. 2nd       - Death Penalty

Oct. 9th         - Responses to Charleston

Oct. 16th      - Homelessness

Oct. 23rd      - Physician-assisted Suicide

Oct. 30th     - Bishop/UMC Controversy

Nov. 6th, 13th, 20th—In November Rev. Eric will lead a conversation on conflict. Do you avoid conflict or assert it as a tool? Are you good at conflict? Do you need new skills at forgiveness, reconciliation?

 
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