Adult Education Opportunities

We create opportunities throughout the year for adults to learn, socialize, deepen personal faith, and give back to the community. Check out the upcoming events listing, or sign up for emails to find out what’s happening.

Discovering new books and films, sharing food and fellowship, growing spiritually, learning from the experts, promoting social change…together.

ESG Reads – On the 4th Wednesday of each month at 7 pm, from September–May, excluding December, book lovers  gather  for lively discussion and fellowship. Can’t attend every month? No problem, come when you can.

 

Learning from the Experts – We offer evening sessions throughout the year, with a changing focus. Some of the opportunities in the works for next year are “How to Live a Purposeful Life” and “Mental Health Series”

 

Yoga & Meditation Class – Taught by a certified yoga and seniors’ specialist on Mondays at 3:30 pm and 6:45 pm. Classes are suitable for all levels, and include breathwork, stretching and some longer held restorative poses for immune building and healing. First class is complimentary.

 

Mindfulness Meditation Group – Meditation in a small group setting, once per month on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm. Led by Patti Thompson.

 

 

Compassionate Justice – an ESG a speaker series held 4-5 times per year on Sundays at 12:30 pm.  Find out about this year’s speakers or listen to the audio library of past speakers.

 

 

Promoting Social Justice

Peace with Justice – Meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 5:30 pm to discuss concerns regarding human rights, peace and justice. Bring a bag supper. Contact Carole Penny

 

 

Learning Together

Sunday Morning Men’s Group – A discussion group for men focusing on current affairs and issues. Meets the second Sunday of each month at 8:15 am. If you would like to join in on the conversation please contact Dave Clemens

Sunday Morning Women’s Group – A discussion group for women focusing on current issues, feminism and spirituality. Meets on the second Sunday of each month at 8:00 am for a breakfast meeting. Contact Diane Cochrane

WWIT (Wise Women in Training) – is a group of women who meet to discuss books about spirituality. The group began with the goal of deepening our understanding of new developments in Christian theological writing and thinking. Our scope has broadened over the years to include other approaches to the moral and ethical issues of our day. Anyone interested in joining these discussions is welcomed. We meet the second Monday of the month at 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Contact Ann Bythell