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Ongoing Adult Education

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We offer a large variety of in-person and virtual adult faith formation groups and classes. Please sign up by 5:00pm the day before the meeting. Thank you! Some Sunday Adult Forums are also offered Virtually. Click here to see past forum streams. 

Pretty Good Guys 

March 13 & 27
10:30- Noon

This winter and spring, the Pretty Good Guys invites all men to join in a study of “Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time,” a classic book by Marcus Borg. We meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, 10:30 to 12:30. Copies of the book available for purchase at the church. All welcome! (Talitha Arnold, or 

Good Guys

Women's Study Group 

March 6 & 20

We discuss Elisabeth Griffith’s Formidable – American Women and the Fight for Equality: 1920-2020. All women welcome! Barbara MacPhee (504-232-6670,

Resilience and Hope: The Gospel of Mark

Thursday Mornings
8:00-9:00am on Zoom

Engage the Gospel of Mark, start to finish. (Don’t worry – it’s the shortest Gospels), using the United Church of Christ Study Guide (written by Talitha) To register or for info: All welcome!

The Revolutionary Message of the Lord’s Prayer 

A five-week series on Zoom
starting Tuesday, Feb. 20, 9:00MT

Marilyn Gardner and Pr. Ben Larzelere offer a ZOOM Study of The Greatest Prayer, by John Dominic Crossan. A foremost historical Jesus-scholar, Crossan believes the Prayer is “both a revolutionary manifesto and a hymn of hope.” Begins Tues., Feb. 20 through the five Tuesdays of Lent. To join, call Pr. Larzelere

(505-699-1000). Books will be available at church.

In All Our Living: Our Personal Values in Health Care and End of Life Decisions

Tuesday  March 5 & 12

Led by Medical Ethicist Caroline Burnett, this series is an exploration of issues that affect health care decisions. We’ll discuss advance care planning and the impact of Covid19. We’ll also explore the 2021 New Mexico Medical Aid in Dying Law, with a focus on concerns raised by health care practitioners, religious leaders, and others. Sign up in the Community Room

or at

March Forums

Seeing the Story: Artists Talk about Their Work, Faith, and Inspiration

March 3
11:15am After Service

Dave Wilkison, Water Colorist

March 10
11:15am After Service

Zacarias Korte, 12-year-old Santero

March 17
11:15am After Service

Tina Natonabah, Painter

March 24
11:15am After Service

Molly Elkind, Weaver, & Sam Elkind, Photographer

Following Multiple Faiths: Compromise, Betrayal, or Fulfillment?

March 10 & 17
11:15am After Service

“Searching for Home in World’s Religions” by Buddhist Christian John Thatamanil explores religious boundary crossing and double belonging (e.g., Christianity and Buddhism). Mar. 10, we discuss the article (copies in Com. Room). Mar. 17, United’s Ben & Bev Larzelere share their experience with Temple Beth Shalom.

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