Ongoing Adult Education

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

Pretty Good Guys 

October 12 and 26

All men invited to join in this twice-monthly meeting. We’ll gather outside (as weather allows) for fellowship and discuss a variety of topics based on the group’s interests. (Greg Gaertner, 505-428-8910,


Women's Study Group

October 5 and 19

Join in a lively discussion of Choctaw Elder and Episcopal Bishop Steven Charleston’s The Four Vision Quests of Jesus (Oct. 5) and start How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery by Clint Smith. For more information, please contact Barbara MacPhee (504-232-6670, To order a book, please contact Talitha Arnold.

Resiliency and Hope: Strengthening Our Souls

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

Exercise your mind and your soul every Thursday morning by exploring the scripture stories for the upcoming Sunday. Join in to deepen your faith and share the journey. All welcome! Sign up at

Eco-Anxiety: What Is It? How to Deal with It?

October 19, 27
November 2, 9
7:00 to 8:00pm

Climate change and the resulting fires, hurricanes and flooding have become leading causes of anxiety for many people, particularly younger adults and youth. Psychiatrists Joe Neidhardt and Mary Hasbah Roessel share information and resources (meditation techniques, relaxation training, etc.) in a multiweek series. Please register at

Sunday "2nd Hours" Adult Forums
Sundays at 11:15 after 10:00 Worship

Desert Church Spirituality

Sunday, October 2

A panel of United members share their reflections and experiences how learning to live with the desert impacts their faith. We also welcome nationally known author Amy Frykholm, introducing her new book—Wild Woman: A Footnote, the Desert, and My Quest for an Elusive Saint—on the Desert Mother, St. Mary of Egypt.