Lifelong Learning | Shepherd of the Lake

We value intellectual curiosity, questions, and conversation. We engage faith with our whole selves – body, mind and spirit. Please don’t check your brain at the door! 

Wherever you are on your faith journey, you are welcome to take part in our Lifelong Learning classes and workshops!  

For more information, please email Pastor Laila at lailabarr@sollc.org


2021-2022 Lifelong Learning Opportunities
 

Animate: Bible 
Mondays, October 4 – November 15 at SOLLC | FREE

Pastor Laila and Pastor Karen will facilitate this faith formation series that explores seven big conversations about the Bible, including the canon, history, testaments, Gospels, genre, interpretation, and grace.

'Animate: Bible' Registration



Advent Book Study 
Mondays, November 29 – December 20 at SOLLC or on Zoom

Join Pastor Laila for an Advent adventure in learning and devotional practice using Amy-Jill Levine's "Light of the World: A Beginner's Guide to Advent." Mondays in Advent (11/29, 12/6, 12/13 and 12/20). Choose either 10am in-person, or 7pm on zoom.

Advent Book Study Registration
 



Exploring Our Values: Monthly Book Conversation 
3rd Thursday of each month, September – May | 6:30-8:00pm on Zoom

Each month we will read and discuss a book that corresponds with one of our values. Come for any or all of the conversations! All times are 6:30-8:30pm, unless otherwise noted.


Monthly Book Conversation Registration

November 18 
Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist by Eli Saslow

December 16 
Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science by Mike McHargue

January 2022 Date/Time TBD 
Addiction Nation: What the Opioid Crisis Reveals About Us by Timothy McMahan King

February 17 
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

March 17 
Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion by Sara Miles

April 21 
Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others by Barbara Brown Taylor

May 19 
No Cure For Being Human: (And Other Truths I Need to Hear) by Kate Bowler



Interfaith Friends Vodcast
We value our neighbors’ faith. We honor the sacred stories of our neighbors as we learn from one another and work together to foster a more just and peaceful world.” In these short video podcasts, Pastor Laila talks with our interfaith neighbors about their faith traditions, cultures, foods, theologies, and experience of the divine! New Vodcast drops the First Friday of each month.

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