Midweek Connections Features Fascinating TED Talks
Join us Wednesdays in October for our popular program of food, fellowship and faith study. This October we present TED Talks, based on the popular video series from the TED (Technology, Education, and Design) Conferences to explore some of the Big Questions of our times:
Krista Tippet's talk "Reconnecting with Compassion," led by Dr. Robert R. Laha, Jr.
Malcolm Gladwell's on "The Unheard Story of David and Goliath," led by Linda Lanam
Kelly McGonigal on "The Biology of Courage and Resilience (where science and compassion meet)," led by Katherine Stanford
David Christian's on "The History of the World in 18 Minutes," led by Hugh Van Horn
James Forbes on "Compassion at the Dinner Table," led by Priscilla Andre-Colton
Dinner is from 6 to 7 p.m.: $10/adult; $5/ages 5-12; $30/family maximum. R.s.v.p. for dinner and/or childcare to firstname.lastname@example.org, or register and pay online here.
Sign Ups Now for Photos for New Meeting House Directory
The Meeting House photo directory is getting an update. Meeting House members are invited to sit for a portrait and receive a free 8x10 print, as well as a photo directory of our membership. All Meeting House members are encouraged to participate. Photographers will be at the church October 14-18 and 21-25. Tuesday through Friday sittings are from 2 to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Join the Fun at the Fall Retreat!
Register today for the 2014 intergenerational retreat at Massanetta Springs in Harrisonburg, VA, November 14-16. Dr. Mary Louise (Mel) Bringle, hymn writer, church leader, and academic, will lead our exploration of the theme, “All of Us for All of God,” on how we can use our gifts individually and as a church community to worship, learn and grow. There'll be something for everyone--adults, youth, children--and childcare for our youngest members.
To learn more and register for the retreat, click here (online payments now being accepted!). Questions? Contact Martha Gibson, email@example.com