December 24: Meditation Beads with Ann Alexander. The word ‘bead’ is derived from the Anglo-Saxon bidden meaning “to pray.” We will talk about the history of beads for spiritual practice and current bead use today. Bring your extra beads to create a “mala or pagan rosary” for your meditation practice.
December 31: Champagne Breakfast. Come with your children between 9:30 and 10:30 for bacon, eggs, muffins, orange juice [with or without bubbly stuff], quiche, bagels, and more. Everyone invited.
January 7 “Making and Keeping Our New Years Resolution”: TED talk by David Steindle-Rast and lively discussion following.
January 14 “Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.” Although best known for his focus on civil rights, Dr. King focused on other social justice issues, including the war in Vietnam and poverty. The Program will present his wide-ranging views.
January 21 Candice Davis, local artist and graphic designer, will talk about her work. A selection of her art is currently on display in Founders Hall.
January 28 Jennifer Ball, an economist from Washburn University, will discuss the economics of women’s issues.