Academy for Life & Faith

2017 Series of classes sure to stimulate thought, discussion and action.

The Adult Education Committee is pleased to present this month's selection of the Saint Andrew Adult Education Series. The series brings classes ranging from environmental topics, to social issues, to scriptural and theological studies. Each series is led by speakers who are experts in their field and have a passion to share with us as we continue the challenge to 'seek God, create community, and practice justice.'

We would like to extend a big thank you to the members of the 2017 Adult Education Committee:
Royce Ann Collins (chair), Marcia Manter, Vivian Gibbens, Mark Dugan, Julie Broski, & Denise Dugan.

June 18
"Interfaith and Refugees"

Dr. Sofia Kahnwith Dr. Sofia Kahn
9:30 am, Friends Hall

Dr. Sofia Kahn founded KC for Refugees, an interfaith organization that seeks to unite all who have a passion for welcoming and supporting those who have been forced to flee their home countries and settle here in the greater Kansas City area. Dr. Kahn is a passionate advocate for interfaith relations and works tirelessly for a just and peaceful world.


June 25
“The Basics of Buddhism. How do you integrate it in your life?”

zenwith Bill Bunn
9:30 am, Friends Hall

Buddhism is a way of living in lovingkindness and peace. It is more than sitting on a cushion.

Bill Bunn is a long time Buddhist practitioner in the Zen tradition.


July 2
No Adult Education Hour


July 9
"Repoting on El Higueral"

Jerry Daughertywith Jerry Daugherty
9:30am, Friends Hall

We will report on El Higueral, their current projects, and needs we might help with in the next trip. Not familiar with our sister community? Come with questions. Get involved!

Jerry Daugherty and his wife, Dianne are long time members of Saint Andrew. Jerry is a frequent El Higueral visitor and is currently the representative of El Higueral on Leadership Circle. His first visit to El Higueral was with daughter McKinna, now Senior Pastor in Altoona, IA.