During the Program Year Adult Education Happens on Sundays at 10:15 am in Westminster Hall ~
Specific details for each program can be found below and in the Sunday Bulletins. Suggestions for future programs are welcomed. Please contact Jennifer Van Hook, Deannine Shipman or a committee member.
All Classes meet in Westminster Hall
January 5, 2020 ~ What is Community Supported Agriculture? Your Food Choices and You, the Community, and the World
Sara Eckert of Healthy Harvest Farm in Bellefonte will talk about the wide-ranging impact of our dietary choices. The foods we eat -- and the places we get it from – make a difference. Sara will explain how Community Supported Agriculture creates a mutually beneficial relationship between farmer and consumer. Eating better for your personal health while reducing your carbon footprint can be fun and delicious!
January 12, 2020 ~ Christian Character Development: "Hope"
Hope is widely considered a virtue in the Christian tradition, but difficult to attain in a world whose future often looks bleak. Join SCPC's very own Paul Mortimore for a discussion of hope's importance, even if hard-won, in Christian character development.
January 19, 2020~ Christian Character Development: "Kindness and Goodness"
What does it mean to be kind? What does it mean to be an example of goodness? How do these fit into our spiritual development? Paul Mortimore continues our discussion of Christian Character this week.
January 26, 2019~ NO Adult Education due to the Congregational Meeting
All Classes meet in Westminster Hall
February 2, 2020 ~ Mission Impact in our Community
The Social Justice and Mission Team works tirelessly to further the church's mission. This session will give a brief look back at its mission history. It will also be a space to discuss future plans for mission impact, so ideas and suggestions are welcome.
February 9, 2020 ~ The Plight of the Asylum-Seeker
Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Esq. from the Penn State Law Immigration Clinic traveled to the Berks Detention Center with a group of students to meet and work with imprisoned asylum-seekers. They spent nearly a week meeting with individuals ranging from 1-58 years old. Come and hear Shoba discuss their experiences and the current state of immigration policy in the US.
February 16, 2020 ~ Who Is Our Neighbor?
Description: Most agree it is good to be inclusive of different groups, but it's hard to do in practice. Come and take part in a discussion on the lessons scripture has for us on loving our neighbors as ourselves.
February 23, 2020 ~ Increasing Awareness of our Implicit Biases
Implicit bias occurs when we quickly and automatically apply stereotypes to predict or explain an individual’s behavior.Our implicit biases could lead us to engage in prejudice and discrimination. Our very own Michelle Yarwood, a church member and Associate Teaching Professor at Penn State, Department of Psychology, will walk us through implicit stereotypes, provide examples, and discuss ways to become more aware of our own biases.
State College Presbyterian Church
132 W. Beaver Ave
State College, PA 16801
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Sunday Schedule (Program Year September-May)
9:00 am - Worship Service
10:00 am - Sunday School for Children
10:00 am - Coffee Hour in Social Hall
10:15 am - Adult Education
10:15 am - Membership Opportunity
11:15 am - Worship Service
Single worship service at 10:00 am between Christmas and New Years)
Summer Sunday Schedule (Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend)
10:00 am - Worship Service
10:20 am - Summer Sunday School for
Children Age 4 - 3rd grade following
the children's message (dates TBA)
11:15 am - Coffee Hour in Social Hall
11:15 am - Adult Ed (select Sundays)
11:15 am - Membership Opportunity
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 4:30 pm
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm