Descriptions of recent Adult Enrichment sessions are below, along with books or additional resources mentioned by the speakers. Sessions that were recorded have been added to a playlist on our YouTube channel and can also be viewed below.
Sunday, June 27th - Together We Can Solve Hunger with Maureen Fitzgerald, Vice President of Government Relations at Feeding America. Maureen is the VP of Government Relations for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. She has worked in hunger relief for almost 12 years. Maureen is a graduate of Marquette University and Marquette University Law School. She lives in Fox Point with her spouse and teenage daughter. Click here to view the presentation (Password is 4PL7X=LG).
Sundays, April 18 and 25th - Lisa Valenti-Jordan led the group in a discussion of principles from the book "Leading Change on Purpose" in preparation for the "difficult conversations" series. Use this link to read Lisa's presentation: https://prezi.com/p/phktdrytsvnh/living-leading-change-on-purpose/
Sunday, March 21st - Susan Brady, Perspective from Guatemala
Susan Brady was the Manager of Workforce Development and Education at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (https://www.lbl.gov). She adopted twins from Guatemala, and in retirement moved there to introduce her children to their native culture. She will join us from Antigua Guatemala to share her story of adoption, culture change (and challenge), and what it is like to be an expat during quarantine.
Sunday, March 7th - Centering Prayer with Glen Reichelderfer
More information on centering prayer can be found here (https://tinyurl.com/BeCentered).
Book mentioned during this session: The Cloud of Unknowing
Sunday, February 14th - Yoga with Sarah Bohm
Sarah Bohm is a Yoga instructor and a non-denominational Christian. Sarah did not grow up in a Christian household, instead converting to Christianity. She now claims Jesus Christ as her savior and uses Yoga as one of her ways to both stay physically
fit and connect with her faith. She will be talking to us about her personal faith journey, and how Yoga has been a part of her personal spiritual development. For more information, click here (https://www.facebook.com/watch/sassysarahyoga/).
- During her presentation, Sarah references The Science of Yoga by William Broad. (This link will take you to the affiliate page for local book shop Niche Book Bar.)
- Sarah also referenced the trauma-informed yoga practice of Jill Marie Gault, whose website is http://www.yogaforrebels.com/.