Online Class Archive II

Pastor Jim's
Online Classes
 

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism. Kendi will take us on a widening journey of antiracist ideas that will help us see all forms of racism clearly, while challenging us to work to oppose them in ourselves and others.

 

Finding God in the Movies

One of the most difficult challenges of 2020...is theaters closed and no new movies coming out. But here at St. Francis we do not let tribulations stop us. Come join Pastor Jim as we discover cinematic gems from years past and discover how God has been present through the years.

 
 

Maya Angelou and The Freedom Poetry of Advent

Please download the following document for the class: The Freedom Poetry of Advent (workbook)

 

Convictions by Marcus Borg

After the upheaval of the last year, we, as a national and global community, are attempting to rediscover exactly who we are and what our next steps should be. For Progressive Christians, Marcus Borg, in his book Convictions, helps us to understand much of what is most important in that search. Come join us as we attempt to discover what matters most in this discovery process.

 

Revolutionary Love by Michael Lerner

If the title of this class, which is also the title of the Michael Lerner book that we will study, is not enough to entice you, then look at its subtitle: A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World. The rich and powerful words used just to describe the intent of this book fill my heart and imagination to the brim.

 

Christian Mystics and Mysticism

Join us for a four week class led by St. Francis in the Foothills member, John Wilson. There will be lively lectures and discussions exploring the history of how Christian mysticism was shaped by philosophers and mystics over the centuries, from St. Paul to Richard Rohr, Hildegard of Bingen to Teihard de Chardin, and St. Francis of Assisi to us!