The Enrichment program has classes scheduled through May, 2024, with a possible six week winter hiatus.
The Spiritual Enrichment Team continues to offer lessons and presentations in cross-cultural understanding on Sunday mornings. Here are our November classes and special guests, culminating with this month’s featured speaker, Mashpee Wampanoag author, Paula Peters, November 19 at 10:00 AM.
● November 5
o 10:00 AM Rev. Diane Lobody will lead us in a discussion about Christians and the problem of war. Christians have had to deal with the horrifying realities of war throughout our history, and no war is ever simple. In this week’s enrichment session, we will explore some of the crucial factors Christians need to take into consideration when determining our responses to the complex issues of warfare and violence.
o 11:00 AM Rev. Anne Weirich, guest preacher and specialist in Middle Eastern religions and issues, will preach on the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
● November 12
o 10:00 AM Ej Mills Brennan, a special friend of our congregation, returns for her third visit to OUMC. A Mashpee Wampanoag multi-media artist and musician, Ej will present, “Breath of Prayers,” and will also engage with the class in a time of conversation.
o 11:00 AM Ej Mills Brennan opens our worship with Native American flute music.
● November 19
o 10:00 AM PAULA PETERS, author of Mashpee Nine: A Story of Cultural Justice
Members, friends, and neighbors, are all invited to hear an engaging presentation by acclaimed Mashpee Wampanoag author and lecturer, Paula Peters. Ms. Peters will speak from 10:00-10:40 AM in the church sanctuary. A brief reception will follow. All are welcome.