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Two-Part Series Explores Christianity and God in Light of the New Universe Story

January 5, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – As science brings to light ever more about the vastness of our universe and its evolution, how do we fit God and humanity into the picture? That is the question that Sister Sara Fairbanks, OP, PhD, will explore in her two-part series, “Who Are You as a Christian in an Evolving Universe?”

Sessions will be held from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, January 17, 2018, and January 24, 2018, at Weber Retreat and Conference Center in Adrian. During Part 1, Sister Sara will center on the question, “What does the new universe story say about God and humanity?” This session will explore the new discoveries of contemporary theologians about God our Creator and about our place in the universe.

During Session 2, Sister Sara will focus on “How does the biblical vision of humanity illumine the new universe story?” The biblical stories of creation found in Genesis 1-2 and in biblical wisdom literature will be studied for their key insights about God, humanity, and all of creation.

Currently the Director of Vocations for the Adrian Dominican Sisters, Sister Sara served as Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Barry University in Miami. She holds a master’s degree in theology from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri, and a doctorate in theology from the University of St. Michael’s College, the Toronto School of Theology in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The cost for each session is $5 and registration is required. To register, call Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or register online at https://weber.adriandominicans.org/Registration.aspx

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


Weber Center Offers Monthly Informational Series

January 5, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – If you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to learn more about the world around you, Weber Center’s monthly Lunch & Learn Series might be a great place to start. Each month, a different speaker will make a presentation on practical topics, while you enjoy your own lunch, with drinks and dessert offered by Weber Center.

Bring your lunch to Weber Center on the following days, and prepare also to feast on the practical tips and advice of each speaker. The program itself lasts from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m., but come early to enjoy your lunch.

  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018: Julius Nagy, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Siena Heights University, on “Food and Chemistry – Know What You Eat.”

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018: Sandy Price, RN, on “First Aid Tips for Handling Home Emergencies.”

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018: Helen Miller, owner of Flowers and Such, on “Secrets to Arranging Flowers.”

  • Tuesday, April 12: Karin Barbee, Associate Professor of English at Siena Heights University, “Celebrate Poetry.”

The Lunch and Learn Series is free and open to the public; registration is not required.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse Campus, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000. 


 

 

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