Central United's Adult Study Group was founded in 2000. We are a community of committed people who are curious and passionate about exploring and developing our individual spiritual journeys. We are also committed to addressing social and environmental issues - local, national and global. This group, whose membership has evolved to include people beyond Central's congregation, meets every Friday from 10:00 am to noon (September to May) in the Fellowship Room. Lively discussions are sure to happen. Fun, laughter and, most importantly, friendship are always present when we meet.
Over the years, we have explored the ideas and reflections of theologians, philosophers and thinkers, using a variety of media. (See list below)
The group's guiding values are: love, justice and compassion for all. Reading and discussion are essential for our spiritual journeys, but true growth requires action. We support a number of local, national and international aid organizations. Through the auspices of KIVA (a non-profit organization established to alleviate world poverty), we help make micro-loans available to recipients in underdeveloped parts of the world.
In summary, we continue to focus on living lives that reflect our spiritual journeys, and on contributing both time and resources to our local community as well as to humanitarian issues further away.
For more information, please contact the church office at: 902-634-4035.
Adult Study Group -- Book List -- Over the Years
1. A Fair Country: telling truths about Canada by John Ralston Saul
2. The Love Song of Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce
3. The Power of Myth (video and book) by Joseph Campbell with Bill Moyers
4. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry / Rachel Joyce
5. Sophie's World / Jostein Gaarder