Discussions That Matter
All Are Welcome!
Sundays: 9:30 am-10:45 am
in Fellowship Hall
Pre-School Child Care Available
March 26th - Religion & the 2016 Election
What role did religious faith and denominations play in the recent Presidential Election? Has the rise of the Religious Right changed the political landscape so that, in most of the US, conservative religious expression and belief is expected of a Presidential candidate? What is the role of religion over the next 4 years?
Rev. Daniel Budd, Parish Minister, First Unitarian Church of Cleveland.
April 2nb - The Climate Wars: An Increasing Threat to Northeast Ohio & the World
All the indications are that we are headed into a disastrous era of global warming, in which droughts, floods, and rising sea levels will change the face of the globe. In Northeast Ohio the threat is real. There is opposition to the idea of man-made climate change. When this resistance acts to prevent concerted action to rein in the production of greenhouse gases, then hopes for a prosperous future become dim. Are climate changes modifiable?
Philip Taylor, Professor, CWRU Physics Department
April 30th - National Healthcare Choices & Reality: Next Steps
Will extreme partisanship create gridlock on health care regulation with Medicare, Medicaid and other health programs? How is current health care performance measured? Are hospitals adequately compensated? The health of our citizens and billions of dollars are at stake.
J.B. Silvers, Professor of Health Care Finance, CWRU Weatherhead School of Management.