Adult Learning Programs 2017-12-05T11:23:22+00:00

Adult Learning Programs

UUSSD_Adult_Learning_Programs_01Our adult classes are held in the evening or during the day. Most are open to the public. The teachers are members of the congregation and invited speakers who want to explore thought-provoking topics. The class format leaves time for questions and discussions. We usually ask for a $10 donation for a class series.

Our Classes

  • Deepen the understanding of our faith and its history
  • Explore other religious philosophies and their role in our spiritual growth
  • Strengthen our connections with each other, other faiths, and the world
  • Provide opportunities to enrich our spiritual paths


  • Sign up on the sheets available at church in the Gathering Area.
  • Attend the first class session and sign up then.
  • Contact our Adult Education Coordinators to register or for more information.

Current and Upcoming Classes

New classes will be announced when they are scheduled.

Economic Inequality: Realities and Remedies — Three Mondays, March 5, 12, & 19, 1:45-3:15 p.m.

This adult student-centered experience will look at both the current realities and possible remedies around economic inequality in the United States today. Students will be involved in diagnostic analysis and prescriptive solution building. The teaching materials will be centered on Robert Reich’s documentary “Inequality,” using additional materials from the instructor’s recent Osher course on “Designing a Sustainable Future: A New Economy as if People Mattered.” Course readings and videos will be […]

New Class: Building Your Own Theology — Mondays, Jan. 15 – March 12

This class is for new UUs as well as those born into UUism. We will reflect on our meanings, values, and convictions. This nine-session course starts on January 15 and continues through March 12, meeting each Monday between 10:00 a.m. and noon. You will need a workbook that costs $16 – UUSD will be able to obtain them for $10. We are asking for a donation of $10 for the […]

Previous Classes

Darwin Day Celebration, Feb. 11, 3 – 5 p.m.

The UUSD Adult Education Program is pleased to announce the Third Annual Darwin Day Celebration to be held at UUSD. The Event is free and open to the public, so bring your friends.

The Darwin Day celebration emphasizes the important contribution that Charles Darwin has made to science, the important role that science plays today, and the key role that science and reason plays in our free and responsible search for truth and meaning. Two […]

UU Seven Principles Class — Sundays, Oct. 29 – Nov. 19, Noon to 2:00 p.m.

Rev. Michelle Collins and Betty Kirk will facilitate this four-session class on Sundays, October 29 through November 19 from noon to 2:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. They will discuss how these principles become part of our day-to-day existence. The book, Our Seven Principles in Story and Verse by Kenneth W. Collier by Skinner House Books, will be used as the basis for discussion. There is a suggested donation of $10 […]

UU 101 Classes to be held Saturdays, Oct. 14 & 21

Unitarian Universalism (UU) 101 is open to all UUSD members and visitors interested in finding out more about UU history, beliefs, values, and governance. Two three-hour sessions will be held on Saturday, October 14 and 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Gathering Area. the class is free and lunch will be served. Rev. Michelle Collins, Len Bowman, and Betty Kirk will facilitate. for more information contact betty Kirk […]

Low-Impact Aerobics Classes

Feel good, look good, and get a good workout, as you perform low-impact, easy-to-follow routines set to the songs of Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, the New Christy Minstrels, etc. the class will be held every Thursday, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at UUSD. The first class is free.