January’s guest sermon series is “Why Church?”. Join us as local residents from diverse age groups and professions discuss Christianity and answer the question: How is the Word relevant in all aspects of our lives for the 21st century?
January 5 – Science and Spirituality
Diane Allen, PT, PhD, UCSF and SFSU
Do you ever wonder how science and spirituality can coexist? Dr. Allen is a Professor with joint appointments at UCSF and SFSU in the Graduate Program in Physical Therapy. Her areas of expertise include neurorehabilitation, measurement, and evidence-based research. Dr. Allen will speak to us on Religion vs. Spirituality and how Christianity informs how she sees the world.
January 12 -Hope and Social Justice
Hope Crockett, BA Exercise & Sport Science, Interim Children & Youth Director, FUMCPA
Ms. Crockett is a recent college graduate and athlete with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of North Carolina. Hope will share her millennial perspective on Christianity and its inherent advocacy for movements that improve our world, such as
combatting Climate Change to save our planet.
January 19 – Entrepreneurial Spirit and Holy Spirit
Kali Morris is a Saudi born personal life coach and speaker. Ms. Morris will share what her life was like in Saudi Arabia before Christ and her life today. She will talk about Christianity’s impact on women’s rights and how she works and parents.
January 26 – Medicine and Miracles
Dr. Chris Holsinger, MD, Stanford University Medical Center
Do miracles still happen? Chris Holsinger, PhD, is Chief of Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford Uni-versity. Dr. Holsinger’s surgical practice focuses on the surgical management of benign and malig-nant diseases of the thyroid, as well as head and neck cancer. Join us as he shares his perspective on the flesh and blood of Communion. Is this really the blood of Christ?