[fawr–uh m, fohr–uh m] Syllables
noun, plural forums, fora [fawr–uh, fohr–uh]
- The marketplace or public square of an ancient Roman city, the center of judicial and business affairs and a place of assembly for the people.
- A court or tribunal: the forum of public opinion.
- An assembly, meeting place, television program, etc., for the discussion of questions of public interest.
- Also called online forum, Internet forum, Web forum, message board.
If you enjoy a cup of coffee and some lively discussion, please come to The Forum.
Topics cover an impressive range of subjects. Some are comforting, some are controversial, all are interesting.
The Forum is led by four lecturers: the Rev. Dr. David Henry, Dr. Ken Olsen, Pastor Monte Johnson, and Dr. Richard Anderson, with occasional guest speakers. There is no charge for the classes, and no registration is needed. On a few occasions, there may be a little homework.
Forum Schedule: Spring 2019
February 24, 2019: Marcia Smith: Suicide Prevention for Teens & Adults
March 3rd, 2019: Shrove Sunday Pancake Breakfast- No Forum
March 10th, 2019: Barta Wilson: The Property of Immanuel
March 17th, 2019: Ken Olsen: The Climate Crisis and What We Can Do
March 24th, 2019: Noah Herren: Major Life Transitions
March 31st, 2019: Ken Olsen: The Genetics of Race
April 7th, 2019: Kari Johnson Race Law
April 14th, 2019: Monte Johnson: The Passion According to Luke
April 21st, 2019: Easter Sunday-No Forum
April 28th, 2019: Edie Lange & Michelle Knapp: Programs for Kids
May 5th, 2019: Monte Johnson: Christian Sexual Ethics?
May 12th, 2019: Marcia Smith: Healing in the Bible and today Part 1
May 19th, 2019: Tentatively: Film on Race Relations
May 26th, 2019: Marcia Smith: Healing in the Bible and Today Part 2
June 2nd, 2019: Lyle Allen: Care for Real
June 9th, 2019: Brad Whaley: Music At Immanuel
Climate Change: Climate Change: “Just the facts, Ma’am”
Ethics: Ethics and Politics