Life Still Matters – a 3 day workshop at Port Elliott

Life Still Matters…

…YOU matter

AN INVITATION TO ATTEND A 3 DAY WORKSHOP FOR OVER 35s to explore how meaning in life can deepen and grow, with fresh energy as experience and wisdom accumulate.
Purpose is not static. We all have a contribution to make to the world around us.

Presented by Initiatives of Change, 21 to 24 September 2018, at Port Elliott Beach house YHA

For more information and contact details: LSM SA Inv with Application 8e final

Matthew Fox – Keynote Speaker at Common Dreams 5 in 2019

The (r)evolutionary Creation Spirituality movement –
based in ancient Judeo-Christian tradition, supported by leading-edge science,
bearing witness for social, environmental, and gender justice,
and voiced most powerfully for this generation
by spiritual theologian Matthew Fox –
Is flourishing in the creative and prophetic spirit of our times!

CD5 Matthew Fox Keynote  

More from Matthew Fox at

Seminary of the 3rd Age in May: The Interpretation Factor – Re-thinking How to Read the Bible

  • May 3 –‘In front of, inside and behind’ the Text             Norm Habel
  • May 10 – An Eco-Reading of Luke           Michael Trainor
  • May 17 – A Gnostic Reading of John        Robert Crotty
  • May 24 – A Counter-Empire Reading of Romans      Bruce Grindlay

2018 Seminary brochure

Seminary of the 3rd Age in March – The God Factor: Re-thinking the Mystery called God

The Seminary of the 3rd Age curriculum for March looks at

“The God Factor: Re-thinking the Mystery called God”

On March 1 presenter Norm Habel investigates The Indigenous God of Abraham

A close reading of the Abraham narrative reveals early texts that reflect Abraham’s initial relationships with the Canaanites, the indigenous people of the so-called Promised Land. Did Abraham recognise the indigenous God of Canaan? If so, does this present a precedent for recognising the faith of the Australian Aborigines?

Interested? Take a look at the brochure. 2018 Seminary brochure Much much more to come over the course of 2018.

From Liberal Christianity to Post-Christianity: the evolving nature of the Unitarian Church

“Like postmodernity, post-Christian is inclusive of Christianity but not limited to it exclusively.I can preach Christian values in comfort and integrity, but in comfort and integrity I cannot preach ONLY that.”

Rob MacPherson’s excellent introduction to the Unitarian Church in our June Friday Forum

Adult Enrichment Buddhism Course – offered by the Unitarian Church of SA

“An Introduction to Buddhist Philosophy”

When: Thursday evenings from 7–8 pm
September 21st through December 21st (14 weeks)

Where: 99 Osmond Terrace, Norwood Cost: Donation
Taught by: Jenny Opie

JENNY OPIE has followed the Buddha’s teachings for forty years after being inspired by Lama Yeshe at a month’s course in Kopan Monastery in Nepal. She has taught meditation to inmates of our prison system and was instrumental in changing the exclusively Christian chaplaincy to multifaith in the 1990s. She was the first Buddhist chaplain in South Australia. Jenny is the author of Simple Truths, an overview of Buddhist wisdom.

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