Presbyterians in Cuba – Adventures in Faith Sunday, November 19

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Sunday Seminar: “Presbyterians in Cuba – Adventures in Faith,” this Sunday (November 19), 11:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall. Are Presbyterians in Cuba? YES, we have an Amazing Presence! Learn more this Sunday. Following worship, Don and Nancy Uchtmann will describe their April 2017 mission trip to Havana. They will note the history of Presbyterians in Cuba, report on their experiences as …

The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability Final Seminar

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A full house of 55 attendees today for the final of this powerful seminar series: The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability. Extinction and Biodiversity in the Modern Era: Worrisome Trends and Practical Solutions. Jeffrey Brawn: Professor and Department Head, UI Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. The rate at which our planet is losing species is unusually …

The Challenge of Sustainable Food Availability

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Seminar Series: The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability. Sundays, TODAY through November 5, 11:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall. Pick up a flyer in the narthex or see the Open Door for more details. Next Sunday, October 22: The Challenge of Sustainable Food Availability. Evan DeLucia: Professor, UI Department of Plant Biology, and Director of UI Institute for Sustainability, Energy …

The Challenge of Sustainable Mineral and Energy Resources.

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Seminar Series: The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability. Sundays, TODAY through November 5, 11:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall. Pick up a flyer in the narthex or see the Open Door for more details.   Today, October 15: The Challenge of Sustainable Mineral and Energy Resources. Stephen Marshak: Professor, UI Department of Geology, Director of UI School of Earth, Society …

The Challenge of Human Population Growth

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Upcoming Seminar Series: The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability. Sundays, October 1 through November 5, 11:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall. October 8:  David Sherwood:  Professor Emeritus, UI Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts and Sciences, Former Director of UI Reproductive Biology Training Program. Whereas Homo sapiens evolved over 200,000 years ago, global population remained less than 1 billion until …

The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability

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Upcoming Seminar Series: Our species, Homo sapiens, has been sustained by planet Earth’s eco-systems for over 200,000 years. Ongoing rapid accelerations in human population growth, technology and global affluence since the mid-twentieth century, however, are inflicting detrimental effects on the Earth’s ecosystems that are increasing the rate of extinction of species and imperiling the future of our own. This public …