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February 28, 2022, Adrian, MichiganWeber Retreat and Conference Center resumes its popular, in-person Lunch and Learn Series with two springtime presentations at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesdays, March 15 and April 5, 2022, in Weber Center’s Common Room. Bring your own lunch. Beverages will be provided.

Upcoming programs are as follows:

  • Eating from the Ground Up,” March 15, 2022. This program has been rescheduled to Tuesday, June 7, 2022. April Amo shares her personal journey into a whole food plant-based lifestyle and the positive benefits it has on her health. A tasting menu with a variety of the foods in this lifestyle will be provided.

  • Growing Great Vegetables,” April 5, 2022. Jared Aslakson, Permaculture Specialist for the Adrian Dominican Sisters, shares everything you may want to know about planting and harvesting a variety of vegetables.

The series is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. All guests will be screened for COVID-19 and are required to wear masks when not eating.

Weber Center is located on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, Adrian. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


Person wearing prayer shawl blowing the shofar at sunset

February 21, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – Knowing the common roots of the three Abrahamic religious traditions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam – can help Christians to better understand and appreciate their own faith tradition. In this series of talks offered in person and online, Sister Susan Van Baalen, OP, walks participants through the roots of Judaism: its theology, Scriptures, household rituals, Sabbath observances, and festivals and holidays.

Sister Susan Van Baalen, OP

“Appreciating and Celebrating Jewish Holidays” is offered both in person at Weber Retreat and Conference Center and via live stream from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT Tuesdays, March 15, 22, and 29, 2022. 

Sister Susan, a Dominican Sister of Adrian, worked in an environment that required her to explore the depth and breadth of world religions and has taught world religions at the graduate and undergraduate level. 

The cost for the in-person participation is $25 for the series. All guests will be screened for COVID-19 and required to wear masks. The cost for online participation is $15.

Registration is required and is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing webercenter@adriandominicans.org. Limited scholarships are available.

Weber Center is located on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, Adrian. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


 

 

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