Spiritual University


Spiritual University



Spiritual University

Exploring Great Geological Wonders
Expanding Eco-theological Horizons

 Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 pm, September 7 – October 12, 2017

Class Location:  Church of the Nativity, 2175 Broadway Grand Junction 81507


Earth’s most intriguing geological wonders are explored by award-winning teacher and geophysicist, Professor Wysession on DVD.  Eco-theology for a planet in peril will be explored as it relates to the DVD content.  Sallie McFague’s book  – Life Abundant: Rethinking Theology and Economy for a Planet in Peril - will be used as a resource.

Watch fascinating video and teachings of our world’s wonders.
Discuss a relationship-based eco-theology and expand spiritual horizons.

Topics include:
~ Galapagos Rift on a Volcanic Hotspot (#3) (Variety of Life)
~ Thunderous Waterfalls (#11) (Water of Life)
~ Aurora Light Shows (#33) (Energy of Life)
~ Geological wonders Beyond Earth (#36) (Expanse of Life)
~ The Dead Sea Salinity (#29) (Salt of Life)
~ Rocks and the Keys to Life (Bedrock of Life) (#6)
~ Amazon Basin (#10) (Breath of Life)
Course Facilitator
Rev. Blaine Scott is a theologian who guides persons to articulate the powerful and intimate relationships between Creator and creatures. He and his wife, Tracy, founded Steadfast Steeds Mustang Horse Sanctuary in Glade Park. They partner with formerly wild horses to coach fatigued and traumatized people toward recovery and resilience.
Rev. Scott is a United Methodist clergy of 26 years, most recently serving First UMC of Grand Junction 2005-2015. He now serves the community as a Spiritual Entrepreneur in the roles of Sr. Care Family Guide, Stress Coach, and Spiritual Director.

How to sign up:
Tuition is $20. Register online at www.nativitygj.org.  Payment is accepted online or at the first class session. Request scholarship help by emailing or calling 970-245-9606.

Spiritual University
Spiritual University is in its sixth year as an ecumenical, interfaith project of progressive thought and learning sponsored by Episcopal Church of the Nativity. People of all faith traditions or none at all are welcome. Courses are offered three times yearly - Fall, Winter, and Spring.  A nominal tuition fee is charged for each course but scholarships are available if payment is a hardship!