St. Andrew Sunday Learning Academy

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Learning Academy Classes 2023/24

Below are some of the notes from Sunday Learning Academy for the 2023-24 program year.

  • Church History: Presbyterians (4/28-5/12)

    Twila Finkelstein is leading a three-week discussion of William Yoo's What Kind of Christianity? Professor Yoo will be joining us via Zoom on May 5.

    • Week 1 Video
    • Week 2 Video (to be added)
    • Week 3 Video (to be added)
  • Church History: The Hutterites

    University of Iowa Ph.D Candidate John Sheridan provided a discussion of the Hutterites.

    • Week 1 Video (to be added)
    • Week 2 Video (to be added)
  • Seeing the Passion of Christ through the eyes of Rembrandt

    March 10, 17, and 24

    St. Andrew member Shana Stuart led a three week discussion of Lenten Art, focusing on the work of Rembrandt.

    Watch Week 1

    Watch Week 2

    Watch Week 3

  • Lessons from Lasso

    Feb. 18, 25, & march 3, 2024

    Father-son pair Paul & Jeremy Penn lead a three-week discussion discussion of the lessons to be learned from the hit television show, "Ted Lasso."

    Watch Week 1

    Watch Week 2

    Watch Week 3

  • Minds Matter: Mental Health

    Jan. 28 & Feb. 4, 2024

    Before leading a panel discussion on the services offered by Compeer of Johnson County, Sarah Ross provided a helpful introductory presentation.


  • Summer Opportunities for All

    Jan. 21, 2024

    If you missed last week's Learning Academy class on Summer Activities, you can find the information here.

  • Challenges in serving the medical needs of those in poverty

    January 21, 2024

    Dr. Cecilia Norris, St. Andrew member and medical director for the Iowa City Free Medical Clinic, discusses the "Challenges of Serving the Medical Needs of Those in Poverty." The Jan. 14 class was mean to kick off St. Andrew's new Sunday Learning Academy, but frigid temperatures and high winds led to a video-only version of the talk.