RANDOLPH - "Who Put Science in My Scripture - a holistic look at science and faith" will be the focus of three ecumenical workshops at the United Presbyterian Church of Randolph on Oct. 15, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10. The workshops will include recent advances in astronomy and a discussion on how science fits into religion.
On Oct. 10, Dr. Marie Plumb, physics professor at Jamestown Community College will present a workshop on "How did the universe form and what are the theories for its fate?" The Rev. Leslie Latham will discuss how it fits into Christianity. The deadline to register for this workshop is Oct. 10.
The Nov. 12 workshop "Galaxies, black holes, dark matter, parallel and multiple universes" will be presented by Dr. Darren Williams, associate professor of physics and astronomy at Penn State University Behrend College. Latham will discuss "How are these part of the cosmic creation?" The registration deadline is Nov. 8.
"Life May Exist Beyond Earth. What does this mean for Christianity?" will be presented on Dec. 10 by Williams and Latham. Deadline for registration is Dec. 5.
All sessions will run from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A complimentary lunch and child care will be provided. The series has been made possible by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation.
Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Early registrations are encouraged. Call 358-4255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Find more information on Facebook (United Presbyterian Church, Randolph) and on the Internet at www.upcrandolph.org.