University Presbyterian Church, a partner of WGHA, is excited to present “Designed to Forgive: The Science and Faith of Forgiveness" which considers why forgiveness is essential to our health and happiness, and how to move toward that place. The series has three parts which focus on the "how" of forgiveness. The series consists of three free Wednesday evening programs from April 17 to May 1 and a workshop on May 4. Each program will include dinner around tables in Larson Hall, featuring national caliber speakers from the secular side, joining with UPC staff, to examine practical tools for forgiving and resolving disputes in our lives, work, and communities. It will culminate in a Saturday morning workshop on May 4, featuring Dr. Frederick Luskin of the Stanford Forgiveness Project and author of the best seller Forgive for Good.
Wednesday Dinner and Discussions at UPC
Apr 17–May 1 at 6–8:30pm, Larson Hall
Guest speakers will present on specific topics related to forgiveness with discussion around the dinner table. Events are free, but please register below so we have a count for dinner.
April 17 | The Physiology, Psychology, and Theology of Forgiveness
Frederick Luskin, Stanford Professor of Pyschology and author of Forgive for Good
George Hinman, UPC Senior Pastor
April 24 | Forgiveness in Our Places of Work and Study
Nina Meierding, professor, mediator, trainer
Teresa Wakeen, professional business mediator
May 1 | Forgiveness and Reconciliation within the Important Communities in our Lives
Shann Ray Ferch, Gonzaga Professor of Leadership Studies
Andi Saccoccio, UPC Pastor
Special Application Workshop
Saturday, May 4 at 9am, Larson Hall
Come back to learn how to practically apply these lessons to our lives and communities in a culminating workshop with Professor Frederick Luskin. Event is free, but please register so we have a count for food.
is at the web page.
Space is limited to the first 250 for each event.
The program is described more fully on the UPC website