Mature Ministries

The Mature Ministries Program has many interesting lectures, trips, and conversations that you are invited to join! Our monthly gathering is a lunch and learn that we call “Lunch and Learn.” If you are 60 and up and are not getting our email news update, email Lisa Haddrill at

Upcoming Lunch and Learns

Mature Ministries in March 

Join us on Thursday, March 11, at Noon, for our monthly Lunch & Learn, with First Pres member Virginia Rezmierski, “Power, Bullying & Sexual Harassment.”
First Pres member Ginny Rezmierski will speak to us about bullying in its various forms including sexual harassment, developmental stages where “power” is the focus and how children, youth and adults can get stuck focused on power over others.  Contact Rev. Rogers for the zoom link!

Mature Ministries in April

Join us on Thursday, April 8, at Noon, for our monthly Lunch & Learn, with Shannon Schmoll, PhD, Director of Michigan State University’s Abrams Planetarium. Her presentation is entitled, "Spring Skies over Ann Arbor.” Spring is a wonderful time to look up. It's getting warmer and clearer and we are all itching to go outside. In this presentation we will guide everyone through the night sky. We will discuss what constellations and planets are visible in the spring, why we have seasonality of constellations at all, and explore some of the deep sky objects you can peek at with binoculars or a telescope. If you are joining form beyond Ann Arbor, no worries! The sky is pretty similar for the entire mid-Northern latitudes. Come ready to ask all of your astronomy related questions! Contact Rev. Rogers for the zoom link!

Payments, Cancellations, & Refunds

A $10 deposit is required to guarantee your spot. Deposits are non-refundable. All final owed monies for these Mature Ministry trips – for travel, meals and programs– are due 30 days before the trips take place. Refunds are only possible if it is 72 hours or more before the event AND if another member can be found to take your place. Otherwise, your deposits and payments are forfeited.