Announcements / First Day School Topics August 2010 through January 2011

First Day School Topics August 2010 through January 2011

By Susan Long - Posted on August 24 2010

 August 29 -- Houston Interfaith Worker's Justice by Nathan Clarkston
September 5, 12, and 19 -- Gandhi -- a Quakerly View, presented by Allison Copony
September 28 -- Personal Stories of Friends -- David S. Buck, M.D., MPH
Longtime member of LOFM, Dave is a physician in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Before then, he worked for a time with Mother Teresa in Calcutta, India. He is the founder and president of Healthcare for the Homeless, Houston and is on the board of directors of the International Street Medicine Society. He was recently appointed by the US Government Accountability Office to the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) Program Advisory Board. This board will make recommendations to the US Department of Health and Human Services on grants and loans to establish nonprofit, member-run health insurers serving the individual and small-group markets. The board was created as a part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

October 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 -- World Religions (to be announced)
November 7, 14, 21, and 28 -- Worship Sharing on the four Gospels of the New Testament, facilitated by Larry Marcotte
December 5, 12, and 19 -- Christian critics -- Borg, Crosson, Armstrong
Presenters needed (if you're interested please contact Peg Nosek ( or Andy Miller (
January 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 -- More on Barkley by Ty Cashion and Andy Miller