Mission Events

A Short Course on Islam for Non-Muslims.”

First Congregational Church of Dunbarton, UCC receives New Hampshire Humanities Grant for Islam Lecture.

The Lecture was March 26,  at 3:00 pm  in the Dunbarton Congregational Church. Click  to view the poster.

The Rev. Charles Kennedy presented an overview of Islam and how it is practiced in the United States. He earned a PhD from Yale University’s Department of Near Eastern Languages and Literatures. Kennedy is Professor Emeritus at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and has published widely on the subject of the Bible and early Christian life. He has taught adult education classes at Colby-Sawyer College on such varied topics as Islam, religions in America and vaudeville. The Rev. Kennedy has lived in the Middle East and is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ.

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Climate Change:  Here in New Hampshire

Dunbarton Congregational Church hosted a UNH Speaker on Climate Change

The science of climate change and its likely impacts on the New England region was the topic of discussion at the Dunbarton Congregational Church, on Sunday, April 24, 2016

Barry Rock, UNH Professor Emeritus in the Earth Systems ResearchCenter at the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space spoke to these the following questions:  What do earth-orbiting satellites tell us about  the current and future impacts of global warming on our local landscape?  How is what’s happening today different from past climate changes?

Dr. Rock explain the causes of climate change in our era. He discussed its impacts on NH forests, including his research on sugar maples and white pine.
If you missed the event, the Slide presentation are available, part 1 & part 2.