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8:30am - 9:15am
First Worship Service, Sanctuary
Coffee Fellowship, Gathering Place

Sunday School
Adult Choir Rehearsal, Community Room

11:00am - 12:15pm
Second Worship Service, Sanctuary

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 simple diagrams for connection of laptop to tv system (vga and hdmi)

 The Sol Center Board of Directors 
Thurman Adkins
Judy Cole, secretary
Bonnie Flake, chair
Dave Gaskins, treasurer
Barbie Gorelick Callanan
Todd Hanneken
Sarwat Husain
Mehboob (Bob) Jaffer
Wayne Knutson
Martha Ann Kirk
Marise Melson, vice-chair
Lopita Nath
Sandy Nicholson
Matt Stafford
Kelly S. Allen, pastor, ex officio
Lucy Greer Burton, director, ex officio

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Click here to see a pdf version of the Sol Catalog!

SoL Courses Fall 2014

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Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone with Rachel Brownlee
Dates: Three Saturdays, Sept. 6, 13, and 20, Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Couple Talk: Renew the Depth and Delight of Communication with Marian Higgins
Dates: Six Mondays, Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6 and 13, Time: 7 - 9 p.m.

Metaphor in Life, Story and Dream with Marga Speicher
Dates: Four Mondays, Sept. 15, 22, 29, and Oct. 6, Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Teaming with Wildlife with Richard Heilbrun
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 16, Time: 7 - 9 p.m.

Scriptural Reasoning: Reading the Sacred Texts of Judaism, Christianity and Islam with Narjis Pierre
Dates: Four Wednesdays, Sept. 17, 24, Oct. 1, and 8, Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Answering Your Questions about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with Thomas Hardaway
Dates: Two Wednesdays, Sept. 17 and 24, Time: 7 - 9 p.m.

Celebrating Your Child with Cindi Caitlin
Dates: Three Mondays, Sept. 22, 29, and Oct. 6

The Forbidden Books of the Prophet Enoch: Their Influence on the Earliest Christians  Hanneken
Dates: Two Tuesdays, Sept. 23 and 30, Time: 7 - 9 p.m.

A Dubious Distinction: The U.S.A. Is the World’s Largest Jailer with Jorge Montiel
Dates: Three Thursdays, Oct. 2, 9, and 16, Time: 7 - 9 p.m.

Sikh Tradition, Belief and Practice with Hardeep Singh and Jasdeep Sing
Dates: Two Tuesdays, Nov. 11 and 18, Time: 7 - 9 p.m.

Gardening Techniques for Low Maintenance Landscapes with Paul W. Cox
Dates: Three Fridays, Oct. 3, 10, and 17, Time: 9 a.m. - 12 noon

     The First Six Years of the Nazi Regime: Paving the Road to the Holocaust with Maxine Cohen
Schedule: Tuesday, Oct. 7; 7 - 9 p.m. at the SoL Center and Tuesday, Oct. 14, 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center’s Holocaust Museum (12500 NW Military Hwy, 78231)   

Global Warming: It's Hotter Than You Think with David T. Young
Date: Sunday, Oct. 19, Time: 7 - 9:30 p.m.

Buddhist Meditation and Dialogue with Linda Mockeridge
Dates: Five Mondays, Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10 and 17 Time: 7 - 9 p.m

Moses: Messenger of God to Jews, Christians and Muslims with Rabbi Samuel M. Stahl, Rev. Dr. Francisco Garcia-Treto, and Sarwat Husain |
Dates: Three Tuesdays, Oct. 21, 28, and Nov. 4, Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.       

Native and Special Trees of South Central Texas II with Paul W. Cox
Dates: Three Fridays, Nov. 7, 14, and 21, Time: 9 a.m. - 12 noon

Reel Power: Fueling the Energy Revolution with Alyssa Burgin
Dates: Two Sundays, Nov. 9 and 16, Time: 6 - 8 p.m.

SoL Mission Statement 

SoL Mission Statement


The SoL Center serves to educate adults, regardless of their religious background, who seek to explore all aspects of religious faith in the 21st century. The Center organizes, sponsors, and co-sponsors classes, lecture series, and dramatic and musical programs led by teacher-scholars and professionals. They share their insights and viewpoints, applying their knowledge and experience on a broad range of subjects and encouraging open, respectful discussions and active learning by participants. In the eight years since the SoL Center was founded, approximately 5,000 people have enjoyed its enlightening programs. We invite your contributions as well as your continued and full participation to enable and enrich the understandings, the relationships, and ultimately the lives within and among the faith communities of San Antonio. If you wish to support the work of the SoL Center monetarily, please indicate the amount of your gift and provide your contact information. If circumstances prevent you from making a monetary donation at this time, there are other ways you can support the work of the SoL Center as a volunteer (ambassador). Contact Lucy Burton, SoL Center Director. Mail donations to The SoL Center at UPC, 300 Bushnell Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212.


The Light (see link above) is published by the SoL Center four times a year, and these links will take you to the lastest pdf versions of that publication where you can see a full listing of our current courses.


A conversation with Jacques Barzun, hosted by Jack Jackson, Sept. 12, 2010, SoL (Source of Light) Center, University Presbyterian Church, San Antonio, TX. Uploaded with the permission of Jacques Barzun and Jack Jackson.
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