The humanities department at Jefferson Community College will host “Should We Believe?,” a religious debate between a theist (a believer) and a non-theist on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 6-002, Jules Center (building 6). The public is welcome.
The Reverend Mahlon Smith, senior pastor at New Hope Baptist Church in Watertown, will lead the discussion in favor of theists and Jerry Moore, editor at the Watertown Daily Times, will lead the discussion in favor of non-theists. Moderating the debate will be the Reverend Dr. Jerome Wichelns, retired professor of philosophy and world religions at JCC and pastor of Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Adams.
The debate is spearheaded by the Interfaith Group of Watertown and sponsored by the JCC humanities department. Those who regard distinction between justified belief and opinion as well as those who question meaning, truth and purpose in life may find the debate of interest. Discussion will immediately follow the debate.
For more information, call the Jefferson Community College Humanities Department at 315-786-2414.
Super Science Saturday to be held February 1, 2020
Super Science Saturday (SSS) is back at Jefferson Community College! A celebration of math and science and an exploration of science careers, SSS will take place on February 1, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Although designed for students in grades 5-8, all family members are welcome to attend. Admission is free.