The Learning Center (“TLC”) provides programs designed to enrich minds, encourage cultural exploration, and facilitate the sharing of ideas. Each event – each discussion, each field trip – creates an occasion for fellowship. The Learning Center draws on the expertise of Channing members and clergy, as well as that of speakers from outside the church community: professors, community activists, officers from the Naval War College, experts from the arts and from government.
Since we advertise most of our programs to the public, TLC provides a rich opportunity for members of our larger community to get to know us at Channing, and for Channing to help serve the community’s informational, social, and inspirational needs.
A sampling of recent offerings:
- “Birds of Aquidneck Island” with Lauren Parmelee, Audubon Education Specialist
- “The Role of the Press in Preserving Democracy”, with Paola Prado, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication at Roger Williams University