The Walpole Unitarian Church will begin its "Soup and Savor" lunch and program at noon on Thursdays at the Hastings Memorial Parish House on Union Street from Jan. 14 though Feb. 25.
Soup and conversation will be served at noon, followed by a program or topical film at 12:45 p.m. Donations will be gratefully accepted.
To kick off the series, on Jan.14, Dr. Debra Livingston, Fall Mountain School Superintendent, will present "Poverty and Response," a packed power-point on the differing life responses from poor, middle class, and wealthy backgrounds.
On Jan. 21, Patti Frankel will offer "A Little Introduction to Dreamwork." The possibility of creating an on-going Dream Group will be offered.
On Jan. 28, Rev. Telos Whitfield will present at the church Media Center a screening of the film "Mystic Iran: the Unseen World."
On Feb. 4 Bonnie Mennell of the Granite Earth Institute will discuss study circles and forming a group based on "Menu for the Future, creating our food future." Groups are self-led by participants.
Rev. Telos Whitfield will lead again on Feb. 11 with a second Media Center screening "Peace Is Every Step: Life and Work of Thich Nhat Hanh."
On Feb. 18, Karen Walter, WUC member and Westminster Representative to the Council on Aging of Southeastern Vermont, will present a Media Center screening of "Living in Town, planning our future - which we all need to do."
Rounding out the offerings on Feb. 25 Rev. Whitfield, will offer a screening of "Rumi Returning: Triumph of the Divine Passion." A discussion will follow the film.
For details call 603-756-3711 or 603-756-3961.