Westminster Seminars Online

Event details

  • Sunday | May 16, 2021
  • 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Zoom
  • 412-835-6630

Live on Sundays at a New Time
9:45 – 10:30 a.m. via Zoom

The Zoom meeting opens at 9:30 for greetings and conversation.

Want to catch the seminar online and attend in person worship? Bring your smart phone or tablet to Galbreath Chapel and join the seminar on Zoom. Seating will be limited to ensure your safety.

We extend a warm invitation to folks near and far to join us on Zoom or watch later on the Westminster website here. Each seminar is an informal time to learn and grow in faith through engaging topics, which change from month to month.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 874 8815 1092
Passcode: 737182

May Series
May 2, 9, 16, 23
In Genomics, What Matters More Than Genes
Lisa S. Parker, University of Pittsburgh

May 2 – Personal Genomic Testing and Precision Medicine
May 9 – Who’s Your (Fore)Daddy? Does It Matter?
May 16 – The Missing Link: It’s Behavioral, Not Genetic
May 23 – Genomic Enhancement and the Level Playing Field Myth

Lisa Parker, a philosopher, is the Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote Professor of Bioethics, Director of the Center for Bioethics & Health Law, and Professor of Human Genetics in the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Parker has published extensively on ethical concerns related to the design and conduct of research, particularly genetic research and mental health research, as well as on aesthetic surgery, confidentiality, and informed consent.

Read more about Dr. Parker here: bioethics.pitt.edu/people/lisa-s-parker-phd.

Special Seminar on May 30
Join Me in Prayer
To close out the month of May, we will look at the art of leading group prayer. How can we invite others to a spirit of prayer that is unique from our personal, private devotion? Louise Rogers will guide this discussion as we lead others in ways to talk with God.