The NU Class of First United Methodist Church of Orlando provides an alternative learning experience for adults of all ages where diverse opinions are discussed in a spirit of mutual respect. Embracing Jesus’ message that God loves and accepts every person, we welcome all into full participation in the life of the class regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender identity, family configuration, racial or ethnic background, economic status, or mental or physical disabilities.
In celebrating our human family’s diversity, we declare ourselves to be an Open and Affirming Reconciling Community.
The Nu Class is located on the First Floor, Room 6 of First United Methodist Church of Orlando 142 E. Jackson St., Orlando FL 32801
It meets from 9:30 am to 10:45 am Sundays. Location and Parking
Next Sunday: Jul 22
Vasudha Narayanan, Distinguished Professor, Department of Religion, University of Florida
Vasudha Narayanan is a past President of The American Academy of Religion (2001-2002). She was educated at the Universities of Madras and Bombay in India, and at Harvard University. Her fields of interest are the Hindu traditions in India, Cambodia, and America; visual and expressive cultures in the study of the Hindu traditions; and gender issues. She is currently working on Hindu temples and traditions in Cambodia. She is the author or editor of seven books and numerous articles, chapters in books, and encyclopedia entries and the associate editor of Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism. Dr. Narayanan was named University of Florida’s Teacher Scholar of the Yearin 2010.