3 Church St, Cambridge; (617) 495-2727
An ongoing series of discussions on weighty matters, such as Why Congress Has It Wrong on Welfare Reform: The Empirical Evidence, The Presidential Nomination Process: Is It Broken? If So, How Do We Fix It?, and Building Community With Technology. Lectures are held on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in this Harvard Square church; admission is free to all.
Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston St, Boston; (617) 266-6710
This forward-thinking Copley Square church explores a wide variety of fascinating and timely topics. Recent programs included discussions on the letters of the Rosenbergs, the obstruction of peace in the Middle East and the Contract with America’s war on motherhood. These are held on Sunday mornings at 11, and are free and open to all. The season runs September through June.