—  Ryan Cragun —  Baker Ripley, 6500 Rookin, Houston, TX

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Main Topic: Religion and Happiness: Much Ado About Nothing

Speaker : Ryan Cragun

Ryan Cragun is Co-Director/Honors Program and Professor of Sociology at the University of Tampa. The focus of his scholarship is on Mormonism and nonreligion. His research has been published in a variety of academic journals. He's the author or editor of numerous books, including, Organized Secularism in the US and What You Don't Know About Religion (but Should).

Music : Jimmy Smith

Born and raised in Tulsa Oklahoma, James Kenneth Smith moved down to Texas in 2004 to pursue his music education. After a short time in Galveston, moved to San Marcos TX to study at Texas State University where he graduated with a Degree in Jazz Studies in 2011. Subsequently moved to Houston where he was a freelance musician and guitar instructor. In 2016 started working as Orchestra/Showband Guitarist for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines until March 2020. Upon his return to Houston, he has continued his work as a freelance musician and guitar instructor.

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Baker Ripley Community Center
6500 Rookin St
Houston, TX 77074

Houston Oasis meets in the Reunion Hall Gymnasium on the Baker Ripley campus. From Hillcroft St, turn right onto High Star Dr, then turn right into the Baker Ripley parking lot just past where the road curves to become Rookin St. You can park anywhere in this lot and follow the "Oasis" directional signs to the gym. Harris County is back at Level 3 - Moderate therefore we are relaxing our mask requirements

COVID-19 Policy:

Harris County is back at Level 3 - Moderate therefore we are relaxing our mask requirements Masks are now optional for fully vaccinated individuals. **We are continuing to monitor the COVID situation and these rules are subject to change View our Covid Policy at https://www.houstonoasis.org/covid-19-policy

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