I’m shifting the model as well, for members of my community in Philadelphia. We have a group of 13, meeting in peoples’ homes on Sunday nights for 2 hours. We decided to base the course on the essays, rather than the videos. I could get people to commit to meeting together for 12 weeks, reading an essay a week (or watching the videos on their own)  prior to getting together. We will have dinner together and then discuss the essay of the week. I am also planning to show a brief video clip before the discussion to stir people’s memory. I am curious if anyone else is using the essays instead of videos as the primary guide for the course? And if the issue of the essays and videos aligning has been resolved so that I can tell participants which videos to watch each week, if they want to watch the videos instead of reading the essays? thanks everyone!