Do you “give up” something during Lent? Why? What’s the point? Or have you considered taking on something?
The Sunday Forum
Look for the Forum Sundays, from 9:45 - 10:45 am
Please note period schedule changes below.
Topics of interest are presented and discussed in the Fleetwood Room.
Rabbi Tom Cohen, who leads the bilingual Kehilat Gesher Synagogue here in Paris, uses the familiar story of Cain and Abel to introduce us to some traditional Jewish methods of biblical interpretation.
The fastest-growing religion in the first-century Roman world wasn't Christianity – it was a state-sponsored imperial cult giving divine honors to the Emperor.
Exemplary character is said to have been disappearing in our times. Do we even recognize, much less honor, people of good character any more?
In October 1517 Augustinian monk Martin Luther challenged Catholic teaching with 95...
In October 1517 Augustinian monk Martin Luther challenged Catholic teaching with 95 theses on repentance and salvation. His act started the Protestant Reformation. What really happened, what might have happened, and what did Luther intend?
Our programs will resume on January 15th. Look for details here.
This Advent season we enter a new year in the church’s lectionary cycle, in which the Gospel according to St Matthew will provide most of our Sunday Gospel readings. In this forum, parishioner and Education Committee co-chair Bill Tompson explores Matthew’s gospel, looking at what we (think we) know about its origins, at its structure and at its major themes.
As part of our Face Time in Real Time series with the clergy, come meet with Dean Laird and talk about/ask questions about the season of Advent, which begins on this Sunday, November 27.
What motivates us to be good? Where do Christian and secular perspectives on being good intersect? How can we assess moral bioenhancements, such as gene editing or "morality pills” -- or a world without men?