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Sunday, September 19, 2021

No Forum Scheduled

Instead, join us for the St. Bart's Day Fair between the 9 am and 11 am services, and immediately after the 11 am service, fully outdoors on the Great Terrace. We celebrate our patron saint and our vibrant and inclusive community, with opportunities to learn about various ways to get involved at St. Bart's. 

If you can't join us in person, the Virtual Coffee Hour via Zoom will feature the St. Bart's Day Fair today. Join members of the St. Bart's community and one of our clergy members, 12:30-1 pm. Password 282860. All are welcome.

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Sunday, September 12, 2021

The Anatomy of Grief

As we mark the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, and mourn the millions who have already died as part of the COVID-19 pandemic, psychologist and psychotherapist Dorothy P. Holinger, Ph.D. explains how grief works and offers suggestions on how to deal with the grief we experience.


Click here for a discount for the author's book.

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Sunday, September 5, 2021

Come Labor On: Reflections on Labor Day

On Labor Day weekend, the Reverend Richard Witt, Executive Director of Rural Migrant Ministry, reflects on the experience and needs of farmworkers in New York State and the importance of advocating for all workers’ rights. As this session of the Forum is pre-recorded, we are unable to take your questions live.

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Upcoming at The Forum:

Sunday, September 19, 2021

The Forum will not be held on September 19, as we celebrate St. Bart's Day with our 9 am, 11 am and 5 pm worship services and the St. Bart's Fair. More info here.

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Giving Makes Life Worth Living

The Reverend Kenneth Brannon, Vice Rector of St. Michael and All Angels in Dallas, explores how investing time, talent, and treasure in the mission of God can lead to greater alignment with the image of God found within us. While the Church needs our money, we need the experience of giving even more.

Sunday, October 3, 2021

A Tale of Two Francises

When the current Pope chose his official papal name, he looked to Francis of Assisi, the medieval friar best known for his love of nature and extreme commitment to poverty. Fordham University professor Patrick Hornbeck, a parishioner and favorite Forum speaker, returns to examine the similarities and differences between the thirteenth-century saint and the twenty-first century pontiff.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

The Anatomy of Grief
09.12.21 | Articles | The Forum

As we mark the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, and mourn the millions who have already died as part of the COVID-19 pandemic, psychologist and psychotherapist Dorothy P. Holinger, Ph.D. explains how grief works and offers suggestions on...

Come Labor On: Reflections on Labor Day
09.05.21 | Articles | The Forum

Come Labor On: Reflections on Labor Day On Labor Day weekend, the Reverend Richard Witt, Executive Director of Rural Migrant Ministry, reflects on the experience and needs of farmworkers in New York State and the importance of advocating for all...

Sacred Music in the Twentieth Century
08.15.21 | Articles | The Forum

Despite the perceived secularization of society during the twentieth century, it was actually an age of extraordinary revival for religiously based music. The New Yorker’s music critic Alex Ross shares thoughts on some favorite sacred works...

Summer Reading
08.01.21 | Articles | The Forum

Frank Collerius and Crystal Chen, co-hosts of the New York Public Library’s podcast The Librarian Is In, offer summer reading recommendations and address questions about reading, libraries, and books.

Picturing Mary Magdalene
07.18.21 | Articles | The Forum

Our newest clergyperson, the Reverend Meredith Ward, Interim Associate Rector, explores the story of Mary Magdalene through art and scripture and examines how early interpretations of her have shaped our current understanding of this first...

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