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The Forum

Every Sunday at 10 am

Each week, guest speakers from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines join the Reverend Peter Thompson and other St. Bart's clergy for deep and insightful conversations about topics that matter to our lives as responsible citizens and people of faith. Speakers in recent years have included winners of the Tony Award, the Emmy Award, the MacArthur Fellowship, and the Pulitzer Prize, professors from prominent universities like Yale, Harvard, Princeton, and Columbia, and journalists from New YorkThe New Yorker, and The Atlantic.


Sunday, October 1: Embracing Our Differences: Becoming Boldly Inclusive

Minette Norman, author of the new book, The Boldly Inclusive Leader, explores how to foster inclusion in our workplaces, communities, and everyday lives.


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October 8:
Alexandra Petri of the Washington Post will speak about her new book satirizing American history. 

October 15:
Sacred Muse: On Christian Art and Music

Charles Scribner III, author, art historian, and longtime member of the St. Bart’s community ponders the many ways in which art and music can lead us to the sacred. 

October 22: Deliberative Citizenship: Constructively Facing Society’s Problems

Graham Bullock, Associate Professor of Political Science, Davidson College proposes a more constructive approach to dialogue about important social and political issues.

October 29: The Reverend Molly O’Neil Frank will speak on death and dying from her perspective as a hospice chaplain at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

November 5: Thirty Years of Ministry

The Right Reverend Dean Wolfe and his wife Ellen reflect on his thirty years of service as a priest and bishop. 

November 12: Back at St. Bart’s

The Reverend Peter Thompson discusses his three month sabbatical and his return to St. Bart’s.

Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

The Practice of Hospitality in All Endeavors
09.24.23 | Articles | The Forum

Denise Mazzei, Associate Professor of Business Management, Culinary Institute of America will explore the nature and importance of hospitality. How might a professional perspective of hospitality enlighten the welcome we extend to others?

Hildreth Meière
08.06.23 | Articles | The Forum

Architectural historian Kathleen Skolnik, who teaches at Roosevelt University in Chicago, pays homage to the prominent twentieth century muralist Hildreth Meière and discusses the works she created for Rockefeller Center, Temple Emanu-el...

Embodied Theology
07.23.23 | Articles | The Forum

The Reverend Jarel Robinson-Brown, Curate of St. Botolph-without-Aldgate in London, talks about why our body and God's body matter to our spiritual life and journey into wholeness.

It's All About Love
07.16.23 | Articles | The Forum

The Reverend Canon Stephanie Spellers and the Reverend Zack Nyein reflect on the Episcopal Church's four day “festival for the Jesus movement” held recently in Baltimore.

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