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Sunday, May 16, 2021

Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers

The Reverend Tyler Sit, Church Planter/Pastor, New City Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota and author of Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers, offers a refreshing vision of the Christian faith that puts social justice at the center. Because of Rev. Sit’s schedule, this Sunday’s session of The Forum was recorded in advance. Unfortunately, we will be unable to take your live questions.


Coming up at The Forum

Pentecost (May 23)

Filled with the Holy Spirit: The Meaning of Pentecost

    Cheryl Bridges Johns, the Robert E. Fisher Chair of Spiritual Renewal at Pentecostal Theological Seminary, reflects on the meaning of Pentecost, often called “the birthday of the Church.”

    First Sunday in Pentecost (May 30)

    We Remember Them: Memorial Day Reflections

    The Right Reverend Carl Wright, Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries, The Episcopal Church's Bishop Suffragan for the Armed Forces and Federal Ministries, contemplates the significance of Memorial Day and discusses his role as an intermediary between Church and State.

    Second Sunday in Pentecost (June 6)
    The Reverend Dr. Randall Balmer, John Phillips Professor in Religion at Dartmouth College and author of Solemn Reverence: Separate of Church and State in American Life
    Third Sunday in Pentecost (June 13)

    Anthony Pinn, Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor in Humanities at Rice University

    Fourth Sunday in Pentecost (June 20)

    Austen Hartke, author of Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians

    Fifth Sunday in Pentecost (June 27)
    The Reverend Dr. Patrick Cheng, Theologian-in-Residence at Saint Thomas Fifth Avenue and author of Rainbow Theology: Bridging Race, Sexuality, and Spirit

    Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

    A Visit from Buddy Stallings
    11.18.18 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    We were delighted to welcome  as our special Forum guest the Reverend Buddy Stallings, Twelfth Rector of St. Bartholomew's Church, who retired in May, 2015. Buddy, in his inimitable way, shared his thoughts on post-retirement life, and life...

    The Church and the Ballot Box, Part II
    10.29.18 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    “The Church and the Ballot Box,” Part 2 of 3: An interactive discussion about the relationship between faith and our national politics in the current moment. Led by Dr. Patrick Hornbeck, St. Bart’s parishioner, popular and...

    The Church and the Ballot Box, Part I
    10.14.18 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    “The Church and the Ballot Box,” Part 1 of 3: Models and Rules of EngagementView slide presentation here In this first session, we searched church history to identify a series of ways in which the church has engaged with political...

    The Very Reverend Kelly Brown Douglas
    09.30.18 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Today’s Forum featured a  conversation with an authentic and groundbreaking leader of the church, The Very Reverend Kelly Brown Douglas, inaugural Dean of Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary; and Professor of...

    "Ask A Muslim Anything"
    09.09.18 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Today we welcomed as our guest speaker Robert Azzi, a Lebanese-American and a Muslim from New Hampshire. At a time when America seems more divided than ever, Mr. Azzi acts to to encourage tolerance, understanding and interfaith dialogue by...

    The Practice of Happines
    08.26.18 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    How are time, money, and the practice of happiness related? What may our faith contribute to the discussion? Join the Reverend Lynn Sanders in an interactive exploration of these questions. Our answers may surprise us!

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