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.
Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers
The Reverend Tyler Sit, a pastor and church planter in the United Methodist Church, offers a refreshing vision of the Christian faith that puts social justice at the center.
Because of the Rev...
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 3 of 3: What (Just) Happened?In this final session, we considered the results of the midterm elections in light of what we will have learned. Led by Dr. Patrick Hornbeck, St. Bart’s...
“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 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...
Today’s guest speaker was Alan Yarborough, Communication Coordinator and Office Manager for The Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations (OGR), and former young adult missionary in Haiti. Alan shared how the OGR lifts up the...
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...
As we begin a new church program year, St. Bart’s Rector, Bishop Dean Wolfe, offered thoughts on what he sees ahead, as well as highlights from the 2018 General Convention that may have the biggest impact on our second hundred years in this...
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...
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!
Join our new Associate Rector, Susan Anderson-Smith, for a time of introductions and conversation. Come and meet your newest priest, and learn more about her life, her vocation, and her ministry among us.