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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.

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Lenten Series - I’m the problem. It’s me: Reflections on Self-Reflection

According to the Book of the Common Prayer, one of the purposes of Lent is to provide time for “self-examination.” This Lent, speakers from a variety of fields discuss how, through music, literature, religious ritual, and medical care, we can come to understand ourselves better.

Sunday, March 10
I'm the problem. It's me: Confession in the Episcopal Church


Many Episcopalians are surprised to learn that their Church offers personal confession. The Rt. Rev. Andrew St. John, Bishop-in-Residence at St. Thomas Fifth Avenue, provides an overview of the rite as it is used within our own tradition.

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Upcoming Forums

Sunday, March 17

Dr. Patricia Tidwell, psychotherapist, on the power of therapy.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

We Remember Them: Memorial Day Reflections
05.30.21 | Articles | The Forum

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...

Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers
05.16.21 | Articles | The Forum

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...

Spiritual Postures for the Afterliving
05.09.21 | Articles | The Forum

Resurrecting Wounds: Living in the Afterlife of Trauma Boston University professor Shelly Rambo examines recovery from trauma through the lens of Jesus’ resurrection. This session of The Forum will be based on Rambo’s 2017 book of...

Decolonizing Christianity
04.25.21 | Articles | The Forum

Decolonizing Christianity The Reverend Dr. Miguel de la Torre, Professor of Social Ethics and Latinx Studies at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, explains why it is important to de-couple Christianity and whiteness. Professor de la...

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