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...
Parishioner Nick Stuart talked about one of his latest documentaries, Milwaukee 53206, which addresses the issue of mass incarceration in the United States. The film, shown at Congress last year, is now at the heart of a campaign designed to help...
In today’s Forum. Matthew Moretz introduced the spectacular sequence of sixteen capitals carved by the Piccirilli Brothers in our church and discussed these works of art in close-up detail, each their own dramatic sequence featuring vital...
Today we welcomed Dr. Sarah Ruden for a lively discussion on her recent scholarly work. Dr. Ruden is the author of The Face of Water: A Translator on Beauty and Meaning in the Bible, and the translator of a new version of Augustine’s...
Today we welcomed Jonathan F. Cooper, Communications Manager for the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES), who explored the wide-ranging world of social media and shared his considerations for health and wellness in that shared space.
“St. Bart’s, The Episcopal Church and the United Nations: Engaging with the Global Community.” Today we welcomed Lynnaia Main, the Officer for Global Relations and Representative to the United Nations for the Episcopal Church...
"Confronting Despair – Together.” Dr. Kelly Murphy Mason of the Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute explored the current understanding of the role of despair in our lives and how communities of faith can support the world in...
Our iconic dome has been magnificently restored! On September 24th, Project Manager Chris Norfleet of Séamus Henchy & Associates spoke about how they executed this complicated work -- finishing on time and on budget. After 14 months...
Today at the Forum, we introduced Lucy Breidenthal Bernardin, our new Minister for Children, Youth, and Family Formation and learn more about Kairos, our new Sunday morning education program, and other plans for children, youth and family events...