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Sunday, May 9, 2021

Spiritual Postures for the Afterliving

How can we faithfully respond to the traumas we face? Boston University professor Shelly Rambo, an expert on the theology of trauma, finds guidance in the accounts of Jesus’ resurrection. Rambo’s 2017 book Resurrecting Wounds: Living in the Afterlife of Trauma is the focus of our Wednesday evening group discussion.

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Sunday, May 2, 2021

The Social Dilemma: Confronting the Perils of Social Media

Vickie Curtis, a screenwriter for the acclaimed Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma, looks at the terrifying ways in which social media has impacted our lives.

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Sunday, April 25, 2021

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 Torre’s new book Decolonizing Christianity was released in March.

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Coming up at The Forum

Easter 6 (May 9)

Shelly Rambo, Associate Professor of Theology, Boston University and author of Resurrecting Wounds: Living in the Aftermath 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.

Easter 7 (May 16)

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.

Pentecost (May 23)

    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)

    The Right Reverend Carl Wright, Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries, The Episcopal Church


    Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

    Jose Chapa: Migrant Ministries
    08.13.17 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Today we welcomed Jose Chapa, Campaign Coordinator for the Justice for Farmworkers campaign. Mr. Chapa introduced the work of Rural & Migrant Ministry, a group that acts to overcome the prejudices and poverty that degrade and debilitate...

    Dr. T.K. Nakagaki
    07.30.17 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Today we  welcomed the Rev. Dr. T. K. Nakagaki, President of the Buddhist Council of New York and noted Japanese calligrapher, who gave  us a glimpse of his broad ministry in New York City. Since 1994, the Rev. Nakagaki has...

    The Desert Fathers and Wisdom Tradition
    07.23.17 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    The Desert Fathers and Wisdom Tradition: Enjoy this presentation featuring the lives and teaching of early Christian hermits, ascetics, and monks who led a kind of spiritual revival in the wilderness that informs our tradition to this very day.

    Parish Holy Land Pilgrims
    07.16.17 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Listen in to a Forum presentation from the Holy Land pilgrims of our parish who traveled with Canon Iyad Qumri in early 2016. Learn about their journey as well as a St. Bart’s pilgrimage planned for 2019.

    Pilgrims and Tourists
    07.09.17 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Pilgrims and Tourists: What is the difference between making a pilgrimage and taking a tour? Our Rector, Dean Wolfe, led a discussion about the ancient spiritual practice of pilgrimage to holy sites in our faith, especially as it informs our...

    Forum with the Rt. Rev. Allen K. Shin
    06.12.17 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Today for the Forum we welcomed the Suffragan Bishop of New York, the Right Reverend Allen K. Shin. He shared a glimpse of his broad ministry in this great diocese, and spoke with those who are making their next step in their walk with Christ.

    Canon Stephanie Sellers
    06.04.17 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    For the Forum we welcomed this morning’s guest preacher, the Reverend Canon Stephanie Spellers, Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism and Reconciliation. Canon Sellers shared a portrait of her work throughout the Episcopal Church and...

    "Braking AIDS" 2017
    04.30.17 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Listen in to learn about Team St. Bart’s and the “Braking AIDS 2017” Boston-to-NY bike ride, as well as the mission of Housing Works to end homelessness and AIDS.

    Social Media and Being the Church
    04.23.17 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Social Media and Being the Church: A lively discussion with our new Communications Director, Kara Flannery, and the Reverend Matthew Moretz on the social media landscape and how it relates to the common life of St. Bart’s and our personal...

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