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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.

    The Russians Are Coming!
    08.27.16 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    St. Bart's and the Arts, Series Conclusion: The Russians are Coming!Interim Rector Bob Dannals will explore two primary and influential Russian writers, Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoyevsky, with a particular focus on their theology, religious...

    Theology & the Arts: Religous Icons
    08.08.16 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Patrick Bergquist, Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries, walked us through the history and uses of icons. Icons have aided in the prayer life of the church for hundreds of years. In the Forum we took a look at ways that this...

    Spirituality & the Arts: Retta Blaney
    08.01.16 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Parishioner Retta Blaney, author of Working on the Inside: the Spiritual Life through the Eyes of Actors, discussed the ten elements of the universal spiritual life and their importance to practitioners of the arts and the Judeo-Christian...

    The Art of St. Bart's Chapel I
    07.24.16 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    The Art of St. Bart’s Chapel I: The Rev. Matthew Moretz explores the hidden meanings of the fourteen, story-telling carved capitals in our chapel, carved by the famed Piccirilli brothers, nearly one hundred years ago.

    Series Intro: St. Bart's & the Arts
    07.11.16 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Summer Series: St. Bart & the Arts Series Introduction: “The Theology of Art,” with Bob Dannals. Wendell Berry, one of the most perceptive commentators of contemporary culture and spirituality, wrote, “We think it ordinary...

    Instructed Eucharist - Matthew Moretz
    06.27.16 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Matthew Moretz presented an instructed Eucharist -- a walk-through of the service of Holy Eucharist where the different parts of our classic service are explained, revealing their rich history, purpose, and hidden meanings.

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