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Sunday, September 19, 2021

No Forum Scheduled

Instead, join us for the St. Bart's Day Fair between the 9 am and 11 am services, and immediately after the 11 am service, fully outdoors on the Great Terrace. We celebrate our patron saint and our vibrant and inclusive community, with opportunities to learn about various ways to get involved at St. Bart's. 

If you can't join us in person, the Virtual Coffee Hour via Zoom will feature the St. Bart's Day Fair today. Join members of the St. Bart's community and one of our clergy members, 12:30-1 pm. Password 282860. All are welcome.

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Sunday, September 12, 2021

The Anatomy of Grief

As we mark the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, and mourn the millions who have already died as part of the COVID-19 pandemic, psychologist and psychotherapist Dorothy P. Holinger, Ph.D. explains how grief works and offers suggestions on how to deal with the grief we experience.


Click here for a discount for the author's book.

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Sunday, September 5, 2021

Come Labor On: Reflections on Labor Day

On Labor Day weekend, the Reverend Richard Witt, Executive Director of Rural Migrant Ministry, reflects on the experience and needs of farmworkers in New York State and the importance of advocating for all workers’ rights. As this session of the Forum is pre-recorded, we are unable to take your questions live.

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Upcoming at The Forum:

Sunday, September 19, 2021

The Forum will not be held on September 19, as we celebrate St. Bart's Day with our 9 am, 11 am and 5 pm worship services and the St. Bart's Fair. More info here.

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Giving Makes Life Worth Living

The Reverend Kenneth Brannon, Vice Rector of St. Michael and All Angels in Dallas, explores how investing time, talent, and treasure in the mission of God can lead to greater alignment with the image of God found within us. While the Church needs our money, we need the experience of giving even more.

Sunday, October 3, 2021

A Tale of Two Francises

When the current Pope chose his official papal name, he looked to Francis of Assisi, the medieval friar best known for his love of nature and extreme commitment to poverty. Fordham University professor Patrick Hornbeck, a parishioner and favorite Forum speaker, returns to examine the similarities and differences between the thirteenth-century saint and the twenty-first century pontiff.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

Frederick Douglass and the Fourth of July
07.04.21 | Articles | The Forum

This is a replay of a popular installment of The Forum from July 5, 2020. David Blight, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and...

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...

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