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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.

    Education for Ministry
    06.06.16 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Liza Page Nelson, Vestry member and mentor in the Education for Ministry (EfM) program, introduced us to this four-year distance learning certificate program in theological education based upon small-group study and practice. For more information...

    Mary Kate Wold - Church Pension Group
    05.01.16 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    In the first part of our Easter Forum series “Easter People: Faith at Work,” Mary Kate Wold, President and CEO of the Church Pension Fund, she shares the results of her “listening events” throughout the Episcopal Church...

    Abrahamic Faiths Forum: Who Imposes Guilt?
    04.10.16 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    The Abrahamic Faiths Forum Series: An Exploration of Abraham and the Shared and Distinctive Traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam Who imposes guilt on us? Parents? The Church? Our longtime colleague Rabbi Leonard Schoolman led a lively...

    Abrahamic Faiths Forum: Abraham and Sarah
    04.03.16 | Articles | Rectors Forum

    Abrahamic Faiths Forum: An Exploration of Abraham and the Shared and Distinctive Traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The Rev. Bob Dannals presented an introduction to the great Patriarch and Matriarch of the  Hebrew tradition...

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