Each week, guest speakers from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines join the Reverend Peter Thompson and other St. Bart's clergy for deep and insightful conversations about topics that matter to our lives as responsible citizens and people of faith. Speakers in recent years have included winners of the Tony Award, the Emmy Award, the MacArthur Fellowship, and the Pulitzer Prize, professors from prominent universities like Yale, Harvard, Princeton, and Columbia, and journalists from New York, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic.
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Coming up at The Forum
Sunday, August 14, 10 AM
Present Without Leave: Don't Wait to Do the Work
Philanthropist and investor Esther Dyson
, the Founder and Executive Director of Wellville
, talks about the importance of getting right to business, without waiting for permission or instruction. Wellville is a nonprofit focused on improving health and well being in 5 U.S. communities.
Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.
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...
In the fifth session of our Lenten Series “The Journey Inward,” the Right Reverend Dean Wolfe shared a closing presentation on the variety of Lenten disciplines of our tradition as we prepare for the approaching end to the penitential...
In the fourth session of our Lenten series, “The Journey Inward,” the Right Reverend Dean Wolfe spoke about the Christian discipline of Study to equip us during this penitential season of Lent.
In the third session of our Lenten Series, “The Journey Inward,” the Right Reverend Dean Wolfe shares practices and disciplines of fasting to equip you during this penitential season of Lent.
In our Lenten Forum Series, “The Journey Inward,” St. Bart’s clergy will share well-proved practices of prayer and discipline for you to consider during this penitential season. March 5: The Right Reverend Dean Wolfe shared...
Our Rector, the Right Reverend Dean E. Wolfe, shared thoughts on Lenten practices for the “Journey Inward’ this season.
St. Bart's at the Oscars: Matthew Moretz led a lively discussion about three nominees for Best Picture: Jackie, Hacksaw Ridge, and Manchester by the Sea. Spoiler alert: all is revealed!
Michael Kurth, parishioner and now seminarian at Yale Divinity School, spoke to us about the spiritual craft of Iconography, especially that of the Russian Church. Learn the meaning and symbolism of this ancient and holy tradition of worship and art.