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The Forum

Every Sunday at 10 am

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 YorkThe New Yorker, and The Atlantic.

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Sunday, November 27, 2022

Putting the Episcopal in the Episcopal Church: The Role of Bishops

On the eve of the election of the next Bishop of New York, our Rector, Bishop Dean Wolfe, talks about why we have bishops and what they do.

Please post your questions for our speaker in the comments section on Facebook or YouTube, or email the Reverend Peter D. Thompson, Vicar, at .

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Coming up at The Forum

December 4: Understanding Jesus and Paul Means Understanding Jewish Practice and Belief

Amy-Jill Levine, prolific author and the Rabbi Stanley M. Kessler Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Hartford International University for Religion and Peace, places Jesus and Paul within their Jewish context and reflects on how the Jewishness of the Jesus movement is so often overlooked.


Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.

Theology & the Arts: Religous Icons
08.08.16 | Articles | The 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 | The 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 | The 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 | The 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 | The 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.

Education for Ministry
06.06.16 | Articles | The 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...

Economics for Social Justice Explained
05.15.16 | Articles | The Forum

“Economics for Social Justice Explained,” with Rick McGahey, Senior Vice President at the Institute for New Economic Thinking, and Teresa Ghilarducci, Professor of Economics at the New School, for their presentation

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