Perspectives from the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: TWO FATHERS SPEAK OUT
Rami Ehlhanan, who lost a daughter in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, shares his story and reflects on the importance of dialogue, reconciliation, and peace. Rami is a member of The Parents Circle-Families Forum, a joint Israeli-Palestinian organization composed of over 600 families who have lost a member in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Our newest clergyperson, the Reverend Meredith Ward, Interim Associate Rector, explores the story of Mary Magdalene through art and scripture and examines how early interpretations of her have shaped our current understanding of this first witness to the Resurrection.
An Ordinary Age: Finding Your Way in a World That Expects Exceptional
Writer Rainesford Stauffer reflects on the experience of young adults in contemporary society. How can they find satisfaction in the ordinary when they are constantly pressured to strive for something more?
Twelfth Sunday in Pentecost (August 15)
Sacred Music in the Twentieth Century
Despite the perceived secularization of society during the twentieth century, it was actually an age of extraordinary revival for religiously based music. The New Yorker’s music critic Alex Ross shares thoughts on some favorite sacred works from the period.
Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.
The Lessons of the Wilderness (Part 4—Sojourning in the Wilderness: Perseverance with Confidence)
At the present moment, many Christians feel that they are “in the wilderness”: church membership is declining and talk about...
The Reverend Dr. Dan Matthews, the retired Rector of Trinity Church Wall Street, has served the Episcopal Church with distinction for decades. What is so great about our denomination? Hear the perspective of someone who knows it very well.
The Lessons of the WildernessPart 2—Jesus in the Wilderness: Responding to God’s Call At the present moment, many Christians feel that they are “in the wilderness”: church membership is declining and talk about...
The Lessons of the WildernessPart 1: The Wilderness Generation: Disenthralling Ourselves from IdolatryAt the present moment, many Christians feel that they are “in the wilderness”: church membership is declining and talk about...
Transforming Lives, Transforming the Church, Transforming the World: The State of St. Bart’s 2019
On Celebration Sunday, as our program year begins, Bishop Dean Wolfe offers an overview of where St. Bart’s is and where it will be...
Pilgrimage Then and Now: Paul’s Journey to Ephesus, and MineIn the Acts of the Apostles, Paul travels to the Greek city of Ephesus, spreading the Good News of Jesus, baptizing new believers and healing the sick. He also came into conflict...