The Rector's Forum

***THE RECTOR'S FORUM IS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE***

 

Sunday mornings, 10:10 am to 11:00 am in the Undercroft
(September through May)

The Rector’s Forum is offered as an opportunity to explore faith and live into our commitment to lifelong Christian Formation.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend so that we might deepen our relationship with God and one another.

2019 - 20 Schedule


March

15   What is Anglicanism? The Episcopacy - Mitres, croziers, and other odd things – what does the Episcopacy mean and represent for the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion? Join us for our ongoing conversation and discussion of What is Anglicanism? [Optional reading: What is Anglicanism? Chapter 7]

22   What is Anglicanism? The Pastoral Care & Spirituality - Join us today as we continue our multi-part series on Anglicanism. Today we will discuss the importance of pastoral care within our tradition and the practical spirituality of Anglicans through the ages. [Optional reading: What is Anglicanism? Chapter 8 and 9]

29   What is Anglicanism? Mission - What is our purpose? We speak of this often as individual, and even as a local community. What is the mission of the Church and how do we relate the broad society, the State, in which we live? Join us to continue to explore the question: “What is Anglicanism?” [Optional reading: What is Anglicanism? Chapter 10]


April

5    Palm Cross Workshop – All ages are invited to join us for an intergenerational morning of fellowship as we learn to make Palm Crosses from our Palm Sunday palms fronds.  Join us for this fun start Holy Week!

12    Easter Day:  The Sunday of the Resurrection – It’s Easter and that means that it’s time to celebrate!  Join us on the East Lawn following the 9:00 a.m. service (or before the 11:15 am service!) for the annual Easter Egg Hunt and other fun and games for our kids, and refreshments for all adults

19   What is Anglicanism? Church & State - What is our purpose? We speak of this often as individual, and even as a local community. What is the mission of the Church and how do we relate the broad society, the State, in which we live? Join us to continue to explore the question: “What is Anglicanism?” [Optional reading: What is Anglicanism? Chapter 11]

26   What is Anglicanism, Prophetic Witness - The separation of Church and State is ingrained in our American psyche. And yet, the Church is call, it would seem, to speak to, to bless and the challenge, our modern society. Join us for this final part to our series What is Anglicanism? to explore and discuss the “Prophetic Witness” as it is understood within the Anglican tradition. [Optional reading: What is Anglicanism? Chapter 12]


May

3    What is Anglicanism? Summing up.

10    Conversations with the Rector – As summer approaches join Fr. Drew for this informal conversation about Christ Church.

17    Recognition Sunday and Parish Breakfast – Join us this special Sunday as recognize the completion of our formation programs for all ages.  Members from the Catechumenate and adult formation programs will preach.  Following the service we will offer a Parish Breakfast as we turn our attention to summer.