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Adult Formation Fall 2017


CATHEDRAL NIGHT

5:30 pm- Holy Eucharist 6:00 pm- Supper in Dagwell Hall 7:00 pm- Formation & Conversation

CATHEDRAL NIGHT CONVERSATIONS WEDNESDAY NIGHT WELCOME

20 SEP

COFFEE AND DESSERT IN THE GARTH Kick off Cathedral Night with informal conversation.

RADICAL GRACE – WHAT IS TRUE FORGIVENESS?

27 SEP

4 OCT

Facilitated by John Putnam, Saint John’s Youth Minister.

CUTTING EDGE PRIORITIES FOR THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Facilitated by members of the Faith in Action Commission.

LOVE RESPONDS TO HATRED

11 OCT

CONVERSATION WITH A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR Presented by Sara Moses, local Holocaust survivor.

THE BIBLE IS POLITICAL

18 OCT Facilitated by the Reverend Bonnie Sarah Spencer.

FOOD AND FAITH

25 OCT Presented by Adrian Miller, Adrian Miller, author of Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time, and Executive Director, Colorado Council of Churches.


45 MILLION AMERICANS LIVE IN POVERTY. WHY?

1 NOV

Facilitated by members of the Faith in Action Commission.

“I AM PREPARED TO DIE”

NELSON MANDELA AND THE PRACTICE OF HOPE AND INTEGRITY. 8 NOV Presented by Dr. Tinyiko Maluleke, Professor of Theology, University of Pretoria, South Africa; 2017 Everding Distinguished Lecturer, Iliff School of Theology.

PARISH DINNER

15 NOV Celebrate the close of our stewardship drive! 22 NOV No Cathedral Night.

THANKSGIVING WEEK

HOW ARE WE CALLED TO BE PRESENT WITH ONE ANOTHER?

29 NOV Facilitated by Pat Petrash, Cathedral parishioner, retired psychotherapist and psychoanalyst and practitioner of meditation and centering prayer for several decades. 6 DEC 13 DEC

ADVENT QUIET NIGHTS

Take a breath during the business of the holidays and pray in the candle lit cathedral.


SUNDAY FORUMS

10:15 AM IN DAGWELL HALL

Join us Sundays for an hour of learning, sharing, and discovery.

THE START OF A JOURNEY

24 SEP Kick off the new year with the Dean.

Fr. Richard Lawson

EPISCOPALIANS & THE JESUS MOVEMENT

HISTORIC CALL & CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES 1 OCT What does it mean to be an Episcopal Greg Robbins member of the Jesus Movement in the 21st Century? 8 OCT Where are we being called today? Greg Robbins 15 OCT How do our faith commitments preGreg Robbins pare us – compel us – to be movers and shakers in the world beyond the pews?

22 OCT Are science and faith compatible?

SCIENCE & FAITH

29 OCT Where do intelligent design, creationism and evolution fit into our understanding of creation and faith? 5 NOV Climate change and faith

Dennis Johnson Dennis Johnson Dennis Johnson


RESPONSES TO HOMELESSNESS

12 NOV Learn how Network Coffee House, our partner ministry in Capitol Hill, and Interfaith Alliance are responding to homelessness in creative ways. 19 Home Sweet Home: Hear the NOV story of the St. Francis Apartment development. How can we be welcoming?

26 NOV

3 DEC

Anna Wadsworth Nathan Hunt` Anna Wadsworth Ray Stranske Tom Luehrs

COFFEE & CONVERSATION WITH CLERGY

Have questions? Join our clergy for a casual conversation.

Fr. Richard Lawson Mtr. Katie Pearson Fr. Broderick Greer

WAITING. PREPARING. PRESENCE.

What does it mean to be present with Christ and one another? 10 DEC How do we celebrate the presence of God in the everyday experience? 17 DEC What do we know of the character and presence of Jesus?

Fr. Richard Lawson

Fr. Broderick Greer Mtr. Katie Pearson


PRESENTERS AND MODERATORS

Greg Robbins

Associate Professor and Department Chair of University of Denver Religious Studies. Canon Theologian at Saint John’s Cathedral.

Dennis Johnson Professor emeritus in political management and public policy at George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Taught graduate and undergraduate courses in global and domestic energy and environmental policy

Anna Wadsworth Former editor-in-chief of Living the Good News (publisher of Episcopal educational materials); retired educator and administrator for Denver Public Schools; and member, Faith in Action Commission.

Nathan Hunt Program Director, Economic Justice at Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, which brings together people of different faiths to drive equality, human rights, and opportunity.

Tom Luehrs Director, Saint Francis Center, an organization meeting the needs of people who are homeless in Denver, and offering assistance to transition our of homelessness.

Ray Stranske Housing Consultant. Founder and former Executive Director, Hope Communities, an affordable housing organization in Five Points.

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