Conversations on Contemporary Christian Living
Coffee HOUR 11:00 AM
The Forum 11:15 AM
*after 10:00 AM service.
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel: Advent Reflections on the Name of Jesus
Sacred Conversations on Race
with Rev. Kris Watson
Sunday, January 17th
What does the phrase “We The People” actually mean as Christians in this time and place? Reverend Kris Watson, co-teacher of our upcoming Sacred Conversations to End Racism class, teaches us about the history of racism and the beginning of these United States.
Word and Image: the Hermeneutics of The Saint John's Bible
with Fr. Michael Patella
Sunday, January 24th
The production of The Saint John’s Bible featured many firsts. One such first is the relationship between a group of academics in the US, who approved the biblical illuminations and the studio of artists in Wales, who made them. Fr Michael Patella will discuss how, after a series of fits and starts, a successful process developed between the two bodies.
Faith at Work in Canary Wharf
with the Rev. Dr. Fiona Stewart-Darling
We will be joined by the lead chaplain at the Canary Wharf Multifaith Chaplaincy in London for a timely conversation about how faith can inform ethics and values in the workplace. Fiona Stewart-Darling was one of the first women ordained in the Church of England, after a career as a senior research scientist for British Gas. In 2004, she established the chaplaincy to provide pastoral care and support to the business community in Canary Wharf. In addition to her full-time work at the chaplaincy, Fiona assists in an honorary capacity at Westminster Abbey