Formation

Wednesday Evenings - 6:00 p.m. (following the 5:15 Eucharist) 

Christian Faith and Modern Science (Conference Room)

Beginning in September

The public is invited to a 11-week lecture series on Christian Faith and Modern Science. The lectures begin with a question, “Is it reasonable to believe in God?” Additional lectures will cover topics from religion, Darwin, and the Cosmos, to fundamentalism, liberalism, and near-death experiences.

*This Schedule Has Changed

Part One 

September 4:  “Is it reasonable to believe in God?”

September 11: “Religion and Science: Enemies or Allies?”

September 18: "About the Cosmos: Is it Designed for Life?"

September 25: “About Darwin: The Man and His Science”*

October 2: "About God, in Christian Understanding"*

 

Part Two

October 9: "About the Bible"*

October 16: "About Fundamentalism"*

October 23: "About Liberalism"*

October 30: "Atheistic Darwinism and its Challenge"*

November 6: "Incarnation, Passion, and Evolution"*

November 13: "Near Death Experience: Scientific and Theological Perspectives"*

 

 

 

Sunday Mornings - Classes held between the 9:00 & 11:15 services

Dean's Class
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. 
Morrison Hall 

Each week the Dean or a guest speaker will host an informal discussion on a theological topic or highlighting a ministry of the church. Free breakfast is served beginning at 10:00. 

Current Schedule:

September
29 - The Rt. Rev. Neil Alexander, Dean of the School of Theology at Sewanee, with an update on the School of Theology’s current life and program, and the planned return to central campus. (Trinity Cathedral is a contributor to the campaign that makes this possible.)

October
6 - Chaplains Report on Life at Episcopal Collegiate by The Rev. Sandra Curtis
13 - Reception for the Kneeler Dedication by Rebecca Wilson
20 - Reception for The Rt. Rev. Greg Rickel, Bishop of the Diocese of Olympia
27 - "In the Long Room of Our Hearts: Where Love and Memory Dwell," by Dr. Ann Hedge-Carruthers

 

Pilgrim's Progress
10:15 - 11:00 a.m. 
Library/Lounge

A Sunday Bible study and discussion group. Our topics change with the seasons.

The Pilgrims Progress group will start back on the Sunday after Rally Sunday, September 15th.

We will be using "Lesson Plans That Work", which are sponsored and written by The Episcopal Church and promoted by the Presiding Bishop. Our class will follow the Lectionary and will discuss the Bible readings from the current Sunday. Some more explanation if you just left the 9:00 service and preparation for those who are going to the 11:15.

Living the Questions 
10:15 - 11:00 a.m. 
Conference Room 

Living the Questions offers participants a way to explore ways to apply scripture and tradition to everyday life and current events. Class discussion is encouraged, but not required for those who choose to listen.

Every Sunday in September Living the Questions is exploring the historical Jesus through a study entitled “The Challenge of Jesus” by John Dominic Crossan. The series includes videos and opportunities to discuss the World of Jesus as well as his Life, Death and Resurrection. All are welcome to learn about the challenges Jesus faced from the Roman Empire and 1st Century homeland Judaism.

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