This Week at Trinity 3/7/17

March 07, 2017

Tuesday at Cregeen's:

Theology 501

Theology 501 is the new pub theology discussion group for young adults. It will meet the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at Cregeen’s in downtown North Little Rock. Mark your calendars and bring a friend to Theology 501 on Tuesday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. No church/theology experience needed to be a part of the group -- come to learn and connect!

Wednesday at Trinity Cathedral:

Schedule:

Cherub Choir at 4:30 p.m.
Eucharist with Healing at 5:05 p.m.
Dinner 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Tower Bell Ringers at 6:00 p.m.
Seraphim Choir at 6:15 p.m.
Classes for all ages at 6:15 p.m.

Class Descriptions:

  • Embracing Forgiveness (Conference Room) - "Embracing Forgiveness" is welcome balm for a culture struggling for civility and reconciliation. Master storyteller and teacher Barbara Cawthorne Crafton leads a group of adults in a revealing and helpful exploration of what forgiveness is not, first of all, and then, what it is and how to find it in our lives, on both the personal and communal level. Warm, honest, realistic and practical, "Embracing Forgiveness" offers tonic for troubled souls. Led by Annie Burton.
  • Gay & Faithful (Baker Parlor) - This class is for anyone who wants to explore homo- and bisexuality as they relate to and complement our Christian faith. Learn along with the Rev. Amber Carswell as we approach this timely subject through the lenses of scripture, tradition, and reason.
  • English Spirituality (Morrison Hall) - We will survey the development, from the Middle Ages to the present, of approaches to our relationship with God that we might see as distinctively English.  Frequently, we will refer to writings of and about representative figures in each historical era.  Along the way, we will note how we Episcopalians have derived much from the spiritual outlook and practices of English Christians through the centuries.
  • Introduction to Theological Debate (Lower Mitchell House) - This five-week "Introduction to Theological Debate" is led by Dr. Keller.

    March 8: Christian Faith as an Intellectual Tradition
    March 15: 9 Criteria for Judging
    March 22: 4 Kinds of Claims and 5 Kinds of Evidence
    March 29: 6 Tools for Thinking (Warrants)
    April 5: 3 Structures of Argument

Click here to sign up for classes.

For more information on class offerings and their locations, please visit the Formation section on our website.

Sunday at Trinity Cathedral:

Daylight Savings Time: Spring forward one hour Saturday night.

Preaching this Sunday: The Very Rev. Dr. Christoph Keller, III

Sunday Adult Formation:

  • The Dean's Class will be “Our Collect: My Story.” Dr. Keller and Dr. Ann Hedge-Carruthers team up for a Lenten series that connects beautiful prayer book collects with our personal lives and times.
  • Living the Questions will meet in the Library/Lounge at 10:15 a.m. to discuss "American and Christian Values."
  • Inwardly Digest meets at 10:15 a.m. in the Bishop's Conference Room. Inwardly Digest is a 10-week study of how to use The Book of Common Prayer as a guide to spiritual life, led by the Rev. Deb Cooper and Randy Irwin.
  • Foundations in Christian Faith: The Spring Adult Confirmation Class will meet in the Cathedral House Conference Room at 10:15 a.m. Bishop Benfield will be at Trinity for confirmation at the Feast of Pentecost, June 4. This class, taught by the Cathedral Clergy, is for adults preparing for baptism, confirmation, or renewal of their baptismal vows, and also for those who would like a tune-up or refresher in the basic beliefs and practices of Christians in the Anglican tradition.

You can find more on Adult Formation here.

Children's Formation meets at 10:10 a.m. for all ages.  It's never too late to join.  You can find more on Children's Formation here.

Sip & See

There is a Sip & See for Parker Gann this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in Baker Parlor. Drop by before service or after class for punch and meet Jessi and Parker. Since Parker arrived before his shower in December, a baby gift is acceptable but not required.

Evensong:

Evensong will continue this Sunday at 4:00 p.m. in the Chancel. Immediately following Evensong, social time featuring British tea and other light refreshments will be held in Baker Parlor. A brief liturgy of Holy Communion will also be offered in the chapel after.

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