Forum Archive

2018


9/2 Confidentiality and truth-telling in a church setting, with Gianluigi Gugliermetto

9/9 A plastic-free world? With Amanda Alexander and Kevin Morton

9/16 The Huerta del Valle community garden in Ontario, with Arthur Levine and Maria Alonso - click here for more info on the speakers

9/23 Church and politics from ancient Israel to today, with James A. Sanders (1) - click here for more info on the speaker

9/30 Church and politics from ancient Israel to today, with James A. Sanders (2) - click here for more info on the speaker

10/7 The Nonviolence of Jesus, with Giovanni Esti, click here for more info on the speaker

10/14 Ecology and theology in the works of Anne Primavesi, with Mary Roberts

10/21 Prayer as interiorized liturgy in the Syriac tradition, with Liza Anderson, click here for more info on the speaker

10/28 Matta-el-Meskeen and contemporary Egyptian monasticism, with Giovanni Esti, click here for more info on the speaker

11/4 Water as part of holiness, with Meg Ferris

MEG FERRIS AUDIO to be uploaded

Meg Ferris is a Ph.D. candidate at Claremont Graduate University working on water at the intersection of ecology and theology.


11/11 Post-traumatic slave disorder (1), with Cash Sutton

11/18 Post-traumatic slave disorder (2), with Cash Sutton

The series on POST-TRAUMATIC SLAVE DISORDER is based on the work of Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary.

Click here for the video that we are going to discuss.


11/25 The Nonviolent Messiah, with Simon Joseph, click here for more info on the speaker


ADVENT SERIES: OUR ENEMIES AND OUR FRIENDS

(led by Jim Dunkly, this series aims at creating a conversation on this central and difficult topic)


12/2 Who are "our" enemies?

12/9 Do we "need" enemies?

12/16 SPECIAL PARISH MEETING with Bishop John Taylor

12/23 Enemies "within us"?


30/12 What is the "Monastery Without Walls"?

Potentiality and limits of monastic spirituality in today's world, with Fr. Gianluigi


2019

1/6 The Offertory at Mass, with Fr. Gianluigi

Learn about the liturgy at Christ Church here.


1/13 Church Music as prayer, with Jan Aldrich, our cantrice at Christ Church

For more info about her and music at Christ Church, click here


1/20 True love as a flow, with Jana Milhon-Martin

Jana is the Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles


1/27 Sin in the writings of the Father of the Church, with Liza Anderson. Click here for more info on the speaker.


2/3 "DeRay McKesson's life work for civil rights and nonviolence", with Mary Roberts


2/10 The Episcopal Calendar of the Saints, with Liza Anderson. Click here for more info on the speaker.


2/17 The Creeds and secularization: the position of Harvey Cox with Jeff Paulus


2/24 Monks behind bars (prison ministry), with a monk of the Community of Divine Love

for more info click here


3/3 Moralizing vs. theologizing: two ways of reading the Bible, with Jim Dunkly and Jim Sanders.

A reflections by Jim Sanders is available here.


LENTEN FORUMS:

March 10 - Deepening our spiritual life through our practices

March 17 - Psalmody as a way to personal growth

March 24 - A communal understanding of Scripture

March 31 - Contemplation as leading to a deeper life

April 7 - Personal growth in our humanity

April 14 - The depths of God's hospitality