Adult Formation on Sundays

View the Fall 2017 Education Guide and Fall 2017 Calendar of Special Events

Dean’s Class

10–11 a.m., Reynolds Hall

Sabbatical Renewal (Sept. 10 and Nov. 19)
Hear Canons Razim (Sept. 10) and Robinson-Como (Nov. 19) talk of their journeys and their sense of renewal during their sabbaticals.

“The way down is the way up:” A journey through Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven with The Divine Comedy (Sept. 17–Oct. 15)
Dean Barkley Thompson will lead us through Dante’s 14th century epic, The Divine Comedy, with nods to history, theology, and, most importantly, the journey of our souls.

Vocation Tales (Oct. 22, Oct. 29)
Dean Thompson’s interviews of Cathedral clergy continue this fall with the vocational stories of our associate and retired clergy. This fall he interviews Canon Ed Stein and another clergy member.

The Story of Christmas (Dec. 3–17)
During Advent, Dean Thompson will explore the way Christmas is narrated in the Gospels and in our culture.


Exploring the Connections
10–11 a.m., Jeffers Conference Room
This fall, the class examines John Dominic Crossan’s The Problem of Paul. (Sept. 10–Nov. 26, except Nov. 12)

Christian Meditation
10–11 a.m., Bride’s Room
Learn and practice a form of prayer taught by Jesus. This class, open to all, includes teaching, meditation, scripture, and prayer.

The Anglican Way
6–7:30 p.m., McGehee Conference Room
Led by Dean Barkley Thompson, this evening class is intended for those who wish to deepen their understanding of the Church, its faith, and its mission. Those new to the congregation and those adults seeking to be baptized, confirmed, or received are especially encouraged to attend. (Meets Sept. 17–Nov. 5, except Sept. 24. Childcare is available.)

Holy Mysteries
6–7:30 p.m., Mellinger Room
Join Canon Callaham after The Well Sundays in late fall for an exploration of the strange ways in which clergy have figured in several collections of murder mystery fiction. (Meets Nov. 12–Dec. 17, except Nov. 26 and Dec. 3. Childcare is available.)