Adult Formation on Sundays

View the Spring 2017 Program Calendar.

Note: All classes meet weekly unless stated otherwise.

Dean’s Class
10–11 a.m., Reynolds Hall

The Beacon (Jan. 8)
After a year of changes and improvements, Executive Director Becky Landis will give a Dean’s Hour presentation the Beacon and its mission.

The Hines Center (Jan. 15)
Join Hines Center Executive Director Brooke Summer-Perry for a recap of the first year of operations and a preview of what’s coming to the Hines Center in the new year.

Annual Parish Meeting (Jan. 22)
Come hear the “State of the Cathedral,” elect new members of the vestry, and recognize one parish member for a lifetime of service.

Luther’s Reformation (Jan. 29–Feb. 19)
In preparation for the 500th anniversary of the European Reformation, Dean Thompson looks at Luther, his life, times and impact on Christianity.

Dean of St. George’s College in Jerusalem (Feb. 26)
Gregory Jenks, Dean of St. George’s College in Jerusalem, will give Dean’s Hour presentation on this unique ministry to a unique city.

Vocation Stories (April 23–May 21)
Join Dean Thomspon as he interviews his clergy staff during the Dean’s Hour. Four-part series explores issues of Vocation and Professional Ministry.

Exploring the Connections
10–11 a.m., Jeffers Conference Room
Continuing in the path of their study of racism and racial reconciliation, this class will delve into the true-life story of a young lawyer and his fight against systematic injustice in Bryan Stevenson’s memoir Just Mercy.

Parenting Class
10–11 a.m. Mellinger RoomParents and non-parents alike are welcome to drop in for conversation about a variety of parenting issues. Facilitated by Brooke Summers-Perry, Ed Halloran, and Laura Licato. Meets Jan. 29 to Feb. 26 and April 23 to May 21..

Adult Sunday School
10–11 a.m., Dean’s Conference Room.
Join Canons Adam and Callaham for a series of new Sunday School offerings this fall: Theology, Ethics, and The Bible. Three short classes examine these three sets of texts. (Begins Sept. 11)

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.

Historia e Identidad
This Spanish-language class is designed to enrich your understanding of the Anglican tradition and inform your sense of Christian identity.

The Dean’s Theological Study of the Earthsea Trilogy by Ursula LeGuin
6–7:30 p.m., McGehee Conference Room
Following The Well service, this class explores the trilogy’s themes of power, shadows, and the true names of things that offer windows into the human soul. Meets April 23 to May 14.


Robert C. Stuart Lenten Series
Sundays in Lent
10 a.m. Lecture, 6 p.m. Dinner (following The Well service), 7 p.m. Conversation
The 2017 Robert C. Stuart Lenten Series will bring regional and national scholars to Christ Church Cathedral to discuss “Reformation.” Speakers include Miroslav Volf, Peter Marty, Leslie Williams, Steve Gross, and Cynthia Kittredge. A Children’s Lenten program runs concurrently from 6–8:30 p.m.