Sunday Forums

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Join us for presentations that stimulate our imagination about living the Christian life in this community, and in today’s changing world. Hear from our rector and lay leaders, as well as distinguished outside speakers on topics that challenge us on a wide range of current issues.

Upcoming Sunday Forums

Our Forums bring us all together to talk about the big issues and tough challenges we face – but also to celebrate our community and find new directions together.
Join us Sundays at 10:15 am! (Locations vary)

October 7

"The Episcopal Church’s Response to the Immigration Crisis"
Lacy Broemel, Refugee and Immigration Policy Analyst for The Episcopal Church, will be with us to discuss the immigration crisis and how The Episcopal Church is responding. (Church Nave)

October 14

American Immigration Policy; Discerning a Path Forward
Andrew Selee, President of the Migration Policy Institute, will tell us how American immigration policy got to where it is - and offer thoughts on where it should go now. (Great Hall)

October 21

The Outreach Vision Task Force and You
Join an ongoing conversation with the Outreach Vision Task Force to identify how St. Columba's can make a deep, meaningful, and intentional commitment to reduce inequity through engagement and partnerships in our community. Start preparing yourself for the mission God is calling us all to today! (Church Nave)

October 28

The Bishop John T. Walker School
You may have supported the mission of The Bishop Walker School before, but there’s much to learn about the amazing work of this wonderful school. (Church Nave)

November 4

Amy Howe, Editor/reporter for SCOTUSblog
With Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court last month, there is much to say about the potential future of the Supreme Court. Amy Howe, reporter and editor of the SCOTUS blog will be with us to answer all your Supreme Court questions. (Great Hall)

November 11

Meet the Vestry Candidates
Calling all Parishioners! Come meet your vestry candidates at the Candidates Forum and be sure to vote for the candidates of your choice for wardens and vestry. Candidate information and bios to be distributed. (Church Nave)

November 18

St. Columba's Annual Meeting
Rector Ledlie Laughlin extends a personal invitation to come to the St. Columba’s Annual Meeting. Together, we will offer thanks to those stepping down from leadership roles; offer prayers for those stepping up; receive an update on our financial giving and annual budget; elect new vestry members; and rejoice in the wondrous ways that the Holy Spirit is moving among us, enlivening our faith and lives together. (Great Hall)

November 25

"Write to Love"
Join fellow parishioners of all ages as we write notes of encouragement and make cards of love to send to migrant families in detention at the border. (Common)

December 2

An Advent Conversation with Ray Suarez
Join us for this longstanding St. Columba’s Advent tradition of taking personal inventory as we prepare our hearts for the coming of Jesus. (Church Nave)

December 9

Stump the Rector
(First Floor Center Space)