Weekly schedule coming soon!
Sunday, May 30th
Adult Education Forum with Dr. Phillip Cary
Dr. Phil Cary, Professor of Philosophy at Eastern University and frequent guest lecturer at St. Paul’s, returns to give a talk on the Holy Trinity for Trinity Sunday. Lecture at 10 a.m. with Q&A to follow.
Sunday, May 23rd
Adult Education Forum with The Rev. Dan Kline
Join Rev. Dan this Sunday for an exploration of The Feast of Pentecost and what it means for us today! Lecture at 10 a.m. with a Q&A to follow.
Sunday, May 9th
Clergy Conversations with Andre Saunders
Andre Saunders is a music artist and poet from Philadelphia. He is a graduate of Roman Catholic High School and attended Howard University. Andre serves as the resident poet for the Writers Matter Program in partnership with La Salle University, working with elementary and middle school students. He grew up at St. Paul’s and is currently our Sunday Custodian. Please join us for a conversation around his art and the church! Q & A to follow.
Sunday, May 2nd
Led by The Rev. Canon Albert Ogle
Sunday, April 25th
Clergy Conversations Panel on Singing During COVID-19
Join our clergy for a timely panel discussion on worship, singing, and preventing COVID-19 as we return to three weekly services at St Paul’s. You may also like to read recent research cited in the Wall Street Journal this week, as the scientists and musicians try to agree on best practices. We are joined by:
- Dr. Neil Fishman, Chief Medical Officer at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Infectious Disease expert
- Dr. Priya Krishna, Otolaryngologist at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California
- The Rev. Canon Kirk Berlenbach, Canon for Support and Growth in The Diocese of Pennsylvania, and partial writer of our Diocesan COVID-19 guidelines
Sunday, April 18th
Blessed Absalom Jones
Arthur Sudler of The African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas will give a talk on Blessed Absalom Jones, the first Black Episcopal priest in The Episcopal Church, who also founded St. Thomas’. Mr. Sudler is a long-time member of the History Committee of our diocese, the oldest diocese in the United States. Special focus will be given to the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 and parallels with the COVID-19 pandemic today. 10 a.m. talk this Sunday, followed by a Q&A. Link above.
Sunday, April 11th
Jesus as Lord & Defeat of Death
Led by Dr. Phillip Cary.
Sunday, March 21st
Journeying with Jesus through Holy Week
Soon we will encounter the holiest week of the liturgical year, moving from the joy of Palm Sunday to the sorrow of Good Friday and then again to joy in the Resurrection. Particular ritual practices developed early in the history of the Church to mark this special week, including the Easter Vigil. Join liturgical scholar Dr. Kyle Schiefelbein-Guerrero, Steck-Miller Assistant Professor of Worship and Liturgy at United Lutheran Seminary (down the street on Germantown Avenue), to participate in this journey through time and practice.
Sunday, March 14th
Antisemitism: Medieval and Modern
Please join us as we listen to Dr. Kara McShane on the topic: “Antisemitism: Medieval and Modern.” Dr. McShane is an expert on how medieval English Christian literature presents non-Christian religious belief and practice, especially medieval antisemitism. She is the Assistant Professor of English at Ursinus College, is a member of our choir, and leads St. Paul’s Anti-Racism Book & Action Club. Lecture at 11 a.m. followed by a Q&A.
Sunday, March 7th
Adult Education Forum:
Hidden Figures in The Episcopal Church
Join two choristers and graduates from our recent confirmation class, Livi Stites and Louella Whitaker, and our Assistant Rector, Dan Kline. We will be discussing important Black Episcopalians from history: Pauli Murray, Barbara Harris, and Alexander Crummell. 11 a.m. on Sunday, with a Q&A to follow.
Sunday, February 28th
COVID-19 Vaccination Panel
Join our clergy as they speak with Bob Whitaker, Mile Petrov, Najjia Mahmoud, and Neil Fishman on COVID-19 transmission and vaccination. 11 a.m. on Sunday, with a Q&A to follow.
Sunday, February 21st
Mother LaClaire Atkins
Join our clergy for a conversation with Mother LaClaire Atkins, our 2021 Lenten Digital Retreat Leader, at 11 a.m. Q&A to follow.