St. John's Cathedral Forum - Sundays - 9:15am-10:15am - in the Great Hall
September 24 ~ Paul-Gordon Chandler, Founder and President of CARAVAN
CARAVAN is a peacebuilding arts non-profit that builds bridges between the faiths, peoples & cultures of the Middle East and West. His new book, In Search of a Prophet, explores the spiritual life of Kahlil Gibran, author of the bestselling book The Prophet.
October 1 ~ Catholic Charities of Spokane: Scott Cooper, Parish Social Ministry Director
The mission of Catholic Charities: “Catholic Charities affirms the dignity of every person, partnering with parishes and the greater community to serve and advocate for those who are vulnerable, bringing stability and hope to people throughout eastern Washington.”
October 8 ~ What Mission and Outreach do we do at St. John’s?
A look at the mission and outreach that is currently undertaken at St. John’s Cathedral, including conversation with those who are actively involved in these ministries.
October 15 ~ Localized Mission and Outreach at West Central Episcopal Mission
What does Episcopal Mission and Outreach look like in Spokane? West Central Episcopal Mission, located at the historic Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, serves the West Central neighborhood, one of the poorest neighborhoods in the state of Washington.
October 22 ~ NONE [Convention Weekend]
October 29 ~ Mission and Outreach and the Ethics of Serving by Dr. Ron Large
Join us for a presentation and conversation with Dr. Ron Large of Gonzaga University as we talk about the ethics behind the work of doing mission and outreach in our communities.
November 5 ~ Love Heals by The Rev. Becca Stevens, Founder of Thistle Farms & Magdalene Ministries
November 12 ~ Discerning Mission and Outreach at St. John’s, Part 1
Join us for a conversation as we begin to digest all that we have heard this fall, with a vision towards the future of what Mission and Outreach at St. John’s can look like moving forward.
November 19 ~ NONE [Thanksgiving Dinner Preparations]
November 26 ~ Think Global, Act Global: Mission and Outreach on the Global Stage
Much of what people think of when they hear the word “Mission Work” or “Mission Trip” is international service in poor and developing countries or poor and developing areas of countries. This week we will take a look at what Global Mission and Outreach should look like compared to what has traditionally been done.
December 3 ~ The Real St. Nick
Come and learn about The Real St. Nick, and how his life and ministry speaks well to our fall theme of mission and outreach (including how the giving of presents reflects this vital ministry!)
December 10 ~ Infinite Worth with Kent Hoffman
Join us for a presentation and conversation with Dr. Kent Hoffman on the infinite worth of every individual.
December 17 ~ Discerning Mission and Outreach at St. John’s, Part 2
Join us as we end our fall conversation on mission and outreach and help craft a set of hopes and tangible goals for the mission and outreach ministries of St. John’s Cathedral.
December 24 ~ NONE [Christmas Eve]
December 31 ~ NONE [New Year’s Eve]