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Adult Forum

Sundays, mid-September–mid-May
in Shears Hall following the 9:00 am service

The Adult Forum meets from mid-September through mid-May immediately following the 9:00 am Sunday service. Topics vary widely, depending on the availability of our speakers, parishioner interests and the seasons of the church year. Join us for coffee and conversation as we consider both what strengthens us personally and what equips us for mission in the world. Adult Forum will reconvene on September 17. Learn more.

Contact the Reverend Justin A. Ivatts.


Adult Bible Study

October 4, 11, 18, and 25
from Noon to 1:30 pm in Smoot Conference Room

We will continue to meet every Wednesday unless otherwise noted. No preparation is necessary as we study the upcoming lectionary passages. Please bring a Bible and a brown bag lunch. All are welcome!


Women in Faith

Thursday, October 19
Topic: The Bible and Where are We in the Story?
7:30 pm in the Matthews Library

Women in Faith is an opportunity for lively, thought provoking conversations in the fellowship of our Christian girlfriends, to explore practical ways on how to live out our Christian faith. Join us for a discussion of Chapter 2, “The Bible,” from Rowan Williams’s book Being Christian.

Contact Suzanne Zurn through the Parish Office at 703-356-4902.


Theology Seminar

Tuesday, October 24
6:00 pm in the Smoot Conference Room

The Theology Seminar meets monthly to share a light supper and study in academic depths various aspects of our Christian theology and tradition. This year, in light of its 500th anniversary, we are studying the Reformation. Our textbook is The Reformation: A History by Diarmaid MacCulloch. Please contact the Reverend Justin Ivatts for the assigned reading. We welcome and encourage new participants.


St. John’s Book Discussion

Tuesday, October 24
7:30 pm in the Brooks Library

The St. John’s Book Discussion has kicked off another year of good reading and interesting discussions. For October we’ll be reading Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut. Join the group for a chance to enjoy good fellowship and explore a broad range of literature.

Contact James Stirn through the Parish Office at 703-356-4902.


Watch for Faith in the Public Square

During the program year at St. John’s, the Faith & Work discussion group will broaden its focus to explore the intersection of Christian faith with matters of public policy, political economy, and cultural trends. Watch for announcements of meeting schedules, suggested readings and guest speakers.

Contact Rod Page through the Parish Office at 703-356-4902 or the Reverend Justin Ivatts.