Metro New York Adventist Forum
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Current Schedule of Meetings

Note that all meetings are now at St Mary's Church (see Our New Home) and start at 11 AM.
Fall 2002 Meetings
09/7/2002
11:00
St Mary's
Worship Series: Lester Wright  Morning Topic: What is Worship?  Notes: Begins an exploration of what worship is, with scriptural examples
09/14/2002
11:00 & 2:15
St Mary's
Guest Speaker: Prof Ronald Carter, PhD, MDiv  Morning Topic: The Great Controversy: Will it Stand the Test of Time and of Origins? (An evolutionary biologist's perspective)  Afternoon Topic: The 2002 International Faith and Science Conference: Purity vs Pluralism (How can a people of faith live in a world of science?  Bio: Dr Carter is Chair of Natural Sciences, Graduate School, Loma Linda University   Notes: See comments in fall letter
9/21/2002
11:00
St Mary's
Ethics Series: Dr Terry Anderson  Morning Topic: Ethics of Environmental Stewardship or What Hath Man Wrought?   Notes: The next installment of our series on Practical Ethics organized by Terry (see Ethics Series).
9/28/2002
11:00
St Mary's
Book Discussion: Led by Jan Anderson  Book: Believing, Behaving, Belonging: pages 1-50  Notes: See discussion in fall letter
10/5/2002
11:00
St Mary's
Spirituality: Elder Peter Luna  Morning Topic: Title TBA   Notes: Topic will involve Spirituality and Christian Meditation. We may continue into the afternoon if there is interest.
10/12/2002
11:00 & 2:15
St Mary's
Guest Speaker: Dr Duane Covig  Morning Topic: When God Does Something New: will you know it?   Afternoon Topic: Loma Linda University: A Struggle for Identity and Integrity in a World of Change   Bio: Dr Covig is Asst Prof of Educational Administration, University of Akron. He did his BA at Weimar College, MA at Loma Linda University and PhD at University of California-Riverside. Before moving to Ohio he taught and researched at LLU, completing a dissertaion on the evolution of LLU.
10/19/2002
11:00
St Mary's
Ministry Series: Lester Wright  Morning Topic: Discussion from Sabbath School Lessons on "Rebellion and Reformation: History of the Divided Monarchy"   Notes: We will explore issues raised in the lessons for the third quarter.
10/26/2002
11:00
St Mary's
Guest Speaker: Dr Abraham Terien  Morning Topic: When Two or Three are Gathered... (an exposition of Matthew 18)   Bio: Dr Terien is Academic Dean and Professor of Patristics, St Nersess Armenian Seminary, NY. He taught for many years at the SDA Seminary
11/2/2002
11:00 & 2:30
St Mary's
Guest Speaker: Dr Roy Adams  Morning Topic: The Danger of Hobby Horses (The personal and institutional peril that arises when any of us cling to one particular theological or doctinal emphasis at the expense of others equally important)   Afternoon Topic: The Controversy over Righteousness and Perfection in the Adventist Church (Dr Adams wrote a book on this topic)   Bio: Associate Editor, Adventist Review
11/9/2002
11:00 (no afternoon)
St Mary's
Worship Series: Kristine Gebbie  Morning Topic: The Contribution of Liturgy to Worship  Notes: Liturgical forms and the church liturgical calendar can help direct one toward worship. Continues the series on Worship, focusing on how form can support function
11/16/2002
11:00
St Mary's
Ministry Series (Change: orig sched for Dec 7): Lester Wright  Morning Topic: Discussion from Sabbath School Lessons on "Living the Advent Hope"
11/23/2002
11:00
St Mary's
Book Discussion: Led by Yvonne Valeris  Book: Believing, Behaving, Belonging: pages 51-95  Notes: See discussion in fall letter
11/30/2002
11:00
St Mary's
Thanksgiving Celebration Worship Recital: Karin Thompson and Friends  Bio: A Cellist, Karin teaches at Atlantic Union College (and daughter of Alden Thompson who will be with us on Dec 14)   Notes: As part of our remembrance and thanksgiving, we will celebrate the Lord's Supper
12/7/2002
11:00
St Mary's
Ethics Series (Change: orig sched for Nov 16) : Terry L Anderson  Morning Topic: Punishment vs Self-interest: is man wired for ethics?
12/14/2002
11:00 & 2:15
St Mary's
Guest Speaker: Dr Alden Thompson  Theme for Day: Changing Prophet, Changing Church, Changing World   Morning Topic: Ellen White Escapes from Hell   Afternoon Topic: Ellen White as Change Agent in the Church -- Then and Now   Bio: Dr Thompson is Professor of Biblical Studies, Walla Walla College. We have been enoirmously blessed by his previous visits to the Forum.   Notes: We asked him to address an often ignored issue--the doctrinal and theological development of Ellen White during her lifetime and her impact on the church
12/21/2002
11:00
St Mary's
Christmas Service: Bob Bouchard  Notes: This is our annual special Christmas service organized each year by Bob. Come, bring something to contribute to the service (perform, read or just choose a carol) and munchies to share after.
12/28/2002

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