Metro New York Adventist Forum
Picture of St. Paul's Chapel
Mailing Addr: 115-25 Curzon Rd., Kew Gardens, NY 10418

Current Schedule of Meetings

We have a presentation and discussion once a month, usually on the second Sabbath. Most of our meetings are at St Mary's Church (see Our Home) and start at 2:00 PM but watch the schedule for exceptions.
Fall 2018 Schedule
11:00 and 2:00
St Mary's
Anniversary Celebration: Ron Lawson  Theme for Day: Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Metro New York Adventist Forum   Morning Topic: History and Celebration of the Forum   Afternoon Topic: The impact of immigrants on the churches in Britain, France, and the Netherlands.   Notes: The afternoon lecture is a presentation Ron gave at the Friedensau Symposium in April, 2018. There will be a catered lunch between the services (if you will be joining us for lunch, please RSVP to Janet Shultz at or Stella Samuel at The lunch and afternoon meeting will by in the church undercroft (below the sanctuary).
2:00 PM
Advent Hope
Guest Speaker: Chuck Scriven  Morning Topic: How (and Why) to Disagree about the Bible   Afternoon Topic: Hermeneutics and How to be Human: A Philosophical Frontier and the Future of Faith   Notes: Chuck will also be speaking at 9 and 11 AM services at Advent Hope.
2:00 PM
St Mary's
Guest Speaker: Jennifer Lin  Theme for Day: Two pillars of the Chinese Church: The Rev. Lin Pu-chi and Watchman Nee   Bio: Author Jennifer Lin is veteran newspaper reporter, who spent 31 years at The Philadelphia Inquirer, working as a correspondent in Beijing, New York and Washington, D.C. Her family memoir, Shanghai Faithful: Betrayal and Forgiveness in a Chinese Christian Family, was published this year by Rowman & Littlefield. Told as narrative nonfiction, the book traces 150 years of modern Chinese history through the experience of a single family. Since finishing her family memoir, Ms. Lin now is working on a documentary about the Philadelphia Orchestra's history and ongoing engagement in China.   Notes: Her talk is drawn from her book and addresses the foundation of the fast-growing Christian church in China today.
New Haven, CT
Music and Scripture: Ed Samuel and Faith Esham  Morning Topic: Christmas Program   Notes: Note location. Watch for more details