Metro New York Adventist Forum
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Previous meetings

Current Schedule of Meetings

Note that meetings are now at two locations (see Our New Home) and meetings at the two locations start at different times.  Generally Sabbaths 1, 2 & 3 of each month are at St Mary's Episcopal Church and start at 11:00 and Sabbath 4 (and 5 when it occurs) are back at our previous home, St Paul's Chapel at Columbia University and start at 10:00.
Sep - Dec 2001 Meetings
Sep 8
11:00 & 2:30
St Mary's
Guest Speaker: Dr Roy BransonTheme for Day: Metaphors Adventists Live By. MorningTopic: Battlefield--The Great Controversy between Life and Death. Afternoon Topic: Temple--Entering the Sabbath and the Sanctuary. Bio: Dr Branson is Director of the Adventist Center for Law and Public Policy at Columbia Union College and former editor of Spectrum. Notes: Join us to celebrate our first service in out new location.
Sep 15
11:00
St Mary's
Ethics Series: Dr Terry AndersonMorning Topic: History of Moral Philosophy: Kant to Nietzsche. Notes: The next installment of our "third week" series on Practical Ethics organized by Terry (see Ethics Series.)
Sep 22
10:00
St Paul's
Worship Recital: Monique McDonald. Bio: A celebrated your opera singer who worshiped with us as a child, whenour members included her mother, Betti McDonald, who many of us remember as a very talented singer. Notes: Spread the News. Invite your friends.
Sep 29
11:00
St Mary's
(exception)
Guest Speaker: Father CoopercampMorning Topic: St Mary's 101. Bio: Father Coopercamp is Rector (pastor) of St Mary's Episcopal Church.  Notes:  Father Coopercamp will tell us about St Mary's and its programs.  Make every effort to be there and learn about our new home.
Oct 6
11:00
St Mary's
Church History Series: Dr Terry AndersonMorning Topic: Origins of Christian Morality: the First Two Centuries.  Notes: Today's topic combines our continuing series on the History of the Christian Church with our more recent series on Practical Ethics, both parts of our "third week" series (this month's schedule is an exception).  We explore the development of Christian morality in the early church.
 Oct 13
11:00 & 2:30
St Mary's
Guest Speaker: Elder/Dr Dick Tibbits.  Morning Topic: Faith Healing in Adventist Healthcare Today. Afternoon Topic: Foregiveness: Good for your Heart and your Soul.  Bio: Dr Tibbits, formerly a pastor is now a hospital administrator in the huge Adventist Sunbelt system headquarterred in Florida.
Oct 20
11:00
St Mary's
Ministry Series: Lester WrightMorning Topic: Discussion from Sabbath School Lessons on "Pillars of OUr Faith".  Notes: We will explore issues raised in the lessons for the third quarter.  Part of our "first week" series (this month is an exception).
Oct 27
10:00
St Paul's
Book Review: Adventism and the American Republic: The Public Involvement of a Major Apocalyptic Movement by Dr Douglas Morgan.  Reviewers: Charles Stokes, Laura Ford, Alex Belisle, Emmanuel Erin, Ron Lawson.  Notes: The author teaches history and religion at Columbia Union College and will be our guest speaker in December.
Nov 3
11:00
St Mary's
Ministry Series: Guest Speaker: Robert Scholz, PhD.  Morning Topic: The Gift of Tradition to ChristianityBio: Dr Scholz, pastor Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, has a doctorate in church history and taught history at Univ of Washington.  Notes: Dr Scholz will lead us in exploring the place that tradition has played in Christianity. Although SDAs often assert that tradition is something that other denominations hold be we don't, it should be clear that traditioin is an important factor in all of Christianity.
Nov 10
11:00 & 2:30
St Mary's
Guest Speaker: Monte Sahlin.   Morning Topic: Keeping Faith in a Secular World (key text Acts 17:16-34).  Afternoon Topic: How does the Adventist Church Compare to Other Faiths--Results of a Massive, New Study of Religion in America.  Bio: Monte is a Vice President of the Columbia Union Conference of SDA and director of the Adventist Metro Federation (of which the Forum is a member). 
Nov 17
11:00
St Mary's
Ethics SeriesTerry L AndersonMorning Topic: Case Study: TBA . Notes: Continuing our Practical Ethics series with a case study applying ethics to a stuation to be announced.
Nov 24
10:00
St Paul's
Spiritual Series: Member Speaker: Elder Hugh Maynard-Reid.  Morning Topic: My Pilgrimage: God's Hand in My Life.  Notes: Next in our autobiographical series, which has proved both relevant and gripping. Hugh is one of our members.
Dec 1
11:00
St Mary's
Ethics Series: Dr Terry AndersonMorning Topic: Rawl's Social Contract: Justice as FairnessNotes: We explore Rawl's philosophy emphasizing justice, a pragmatic extension to Kant's ethics.
Dec 8
11:00 & 2:30
St Mary's
Guest Speaker: Dr Doug Morgan. Morning Topic: The Radical Witness of Sabbatarian Adventism in the 1850s and 1860s.  Afternoon Topic: Once upon a Time, when God was with the GOP... Bio: Dr Morgan is Professor of History and Religion at Columbia Union College.  We reviewed his new book in October.
Dec 15
11:00
St Mary's
Ministry Series: Lester WrightMorning Topic: Lessons from Sabbath School: Lessons for the fourth quarter of 2001. Notes: We will explore issues raised by the lessons.
Dec 22
10:00
St Paul's
Christmas Service: Bob BouchardNotes: 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.
Dec 29 No Service.

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