Greater New York Adventist Forum

Picture of St. Paul's Chapel

Previous meetings

Current Schedule of Meetings

NOTICE: Look at the dates and times carefully.  Several of this year's meetings will not follow our normal pattern of dates and times due to scheduling difficulties with Columbia University.

April - June 1999 Meetings
Apr 10
10:00 & 1:30
Guest Speaker: Dr John Dybdahl (Professor of Missions at the SDA Seminary and Director of the Mission Institute).  Topic for the day: Paths to a Passion for Mission. Morning: Finding the God who Acts. Afternoon: 21st Century Adventist Missions.  John is the brother of our member Tom Dybdahl.
Apr 24
Church History Series: led by Terry Anderson (a continuation of our series on the history of the early Christian church). Topic: The Scholastic Movement.  The Schoolman or Scholastics began a movement with in the church to give a more thoroughly reasoned, philosophical basis for church teaching and in the process led western civilization out of the dark ages, restored education to the masses and triggered the Renaissance.
May 8
10:00 & 1:30
Guest Speaker: Dr James Londis (a medical ethicist at Kettering Hospital, Dayton, OH.  Perviously President of Atlantic Union College, pastor os Sligo Church and other church positions). MorningTopic: The Cross, the Power, the New Millennium. Afternoon Topic: GenX and Irreverent Spirituality.
May 29
Guest Speaker: Lisie Orjuela (Artist, our former artist-in-residence, greatly missed since she and her husband Hernano moved to Oklahoma). Topic: Spirituality in Twentieth Century Art (illustrated presentation).  Note the unusual noon meeting time due to Columbia University not being in session.

The Annual Meeting of the Forum will follow the service.  Come and help us plan for next years services.

Jun 12
10:00 & 1:30
Guest Speaker: Dr Desmond Ford (Head of Good News Umlimited and formerly a theology teacher at Avondale College and Pacific Union College. Tremendous speaker, dedicated Christian, undeservedly controversial evangelical Seventh-day Adventist.  He was the subject of a huge theological debate and trial in 1980, defrocked but his church (PUC) rebuffed pressure from the General Conference to disfellowship him).  Morning and Afternoon Topic: The Book of Romans and the Everlasting Gospel.
Jun 26
Church History Series: led by Terry Anderson (a continuation of our series on the history of the early Christian church). Topic: The Roman and Spanish Inquisitions.
July & August The Forum does not meet regularly during July and August, but watch for announcements in our next newsletter of two or three meetings at members homes during the summer.

We begin meeting regularly again at St Paul's Chapel on the second Saturday in September.  Look here for next Fall's schedule posted in late summer.

Last Modified: Monday, 05-Oct-2015 22:53:58 MST Terry L Anderson