Greater New York Adventist Forum

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Previous meetings

Current Schedule of Meetings

Special 30th Anniversary Year
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.

Sep - Dec 1999 Meetings
Sep 11
10:00 & 1:30
Guest Speaker: Dr David Larson (President of Assoc of Adventist Forums & Prof of Ethics at Loma Linda Univ).  Morning Topic: Jack Levorkian and Jesus Christ: Christian Ethics at Life's End. Afternoon: The Trinitarian Shape of Christian Sexuality: St. Augustine and Beyond.  Dr Larson helps us begin our 30th Anniversary Celebration today.
Sep 25
Member Speaker. Dr Lester Wright (Assoc Commissioner of the NY State Dept of Correctional Services and Forum member). Topic: What Does Adventism Have to Contribute? Dr Wright is an MD specializing in Public Health and previously chaired the Dept of Health Administration in the School of Public Health, Loma Linda University.
Oct 9
10:00 & 1:30
Guest Speaker: Dr Ben Clausen (research scientist at the General Conference Geoscience Research Institute). Topic of the Day: Ben, a nuclear physicist, has promised to share with us an honest and open-minded discussion of the problems facing Creation Science today, its credibility, and where we need to go in order to retain our honesty.  He is aware that his audience will include some who are wrestling with these issues themselves, and that he will have to be much more open than in his regular church and academy presentations.  This meeting was postponed from March because of the sudden death of Ben's mother.
Oct 23
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
Nov 13
10:00 & 1:30
Guest Speaker: Dr John Webster (Prof of Christian Ethics at La Sierra Univ).  Topic of the Day: Church and Politics: Farewell to Innocence.  Morning Topic: Adventism and Apartheid: A Recent Episode in the Ongoing Saga. Afternoon Topic: Unity in Diversity: Can Adventism Escape both Apartheid and Homogenization? Dr Webster is a South African, who moved at the beginning of this year from Helderberg College, South Africa to La Sierra University.
Nov 27
Member Speaker: Dr Major Coleman, Sr. (Prof of Political Science, Syracuse Univ and Forum member). Topic: 'One Nation' or 'The Final Warning'?: Who has it right, Alan Wolfe or Ellen White? Note unusual starting time.
Dec 11
10:00 & 1:30
Guest Speaker. Dr Earl Hilgert (retired, former Professor of New Testament at McCormick Theological Seminary and  SDA Seminary and Vice President of Andrews Univ). Morning and Afternoon Topic: Modern Understanding of the Parables of Jesus. Dr Hilgert is with us for the fourth time - one of our most popular speakers.  This meeting was postponed from a year ago because of Dr Hilgert's wife's accident.
Dec 18
Special Annual Christmas Service. Organized by Bob Bouchard.  Everyone is encouraged to bring something to contribute to the service and munchies to share. Note third Sabbath and noon starting time.

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