St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
Friday, July 25, 2014
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Guest Speakers 2014-15

In the St. Stephen’s is known for the quality, breadth and depth of speakers who visit the parish, including renowned theologians, writers, poets, and monks. Our speakers series has become a resource not only for our own church but for the larger church and the community. All events are open to the general public--you do NOT have to be a member of St. Stephen's to attend!
 
Upcoming speakers include:
 
John Philip Newell, July 6, 2014 | No registration needed
Celebrating the publicaton of his latest book, The Rebirthing of God: Christianity's Struggle for New Beginnings, John Philip will make his first U.S. stop here at St. Stephen's on Sunday, July 6. He'll be the reflector at the 5:30 p.m. Celtic service, and will attend a reception in Palmer Hall afterwards. During the reception he'll read from the book, and will be happy to sign your copy. No reservations are required for this free reception.
 
His book is now available in the Bookshop @ St. Stephen's.
 
Barbara Brown Taylor, October 2, 2014 | Additional details and registration
Barbara Brown Taylor's new book, Learning to Walk in the Dark, recently made the cover of TIME magazine, which also named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Gary Jones has selected the book as this year's "summer read" for the parish. Barbara will visit St. Stephen's this fall. Reservations are required; you can read more about Barbara and how to get tickets here. The new book, as well as the previous two in a this trilogy, are available in the Bookshop @ St. Stephen's.
 
Anne LeClaire, October 18 and 19, 2014 | REGISTER HERE
Anne LeClaire adopted a practice of observing silence once a week, and wrote about the experience in Listening Below the Noise. She'll be at St. Stephen's in October to lead a workshop on the practice of silence, and will speak in the Sunday Forum as well. You can pick up her book now in te Bookshop @ St. Stephen's.
 
Martin Laird, November 22 and 23, 2014 | REGISTER HERE
In what has become a beloved annual tradition, Martin Laird will be here to help us prepare for the reflective season of Advent with a Saturday retreat (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) and a presentation in the Sunday Forum (10:10 a.m.). The suggested donation for his retreat is $25, with lunch an additional $8 (or you may bring your own lunch). There is no registration required for the Sunday Forum. Father Martin's books are always available in our bookshop.
 
 
 
Barbara Brown Taylor
 
 
Anne LeClaire
Christopher LeClaire
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Martin Laird