December 10 & 17: Howard Burkett will present “Through Advent with Music.”
November 26: “Advent: Blue with Anticipation” with Dr. Lynn Smith-Henry
November 19: “Wrath, the Vice of the Moment. Anger and its Antidote” with the Rev. Ron Smith
November 12: The Renewal Works committee presents the findings of the Spiritual Life Inventory many parishioners took in September.
November 5: The General Convention 2018 Road Show! Learn how you can help Austin and the Diocese of Texas host the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church in July 2018. Halley Ortiz, Anthony Chapple, and Scott Madison provide information and answer your questions.
October 22: Father Chuck discusses our changing demographics and his theology of giving.
Environmental Guild Series “Seeing Green, Around the World and in Your Kitchen”
The St. David’s Environmental Guild hosts a three-part series in Crail C during the Adult Formation time.
October 1: Valerie Foulkes, Regional Representative, Plant with Purpose, “Poverty and Trees: What’s the Connection?”
October 8: Fr. Louis Brusatti, director, Center for Religion and Culture, St. Edward’s University, “Seeing Green through Human Eyes: An Exploration of Laudato Si’”
October 15: Susanne Harm, Austin Resource Recovery, “Seeing Green in Your Kitchen: Composting for a Cleaner Earth”
500 Years of Reformation Series
September 10: “The World that Shaped Luther” with Dr. Peter Hess from the University of Texas.
September 17: Dr. Mity Myhr, St. Edwards University, “The Reformation after Luther”
September 24: Dr. Brent Landau, University of Texas, “How the Reformation Changed the Bible”
Recent Sermons for Prayers and Healing
August 20: 8 a.m. “Mercy” by the Rev. Chuck Treadwell
9 a.m. “Traversing the Boundaries” by Amy Moehnke
August 13: 9 a.m. “Where is your focus?” by the Rev. Chad McCall
The following are podcasts from various Adult Formation series offered at St. David’s.
August 13: “The Art of St. David’s” with Douglas MacLean
August 6: “Ordinary Objects in Ordinary Time: Porcelain Sculpture” with Ginger Geyer, local artist
July 30: “Spiritual Lessons from the Living Dead” with Dr. Greg Garrett
July 9: Bill Beardall, local attorney and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Center, “Immigration”
July 16: “Songs in a Strange Land: Membership and Migration for a People Who Are Not Yet Home,” with Doug Harrison, Christian Ethicist
July 23: “Immigrants and Refugees in Austin: The Local Situation,” with Jennifer Long, Executive Director of Casa Marianella
June 4: Bishop Andy Doyle presents More on the Future of the Church.
Legacy Sunday, May 14: John Hoskins looks at ways to give voice to your legacy and how to talk with adult children about your plans and desires.
Ten Commandments Series
February 12 Dr. Song Park, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Part 1
February 19: Rabbi Neil Blumofe, Congregation Agudas Achim, Part 2
February 26: Dr. Steve Bishop, Seminary of the Southwest, Part 3
February 5: The Rev. Becca Stevens presents Sunday morning in Crail Hall as part of our Eckhardt Mission Series.
February 4: The Rev. Becca Stevens presents two lectures, “The Corporeal Acts of Mercy: How Love Heals,” as the guest speaker at our Eckhardt Mission Series.
January 29: Annual Meeting
January 22: “St. David’s Vision: Looking Toward 2017-2019” by the Rev. Dr. Chuck Treadwell
January 15: “Prayer Book Practices in the Past” with Dr. Sharon Arnoult (Midwestern State University)
Recommended resources for this lecture series:
Prayer Book and People in Elizabethan and Early Stuart England by Judith Maltby
Being Protestant in Reformation Britain by Alec Ryrie
January 8: Dr. Nathan Jennings (SSW) discusses “What Does Liturgy Do?”
Three-part series on “Advent and Spiritual Authors.”
Pat 1: December 4: Dr. Greg Garrett discusses what we might learn about Advent from one of the most popular spiritual autobiographies of our era, Anne Lamott’s Traveling Mercies.
Part 2: December 11: We continue our three-part series called “Advent and Spiritual Authors.” Dr. Anthony Baker discusses “Teresa of Avila on Unconventional Prayer.”
Part 3: December 18: We conclude our three-part series called “Advent and Spiritual Authors.” Roger Temme discusses “Henry Nouwen – From Wounded Healer to Wounded Prophet.”
November 20: The Rev. Ron Smith presents “The Moral Dimensions of Christian Expectation.”
November 6: The Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle will discusses “Community Making: Evangelism and Service in a new Mission Age”
Embracing Our Earth Series
October 9: Science, Christianity, and the Concept of Stewardship, by Genaro Lopez, Ph.D.
October 16: Contemplative Beekeeping, by Jason Minnix
October 23: Food Justice Means Environmental Justice, by Ronda Rutledge
Listen to older podcasts by scrolling through the dates or searching the speaker’s name.