Rector’s Forum and Summer Journey Groups

Rector’s Forum
Sunday, June 7, 10:10 a.m.

We welcome Bishop C. Andrew Doyle and everyone in The Episcopal Diocese of Texas on Trinity Sunday, June 7, at 9 a.m. The Rector’s Forum with the Rev. Dr. Chuck Treadwell and special guest Bishop Doyle follows at 10:10 a.m.  Zoom registration required for forum at www.theabbey.us.

St. David’s vestry will meet with Bishop Doyle for a ‘virtual lunch meeting’, this meeting will take place from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in a separate Zoom meeting.


Summer Journey Groups

Lectionary Bible Study | Register Each Week
Ongoing group, meets Sunday at 10 a.m.

Leaders: St. David’s Clergy
Join a lively discussion about the week’s readings every Sunday morning following the live-streamed service. 

Rector’s Book Club | Registration Open
June 10-July 8
, meets Wednesday, 7-8 p.m.
Leader: The Rev. Dr. Chuck TreadwellIn this Journey Group we will have a careful and nuanced conversation about mortality. We will discuss the accompanying issues that arise as we inevitably make decisions, weighing longevity and quality of life. We will read Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande. We will also explore our own biblical and theological understanding of mortality as well. 

Zooming the Enneagram | Registration Open
June 14-28, July 12-26
, meets Sunday, 3-4:30 p.m.
Leaders: Caroline Kibler and Calan ThurowIn this group, we will explore the Enneagram, which is a powerful tool for personal transformation, based on a collection of nine distinct strategies for relating to the self, others and the world. Topics will include the nine enneagram types, the three centers of intelligence, and the three instinctual subtypes. This group will focus on learning by sharing the stories of our unique experiences through presentations, mini-panels and small group discussions. The focus will be on learning the Enneagram from the beginning, but all levels of Enneagram knowledge are welcome. Some web resources will be provided, but there is no required book.

Sectarian Judaism | Registration Open
June 18-July 9
, meets Thursday, 7-8 p.m.
Leader: Dr. Lynn Smith HenryPresented with a social/political context in Israel unlike any we experience in the Old Testament. Jesus, in His ministry, grapples with a society that was truly unique in Israel’s history. It was a time of extreme sectarian influences and politics. How did this social context come about and what do we know about these sectarians? Discover the historical and political context that shaped the Israel of Jesus’ day. 

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