Protestant Reformation Forum – Oct. 15th @ Noon

Following the 10:30am service, Pastor Rebecca, priest and church historian, will be giving a forum on the Protestant Reformation.

Join us in learning more about this pivotal time in the life of the church. This year marks the 500th year of reform since Martin Luther posted his 95 theses.

You are in for a special treat!


Please bring a bag lunch if you get hungry after the service. We will meet at the back end of the Cowans Hall, see Directions & Campus Map.


Our new adjunct priest, the Rev. Dr. Rebecca Lyman grew up in Michigan. She is the Samuel Garrett Professor of Church History emerita at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley. Educated at Western Michigan University in Religion and History, The Catholic University of America in Medieval and Byzantine Studies and Oxford University in Theology, she taught history at The Church Divinity School of the Pacific and the Graduate Theological Union for many years.

She has published numerous articles and two books on ancient Christian history and theology, including Early Christian Traditions for the New Episcopal Church Teaching Series. She has been a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University and is associated with the Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology Group at the University of California in Berkeley. At the moment she is working on a new interpretation of the history of the “Arian” heresy.

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