Sunday Formation Schedule August–December 2017

Sunday, August 27 (Pentecost XII)
2017 Summer Lecture Series:
The Aftermath of the Reformation: Women, Minorities, Refugees, and the Demand for Social Justice

Lecture no. 4 | “Persecution and Tolerance: How Anabaptists, Jews, and Roma fared in the Reformation Era” 

10:15am, Bloom Music Center

Today's lecture, “Persecution and Tolerance: How Anabaptists, Jews, and Roma fared in the Reformation Era,” will be presented by doctoral student Adam Hough. 

Sunday, September 3(Pentecost XIII)
Adult Forum: On the “Catholic” Identity of Anglican Tradition
Presenter: Kelli D. Joyce - 10:15am, East Gallery

Sunday, September 10  (trans. Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin)
Adult Forum: Why Study the Past? On the “Protestant” Roots of Anglican Identity
Presenter: Fr Robert Hendrickson - 10:15am, East Gallery

Saturday, September 16 – Sunday, September 17 (trans. Feast of the Holy Cross)
Adult Forum: “Inwardly Digest: the Prayer Book as Guide to a Spiritual Life” - 10:15am, East and West Galleries

In partnership with St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Tucson, Saint Philip’s welcomes scholar Derek Olsen to lead a day retreat on the subject of his book, “Inwardly Digest: the Prayer Book as Guide to a Spiritual Life” (Forward Movement 2016). Dr Olsen will then preach at Saint Philip’s on Sunday morning and facilitate an adult forum.

Sunday, September 24 (trans. Feast of St. Matthew)
Saint Philip’s Youth 2017 Pilgrimage Presentation and Slide Show - 10:15am, East Gallery

Sunday, October 1 (Pentecost XVII)
First Sunday Music (9:00 and 11:15am services) - 'Sacred Russian Treasures'

In collaboration with the Icons in Transformation Exhibit being presented at Saint Philip’s, we celebrate the finest of the Russian choral tradition in the context of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom. Works by Sergei Rachmaninov and Nikolay Galovanov

Icons in Transformation Exhibition Premiere
Meet the Artist Ludmila Pawlowska - 10:15am, East Gallery

Icons in Transformation Opening Gala with Artist Ludmila Pawlowska
5:00 to 8:00 pm, East & West Galleries

Sunday, October 8 (Pentecost XVIII)
Icons in Transformation Exhibition Talks:
The History of Byzantium and the Spiritual Culture of Byzantine Christianity
Presenter: Dr. Kevin Justus - 10:15am, East Gallery

Sunday, October 15 (trans. Feast of St. Luke)
Icons in Transformation Exhibition Talks:
Imaging the Divine and the Iconoclast Controversy: A Dialogue between East and West
Presenters: Dr. Kevin Justus & Fr. Peter Helman - 10:15am, East Gallery

Pre-Evensong Organ Recital (4:00pm)

Solemn Choral Evensong (4:30pm)

Icons in Transformation Exhibition Tour - 5:30 to 7:30pm, West Gallery

Sunday, October 22  (trans. Feast of St. James of Jerusalem)
Icons in Transformation Exhibition Talks:
How to Read a Church:  An Introduction to the Architecture of Sacred Space - 10:15am, East Gallery

Friends of Music Concert: Arizona Balalaika Orchestra
Reception and Exhibition Tour - 2:00 to 5:00pm, West Gallery

Sunday, October 29 (trans. Feast of St. Simon and St. Jude)
Icons in Transformation Exhibition Talks: 
“Theology in Line and Hue” - On the Meaning and Technique of Iconography - 10:15am, East Gallery

Sunday, November 5 (trans. Feast of All Saints)
First Sunday Music (9:00 and 11:15am services) - Trinity Te Deum

Celebrate the great festival of All Saints with the rousing Trinity Te Deum by contemporary Latvian composer Ēriks Ešenvalds and other contemporary masterworks.

Icons in Transformation Exhibition Talks:
Signs and Symbols in Christian Art: The Legacy of George Ferguson, St. Philip’s Founding Rector                       
Presenter: Cecilia Hunter, St. Philip’s Archivist - 10:15am, East Gallery

Sunday, November 12 (Pentecost XXIII)
Rector’s Forum: The Roots of the Book of Common Prayer
Presenter: Fr. Robert Hendrickson - 10:15am, East Gallery

Sunday, November 19  (Pentecost XXIV)

Rector’s Forum:  The Roots of the Book of Common Prayer                                           
Presenter: Fr. Robert Hendrickson - 10:15am, East Gallery            

Sunday, November 26  (Last Sunday after Pentecost)
Tentative: The Anglican Musical Tradition: An Introduction
Presenter: Dr. Justin Appel - 10:15am, East Gallery 

Sunday, December 3 (Advent I)
First Sunday Music (9:00 and 11:15am services) - Keble Missa Brevis
Bring in the season of Advent with the Keble Missa Brevis by the young and upcoming Anglican composer, Philip Stopford, and a setting of Rowan Williams’ poem Advent Calendar by Saint Philip’s newly appointed Director of Music, Justin Appel

Advent Forum, Part I: Marian Devotion in the Anglican Tradition
Presenter: Kelli Joyce - 10:15am, East Gallery

A Procession with Carols for Advent Sunday (6:00pm)
Please join us for this popular carol service, which traces its origins to the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge. Readings and carols sung by choir and congregation form a moving introduction to the season of expectation for the coming of the Christ Child.

Sunday, December 10 (Advent II)
Advent Forum, Part II: Marian Devotion in the Anglican Tradition
Presenter: Kelli Joyce - 10:15am, East Gallery

Sunday, December 17 (Advent III)
Advent Forum, Part III: Marian Devotion in the Anglican Tradition         
Presenter: Kelli Joyce - 10:15am, East Gallery                                                                          

Sunday, December 24  (Advent IV/Christmas Eve)
No forums today (Christmas Eve)

Sunday, December 31 (First Sunday after Christmas)
No forums today (New Year’s Eve)