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Formation Classes

 Updated 4/25/2022

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EASTER SERIES WITH CALLIE SWANLUND STARTS APRIL 27

“The Invitation of the Empty Tomb,” a four-part weekly Easter series on Wednesdays with The Rev. Callie Swanlund, will be held April 27 through May 18 AT 7 pm on Zoom. These reflective, interactive workshops around the theme of wholehearted emerging will explore courage, compassion and finally connection. Rooting ourselves in scripture, community wisdom, and the work of Dr. Brene Brown, participants will be nourished and gain tools to move toward flourishing and wholeheartedness. Rev. Swanlund is an Episcopal priest serving in Philadelphia; she has led and facilitated two retreats for the women of Palmer. Click this link to join the meeting https://palmerchurch.zoom.us/j/87433503223 out more at CallieSwanlund.com and follow her Wholehearted Weekly movement through @callieswanlund on instagram. For more information, please contact Roger Hutchison, Palmer's Director of Christian Formation and Parish Life. 

 

GREGORY HAN WILL BE GUEST LECTURER AT PALMER IN MAY

The Rev. Gregory Han will join us Sundays May 1 and May 8 in Parish Hall after the 10 AM service. Having earned a BA in American Studies from Georgetown University and a Masters of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School, he will begin a Ph.D. program in Religion at Rice University this fall. He served as director of Interfaith Relations & Education at Interfaith ministries for Greater Houston from 2014 to 2022 where he significantly expanded the organization’s community connections and educational offerings. He has been on the faculty of St. John’s School in Houston and the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and has taught at the Women’s Institute of Houston and the University of Houston. Ordained in 2000, he has more than 20 years of pastoral experience as a Presbyterian minister.

REEL THEOLOGY

Palmer is pleased to offer a new monthly offering called “Reel Theology” where we will discuss online a different film on the first Sunday of every month from 7 to 8 PM. Watch the movie in the coming week, invite a friend to do the same, and join the conversation!