Music at the Intersection of Sacred Space

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Denny Young and Steve Lindecke Founders, The Elevation Group and Cathedral Concerts Oct. 18, 2015 Dean’s Forum: 10:10 a.m. The Elevation Group has partnered with Trinity Cathedral to produce the Cathedral Concert Series. This forum will explore the evolving relationship between Elevation and Trinity and how contemporary music intersects with sacred space and provides a place where pop culture and traditional religion may come together in a way that is meaningful to today’s generations.

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In Our Neighborhood

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Bobbie Reichtell Director, Campus District Inc. Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 Dean’s Forum: 10:10 a.m. Trinity Cathedral’s neighborhood – the Campus District – is experiencing a residential boom with current population just under 6,000. The residents of the area include everything from student housing to artist live-work space and professional residences. Currently, 15,000 employees work at one of the many institutions or businesses located in the neighborhood. They are bringing increased vibrancy and livability to the Campus District. Attend the forum to take a closer look at our growing neighborhood and the role Trinity may play in our evolving neighborhood.

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Exploring the Episcopal Way

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Sept. 20, 2015 Dean’s Forum: 10:10 a.m. The Very Rev. Tracey Lind  Dean, Trinity Cathedral This forum will explore the seismic shifts in American life and consider the various opportunities and challenges that it presents to the church and how the church may faithfully engage our changing world.

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A Church Beyond Belief: The Search for Belonging

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The Rev. Bill Sachs Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015 Guest preaching: 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Dean’s Forum: 10:10 a.m. As we move beyond the “emergent” or “missional” church paradigm, pastors and other church leaders are discovering a new reality: people (especially younger generations) are coming to church not as believers, but to find a place to belong—with or without faith. This book describes the dilemma and the distractions that currently prevent congregations from being the place where that sense of belonging can unfold and guide newcomers in the discovery of faith.

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The Global Commons: Origins & Possibilities

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Dr. Leo Burke Sunday, April 26 Dean’s Forum: 10:10 a.m. The idea of the commons, or that which is needed and shared by all, has existed in a legal form since the Roman Empire and as a principle of community life in Indigenous cultures for millennia. Leo Burke joins Dean Lind for a conversation about the emerging global commons movement and how reframing the waters of the Great Lakes Basin as a commons may offer the best hope for effectively stewarding them.

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On Being a Water Body: Shared Destinies & Artful Means

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Kathy Skerritt Sunday, April 12 Dean’s Forum: 10:10 a.m. Kathy Skerritt of Bright Waters Rising joins Dean Lind. The human heart is 73% water, babies about 78%. Our blood is about 92% comprised of this increasingly globally degraded element. What does it mean to be a water-body living on a water planet? What is artful inquiry and how might it reshape how we think about water in our community? Join us for an intriguing conversation about how exploration of our deepest sense of relationship with water may reframe how we use and steward this essential element.

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