Adult Formation

Adult Formation

For information about how COVID-19 is affecting these studies, please see this post.

  • Holy Trinity Presents: Speaker Series: Please join us for an exciting and enlightening lecture-discussion series on monthly Saturday mornings at Holy Trinity. 30 minute lecture followed by 30 minutes of discussion. Refreshments provided. 11am to 12pm in the Upper Hall.
    Mar. 14: Christ’s Passion, as told through music – exploring the rich history of musical settings of the Passion – from before Bach through the 21st century
    April: 18: Chris Pappas
    May 16: Lesley Cormack: The English Reformation. From the Break with Rome to true Protestantism
  • Discussion Group: What does it actually look like, practically speaking, to live out the Kingdom of God when we’re shopping, budgeting, watching the news, visiting friends or family, or engaging in other ordinary activities in our lives? Join us for a bi-weekly discussion group on Saturday mornings at 10 AM starting January 11th in the office commons area, as we discuss Adrian Peetoom’s Everyone: Love Your Neighbour, with poems and visual art provided by Gerald S. Maur. Electronic copies will be provided to participants. For more information, contact David Arndt (arndtd@gmail.com or 780-996-5814).
  • Lent Bible Study: Starting on the first Sunday of Lent, March 1st, we will be having a weekly Bible Study from 12:00 to 12:30PM in the Lower Hall during Coffee Hour after church. All are invited to join us on the side of the hall for the study. 
  • Lenten Study: Invite Welcome Connect: Monday evenings in March @ 7:00pm we invite you to join a small group as we explore what it means to be welcoming at Holy Trinity. We will delve into Mary Foster Parmer’s Invite Welcome Connect: stories & tools to transform your church. Copies are available now from Janette in the office. For more information, please connect with Father Chris, Matthew Mercer-Deadman or Morgain Hollinghurst.
  • Sign of Life: Why Church Matters: The monks from The Society of St. John the Evangelist are offering a weekly video each Sunday during the season of Lent that you can have delivered right to your email inbox. “This series comes right from the heart of our lives as monks at SSJE, as it takes up the signs and symbols of our shared Christian worship. We are excited to share with you an offering like none we’ve ever made before, with longer explorations of each weekly topic, featuring Brothers in conversation and illustrated by rich footage of life at the Monastery.” We hope you’ll invite others to share this Lenten journey with you. Click here to read more about the series and scroll to the bottom of the page to subscribe to the weekly emails.
  • Eclipsing Empire: Paul, Rome and the Kingdom of GodA new Thursday morning DVD study from Living the Questions starts on March 19th. It will continue each week on Thursday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30AM in the church office. You are also invited to join us on Thursday mornings at 10:00AM for the 22 minute Saints Eucharist. We hope to see you there! “Eclipsing Empire: Paul, Rome, and the Kingdom of God” – Join preeminent New Testament scholars Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan on location in Turkey as they trace the Apostle Paul’s footsteps throughout the Roman Empire. This 12-session DVD and web-based study explores fresh insights into Paul’s message of the Kingdom of God, its challenge to Roman imperial theology, and the apostle’s radical relevance for today.
  • Song of Songs: Carrying on the theme of “Uppity Women of the Bible” join Rev. Danielle beginning Tuesday, March 3rd @ 10:30am as we explore Song of Songs! Explore the mysterious, beautiful, and alluring Song of Songs, at times referred to as Song of Solomon. We will tackle some of the central questions surrounding Song of Songs such as who wrote it? What sort of people are the main characters? It is based on history? Mythology? Maybe both? As we enter into the world of the lovers Ra’yati and Dodi, we will have plenty of opportunities to laugh, and even blush as we re-read and re-imagine this powerful and intriguing work of poetry and literature!