ST. LUKE SEMINARS
 
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Coming to St. Luke  January 17-19, 2020
Dolly Mama’s Guide to Spirituality:
An introductory course to what it means to be spiritual and religious
led by Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper
Session 1:
Friday, January 17
Fellowship Hall
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Religion 201:
Catechism of the 21st Century
Session 2:
Saturday, January 18
Fellowship Hall
9:00 a.m. to noon
Married with Religion:
Keeping the faith without losing your relationships
Session 3:
Saturday, January 18
Fellowship Hall
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Crossing the   Generation Divide:
Finding faith in the church of your grandchildren
Lunch will be offered between sessions on Saturday; meals are $10 each.
Childcare will be available if requested.
 
“My life mission is spiritual nurture for public capacity.  I want us to be strong enough to care, to know the great lightness of being.  This mission grounds me in my first love, which is parish ministry.  My love of teaching directly related to this first love: I find it thrilling to be able to reflect on decades of action in the parish with others who are there.  Sometimes people call me a Dolly Mama, because I enjoy a wide range of spiritual methods.  Other times people say I am a parish pastor plus.  Too many P’s.”  – Donna Schaper
 
Senior Pastor at Judson Memorial Church in Greenwich Village, on the south end of Washington Square Park, encourages people with multiple backgrounds through her pastoral ministry, teaching, conference speaking, weekly devotional emails, and inspiring books.  Her most recent book, I Heart Francis, Letters to the Pope from an Unlikely Admirer, is a collection of love letters which affirm and challenge some of his efforts in loving the world and all of its creatures.
 
She recently appeared on the Here’s the Thing podcast with Alec Baldwin on an episode entitled, “Radical Reverend.”  Listen her to get to know our speaker! https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/heresthething/episodes/donna-schaper-radical-reverend
 
For a reading list, check out her books and more on her website: http://www.donnaschaper.com/books.