St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Forum

St Paulís Forum is a programme of events at St Paulís Cathedral exploring Christian life, ethics and spirituality.

The programme is open to all and includes public debates, reflective study days, meditative services, retreats, workshops and talks. All are welcome. Click here for a downloadable version of this year's programme.

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Fathomless Riches: Or How I Went From Pop To Pulpit
Tuesday 11 November
Reverend Richard Coles - pop star turned priest - discusses his new memoir, an illuminating account of a transformation from hedonistic self-abandonment to 'the moment that changed everything'.
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Martin Luther King's Dream: How Can We End Racism Today?
Thursday 4 December
December marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. preaching at St Paulís on his way to Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize. This event will challenge us to fulfil the dream he put to us of an equal society, one free from discrimination, intolerance, prejudice and extremism.
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Reflective Day: None Other than the Glory of God: JS Bachís Music and Faith
Saturday 14 March 2015
Andrew Carwood, Director of Music at St Paulís Cathedral, will explore the music and theology of Bachís St Matthew Passion, Mass in B minor and some of his keyboard works.

The Music of Faith
Tuesday 16 June 2015
Dominican friar and beloved spiritual teacher, Timothy Radcliffe OP, will join our award winning Director of Music, Andrew Carwood, to explore what music can teach us about faith beyond words.
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Sunday Forum
The first Sunday in every month
Join us each month in the Crypt of St Paul's, where some of the liveliest contemporary theologians and spiritual teachers will speak about the challenges, contradictions and joys of being a Christian in the world today. 1 - 2pm in the Wren Suite. All welcome, free to attend.
Upcoming Sunday Forums
7 December - Walking Backwards to Christmas | Stephen Cottrell
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Series: Advent Course
November and December 2014
For four Saturday mornings leading up to Christmas, we will explore some of the great collaborations between poets and musicians. Led by Canon Mark Oakley and Andrew Carwood.
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Series: Teach us to Pray - Workshops on prayer and meditation
November 2014 - April 2015
At the heart of faith, prayer is at once the most mysterious and simplest of tasks. In this series, we will explore some of the ways that people have found to pray, and try to find new ways to weave prayer into our daily lives.
Series: How to Read the Bible
November 2014 - May 2015
In this new series, leading biblical scholars will talk about the books of the Bible they know and love best, helping us to better understand these sometimes daunting and sometimes controversial texts. No prior knowledge needed.

Video Archive & Podcasts
We record all of our public seminars, lectures and debates for you to see and hear again, or to find for the first time.

Bursaries are available for all of our workshops and courses. It is important to us that cost does not prevent anyone from attending. Please contact us if you would like a bursary for one of our paid events.

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Contact us:
St Paulís Forum
c/o The Chapter House, St Paulís Churchyard
London EC4M 8AD
020 7236 3553