St. Paul's Episcopal Church
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Wallingford, CT 06492

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Adult Forum

Fall 2014

Water, Water Everywhere



9/21 – Introduction and Biblical images of water

creation (Genesis 1-2), flood (Genesis 6-9), Red Sea (Exodus 13-14), water from the rock (Exod. 17; Numbers 20), Jordan River (Joshua 3-4), Psalms 23, 65, 69, 93,


9/28 – More Biblical Images of Water – New Testament

Jesus’ baptism (Matt. 3), living water (John 4), walking on water (Matt. 14), calming the sea (luke 8)         


10/5 – Water in our liturgy (Eucharist, baptism)

Read the baptismal covenant and a Eucharistic Prayer


10/12 – Facts about water and how we use it


10/19 – No class


10/26 – Water and the American West

 “The Water Crisis in the West

More about aquifers

California—Where do we go from here?


11/2 – Access to clean water – a worldwide issue

Millennium Development Goals

Worldwide information from UNICEF

Effects on Children

Effects on Women



11/9 – Learning about the mission trip to Nicaragua

Parishioners who went on the trip will share their experiences with us.


11/16 – The impact of climate change

New research about climate change and water

“Water Risk as World Warms”


11/23 – What can we do?

Explore organizations

Consider the issue of bottled water

Think about water conservation

Consider the water challenge!


The Forum will take a week off for Thanksgiving.  We will resume on Sunday, 12/7 with a 3-week Bible Study on the lections of Advent.


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