St. Paul's Episcopal Church
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” http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2014/06/29/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?
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.