Dean Neal Michell will be leading us in a discussion about St. Matthew’s Cathedral. His talk is “Past, Present, and Future.” The Dean will focus his talk on what the Cathedral has been in the past, what it is today, and where we are headed in the future.
November 1 – November 15
Samira Izadi Page will be speaking at our Christian Formation class for three weeks. Samira is the founder and Executive Director of Gateway of Grace Ministries. She was born and raised in Iran as a Muslim. Samira and her family fled Iran due to persecution and obtained political asylum status in the U.S. Samira converted to Christianity and earned her Master of Divinity from Perkins School of Theology and is currently pursuing her Doctor of Ministry in Missional Church Studies at Perkins, SMU. Samira has committed her life to bringing the hope and love of Christ to those whose hope and dignity have been taken away by oppressive governments. She frequently speaks nationally and locally at conferences, churches and other venues on issues of interfaith relations, Islam and Christianity, and refugee outreach. Samira works cross-denominationally with pastors and mission leaders and moves local congregations into new ways of mission and outreach. She is an ordained priest in the Episcopal Church.