Coffee Hour Conversations
Sunday, October 24
Coffee Hour Conversation with The Rev. Channing Smith
We are blessed at Good Shepherd with very strong faith formation offerings. This week, as we focus on stewardship as a parish, The Rev. Channing Smith will explore faith formation from 3 perspectives: the personal, as a community, and when in service. Channing will begin with the question “Why is grace scary?” Curious?
Sunday, October 10
Coffee Hour Conversation with Dr. Steven Tomlinson introduces the spiritual practice of “small experiments”.
Sunday, October 3
Coffee Hour Conversation with the Rev. Terry Gleeson exploring most ancient icons of the Theotokos – the Mother of God.
2021 September Coffee Hour Conversations
Sunday, September 26
Coffee Hour Conversation with the Rev. Dr. Peter Haas exploring contemplative practices in the life of a community.
Sunday, September 19
Coffee Hour Conversation: “Art of Gathering” as it pertains to our common life in this faith community.
Sunday, September 12
Coffee Hour Conversation: Sabbath, Resistance, and Mission; we explore our theme of REnew.
2021 May Coffee Hour Conversations
2021 April Coffee Hour Conversations
Sunday, April 25
Coffee Hour Conversation with Alan Graham, Founder and CEO of Mobile Loaves and Fish and Community First! Village
Sunday, April 18
Coffee Hour Conversation with Matt Mollica, Executive Director of ECHO (Ending Community Homelessness Coalition)
2021 March Coffee Hour Conversations
Sunday, March 28
Coffee Hour Conversation the Very Rev. Dr. Cynthia Kittredge, Dean of the Seminary of the Southwest, and photographer Renee Myrick
Sunday, March 21
Coffee Hour Conversation with the Rev. Terry Gleeson, the new Priest for Liturgy and Formation
Sunday, March 14
Coffee Hour Conversation with the Rev. Dr. Kevin Moroney, Liturgics professor at the General Theological Seminary in New York City
Sunday, March 7
Coffee Hour Conversation with Jason Evans, Missioner for Missional Communities in The Episcopal Diocese of Texas
2021 February Coffee Hour Conversations
Sunday, February 28
Coffee Hour Conversation with Stephanie Lane, Drive a Senior ATX Executive Director and Morgan Skarin, Volunteer Coordinator.
Sunday, February 14
Coffee Hour Conversation with Eric Moen, senior congregational engagement officer with the Episcopal Health Foundation.
Sunday, February 7
Coffee Hour Conversation with Dr. Gena Minnix, Director of the Loise Henderson Wessendorff Center for Christian Ministry and Vocation, and Associate Professor of Counselor Education at Seminary of the Southwest.
2021 January Coffee Hour Conversations
Sunday, January 24
Coffee Hour Conversation, with Susan McDowell, the Executive Director of LifeWorks
Sunday, January 17
Coffee Hour Conversation on Racial Reconciliation, with Dain and Constance Perry
Sunday, January 10
Coffee Hour Conversation with the Rev. Channing Smith and Lynda Frost and Anna Jackson
2020 Coffee Hour Converations
Sunday, December 13
Coffee Hour Conversation on book of Revelation (part 2), with the Rev. Channing Smith
Sunday, December 6
Coffee Hour Conversation on book of Revelation (part 1), with the Rev. Channing Smith
Sunday, November 29
Coffee Hour Conversation with Dr. Alexander John Shaia
Sunday, November 15
Coffee Hour Conversation with Suffragan Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Kai Ryan
Sunday, November 8
Coffee Hour Conversation with Suzanne Garza, Hillside’s Head of School and Kin Gill, Hillside Board Chair.
Sunday, November 1
Coffee Hour Conversation with the Rev. Trawin Malone, Interim Vicar and Sam Hensley, Director of Music & Mission, at The Hill.
Sunday, October 25
Coffee Hour Conversation with Chris Oelkers, Director of Music and Jonathan Babcock, Choirmaster.
Sunday, October 18
Coffee Hour Conversation with Sheila Abio, Head of School, and William Teten, Board President.
Sunday, October 11
Coffee Hour Conversation with the Rev. Channing Smith and Br. Curtis Almquist of the Society of St. John the Evangelist.
Sunday, October 4
Coffee Hour Conversation with the Rev. Channing Smith, Rector
Sunday, September 27
Coffee Hour Conversation on Getting back to better-than-normal with the Rev. Channing Smith and Dr. Beth Charrier
Sunday, September 13
Coffee Hour Conversation with Dr. Steven Bishop, Associate Professor of Old Testament at Seminary of the Southwest.
Sunday, September 6
Coffee Hour Conversation with Rabbi Kelly Levy, Congregation Beth Israel in North Austin
Sunday, August 30
Coffee Hour Conversation with parishioners: Meghan Browne, Grayson Cecil, and Bobby Jenkins.
Sunday, August 23
Coffee Hour Conversation with the Rev. Dr. Judy Fentress-Williams, professor of Old Testament at Virginia Theological Seminary
Sunday, August 9
Coffee Hour Conversation with Lisa McMinn and Brian Sellers Peterson, Co-founder of the Episcopal Food, Farming, and Faith Network
Sunday, August 2
Coffee Hour Conversation with Jeff Mucci and Amber Fogarty, President and Chief Goodness Officer of
Community First! Village and Mobile Loaves & Fishes.
Sunday, July 19
Coffee Hour Conversation with Lisa McMinn and Bobby Chesney co-chairs of the Rector Search Committee.
Sunday, June 28
Coffee Hour Conversation on Rest in a time of Illness with the Rev. Mary Earle.
Sunday, June 21
Coffee Hour Conversation on Rest in a time of Anxiety with the Rev. Trawin Malone.
Sunday, June 14
Coffee Hour Conversation, on The practice of Sabbath, with Rabbi Neil Blumofe.
Sunday, June 7
Coffee Hour Conversation on Ethics in a Pandemic, with Dr. Scott Bader-Saye.