Classes for Adults

Education and exploration are part of our mission and we offer a range of classes throughout the year. Take a class or attend a lecture or program with our diverse, open-minded community and see where it takes you!

Other opportunities include our Forum lecture series and thought-provoking sermons by our clergy and guest preachers, also available as podcasts on iTunes

Our calendar page shows current offerings: book studies, spiritual practices, and preparation for baptism, confirmation or reception in the Episcopal Church.

In the Body of the Word: Women’s Bodies in Scripture

Thursdays, January 31 and February 6 • 6 p.m. • Dining Room
Holy Wisdom, fallen Eve, the Samaritan woman at the well, or Paul’s companion Lydia, women and women’s bodies are marked in diverse ways in Scripture —  to varying effect across the ages. Explore these themes in two sessions, led by the Rev. Kristin Saylor, Director of Formation, and the Rev. Anna Rossi.

Inhabiting Grace: Becoming a Christian at Grace Cathedral

Sundays, March 3-April 28 • 9:30 a.m.
Inhabiting Grace introduces a way of life that is spiritual, practical, reasonable, mystical and in service to the community and world. Come to deepen your faith, or to prepare for adult baptism or confirmation. Contact the Rev. Kristin Saylor at Note there will no classes on Palm Sunday, April 14 or Easter Sunday, April 21.

Bible Study

All are welcome at this weekly, clergy and staff-led Bible Study.

Workshops on Serving at the Altar

We offer half-day workshops on Serving at the Altar to train anyone who would like to join the ministries that assist at worship services.

Education for Ministry (EfM)

EfM is an education program covering the Old Testament, New Testament, church history and theology. New Education for Ministry groups start each September, with registration in July. The course is limited to 12 people each year. Spaces are still available for the current EfM session, which is held each Thursday until June with the exception of holidays. To register for this session, email Roberta Sautter at To learn more about Education for Ministry at Grace Cathedral, contact us or download a brochure.

Contact Information

Telephone: (415) 749-6300


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