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.

Bible Study with the Dean

Mondays, June 8 – 29  • 7 pm • ONLINE
Join Dean Malcolm Clemens Young for a deep dive into the Bible readings we hear at Eucharist each Sunday.

Thursday Morning Bible Study

Thursdays, March 26 – May 28 11 a.m. • ONLINE
Join us for a virtual Bible Study on the book of Romans, one of the sacred texts from the Hebrew scriptures. Led by cathedral clergy and lay leaders. No preparation necessary! All are welcome on a drop-in basis.

4:30 Sunday Book Study Group

Sundays, June 14 – August 2 (No class on July 5) • 4:30 – 5:30 pm • ONLINE
Join our Sunday afternoon book study group online as they engage with That All Shall Be Saved: Heaven, Hell & Universal Salvation, by celebrated author David Bentley Hart. Hart makes the argument – from the earliest Christian writings, scripture and logic that nearly two millennia of dogmatic tradition have misled followers of Christianity on the crucial matter of Universal Salvation. Delve into the discussion as we consider those theologians who, according to the author, saw the Christian story more clearly and who came nearer the heart of the gospel: Gregory, Origen, Evagrius and George MacDonald.

Education for Ministry (EfM)

EfM is a group spiritual formation program which includes worship, spiritual reflection and study including the Old Testament, New Testament, church history and theology. Registration for September 2020 through May 2021 be available soon. The group meets Wednesdays, 6:30-9 p.m., September to May, with breaks at Thanksgiving, Christmas and Holy Week. New EfM groups start each September, with registration in July. The course is limited to 6 to 12 people each year. For more information, email Roberta Sautter. Information about EfM is also available on the Diocese of California website.

Contact Information

Telephone: (415) 749-6300

Email: congregation@gracecathedral.org

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