The Forum Classes meet on Sundays in the Library from 9:45am-10:45am from September through April.

MonthDateTopic
September (2017)September 10"The Year Ahead at PPC" Pastor Anita Hendrix
September 17"Stories of Faith" General William Hartzog
September 24"Snapshots of Global Christianity: China and Africa" John Y. Lee, Reformed Institute
October (2017)October 1"The Protestant Reformation and Islam" Matthew D. Taylor, Reformed Institute
October 8"Does Islam Need a Reformation" Matthew D. Taylor, Reformed Institute
October 15"Building Bridges Between Reformed Christians and Muslims" Matthew D. Taylor, Reformed Institute
October 22"When the Bible Raises your Blood Pressure: Faithful Wrestling with Challenging Texts" Dr. Frances Taylor Gench
October 29"The Role of Faith in Creating Community and Keeping Hope Alive" Rev. Mansfield "Kasey" Kaseman
November (2017)November 5"Called to Serve: Re-Imagining Priesthood and the Christian Life” Jon Wood, Reformed Institute
November 12Eva Hendrix-Shovlin, on her work as a Case Manager at "Healthcare for the Homeless" in Baltimore, MD
November 19"Project Shine 3 year Update" Pastor Kendra Grams
November 26No Forum Class - Thanksgiving
December (2017)No Forum Classes in December
January (2018)January 7Campus Ministry: The Importance of Exploring Vocation, God's call, during critical years. Rev. Holly Ulmer, University of Maryland Chaplain
January 14"The Better Angels: Five Women Who Changed Civil War America." Clara Barton, Sarah Josepha Hale, Julia Ward Howe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Harriet Tubman played instrumental roles before, during, and following the Civil War. Bob Plumb
January 21Photographs from PPC Pilgrimage Tours: Holy Land and Paul's Footsteps, John and Kay Norvell
January 28The Global Rise of Populism: Causes and Consequences, Rob Wescott
February (2018)February 4Urban Mission and How We Can Actively Engage, Emily Powers and YAV
February 11Judaism to Christianity: Evolution or Abandoning the Faith?, Dan Pereles
February 18Joining Hands Presbyterian Mission Partnership in Peru, Anita Hendrix
February 25PPC Armenians: 301 AD to 2018, Sonia Russo and the Armenian Community of Potomac Presbyterian Church
March (2018)March 4, 11, 18Bruce Douglass, Director of the Reformed Institute of Metropolitan Washington
March 25MCPS Spring Break, No forum class
April (2018)April 1Easter Sunday, No Forum Class
April 8Por Cristo Ministry, Tom Hougen
April 15Social Gospels, Melissa Kirkpatrick, Reformed Institute
April 22, 29Spiritual Gifts, Matt Taylor, Reformed Institute