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Special Events & Forums


M. Craig Barnes will join us on October 13 & 14. Dr. Barnes is an author, professor, and current president of Princeton Theological Seminary.

Saturday, October 13

  • 9:30 a.m., Light Brunch
  • 10:00 a.m. Lecture and Conversation – On Earth as it is in Heaven: A Survey of the last hundred years of American Church history reveals a connection between the popular theology about heaven and our understanding of home, identity, and mission in life.

Sunday, October 14

  • 10:00 a.m., Worship in the Sanctuary with Dr. Barnes preaching.
  • 11:15 a.m. Lecture and Conversation – The Temptation to be Less than Human: According to Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus experienced his three temptations in the desert immediately after he identified with humanity in his baptism.

Community Forum

The Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church Community Forum Distinguished Speaker Series began in 1997 in conjunction with our congregation’s 125th anniversary. The forums were endowed by the Anna and Herbert H. Middleton, Sr. Fund of our church Foundation and have been offered as a service to the community at large. More than 50 guests have helped us to gain fresh perspectives on dilemmas we face and see new options for ways to move forward.

The next Community Forum will be held on Mon., Oct. 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Our speaker will be Brooke Gladstone, co-anchor of "On the Media," with 1.6 million listeners and the author of The Trouble with Reality, which highlights her genius for making insightful, unexpected connections to help us understand what she calls - and what so many of can acknowledge having - "trouble with reality." 

The forums are free and open to the public. The format is a 45-minute presentation followed by a time for questions. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .