Be there at 9 am: Sunday Adult Formation 2017

Here is St. Paul’s Church 2017 Adult Formation schedule for winter-spring 2017.
All sessions are held in the Community Room, Sundays, at 9AM

February, African Heritage Month
5 – African-American Historical Figures: Cathy Simpson and Kenneth Bernoska will dis- cuss prominent African Americans, highlighting persons both at the local and national lev- els.
12 – Built by Buffalo Soldiers While Fighting Apaches: Jim and Sarah Gramentine will discuss the connection between a platoon of African-American soldiers and a US Presi- dent.
18 – Art by Artists of the African Diaspora: Kantara Souffrant is the Milwaukee Art Museum Manager of School and Teacher Programs.
26 – An Alderman’s Perspective on Recent Issues in Sherman Park: Khalif Rainey,
7th Dist. Alderman, discusses experiences as an elected official responsible for the Sher- man Park area.


5 – St. Paul’s Outreach to the People of Haiti: A discussion led by the Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee Haiti Project Director Heidi Ropa
12 – St. Paul’s Thrift Shop Style Show: Fashions on a shoe string modeled by volunteers and members of St. Paul’s in the Great Hall during Coffee Hour
19 – Reserved for committee meetings; no classes
26 – Sacred Cinema: 90 Years, 34 Films, 5 Continents: Kenneth Bernoska will survey the best cinema with religious themes over the years.


2 – What is St. Paul’s “Corporate Culture?”: John Bauer, PhD, will align St. Paul’s corporate culture with its stated mission and vision.
9 – Exploring the records of the Rev. Benjamin Ackerly, 1845-1852 : Paul Haubrich, PhD, will discuss the detailed records of St. Paul’s third rector that picturing early life in Mil- waukee.
16 –  Reserved for committee meetings; no classes
23 – Sharing our Love with Those Who Find Themselves Alone: Rev. Henry Perez will dis- cuss the Ministry of St. Paul’s through the Racine Hospitality Center.
30 – What Anglicans in West Africa Do Better than We?: A visit with Daniel Browne, the son of the former Anglican Archbishop of West Africa (1982-89).


7 – Johann Sebastian Bach’s Great Chaconne for Violin: Ed Filmanowicz, MD, will give a mini-lecture on Bach’s spirituality and then will perform the great work.
14 – Songs My Mother Taught Me: On Mother’s Day, Joanne Filmanowicz will lead a panel of St. Paul members remembering their mothers.

21 –  Reserved for committee meetings; no classes
28 – How My Military Service Shaped me as a Citizen: Mal Soward-Gatford will lead a panel of veterans to reflect with us on Memorial Day weekend.

Each session is one hour long. All are welcome.
Contact St. Paul’s Church for Questions: 414 276 6277
or email Dave Zersen ( or Terry Zimmer (