A local FELLOWSHIP HALL where the MEN break BREAD, tap the KEG, and toast their HEROES.

On the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, men gather at The Ladder to engage in a vigorous, non-“lowest-common-denominator” type of ecumenism among the three Great Christian Traditions. We aren’t afraid to put on our theological boxing gloves to spar for a minute, and to take them off for a shared pint the next. If you haven’t seen a Catholic listen to the life story of John Wesley; if you haven’t watched a Protestant learn about Evagrius of Pontus; and if you haven’t seen Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant men sit around a table together and talk theology until midnight . . . then you need to come to the Hall of Men. Doors at The Ladder open at 7 pm, food is served at 7:30, and the Eighth Day Convocation (Hymn, Nicene Creed, Patristic Reading, Scripture and Lord’s Prayer) starts at 8:30, followed by the lecture.

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles.  And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.

—Hebrews 12:1


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2017 SCHEDULE

Jan 26 – George Elder on Robert E. Lee

Feb 9 – Bill Coleman on T. S. Eliot

Feb 23 – Fr. Joshua Burnett on Kohák.

Mar 9 – Erin Doom on Blessed Paisius Velichkovsky

Mar 17 – Feast of St Patrick

Mar 23 – Erin Doom on St John Chrysostom

Apr 13 – Holy Thursday

Apr 27 – Fr Paul on Stanley Jaki

May 11 – Kevin Mortimer on Robert Barclay

May 25 - Dusty Gates on John Senior

June 8 – Matthew Umbarger on Rabbi Akiva

June 22 – Ben Davis on Lesslie Newbigin

July 13 - Pipes & Pints

July 27 - Dr. James Juhnke on Cornelius Wedel

Aug 10 - Jay Mullinix on Henry Whipple

Aug 24 - Erin Doom on St. Anselm of Canterbury

Sep 14 - Peter Orsi on Dag Hammerskjold

Sep 28 - Fr Geoff Boyle on St Michael the Archangel

Oct 12 - Pastor Josh Black on John Calvin

Oct 26 - Gene Veith on Martin Luther

Nov 9 - Tom Rhein on Sir Thomas More

Dec 14 - Derek Hale on Herman Bavinck


 

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  • Hall of Men presenting Lesslie Newbigin

    at the Ladder
    Anno Domini 2017, July 27
    Thursday at 07:00 PM · 2 rsvps

    Newbigin_Square_1.jpegGentlemen,

    Our friend Ben Davis will present Lesslie Newbigin at the Hall of Men on July 27, 2017.

    As usual, doors will open at The Ladder at 7 pm and food will be served around 7:30 pm. At 8:30 pm we'll prepare for the lecture with the Eighth Day Convocation: hymn, patristic and scripture readings, the Nicene Creed, and the Lord's Prayer. Then a great lecture followed by good questions and discussion, good fellowship, and just possibly a few good smoke rings.

    We hope to see you at The Hall!

    -The Hall of Men

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Previous HEROES of the HALL

Revisit past presentations HERE