The Invisible Church: Pittman McGehee on Institutional Religion and the Search for Meaning

One Tuesday, January 25, 7:00–8:30 p.m. | St Luke’s United Methodist Church, 3471 Westheimer Road Room R23 (second floor; park in the lot behind the church; walk in at the east entrance near the portico; there will be signs to indicate the way to Room R23.)

Please join us for an evening with Pittman McGehee, who will talk about his latest book, The Invisible Church: Finding Spirituality Where You Are (Praeger Publishing, 2008; with Damon J. Thomas).  He will discuss how we can reclaim Christianity, its symbols, and sacred stories and, in doing so, heal the wounds inflicted by “old-time” religion. 

J. Pittman McGehee is an Episcopal priest and a Jungian analyst. He is a popular the fields of psychology and religion and has held many distinguished lectureships. He is also  a widely published poet and the coauthor of Raising Lazarus: The Science of Healing the Soul (2009; with Blair Justice). The recipient of an honorary doctorate of divinity from the Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest and an earned master of divinity degree from the Virginia Theological Seminary, Pittman McGehee was the Dean of Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Houston for eleven years.



Fall 2018 brochures are out! Please let us know if you did not receive one and we will be happy to send one to you.

Registration is now open. You may register online, by mail, or by phone with a credit card. 


The interest list for the fall and spring study tours is also now open. If you are interested in traveling with the Houston Seminar to Natchez in the fall of 2018 or Virginia in the spring of 2019, please call the registrar at 713.666.9000 to place your name on a list. Please see Terms and Conditions for "travel list" policy.


Please note a date in the Mid-term Elections course has changed from that published in the brochure. The course will meet the first two Mondays, October 29 and November 5 as planned, but will meet Tuesday, November 13 instead of Monday, November 12. 


Also note Art Underground: Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern is FULLY SUBSCRIBED. Please contact the registrar if you would like to be wait listed for this course. 


Have a great summer. We look forward to seeing you this fall!


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