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Christian education for adults draws on the resources of our parish and our community to provide a stimulating and informative program of reflection and learning. We seek to provide grounding in the basics of our faith and to reflect on the meaning of these basics for our lives today.


Weekday Bible Study

This group meets Mondays at 11:00 a.m. on the third floor of Wilmer Hall during the program year (September - May).
Questions? Contact Allen Stuhl - (703) 451-3474


Adult Forums

St. Paul's offers Adult Forums at 10:00 a.m. every Sunday, featuring notable speakers and a wide variety of engaging topics. Come listen, learn, and ask questions. Listen to recordings of previous forums here.
Questions? Contact the Rev. George Caldwell 


Adult Inquirers' Class

New to St. Paul's or the Episcopal Church, or just want to further explore your faith? Then the St. Paul's Inquirers' Class is for you. The six-week session meets during Lent, Sundays at noon. All are welcome, particularly adults seeking confirmation, reception, or reaffirmation of baptismal vows.
Questions? Contact the Rev. Alyse Viggiano - (703) 549-3312 x19


Faith Seeking Understanding

St. Paul’s adult education offering Faith Seeking Understanding is a 7-week course that helps us ask questions of faith, seek God, and build friendships. Find out more about the program here.
Questions? Contact the Rev. Alyse Viggiano at (703) 549-3312 x19


St. Paul's Book Club

This group meets on the third Tuesday of each month (unless otherwise noted) during the program year to discuss a pre-selected book. 
Questions? Contact the Rev. Dr. Rosemary Beales


The Pious Pint

This group meets the first Sunday of every other month following the 5 p.m. service for conversation about the intersections of faith and daily life.
Questions? Contact the Rev. Alyse Viggiano - (703) 549-3312 x19


Benjamin H. Latrobe Lecture Series

Each year, St. Paul's hosts a lecture honoring the legacy of architect Benjamin H. Latrobe. Latrobe played a significant role in the design of St. Paul’s Church, which was completed in 1818. Since that time it has been modified, expanded, and renovated, always preserving the basic integrity of Latrobe’s design. The annual lecture typically features an acclaimed church architect and takes place in mid-winter.


Martha J. Horne Lecture Series

The Martha J. Horne Lectures were established to recognize and celebrate the significant contributions that Dean Horne has made to the education and formation of many women and men for service in the Church. Her efforts to prepare students have been significant and far-reaching. These lectures strive to honor the commitment she made to the Virginia Theological Seminary during her 13 years as Dean and President and to St. Paul's through her long-standing ministry as a Parish Associate. The lecture typically takes place in late winter.