Latest Past Events

Divisive Times: Trust and Cooperation in Professional Relationships


After a year of disaster and interpersonal turbulence, clergy, lawyers and physicians have a unique challenge and an important role in confronting misinformation and rebuilding individuals’ faith and trust in our most critical institutions, including our own. Join us on April 30 as we explore techniques to create space for intellectual humility and conviction in order to restore trust and rebuild relationships of mutual respect. Keynote Speaker and Facilitator Jill DeTemple, PhD, is the chair of SMU's Religious Studies Department and

State of Our Faith: Freedom to Vote


Join us on Sunday March 7 for a State of Our Faith discussion with Dionna La'Fay, Regional Field Coordinator for Texas Rising. Learn about the importance of voting freedom as a means to making sure more Texans who are eligible to vote can register to vote. In the 2020 election, many faith communities and people of faith helped increase voter registration by becoming Volunteer Deputy Registrars. Now there is legislation pending in the current legislative session that would eliminate this program and make […]


Arts & Letters Live with Anne Lamott


Faith Commons joins First United Methodist Church Dallas to present Arts & Letter Live with Anne Lamott and Priya Parker. From bestselling author Anne Lamott comes Dusk, Night, Dawn, an inspiring guide to restoring hope and joy while grappling with the thorny issues of life. How can we cope as bad news piles up and we stumble through dark times that seem increasingly bleak? We begin, she says, by accepting our flaws and embracing our humanity. Drawing from her own experiences, Lamott shows […]