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Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness

2175 1st Street

(Clark Avenue at 1st Street)

White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110-3488


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  E-book editions of the Book of Common Prayer

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Current Series, Times

Adult Formation Times:

  Sundays, 10 to 10:50 a.m. (Fall, Winter, Spring); 9 to 9:50 a.m. (Summer)

  Wednesdays, 6 to 7 p.m. (Fall, Winter, Spring); times variable in the Summer.

Website Updates

  Christianity in Episcopal Tints (all 5 presentations now on-line)

Upcoming and Current Series (click here)


Past Series Arranged Topically

Anglicanism 101

Beyond Colonial Anglicanism

Book of Common Prayer, The

Christianity in Episcopal Tints

In the Steps of Jesus

Living as an Episcopalian


Adult Children Returning Home During "Adultolescence"

Christian Ethics: How Should We Live?

Christian Stewardship

Homecoming: Integrating Veterans Returning from the War

Margin: Restoring Reserves to Overloaded Lives

Not-So-Big-Life, The. Making Room for What Really Matters

Relationships in Right Order

Teen Suicide. Let's Deal with It. Let's Prevent It

Ten Commandments, The


Brief Survey of the History of Christianity, A

Cities of Earth and Heaven: Christian Faith, Secular Government, and Religious Freedom

Great Emergence, The. How Christianity is Changing and Why

Passion, Politics and Protest: The English Reformation

Tackling the Da Vinci Code

What Are We Protesting About? Martin Luther and the Reformation


The Book of Common Prayer

Contemplative or Centering Prayer

Christian Spirituality

Exploring the Lord's Prayer through its Aramaic Roots

Eucharist, The


Jesus Prayer, The

Man is Not Alone

Prayer, Finding the Heart's True Home

Praying with Icons (references)

Sanctuary of the Soul: Journey into Meditative Prayer


Biology and Belief

God After Darwin

God and the Multiverse

Physics and Faith

Quarks, Chaos, and Christianity

The Sacred Cosmos


Bible for the Biblically Challenged, The

Birth of the Messiah, The

Brief History of Israel, A

Colossians Remixed: Subverting the Empire

Coming Christ in Advent, A

Crucified and Risen Christ, A

Death of the Messiah, The

Esther, The Book of

Exodus, the Book of


Great Themes of Scripture, The

Journey Through the Parables of Jesus, A

Luke, The Gospel of

Mark, Exploring the Gospel of

Mark, The Gospel of

Mary Magdalene: Apostle to the Apostles

Matthew, The Gospel of

Old Testament in New Testament

Revelation, The Book of

Romans, the Greatest Letter Ever Written

Who was Jesus of Nazareth?


Creed, The. What We Believe and Why It Matters

Creeds, The

For All The Saints? Remembering the Christian Departed

How Are We Saved?

Jesus' Resurrection

Living Faith: Exploring the Essentials of Christianity

On Guard: Defending Your Faith with Reason and Precision


Problem of Evil and Pain, The

Suffering of God, The

Survey of Theology

Tackling the Da Vinci Code

Theology for Troubled Believers

Tokens of Trust: An Introduction to Christian Belief

Who was Jesus of Nazareth?


Children of Abraham, The

New Faces of Christianity in the Global South

World Christianity



E-book editions