We are people with questions...sometimes more questions than answers.

The purpose of this group is to get together and talk through things.  No, we won't get it all figured out, but isn't the mystery of life truly one of its joys? Our focus is spirituality and other topics that affect our emotional and spiritual well-being, since these two things are so intimately tied together.

We have two parallel groups operating under the name "Open Table."  The first group is the "main" group that Jeremy has been hosting for 4+ years.  We have discussions on topics that regard spirituality, but usually do not have any particularly religious focus.  The second group hosted by Ron is called "Pub Theology" which attempts to take a fresh look at some aspects of Christianity and call into question most of the old assumptions.  Each group meets every other Monday.

We want you to feel welcome, no matter your background, at both of these groups.  Those who have shared our Table include Agnostics, Atheists, Buddhists, Christians, though a majority are probably those who are simply on a spiritual journey but don't know what to label it.

Our one request is that all of those in the discussion remain respectful of one another. The Open Table is a judgement-free zone, which doesn't mean you have to agree with anyone here, but that you remain respectful of where every person is on their journey in life.

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For those who don't have all of the answers...

Recent Meetups

  • April 27 · 6:00 PM

    Discussion: Faith and Trust

    6 People with Questions

    Growing up, I was taught that faith is simply a form of trust, though used more or less in the spiritual context. But what is trust? What does it mean to have faith?... Learn more
  • April 20 · 6:00 PM

    Pub Theology at the Open Table

    8 People with Questions

    What is myth and how is it integrated in our culture and religions? What myths do you personally live your life around - or not? Our shifting western culture has been... Learn more
  • April 13 · 6:00 PM

    Discussion: Pride

    9 People with Questions | 4.50

    What is pride? Does it differ from vanity? Is it something beneficial or harmful to our spiritual progress? Is it something good in small doses? How does it relate to... Learn more
  • April 6 · 6:00 PM

    Pub Theology at the Open Table

    14 People with Questions | 5.00

    Faith - what is it? How is it related to belief? How does doubt fit in the equation? How does faith (or the lack of) motivate our choices in life? Let's talk about faith... Learn more
  • March 30 · 6:00 PM

    Discussion: Good grief

    8 People with Questions | 5.00

    For as long as there have been humans we have grieved for various reasons.  Even some animals with more highly developed minds show signs of mourning at the loss of life... Learn more
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