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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Recent Meetups

  • 2 days ago · 6:00 PM

    Pub Theology at the Open Table

    11 People with Questions

    The Bible: is it the inerrant word of God or an irrelevant tribal document - or somewhere in between? What is the relevance of the Judeo-Christian text in an evolving  ... Learn more
  • June 15 · 6:00 PM

    Pub Theology at the Open Table

    8 People with Questions

    Let's talk about our views of the universe, it's Source, it's meaning Our shifting western culture has been greatly shaped by the truth as well as the distortions within... Learn more
  • June 8 · 6:00 PM

    Discussion: What is freedom?

    14 People with Questions

    We Americans like to think of ourselves as not only being politically free, but also free-thinking and free in our spirituality. But what is freedom? Is it simply doing... Learn more
  • June 1 · 6:00 PM

    Pub Theology at the Open Table

    9 People with Questions | 5.00

    Morality! What is its source? How is it related to you spirituality? What is important to you - or not? Our shifting western culture has been greatly shaped by the truth... Learn more
  • May 25 · 6:00 PM

    Discussion: Silence

    5 People with Questions

    We live in a culture in which we are continually bombarded with noise. Additionally, when we are alone we tend to surround ourselves with other types of noise, audible (... Learn more
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I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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