Speaker Series

St. John’s Speaker Series is a popular adult education offering held between services at 10:00 AM on select Sundays from September to May. Nationally noted individuals, from scholars and poets to world leaders and faith leaders, present on pressing issues of the day and impactful historical events to expand our knowledge as individuals and as a community.

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January 14, 2024

Alan Cooperman

What Americans Think About Religion

January 14, 2024


Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research at the Pew Research Center, returns to St. John’s to speak on current public opinion on religion. An expert on religion’s role in United States politics, he has also reported on religion in Russia, the Middle East, and Europe. Before joining Pew, Cooperman was a national reporter and editor at The Washington Post, foreign editor of U.S. News & World Report, and a foreign correspondent for The Associated Press.

Location: Togo West Parlor