Filtering by: Speaking engagement

Seeing our Immigrant Neighbors
Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

Seeing our Immigrant Neighbors

Hope for New York (HFNY) hosts an evening of learning how to see and care for our immigrant neighbors here in NYC. The evening's program includes exploring a biblical foundation and perspective for seeing and engaging our immigrant neighbors, and hearing from HFNY affiliate organizations about the services and programs they provide for immigrant populations.

The evening will conclude with a panel discussion and Q&A with staff from various affiliate organizations serving immigrant communities: Bill Carson (Brooklyn Arab American Friendship Center), Liza Cho (The Open Door), Amanda Eckhardt (Restore NYC), and Mike Chan (Chinese Christian Herald Crusades). Reception to follow. 

For more information and to RSVP, please visit www.eventbrite.com.

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Center for Faith and Work: Sabbath in a Time of Unrest
May
18
7:30 PM19:30

Center for Faith and Work: Sabbath in a Time of Unrest

The Center for Faith and Work (CFW) presents “Sabbath in a Time of Unrest”, a discussion on the need for rest in a busy city like New York. Judith Shulevitz, a columnist with the New York Times and author of The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time, is joined in conversation by David Kim, CFW Executive Director, to explore tools for keeping Sabbath and how and why rest is essential to knowing God. Reception to follow. Earlybird tickets available through May 12.

For more information and to register, please visit www.faithandwork.com.

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AGORA presents: Rehabilitation Through the Arts' "Dramatic Escape"
Mar
6
7:00 PM19:00

AGORA presents: Rehabilitation Through the Arts' "Dramatic Escape"

"Dramatic Escape" is the remarkable documentary by Goldcrest Films that transports viewers into the lives of a group of maximum security prisoners preparing to stage a production of A Few Good Men as part of the Rehabilitation Through the Arts (RTA) program at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, NY. It provides an intimate look at life behind bars as it traces the steps from auditions through curtain call. Along the way, the men reveal their personal stories, their everyday struggles, and contemplate whether redemption is possible. Click here to watch the trailer.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Katherine Vockins, RTA Founder; Rev. David Bisgrove, Lead Pastor of Redeemer West Side; Jill Becker, RTA Communications; Johnny Hincapie, RTA Alum; Clarence Macklin, RTA Alum; Robbie Pollock, RTA Alum

Wine and hors d'oeuvres reception to follow catered by the DOE Fund.

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An Evening With Poet Christian Wiman
Jan
28
8:00 PM20:00

An Evening With Poet Christian Wiman

The Center for Faith and Work (CFW) presents an evening with acclaimed poet Christian Wiman. The intermingling of calling and desire, the inhering of the self in our work, the catalyzing hunger of longing -- these tensions form the high-wire meditation that Wiman treads. Join Wiman as he investigate the ineffable essence of God's calling in our daily lives in his brand new work, presented for the very first time, commissioned under CFW's inaugural Artist Fellowship. Ticket includes a reception with drinks following the program.

For more information and to register, please visit: http://bit.ly/2k57y77

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Civility in the Public Square: Nicholas Kristof, John Inazu & Tim Keller
Oct
24
7:30 PM19:30

Civility in the Public Square: Nicholas Kristof, John Inazu & Tim Keller

 

Join us for an evening with Nicholas Kristof (Pulitzer Prize winning NY Times editorialist), John Inazu (author of Confident Pluralism), and best-selling author and pastor Tim Keller (Redeemer Presbyterian Church) to discuss rediscovering civility and dignity in the public square.
Co-sponsored by
Redeemer West Side and The Center for Faith & Work

For tickets and more details: http://civilityinthepublicsquare.eventbrite.com/

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'Life After Life in Prison': Photographs by Sara Bennett
Jun
15
to Jul 17

'Life After Life in Prison': Photographs by Sara Bennett

Life After Life in Prison introduces us to Carol, Evelyn, Keila and Tracy, who spent anywhere from 17-35 years in a New York State maximum security prison. They were photographed by Sara Bennett, a former criminal defense attorney, who wanted to give a face to “long-termers.” Bennett’s images offer a glimpse of the women’s dignity, patience and perseverance as they rebuild their lives in the face of societal hurdles.

This exhibition opens on June 15 with an opening reception. In conjunction with the opening, all four women will participate in a panel conversation.

6:30 - 7:30 pm: opening reception
7:30 - 8:30 pm: panel conversation

Exhibit runs June 15 through July 17, 2016.

Free and open to the public, but please RSVP here: https://life-after-life-in-prison.eventbrite.com

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Jan
14
7:30 PM19:30

Faith & Art Lecture: Gregory Wolfe

Why do human beings make art? Is art an essential part of what makes us human? Drawing on the film Cave of Forgotten Dreams, which reveals the recently discovered Paleolithic cave paintings from Chauvet, France, author Gregory Wolfe will delve into the way art both makes and discovers meaning. Along the way, Wolfe will explore how art and the religious sense have been intertwined through human history.

For details and to RSVP, please visit: http://www.faithandwork.com

 

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Oct
21
7:30 PM19:30

Center for Faith and Work: Three Visions Necessary for a Christian Artist

In the inaugural lecture of Center for Faith and Work's (CFW) new art and faith series, artist and pastor Vito Aiuto expounds three modes of vision that engender artistic excellence for the person of faith. Join us for his fresh and practical perspective on seeing the unseen, as well as a performance from former CFW artist-in-residence New Chamber Ballet, followed by drinks and mingling.

For tickets and more information, please visit: http://www.faithandwork.com/events/85-three-visions-necessary-for-a-christian-artist

 

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Sep
11
7:00 PM19:00

"Streetopolis": Artists Talk

Street Photography: Approaches, Practices and Methods
Artists Talk

In conjunction with the Streetopolis art exhibition on display at W83 from Sept 10 - Oct 8, this talk comprises a series of presentations by exhibiting Association of Urban Photography (AUP) photographers. They will introduce their recent projects and will examine the way the medium can be used to investigate and communicate contemporary ideas about the city.

Participants:
David Kendall, Kyler Zeleny, Rebecca Locke, Yanina Shevchenko, Paul Halliday

The event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP here: http://streetopolis-artists-talk.eventbrite.com

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Nov
7
to Nov 8

Faith & Work 2014 Conference: Making All Things New

The Faith and Work Conference is a two day gathering of industry leaders, cultural commentators, and leading theologians to reflect on the vital, inevitable intersection of our work and faith. Presented by the Center for Faith & Work.

For registration and more details, please visit http://www.cfwconference.com/

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