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Songs from the Spirit

Songs
from
the
Spirit

At the Met

Silas Farley, a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet and a member of Redeemer West Side, has choreographed a world premier commission ballet for The Metropolitan Museum of Art called, "Songs From The Spirit."  The ballet is set to African-American spirituals and recordings of newly written songs by currently incarcerated or recently r...

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TOLKIEN EXHIBITION

Tolkien Talk
at the Sheen
Center

The Morgan Library & Museum, currently displaying a vast selection of Tolkien material in their "Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth" exhibit, is partnering with The Sheen Center to present a behind-the-scenes talk with curator John T. McQuillen and author Holly Ordway on Tuesday, February 12 at 7 p.m. at the Sheen Center. For tickets and event details, vi...

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Our 7-week Winter Faith & Work Class begins February 4

Our Winter
Faith &
Work
Class
begins February 4

LOCATION: Redeemer Offices, 1166 Avenue of the Americas at 46th St., 16th Floor Our 7-week Faith & Work class is an introductory level cross-vocational course that explores seven different Bible passages from which we will gain insight concerning God's intention for our work. We will be weaving spiritual practices, daily devotionals, and group discussion toge...

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Katherine Leary Alsdorf returns to CFW

Katherine Leary
Alsdorf
returns to CFW

  Welcome back and thank you to Katherine Leary Alsdorf, who has agreed to step back into the leadership role of Redeemer’s Center for Faith & Work (CFW) to provide some stability and direction following the departure of David Kim and Amilee Watkins this past summer.  For those who don’t yet know her, Katherine founded CFW in the fall of 2002 and was it...

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Niggle and me: Imagine if your work really mattered

Niggle
and Me:

Imagine
if your work
really mattered

By Jerry Dienes Artists tend to live in their imaginations. At least I do, and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone. It’s not always great. We can be quick to imagine the worst case scenarios, and slow to imagine the best possibilities of any given situation. But the upside is we can imagine, and sometimes successfully create, beautiful, singular and even humorous w...

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A Gentle Interruption For Everyday Work

A GENTLE
INTERRUPTION

FOR EVERYDAY
WORK

By Michelle Choi We can only see ourselves in the context of what we experience, and sometimes interruptions shift our understanding of life. I took the Faith & Work Intensive during a two-year period of personal growth and discovery, when God was working to upend my desires, thoughts and beliefs to love, forgive, and wait. I was involved in different ministries in the city, bu...

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