Last week we heard the tragic news of Dr. Lorna Breen’s death. Lorna was part of the Redeemer community, and her death hit us hard. It also brought to light the enormous toll that fighting on the front lines has had on healthcare workers. In response, we will pray for (and with) healthcare workers across the city tonight at 8:30pm. Please join us.
In addition to praying, and in partnership with Redeemer Counseling Services, we are offering a free counseling initiative for healthcare workers on Monday, May 18 at 8pm. If you are a healthcare worker, please sign up for this free event. More details below.
In other news, we’re excited to announce that we will be opening up Gotham applications for a second round. COVID-19 has thrown off all our timelines, so we want to ensure everyone can get their applications in for the class of 2021. More below. Also, we hosted our first ever Virtual Gotham Info Session last month, and it went off without a hitch. If you weren’t able to join us, you can watch it online here.
Hope to see you tonight!
Director, Center for Faith & Work
TONIGHT: Citywide Prayer for Healthcare Workers
Healthcare workers across the city have been hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak. As part of a larger effort to support those in the industry, we will take some time to pray for and with healthcare workers across the city for healing, strength, hope, and fortitude. If you are a healthcare worker, or if you would like to pray for healthcare workers, then join us for this event tonight at 8:30pm. Register>
Round 2 Applications for Gotham Fellowship Class of 2021
Applications for The Gotham Fellowship Class of 2021 are now open for a second round. If you didn’t get a chance to apply in the first round, this is your opportunity! You’ll have until May 31. Gotham is a 9-month learning community designed to broaden your understanding of and deepen your connection to God's redemptive work by applying theology, spiritual practices, and cultural renewal to your work, your relationships, and New York City. Apply>
Counseling Workshop for Healthcare Workers
In partnership with Redeemer Counseling Services (RCS), we will be hosting a free 90 minute counseling workshop for healthcare workers across the city on Monday, May 18 at 8pm. This will include a talk from the Clinical Director of RCS and small breakout groups with licensed counselors focused on processing grief and trauma. If you are a healthcare worker, please sign up, or if you know any healthcare workers fighting on the front lines, please share this event with them. Register>
Writers Group Spring Reading on May 29
Thank you to all who attended our virtual meeting this past Friday. This month, the Writers Group will host our annual Spring reading on Friday, May 29. More>
COVID-19 Resource Guide
In partnership with The Common, CFW has compiled a COVID-19 resource guide at faithandwork.com/covid. This includes opportunities to donate and volunteer; resources for financial assistance, food, housing, and medical help; ways to support local businesses; tips for working from home; commentary and coverage on COVID-19; ways to continue to enjoy the arts in New York City; and plenty more. This is a live document and we’ll be updating it daily with new resources. Please email us if you have anything to add.