Ice Cream, Work, and Liturgy

Ice Cream, Work,  and Liturgy

By Hannah Eagleson I didn’t expect ice cream to be such an important part of the most recent conference I attended. In April, I participated in the Formed to Work for the Glory of God conference through Redeemer City to City’s Center for Faith and Work. On the second day of the conference, I found myself trying to decide which made-on-the-spot flavor...

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An Evening with Marilynne Robinson

An Evening


On February 21, the Center for Faith & Work and Redeemer Churches hosted An Evening with Marilynne Robinson, the world-renowned Pulitzer Prize winning author of books like Gilead, Lila, and Housekeeping. Also a humanities scholar and avid Calvinist, Robinson is the author of countless essays of non-fiction, exploring subjects from Shakespeare to the P...

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Fighting - and Writing- Through Fear

Fighting -
and Writing-

Through Fear

By Norma Hopcraft It takes an inordinate amount of courage to reveal our lives—our bad choices, our weaknesses and foibles, our very souls—in our writing. So the title of the Center for Faith and Work’s workshop for writers, “Fearless: Accessing Hidden Creativity Through the Written Word,” snapped me to attention. We long to be known (and we are by God...

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Entering His Rest

His Rest

By Yuna Youn If there is a retreat that could challenge notions of what a retreat should be, it would be the Center for Faith and Work's "Work and Rest Retreat." Instead of an exotic travel destination, spa, or wellness center that typically serves the role of providing rest, attendees gathered during the last weekend in January for a journey that was simultaneously i...

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"The Table" Remembered

"The Table"

In the Spring of 2017, CFW awarded multi-discplinary artist Lea Fulton a six-week residency wherein the artist would create a new work based on the given theme of "the unfinished work". Fulton's work explored our theme through an immersive installation centered on the experience of forgiveness. The carefully crafted piece was installed in an empty storefront on the Lower...

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Gotham: A New Vision for Work

A New
for Work

By Hilary Merlo As I reflect on my life, I recognize that I am sum of people and experiences that have poured into me, and my work and Gotham are two very strong influences in that. I am privileged in that as I entered the workforce from college, I happened to be surrounded by people who talked about the importance of the integration of faith and work. I was molded with the idea th...

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