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October 2018

“Worshiping God Today”

October 28, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EDT

https://youtu.be/LtmfIQ5uWR8 In this time of time of transition in both our congregation and our denomination, we are spending four Sundays together looking at changes currently before us in our service to the unchanging God. Rev. Kimberly Bracken Long presents Worshiping God Today about the recent revision to our denomination’s Book of Common Worship. 

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November 2018

The Christian Faith Today

November 4, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EST

https://youtu.be/L7eKXwhXt8o Rev. Kimberly L. Clayton discusses The Christian Faith Today. Rev. Clayton will speak about changes as the broader church moves into what theologian Harvey Cox has called today’s post-Constantinian “Age of Faith.” 

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Whatever Happened to Mainline Protestantism?

November 11, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EST

https://youtu.be/BhBUJb_-akY Barbara G. Wheeler will present Whatever Happened to Mainline Protestantism? What does the future hold for the Presbyterian Church and for congregations like The Brick Church? 

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December 2018

Joshua Narcisse “Presbyterianism in America: A Story of Race, Faith, Death, and Uncertainty”

December 2, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EST

https://youtu.be/xcnDcWKyAv8 Drawing from his work with the 2020 Vision Team, a committee of the Office of the General Assembly, Joshua will discuss the words of hope, and anxiety, that he has heard from across the denomination. Sitting with these numerous tensions: Black and Presbyterian, denominational decline, and the uncertainty of what the future holds, he will consider the opaque, yet foundational question of life spent following Christ, “So What Now?” Joshua is a proud native of Queens, NY. As a…

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“Religious Fundamentalism, Womanhood, and What it Means to be a Pastor: A journey of Faith Exploration as an Act of Resistance”

December 16, 2018 @ 9:45 am EST

Hannah Faye grew up in a Southern Baptist Church and is now a seminary student at one of the most liberal theological institutions in the country. Still learning what it means to be a pastor, Hannah Faye will explain how breaking the mold doesn’t always mean starting over and how she has come to cherish her Southern Baptist roots in the midst of a resurgent Evangelical America. Believing the church must re-imagine its “conservative vs. liberal” dichotomy, Hannah Faye argues…

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February 2019

Paul Tillich: Challenging Fascism in His Time and What it Might Mean for Christians Today

February 10, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EST
Brick Church, 62 East Ninety-Second Street
New York, NY 10128-1398 United States
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Mark Taylor discusses the story behind how Paul Tillich was forced underground by Hitler when the Nazis confiscated and burned his new published book, The Socialist Decision. Tillich, along with many Jewish intellectuals, was the first Christian academic to be purged from positions in German higher education. Tillich then taught for the rest of his years in the U.S. at Union Theological Seminary, Harvard University and the University of Chicago. Among and against many of his Lutheran colleagues amidst the…

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March 2019

“How We Pray”

March 3, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EST
Brick Church, 62 East Ninety-Second Street
New York, NY 10128-1398 United States

  How We Pray: Reverends Kimberly Clayton and Douglas King From March 3, 2019 at 9:45 a.m. Come and get a glimpse into the prayer life of our clergy as Reverends Kimberly Clayton and Doug King share their personal stories of why, how, when, and where they pray. Some of the answers may surprise you.

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April 2019

“Pipelines, Presbyteries, and the Doctrine of Discovery: Indigenous Voices on Christianity and U.S. Settler Colonialism.”

April 7, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EDT
Third Floor Living Room, 62 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128 United States
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From Sunday, April 7, 2019: Dr. Tisa Wenger, from Yale Divinity School, presents “Pipelines, Presbyteries, and the Doctrine of Discovery: Indigenous Voices on Christianity and U.S. Settler Colonialism.” Dr. Wenger’s interests include religious encounters in the nineteenth- and twentieth-century United States, especially the U.S. West; the cultural politics of religious freedom; and the intersections of race, religion, and empire in American history. Her current research asks how colonial encounters made and re-made both indigenous and white settler religion in the early…

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“Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Nationalism and Resistance Then and Now”

April 28, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EDT
Third Floor Living Room, 62 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128 United States
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"Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Nationalism and Resistance Then and Now" From Sunday April 28 9:45 a.m.: RESCHEDULED from Sunday Feb 3, Rev. Dr. Nancy Duff lectures on the German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. In August of 1933 Bonhoeffer wrote to his Grandmother: “The issue really is Germanism or Christianity.” German Christians placed Nazi flags alongside the communion table and believed God’s will worked through the National Socialist Party. For many, loyalty to the Arian race and the German nation (“blood and soil”) had usurped loyalty…

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May 2019

The Wider Horizons: “Keep the Faith!”

May 12, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am EDT
Third Floor Living Room, 62 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128 United States
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 Sunday, May 12: The Wider Horizons: “Keep the Faith!”  Rev. Dr. Dale Irvin, New York Theological Seminary In Scripture, faith implies steadfastness and trustworthiness. Faith also brings with it a certainty beyond what would otherwise be the case. Dr. Irvin explores what this has meant through the ages, paying attention to theologians such as Martin Luther and Paul Tillich but also to our own experience and understanding.

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