City Events

January 2019

Oikonomia Network Event (Dallas)

January 3 @ 4:00 pm - January 4 @ 8:30 pm CST
Warwick Melrose Hotel, 3015 Oak Lawn Ave.
Dallas, TX 75219 United States

Join us along with Miroslav Volf, Patrick Smith, David Miller, Fred Sanders, Larry Ward, Mark Greene, Kevin Dudley, Helen Kim, and more in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas, on January 3-4, 2019 for a fruitful time of insight, networking, and equipping. This is a two-day gathering for theological educators and Christian academics. Leading Bible and theology scholars will help you train a new generation of Christians who follow king Jesus by loving their neighbors through daily tasks. Faithful discipleship to Christ involves working every day in…

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The Shepherd as Worker and Leader (Twin Cities)

Presenter: Delano Sheffield
January 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
Crave – Maple Grove, 12734 Elm Creek Blvd N
Maple Grove, MN 55369 United States

Pastors are invited to invite other church leaders and congregants to hear how faith affects work through the biblical perspective of Shepherding from Pastor Delano Sheffield. As we follow our Shepherd, what does it entail to be a representative shepherd in the course of our workday? How do we do this well? How does the Gospel incline us to a certain type of hopeful presence in our daily work?

Pastor Delano Sheffield is the full-time discipleship pastor at Macedonia Baptist Church in Kansas City, MO.

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Urban Pastor Lunch @ Cru Inner City (Twin Cities)

Presenter: Delano Sheffield
January 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
The Inner-City Ministry of Cru – Minneapolis/Saint Paul, 2112 Broadway St. NE, Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States

Urban Pastors are invited to join us for lunch (Famous Daves) and to hear about the upcoming Made To Flourish Learning Community. Delano Sheffield from Macedonia Baptist in Kansas City will be sharing what can be gained from an urban church joining the Learning Community and how his church was strengthened through participation in the Made To Flourish Learning Community.

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Made to Flourish Lunch with Tom Nelson (Fort Lauderdale)

Presenter: Tom Nelson
January 31 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST
First Baptist FTL, 301 E. Broward Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 United States

Join us for lunch withTom Nelson, a fellow pastor, prolific author, leading voice in the faith and work movement, and President of Made to Flourish. Tom is a regular speaker and facilitator on faith, work, and economics. He is also the senior pastor of Christ Community Church in Kansas City and on the leadership team of the Oikonomia Network.

Free
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Race, Work & Economic Justice in the Bay Area – Lunch with Bryan Loritts (Silicon Valley)

Presenter: Bryan Loritts
January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PST
Church Of the Valley, 400 North Winchester Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA 95050 United States

Pastor Bryan Loritts is the privileged husband of Korie, and the graced father of three sons- Quentin, Myles, and Jaden. He serves the Abundant Life Christian Fellowship of Silicon Valley, California, as the Lead Pastor. An award-winning author of six books including Saving the Saved: How Jesus Saves us from Try-harder Christianity into Performance-Free Love- which was given the Christianity Today Award of Merit, and his newest release Insider Outsider. Pastor Bryan Loritts co-founded Fellowship Memphis in 2003 and later founded The Kainos Movement- an organization committed to seeing the multi-ethnic church become the new normal in our world. In addition to his responsibilities as a pastor, Bryan travels extensively throughout the world preaching the Good News of Jesus Christ at conferences and events, as well as serving on the board of trustees for Biola University and PineCove Christian Camps. His messages can be heard daily on the Salem Radio Network’s KFAX station.

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February 2019

Lunch and Learn (Boston)

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club, 11 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02108 United States

Join us for our February Lunch and Learn. We will catch up, share a meal, and hear from a ministry leader in Boston. Topic to be announced in the new year.

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The Predatory Lending Landscape & the Alternatives (Kansas City)

Presenter: Eva Schulte
February 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm CST
Travois, 310 W 19 Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

Our next gathering will be on February 14 with Eva Schulte of Travois. Eva will sharpen our awareness of the current financial landscape in Kansas City. Where are the financial deserts? What are common predatory lending agencies and practices? What are the alternatives? And how can pastors and their churches meaningfully help in crisis in practical ways?

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Cincinnati Lunch and Learn (Cincinnati/Dayton)

Presenter: John McCarthy
February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Cincinnati Christian University, 2700 Glenway Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45204 United States

John McCarthy will be our featured speaker. John will share his journey as a recruiter in the hospitality industry, whom God is now using to guide professionals forward in their vocations, using an innovative and impactful faith-based approach.

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Fostering Missional Communities in the Church: A Workshop with Dr. Damein Schitter (Orlando)

Presenter: Damein Schitter
February 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
Citrus Club, Downtown Orlando, 255 S Orange Ave Suite 1800
Orlando, 32801 United States

The newly "Doctored" Damein Schitter joined the NewCity staff early in 2014 as the Community Group Pastor. In 2017 he was called to be the senior pastor. Damein serves as the primary preacher on the preaching team, and provides pastoral leadership to the Session and the staff at both NewCity congregations. Damein completed his doctoral work this year at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School with a focus on non-formal learning communities, particular to the faith, work, and economics movement.

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Faith Leaders Gathering: Lunch & Learn (Miami)

Presenter: Dave Lopez
February 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST
Miami Temple Church, 9175 SW 44th St
Miami, FL 33165 United States

Church Economics 101 - How financial resources flow and impact your church and community...and what we can do about it.

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