Monthly Shabbat AM’s are family-friendly musical morning worship events + Storahtelling-style adult learning, kids programs, and nosh. Click here to RSVP and please don’t forget to bring a brunch-y nosh offering.
This month, join us for our 3rd Annual Interfaith Sabbath AM honoring Martin Luther King Day and celebrating multifaith prophetic visions for justice. We are honored to be led by Rev. Dr. Derrick McQueen of St. James Presbyterian Church and Chuk Obasi of Intersections International.
Hands-on local action service opportunities provided by the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (click here to download their MLK Weekend Toolkit), Intersections International, and MET Council. Don’t forget to bring in an item for our winter clothes drive! (details below)
Join Rabbi Kerry and Rev. McQueen again tomorrow at St. James Presbyterian Church in Harlem for their Sunday morning services, followed by further facilitated reflection and conversation between our two communities. Details HERE.
9:30am – 10:00am WISDOM: coffee & God-optional adult study session w/ Rabbi Kerry
10:00am – 12:30pm SPIRIT: worship, kids programming, and Storahtelling
12:30pm – 1:00pm LOCAL ACTION: hands on activities with our social justice community partners
1:00 – 1:30 CONVERSATION: round-table discussion with our interfaith community partners reflecting on and learning about our different approaches to worship
The Interchurch Center – Entrance on 61 Claremont Avenue, New York, NY 10115
Led this month by Naomi Less, Shira Kline, guest preacher Rev. Dr. Derrick McQueen, Pastor at St. James Presbyterian Church, Associate Director at the Center for African American Religion, Sexual Politics, Social Justice, Professor of Worship and Preaching, guest performing artist Chuk Obasi, Program Coordinator for the Arts & Humanities Program at Intersections International, and our guest ritual musicians Hadar Noiberg, Jeremy Brown, Shoshana Jedwab.
WHAT TO BRING
Baked goods! Please bring in a baked good or brunch-y offering to share with the community. Coffee and l’chaim are on us.
Hats, gloves, scarves, and warm socks for our neighbors who rely on Met Council’s Washington Heights and Lower East Side food pantries, many of whom are struggling with challenges related to immigration. Here’s some examples: Fleece Winter Set, Women’s Winter Set or Women’s Winter Set, Winter Beanie, Gloves (12 pack), Texting Gloves, Scarf, Socks (Short), Socks (Tall).
WHAT TO DO
Please be sure to RSVP
Rev. Dr. Derrick McQueen