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Faith in the City Series

The Faith in the City series invites leaders and thinkers from our city and national life to help the church be people who answer the call to love, serve, and transform the world.


The Arts, Faith, and the Shaping of Culture with Pearl Cleague

Sunday, November 8 at 9:00 a.m. ET

Join Revs. Simon Mainwaring and Natosha Reid Rice in conversation with Pearl Cleague, nationally renowned playwright, award-winning author, performance artist, and Playwright in Residence at the Alliance Theater here in Atlanta. Pearl has written three novels, two books of essays, and over a dozen plays including Flyin’ West, which was the most produced play in the country upon its release. As a performance artist, Pearl has performed sold out shows alongside her husband, Zaron W. Burnett, Jr., at both the National Black Theater Festival and the National Black Arts Festival. Pearl, Simon and Natosha will explore how the arts and faith intersect with the shaping of culture.

This conversation will be broadcast live to Facebook and Vimeo on Sunday, November 8 at 9:00 a.m. ET.


Past Faith in the City Conversations:

Justice and American Identity with Sally Yates

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Join Revs. Simon Mainwaring and Natosha Reid Rice in conversation with parishioner and former Acting U.S. Attorney General, Sally Yates, as they explore the theme of ‘Justice and American Identity’. Sally served for three decades at the Department of Justice, here in Atlanta and in Washington, with civil rights, criminal justice and prison reform measures among her many achievements. Sally currently co-chairs the Council on Criminal Justice, is a board member at the Ethics Research Center and is Partner for Special Matters and Government Investigations at King and Spalding.

 

Moral Leadership with Robert Franklin

Sunday September 13, 2020

Join Revs. Simon Mainwaring and Natosha Reid Rice of All Saints’, in conversation with Dr. Robert M. Franklin Jr., James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor in Moral Leadership at Emory University and former President of Morehouse College, Atlanta.

In the words of Cornell West of Harvard University, ‘Robert Franklin is a towering figure in higher education who exemplifies so much of the integrity, courage, and imagination he analyzes. He stands in the great tradition of Martin Luther King Jr. and Benjamin Mays! And we either heed his words or we perish!’.

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