“If one person fails and suffers, it’s everyone’s business”—Rowan Williams
What are the distinctives of a community? What makes “community” different than just a gathering of individuals?
This week at New Wineskins, we’ll continue our summer series on community and connectedness with a conversation about how community and diversity go hand-in-hand within a broader culture that too often sacrifices unity at the altar of uniformity.
Our video from The Work of the People* this week features former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams discussing how the early Pauline Christians within the Roman Empire offered a thoroughly alternative community to the prevailing status quo by bringing together people of different racial, gender, and socioeconomic stations around a common table with the common goal of loving each other counter-culturally.
Join us this Sunday, July 24, in our New Wineskins Virtual Theology Pub for a conversation about how our differences can actually make us closer and form the foundations of a loving, trusting community.
*(Click here and enter your email address to preview this week’s video)
6:00pm EST: Happy Half-Hour (informal meet & greet time)
6:30pm EST: Presentation & conversation begin
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