Feb
10
9:45 AM09:45

Connecting the Dots: Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

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Alex McNeill of More Light Presbyterians and featured subject in the Out of Order Documentary is coming to NYC to lead the Not So Churchy community in a workshop entitled Connecting the Dots Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation. Not So Churchy is a member church of More Light Presbyterians. 

During our time together we will increase familiarity with and comfort in discussing the nuances of LGBTQ identities, with a particular emphasis on transgender and gender nonconforming identities. If you wish there was a better way to talk about gender identity and sexual orientation that doesn’t segment people into categories but unites us all in a journey of discovery and expression, then this morning together is for you! Together we will inspire new ways of thinking and teaching others about gender and sexuality.

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Jan
8
6:45 PM18:45

A Not So Churchy January

We gather at 6:45 for chocolate and chatting and 7:00 for worship. All are welcome!

 

6:45 Chocolate Hour
7 pm – 8:30 pm Worship
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This January, we will talk about John baptizing Jesus in Matthew, and reflect together on important moments in our own lives when our identities were affirmed!

Musicians: Ike Sturm, Paul Vasile, Melissa Stylianou, Jake Slichter, and all of us!

Greeter: ??? (Please sign up here if you can! https://goo.gl/BQLKKv



130 W. 30th Street, Manhattan
between 6th and 7th Avenues

All are welcome!


130 W. 30th Street, Manhattan

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Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

Mini-Retreat

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Hi friends,

Join us for a mini-retreat in the city!

WHAT: A chance to explore our identities as individuals and as a group, and sing and eat and enjoy each other's company

WHEN: Saturday, October 28 from 10am - 3pm

WHERE: Trinity Lower East Side Lutheran Parish

COST: $15 for lunch (or BYO) -- we're providing everything else for free!

Register Here! 

 

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Sep
14
7:00 PM19:00

Theology Group

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7:00-8:00 pm 

Challenging notions of God and feminism that failed to include the experiences of women of color, Delores S. Williams' Sisters in the Wilderness became one of the texts that established the field of African-American womanist theology. This theology seeks to explore intersections and the interplay of oppressions about race, sex, and class. 

Join NSC as we explore Williams' book and explore how Sisters in the Wilderness is still relevant and speaking to us more than 20 years after it was originally published.

For our first discussion led by Matthew Dimick, we will read through chapter 2! Order your copy of the book here: https://goo.gl/4NaWxD

First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn

124 Henry St., Brooklyn

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Aug
14
6:45 PM18:45

A Not So Churchy August

We gather at 6:45 for chocolate and chatting and 7:00 for worship. All are welcome!

This month we will begin exploring our new theme of identity through the story of Joseph (most famous for his rainbow-coat) and his brothers. 

Musicians: Ike Sturm, Ana Hernandez, Jake Slichter, and of course all of us!
Scripture Presenter: Kristen Guest
Preaching: Thia Reggio

130 W. 30th Street, Manhattan

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Mar
20
7:00 PM19:00

Queer Theology 201

As we continue our collaboration for learning and service with Trinity Lower East Lutheran Parish, we return for our second round of Queer Theology! 

Patrick Cheng, the author of Radical Love: an Introduction to QUEER Theology will be joining us to talk about his writing process as we continue practicing articulating our faith! 

Couldn't make it to the 101 level? We still want you to attend!

Date and Time: Monday, March 20, 7:00pm
Location: 12 West 12th Street and Fifth Avenue, in the Parlor

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Mar
5
1:00 PM13:00

Not So Churchy Marches in St. Pat's for All Parade

We will march in the St. Pat's For All Parade in Queens on Sunday, March 5 and join other faith communities representing many religions. This is a great way to get the word out about Not So Churchy! We will gather about 1pm in Astoria, so just let Mieke know if you can join.

From their website: "The St. Pat's for All parade celebrates the diversity of the Irish and Irish American communities of New York. First held in 2000, St.Pat's for All cherishes and celebrates an inclusive St. Patrick's season. Ours is the first in the 260 years + of Irish parades in New York City to be open and welcoming to all who wish to share in the spirit of the day. We err on the side of hospitality."

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Jan
18
7:00 PM19:00

Queer Theology 101

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Join Marranda for a crash course in Queer Theology as we begin our Spring Collaboration with Trinity Lower East Side Lutheran Parish! We will begin discussing Patrick Cheng's Radical Love: An Introduction to QUEER Theology and focus on building relationships between our faith communities. 

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Jan
9
6:45 PM18:45

A January Not So Churchy

At this Not So Churchy January we will explore the story of the Samaritan woman at the well who speaks some strong words.

We will also be using our collected prayers from the past year as part of the service.

Musicians include: Jake Slichter, Paul Vasile, Deanna Witkowski, Polly Mygatt and of course all of you! 

Chocolate: 6:45pm
Worship: 7:00pm

130 W. 30th Street, Manhattan

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