Posts Tagged ‘ parish ’

transforming space into place

You’ve got to check out this great video highlighting Portland’s “intersection repair” project.  This is such a cool example of neighbors, literally, taking back the the streets such that the individuals, community and the built environment are transformed. This is gospel work.  Redemption of body, mind and soul of a community. Churches need to be […]



Parish Collective

The Parish Collective is getting ready to host three gatherings of in the Pacific Northwest (VancouverBC, Seattle, Portland).  The gatherings are designed to draw communities of faith who are deeply committed to embodying the gospel in the radical particularity of their locales into conversation with each other. Paul Sparks & Tim Sorens are pulling together […]



summer class – partnering with Seattle churches

Every summer trimester at MHGS I get to guide a group of emerging leaders through a selected readings course . . . for us “selected readings” means that faculty members are given some space to develop a course around an area of passion. In preparation for this summer’s learning journey, I’ve been working on this […]



vox veniae & the global parish

I ‘m getting ready to head down to Austin, TX to hang out with my friend Sam Lee (MHGS graduate) and his faith community, Vox Veniae for their annual retreat.  We’ll be exploring “The Global Parish;” as Vox has entered into a couple of interncational partnerships and are exploring ways of missionally extending their service.  I’m so looking forward to seeing Sam and meeting the community he’s doing life with.

peace, dwight