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Oct 2017

On Friday night, October 27th, join us in the Fellowship Hall of Third Church from 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. for the next edition of the Makers Series. This edition will focus on the arts as a form of Welcome, and people who welcome others into creative life, as well. The words “welcome” and “hospitality” have…

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Apr 2016

We hope you can join us for the next Makers Series evening this Friday, April 8th, at 7:00 p.m. at Third Church (600 Forest Avenue) as we hear from three artists (including painter Ryan Lauterio, poet Natasha Oladokun, and musicians The Fretful Porcupine) as they help us think more creatively about the Christian call to…

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Mar 2016

Following the Apostle Paul’s word to the Galatians that, in Jesus, “there is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, no male and female,” Christians often focus on the way Christ breaks down walls, crosses boundaries, and calls diverse people together in unity. Even more, we look to Jesus to bridge the gap between humanity…

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Sep 2015

Join author Marly Youmans and other writers from RVA this Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. at The Fourhundred, for a round-table and workshop on finding inspiration and honing craft across her multiple fields of excellence: poetry (lyric and epic), short story, young adult fiction, novels. With 13 books of poetry and prose to her credit…

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Sep 2015

We hope you can join us for the next Makers Series evening this Friday, September 25th, at 7:00 p.m. at Third Church (600 Forest Avenue) as we hear from three artists (including designer/photographer Ansel Olsen, singer/songwriter Rebekah White, and poet/novelist Marly Youmans) as they discuss the sojourning paths they have followed to their current creative…

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Sep 2015

“Sojourn” is a word that captures the idea of wandering and travelling far from home, but also lingering and even resting in foreign lands. To sojourn is to willingly stay, engage, and invest in a place or community, even when we recognize that our presence there is temporary and we may always be strangers. Sojourning…

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Jun 2015

We hope you can join us for the next Makers Series evening this Friday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m. at Third Church (600 Forest Avenue) as trumpeter Taylor Barnett, medical illustrator Paul Gross, and philosopher and cultural critic Jamie Smith share their work and explore how our imaginations provide the bridge between the “already” and…

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Jun 2015

Join English actor, director, and playwright Richard Everett this Saturday, June 20th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at The Fourhundred, for a discussion and workshop on writing dramatic sketches and other pieces for performance – and generally moving from concept to communication concisely and cleverly. Participants are encouraged to bring short pieces to share…

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Jun 2015

Art is often considered a solitary calling: talented individuals working and expressing their particular vision of the good, the true, and the beautiful. But many of our most cherished and familiar art forms are intensely social and cooperative: they are not, and cannot come to be, without several, if not many, creators working together. Join…

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Feb 2015

We hope you can join us for the next Makers Series evening this Friday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m. at Third Church (600 Forest Avenue) as trumpeter Taylor Barnett, medical illustrator Paul Gross, and philosopher and cultural critic Jamie Smith share their work and explore how our imaginations provide the bridge between the “already” and…

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