This screening of TRACES OF THE TRADE: A STORY FROM THE DEEP NORTH is co-sponsored by Christ Church Greenwich. There will be a post-film Q&A with the Reverend Marek Zabriskie and Racial Justice Resource Coordinator Kelli R. Gibson.
ABOUT THE REVEREND MAREK ZABRISKIE:
A powerful speaker and respected spiritual leader, Marek is the Rector of Christ Church Greenwich. He previously served as Rector of St. Thomas Church in Fort Washington, PA, during which time he greatly expanded that parish, grew its membership and ministries, and developed one of the strongest spiritual formation ministries for children, youth, and adults in the region. Originally from Detroit, MI, Marek studied philosophy at Emory University and trained for the priesthood at Yale and Berkeley Divinity Schools. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1990. Marek has published and edited several books, including The Bible Challenge, a popular study guide, with well over a million users worldwide, that helps people read the entire Bible in a year. He is also a member of the Compass Rose Society, which assists the Archbishop of Canterbury, and has been invited to preach throughout the United States and overseas.
ABOUT KELLI R. GIBSON:
Kelli R. Gibson serves as Racial Justice Resource Coordinator for the Episcopal Church in Connecticut. The resource coordinator serves ECCT bishops and staff, parishes, Region Missionaries and Region Leadership Teams, and Ministry Networks, particularly the Racial Healing, Justice, and Reconciliation Ministry Network (RHJRMN). Kelli is a native of New Haven who recently graduated from Yale Divinity School with a Masters in Religion and a concentration in Ethics. She has also earned her certificate from YDS' Black Church Studies certificate program. Kelli has work experience in municipal and regional policy administration, and non-profit leadership. She is the former president of the Black Graduate Network at Yale, and is highly involved in her local community.
Sat Oct 24 11:00am
Avon Members $9
General Public $10