Book Launch: Barry Morris – A Faithful Public-Prophetic Witness

Date(s) - June 23, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Metro Vancouver Alliance invites you to a webinar to launch (Rev) Barry K. Morris’ latest book.  “A Faithful Public-Prophetic Witness: Dynamics, Challenges, and Ambiguities of ‘Success’ in Urban & Community Ministries ….

Tuesday, June 23, 2020  – 12:00 PM Vancouver/Pacific Time (please adjust for your time zone)

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This webinar is for anyone interested in urban ministry – past, present and future – academically and practical – ready for an in-depth discussion on the challenges of “success”.  This is particularly relevant with the current conditions and struggles the pandemic is causing for people affected and the urban ministries. How do justice and charity work and what does success look like?

Join author Barry Morris and his esteemed colleagues for a rare opportunity as they offer stories, comments and answer questions addressing each of the 3 major case studies in the book.

Featured will be at least:

Jim Houston and Carmel Hili for the Toronto Christian Resource Centre; 

Teresa Diewart, co-founder of Metro Vancouver’s Streams of Justice; and,

Al Tysick of Victoria’s Dandelion Society.

The attachment includes a media release overview and an intriguing list of interview questions and answers from the author.

Please come with your own experiences and questions for these veterans of urban ministry!

Facilitated by Pam Cooley.

Barry K. Morris is a United Church of Canada urban minister of several decades; an independent scholar; social justice and New Green Deal advocate; member of the AAR, Merton, and Niebuhr societies; and author/co-author of The Word on the Street (1991); Hopeful Realism in Urban Ministry (2016); and, via theses, engaging urban ministry and theology for both MTh (1999) and MPhil (2017) degrees.

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