SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. -- On Sunday, Feb. 1, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church will host author, social activist, and visionary leader Shane Claiborne. The public is welcome to attend.
Claiborne, a founder of the Simple Way community in inner-city Philadelphia, is one of the most well-known thinkers in The New Monasticism—a movement that emphasizes, among other things, communal life, hospitality, contemplative lives, and practical engagement of the poor.
Claiborne will preach at Holy Innocents’ during the 9 and 11:15 a.m. services. At the 10:15 a.m. Faith Forum, he will speak about the “Marks of a New Monasticism,” which addresses topics such as racial reconciliation and community living.
“Let’s move beyond complaining about the Church we see, and let start becoming the Church we dream of,” Claiborne has said.