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Fully Alive at St. Mark’s: Nora Gallagher, Environmental Strategist, Patagonia -“Work: A Reflection”
November 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 amFree
Nora Gallagher Environmental Strategist, Patagonia to Speak at Fully Alive Forum at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on November 24 at 9AM
Nora Gallagher, an Environmental Strategist at Patagonia, and who serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council at Yale Divinity School, will be the guest speaker at the 9AM Fully Alive forum at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, November 24. She will speak on the topic of “Work: A Reflection” in the second of two sessions of Fully Alive. All are welcome to attend.
Gallagher is a celebrated writer, editor, teacher, preacher, and author of several spiritual memoirs including, Practicing Resurrection, Things Seen and Unseen, and Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic, a memoir about coming to terms with a baffling illness, the overwhelming vulnerability that came with it, and a lasting resilience that emerged. Gallagher has edited numerous publications for Patagonia including, Notes From the Field and Tools for Grassroots Activists, a book of best practices for success in environmental sustainability. She teaches business students and leads a student group at Yale made up of graduate students from Forestry (Environmental Studies), Divinity and Management on meaningful work in a time of ecological crisis using Patagonia as a case study, a practical example of what can be done to bring people together around mission.
Fully Alive will feature a host of compelling speakers throughout the year who will explore the difference Christ makes in particular aspects of our lives, including family, work, money, sex, play, and more. Fully Alive will include other offerings throughout the year, including regular weekday classes, retreats, a special course for high schoolers, quiet days, and concerts. The 9AM Fully Alive forum and the 10AM service can be live-streamed via the St. Mark’s website at www.stmarksnewcanaan.org. Recordings on demand are also available to watch on the website or the St. Mark’s YouTube channel. For more information or to view a schedule of upcoming speakers, please visit the St. Mark’s website at www.stmarksnewcanaan.org, call the St. Mark’s Church Office at 203.966.4515, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.