A Deacon In Hell’s KitchenMay 31, 2013
For Alan Sherouse (MDiv ’05), pastor of Metro Baptist Church in New York City, the social variance of hipsters sitting side by side with the homeless and the down-and-out share a pew with the up-and-coming is an everyday occurrence. These images serve as daily proof of an ever-shrinking world. But all too often, this sense of community can be fleeting, based on proximity rather than true connection, confined to the daily commute and ended immediately by passing through the doors of our destinations. Sherouse and his colleagues at Metro are passionate about creating new ways to build a deeper sense of community on both sides of the church’s bright red door. Read the complete story.
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by Mark Batten, School of Divinity, Communications
Stacy Jones, School of Law, Communications and Public Relations