Upcoming Events


What Is an Abundant Community?

John McKnight, Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann & Howard Lawrence


Monday, January 16, 2017 at 1 pm Eastern

 A Zoomed online conversation on:

  • What is an abundant community?
  • What does it look like this side of Heaven (so to speak)?
  • How do we make it happen?

John McKnight, Peter Block, Water Brueggeman and Howard Lawrence, thought leaders and activists in supporting engaged citizens and strong neighbourhoods, will be be joined by 

  • Neighbours who have a vision for a strong, connected neighbourhood
  • Community Developers of all kinds who are interested in place based, citizen driven initiatives
  • Clergy, staff and members of faith communities who desire to be an active part of their local neighbourhoods
  • Academics who are interested in how Old Testament Theology makes a difference at the Neighbourhood level

Sign up for in advance for a Zoomed conversation from your desk or office on January 16 at 1:00 pm Eastern. Login information will be forwarded prior to the event.

Registration is free and advance sign-up required.
Details at newscoopyyc/events/abundant-communities-webinar.


Sponsored by NewScoop, a not-for-profit Calgary news co-op, using generative journalism to explore and share stories of its thriving city. 


The Educating Neighborhood

John McKnight


Tuesday, January 17, 2017 ~ 5:00 - 6:30 pm Eastern
Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati

John will be in Cincinnati on Tuesday, January 17, to talk about "An Educating Neighborhood" at: 

Immanuel Presbyterian Church
3445 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220

Read John's paper "An Educating Neighborhood" here.
The January 17 event is free with RSVP requested. Details here.


Sponsored by the Economics of Compassion Initiative


Online/Dial-up Conversations with John and Peter

John and Peter host periodic free half-hour conversations with special guests on building community, connecting with the people in your neighborhood and creating alternative futures in local economies, education, health care and other domains of community life.

There's plenty of time afterwards to comment on the conversation and ask questions. You can use the comment form on the website or go to our Facebook page to post the questions and insights you would like to share in advance.

It’s easy to listen and participate. If you can’t listen live, the conversations are be archived for listening or downloading later.  

No reservations or advance sign-up required. Click here for details.