How We Gather
 
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Our Partners

 

Our partnership with the Fetzer Institute, in collaboration with Program Officer Michelle Scheidt, is what allows us to do this work, building on the Institute’s vision to help build the spiritual foundation for a loving world.

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We are housed as Ministry Innovation Fellows at Harvard Divinity School, a place where all three of us have been formed spiritually and are grateful to call a home for our project.

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We have the great joy of co-conspiring with Krista Tippett and the team at On Being to bridge ancient wisdom with spiritual innovation. Our work as On Being Strategists includes gathering elders and innovators, organizing an inaugural class of On Being Fellows, and beginning to develop infrastructure for an emerging spiritual ecosystem.

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Alt*Div

We’ve been thrilled to help support the growth of Alt*Div, a new learning lab for spiritual and moral leadership.

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Center for Jewish Learning and Leadership

With Elan Babchuck and Irwin Kula at CLAL, we’ve loved co-hosting a couple of gatherings around spiritual entrepreneurship and even playing sharks in the Shark Tank for their spiritual entrepreneurship incubator, Glean!

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Combined Jewish Philanthropies

We launched the Boston Community Leaders Cohort in partnership with CJP, which helps to support and strengthen the ecosystem of innovative community leaders in greater Boston.

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texas methodist foundation

It has been our work with TMF, especially Gil Rendle and Lisa Greenwood, that has helped us to imagine new possibilities for a symbiotic relationship between religious institutions and innovative spiritual communities, leading to a gathering of denominational leaders and our co-written report, Faithful.

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crestwood foundation

Our first partner, this small family foundation helped to lay the groundwork for where we are today. We are so grateful!

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People’s Supper

We joined with our incredible friends at the People’s Supper to create a special How We Gather host guidebook, and have been lucky to partner with co-founder Rev. Jen Bailey in gathering innovative community leaders nationwide.

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Center for Action and Contemplation

Our friends at CAC are doing remarkable work to share the wisdom of contemplative Christianity with rising generations, including an inaugural millennial retreat with Richard Rohr that we got to help host.

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Nuns and Nones

We got to help host an early gathering of Nuns and Nones - women religious and millennial community leaders - and have been honored to be part of this evolving project to share timely wisdom across generations and traditions.

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Kenissa

We’ve enjoyed getting to collaborate with Sid Schwarz and his team at Kenissa on multiple gatherings of community innovators from around the country.

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Angell foundation

We are grateful to the Angell Foundation for supporting our inaugural class of On Being Fellows and our strategic visioning around transformational leadership in a rapidly-changing world.

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Nathan Cummings Foundation

Supported by the Nathan Cummings Foundation, and working closely with Director of Voice, Creativity and Culture Isaac Luria, we’ve had the privilege of gathering foundation representatives and developing our most recent report.

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