490 Riverside Dr, New York
Prophetic Voices: The Rev. Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook
at Riverside Church
Sunday, February 23 At 1:00 pm
The Riverside Church
91 Claremont Ave. (Bet. 120th & 122nd St.)
The Riverside Church Welcomes Rev. Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook For Debut of New, Dynamic Speaker Series Promoting Economic Justice
As part a new church-wide initiative to address the growing economic disparities hurting so many U.S. citizens and threatening the nation’s future, The Riverside Church will debut “Prophetic Voices,” a dynamic series promoting economic justice, featuring The Rev. Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook as its first guest speaker on Sunday, February 23, 1:00 p.m. at the Church, 91 Claremont Ave. (bet. 120th & 122nd Sts.), Morningside Heights.
Following the worship service, The Rev. Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook will lead a discussion exploring issues of economic justice and sign copies of her book at a special reception once the dialogue concludes. Dr. Cook is a presidential advisor, pastor, theologian, author, and activist who served as the U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom from April, 2011 to October 2013. She travelled around the world to lift up the idea of religious freedom for all people and will speak to us to discuss the problem and what is being done to give people the freedom of conscience and religion.
The Riverside Church (www.theriversidechurchny.org) is an interracial, interdenominational and international church built by John D. Rockefeller Jr. in 1927. The 1,200-member Riverside Church in Morningside Heights has a rich tradition of providing a forum for important civic and spiritual leaders. Past speakers include: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President William J. Clinton, the Dalai Lama, Fidel Castro, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela.
Directions: To get to The Riverside Church by subway take the 1 to 116th St. and walk to 91 Claremont Ave. (bet. 120th & 122nd Sts.), one block west of Broadway.