Fellowship Denver Church Denver, CO
Annual Celebration 2018: The Sounds of Work
Saturday, May. 19 6:00 p.m.
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Our shared calling as Christians is to honor Christ as Lord with our lips and lives, in every endeavor we undertake. Every aspect of daily life can become worship, but what if the experiences we most often associate with worship—songs, Scripture readings, and prayer—could inform and inspire our daily work?
Join Denver Institute on Saturday, May 19 at Fellowship Denver Church for an extraordinary evening with singer-songwriter Sandra McCracken. Sandra will perform selected works from the Porter’s Gate “Work Songs” album, as part of a liturgy exploring work and calling. DIFW staff and supporters will also share stories celebrating God’s work through the Institute.
Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with hors-d’oeuvres and drinks, followed by a worship celebration at 7 p.m.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience God in new ways through your work!
Jeff Haanen is a writer and entrepreneur. He founded Denver Institute for Faith & Work, a community of conveners, teachers and learners offering experiences and educational resources on the gospel, work, and community renewal. He is the author of An Uncommon Guide to Retirement: Finding God’s Purpose for the Next Season of Life and an upcoming two-book series on spiritual formation, vocation, and the working class for Intervarsity Press. He lives with his wife and four daughters in Denver and attends Wellspring Church in Englewood, Colorado.
Sandra McCracken’s prolific contributions as a songwriter, modern-day hymn writer, and record producer has brought grace and clarity to her soulful, folk-gospel sound. Whether in a theater or in a chapel, she is a dynamic performer who blurs the lines of what church music sounds like, captivating and inviting audiences to sing along. While many of her songs like “We Will Feast In The House Of Zion” and “Thy Mercy My God” have settled into regular rotation in Christian worship services internationally, she has also had songs recorded by All Sons And Daughters, ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, Audrey Assad, A Rocha Compilation, Bifrost Arts, Caedmon’s Call and others. She is further a founding member of Indelible Grace Music and Rain For Roots (children’s music) and has been a guest writer for Art House America, She Reads Truth, The Gospel Coalition, Christianity Today, RELEVANT Magazine and more.
Brian is the VP of Formation here at DIFW and also leads our 5280 Fellowship program. Prior to landing at DIFW, he served in pastoral ministry for thirteen years and at Denver Seminary for four years. His vocation includes moving ideas out into life through relationships and conversation – whether that applies to God, work, the Church, good beer, or Liverpool Football Club. He married way out of his league, and spends most of his free-time being parented by his two daughters.
Hunter Beaumont (board chair) is co-founder and lead pastor of Fellowship Denver Church. he also serves on the board of Acts 29, a national church planting network. Hunter is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary.
Joanna serves as Denver Institute’s Director of Public Engagement, hosts the Faith & Work Podcast, and founded Women, Work, & Calling, a national initiative that disciples women for godly influence in public life. Prior to coming to the Institute, Joanna worked in global telecom, nonprofit consulting, and campus ministry with Cru. She served as associate faculty at Denver Seminary and as a sewing instructor at Fancy Tiger Crafts. A third-generation Coloradan, Joanna appreciates both the state’s innovative culture and its cowboy roots. She has an MA in Social Entrepreneurship from Bakke Graduate University and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She also completed a certificate of Women in Leadership through Cornell University. She is the author of Women, Work, & Calling: Step Into Your Place in God's World (IVP, Fall 2023) and is a contributor to the multi-author book, Women & Work: Bearing God’s Image and Joining in His Mission through our Work (B&H Publishing, Spring 2023).
Mitch Majeski serves as a leadership consultant with Peak Solutions, a corporate consulting firm specializing in organizational health and effectiveness. Prior to joining Peak, he served as senior pastor at Summitview Church in Ft. Collins for 18 years, where he was known for his motivational speaking style and the relational network he built unifying the city’s faith, civic, and nonprofit communities. He has served on a variety of boards including the Governor Hickenlooper’s Clergy Council, the Colorado State Stadium Advisory Group, and the Coloradoan Newspaper.