Wednesday, Jun. 16 /
6:30 p.m. /
Denver, Colo.

Work + Worship

Event details

Many Christians today feel an aching divide between their worshipping life on Sunday and their working life on Monday. Sunday worship is often viewed as an escape from a busy week of work in the office, the classroom, and the home. But what if that’s not the way God intended it to be? What if God designed human beings to live integrated lives–to carry the cares and concerns of our daily work into his sanctuary in an act of worship. What if we could experience the gospel in new and transformative ways by bringing our work and worship together?

If you desire a deeper connection between your work and worship, we invite you to join Denver Institute for Faith & Work and the congregations at Park Church and Greenwood Community Church for Work + Worship. Guest speaker Matthew Kaemingk (Fuller Seminary), author of Work and Worship: Reconnecting our Labor and Liturgy, will share insight from scripture and Christian tradition to unite our callings as laborers and followers of Christ in a seamless life of faith. 

At Work + Worship, attendees will:

  • Engage both their work and corporate worship through prayers, stories, and songs; 
  • Offer the challenges, triumphs, and toil of your work to Christ, where the gospel speaks to your callings through communion; and
  • Reframe our perspective of work in anticipation of a “new normal.”

Wednesday, June 16th, 6 p.m.–8 p.m

Park Church
3025 W. 37th St., Denver, Colo. 80211

  • Indoors, socially distanced following COVID protocols

  • Childcare provided ($5 per family; registration closes Sunday, June 13th)

  • Livestream link available

Thursday, June 17th, 7 p.m.–9 p.m.

Greenwood Community Church
5600 E. Belleview Ave., Greenwood Village, Colo. 80111

  • Outdoors, socially distanced; please bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating

  • Childcare provided for kindergarten through 5th grade (complimentary)

In Person @ Park Church

Hosted indoors in observance of COVID protocols

Wednesday, June 19th

6 p.m.


Livestream via Park Church

A watch link will be provided prior to the event

Wednesday, June 19th

6 p.m.


Greenwood Community

Hosted outdoors; please bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating

Thursday, June 20th

7 p.m.



Jeff Haanen

Denver Institute for Faith & Work

Joanna Meyer

Denver Institute for Faith & Work

Brian Gray

Denver Institute for Faith & Work

About Matthew Kaemingk

Rev. Dr. Matthew Kaemingk is associate dean and assistant professor of Christian Ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary. Matthew also serves as a fellow at the Center for Public Justice and a scholar-in-residence at the De Pree Center for Christian Leadership. Matthew’s research and public speaking focuses on a variety of issues related to faith and public life. These include: religious pluralism and political ethics, Muslim-Christian relations, marketplace ethics, and Reformed public theology. He is the author of Work & Worship, Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear, and Reformed Public Theology.

Praise for Work and Worship: Reconnecting Our Labor and Liturgy

“Here, finally, is the book that will take the ‘faith and work’ conversation to new depths of intentionality. With theological clarity and real-world accountability, Kaemingk and Willson mend what we have rent asunder. Advancing scholarship in theology of culture, it is also a must-read for those who lead worship for workers–which includes, of course, everyone. This should become a standard textbook, for the sake of the church and for the sake of the world.” 

–James K.A. Smith

“This book is for bridge builders who desire to put into practice what it can mean to live a fully integrated life. There is so much truth in this book that it made my heart ache for our current reality and, at the same time, soar with hope for what could be by simply understanding that the church can provide so much more for its community of laborers.”

Learn More About Work & Worship

Matthew Kaemingk Talks with The Faith & Work Podcast

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Holy Worldliness: How the Early Church Integrated Work and Worship

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How the Psalms Invite Us to See Work in a New Way

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