Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Grownup Grunge: Part 4

As the economy plunges, grunge makes a resurgence.

Kate Moss typified the whole heroine-chic look of the 90s and taught us how to make grunge look pretty.

We take plaid past the old flannel shirt and work it into our coats.

Regina Plaid Jacket
@ Forever 21

The Proverbial Folly

Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it,
but folly brings punishment to fools.
~ Proverbs 16:22

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

The Proverbial Wise in Heart

The wise in heart are called discerning,
and pleasant words promote instruction.
~ Proverbs 16:21

Monday, September 28, 2009

Recent Grads

You've graduated from Intervarsity and Campus Crusade ... now what? This is what:

Recent Grads
Fellowship Groups

Are you an '09 grad new to the city? Want to connect with other '09 grads? Join a recent grads fellowship group and meet other '09 college grads. For more information, guys e-mail and girls e-mail

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Manhattan

For more information, contact: Susana Gough x1417


Are are you finding the transition from college to post-college? What do you miss the most? What do you find the most freeing?

The Proverbial Instruction

Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,
and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.
~ Proverbs 16:20

Friday, September 25, 2009

Movie Night at City Grace

Explore theology through pop culture. Relax in a laid-back environment, maybe munch on some popcorn, and watch a movie at City Grace. The movie starts at 8:00 PM at the Children's Aid Society tonight.

TGC Film Roundtable

Trinity Grace Church invites film professionals to discuss the highs and lows of the business:
Industry Roundtable | film, September 27
Do you work in any aspect of the film industry? Would you like to add your voice to a discussion about the positive and negative parts of the industry, and spend some time dreaming and praying about industry renewal?

If any of this interests you, please join us at our next industry roundtable. Any questions, email Sue.

Sunday, Sept 27, 12:30pm - meet at the UWS gathering.

If you're in the business, and would like to share your story with Asphalt Eden let us know.

Higher Education Fellowship

Students aren't the only ones that need fellowship. Here's a fellowship specifically for those who work so hard to educate others:

Higher Education Fellowship
Center for Faith & Work

Friday, September 25, at 7:30PM. This group of university professors and staff meets on the fourth Friday of the month. Email for location and details.

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Email for directions and details

For more information, contact: David Mugglin


Web site:

What are the issues that professors want to address during their fellowship time?

The Proverbial Haughty Spirit

Pride goes before destruction,
a haughty spirit before a fall.
~ Proverbs 16:18

Thursday, September 24, 2009

3 Career Opps at Redeemer

Redeemer has not 1, not 2, but 3 career-boosting opportunities for you today:

Weekly Job Search Round Table

A group for those seeking employment by those seeking employment meets weekly to share, benefit and connect with others in a Gospel centered community. Updates, prayer, Bible study & break out sessions. Every Thursday from 11:00AM to 1:00PM at Redeemer Offices. Email for info.

Time: 11:00am

Location: Redeemer Offices, 1359 Broadway, 4th Fl. (at 36th St.)

For more information, contact: Roger Spivack


Where Do I Go Next? Career Direction Workshop

How can your interests and your personality guide your career choices? This two-part series uses the Strong Interest and Myers-Briggs (MBTI) assessments. Next dates: Sep 24 and Oct 1 at the Redeemer Offices. Registration required. Financial assistance available. Go to "career direction" at or email

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Redeemer Offices, 1359 Broadway, 4th Fl. (at 36th St.)

For more information, contact: Olimpio Wen


Web site:

Business Fellowship Welcomes Derek Ferguson
Center for Faith & Work

Thursday, September 24 at 7:00PM. Join the Redeemer Business Fellowship for our fall kickoff with Derek Ferguson, CFO of Bad Boy Worldwide Entertainment Group. Derek will speak on the challenges of living out his faith in the music industry. He reports directly to Mr. Sean Combs. Details and registration at

Time: 7:00pm

Location: The Williams Club, 24 E. 39th St

For more information, contact:


Web site:

What sort of career seminars, fellowships, and roundtables are most helpful to you?

The Proverbial Highway of the Upright

The highway of the upright avoids evil;
he who guards his way guards his life.
~ Proverbs 16:17

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

One-Dish Delish: Crab Dip

8 oz. sour cream
8 oz. cream cheese
4 oz. mozzarella (or cheddar-jack) cheese
10 oz. frozen chopped spinach (defrosted with all the water squeezed out)
1/2 envelope onion soup mix
8 oz. imitation crab meat, chopped
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and heat on low - stirring often - until cheeses are melted
Increase heat to medium and continue to cook -stirring often - until hot and starting to bubble
DO NOT let it come to a boil
Serve with your favorite chips or crackers
Pictured here with Market Pantry brand thin wheats because they're my favorite right now. Yay for Target!
What's YOUR favorite?

Grownup Grunge: Part 3

As the economy plunges, grunge makes a resurgence.

Ethan Hawke made our hearts swoon as the slacker in Reality Bites, so we swore we'd never wear anything that even remotely resembled a "doily."

[image via Rotten Tomatoes]

We conquer two trends in one, when we where both plaid and ruffles.

Plaid Ruffle Woven Top
@ Forever 21

Gifted Hands

Let your kids, cousins, younger siblings, and friends get creative:

Gifted Hands: Community Art Class
Hope For New York

The Gifted Hands Community Art Class held at the Covenant House is in need of volunteers to help with art and craft classes. Volunteers are also needed to offer childcare and play with the children of mothers attending the art class. Next dates to serve are Wednesday, August 12 and 26 7:00PM to 9:00PM. Contact to volunteer.

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Contact for more information

What are your favorite crafts?

The Proverbial Wisdom vs. Gold

How much better to get wisdom than gold,
to choose understanding rather than silver!
~ Proverbs 16:16

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

The Proverbial King's Face

When a king's face brightens, it means life;
his favor is like a rain cloud in spring.
~ Proverbs 16:15

Monday, September 21, 2009

Redeemer Actors Group on a New Night

Redeemer's actors group is meeting on a new night, tonight:

Actors Group
Center for Faith & Work

Monday, September 21 at 7:00PM at Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 Eighth Ave. (at 36th St.). We resume our monthly meetings in September, now on a new night! Join us for fellowship, skill-sharpening, and encouragement. Visit for more information.

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.

For more information, contact: Kenyon Adams,, (212) 808-4460 x1344


Web site:

Acting can be a brutal business, full of major highs and crushing lows, so this is a great way to meet Christians in the business and support one another.

Entrepreneurs Fall Kickoff

If you're an entrepreneur, you know it's necessary to network. Here's one place you can make some contacts:

Entrepreneurs Fall Kickoff!
Center for Faith & Work

Monday, September 21 at 7:00 PM at NY Ctr. of Arts & Media, 44 W. 28th St., 7th Fl. Learn, share, and participate with other aspiring and operating entrepreneurs who desire to transform our city; catch up, swap stories, look ahead to the new year. RSVP to, newcomers please register at

Time: 7:00pm


For more information, contact: Calvin Chin


Web site:

What sort of business are you running? Post a link in the comments section.

Musical Theatre Singers

Only in New York City would there be a fellowship group specifically for musical theatre, right?

Musical Theatre Singers!
Worship & Music

Our monthly group for musical theatre performers is meeting again on Monday, Sept 21. Bring your book and plan to sing and fellowship with other singers. An accompanist will be provided at a beautiful upper west side home. Email for info and to RSVP.

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Contact for details

For more information, contact: Kristen Sharpley


What sort of songs do you think they sing?