Learn more about the innovative religious communities working to serve people who feel out of place in traditional worship services.
The Rev. Zack Nyein is the associate rector of All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Atlanta. He helps coordinate Warrior Church, an opportunity for community members to work out and worship together.
Rabbi Jessica Minnen is a spiritual leader for One Table, an organization that coordinates Shabbat dinners for people who don’t regularly take part in the Jewish ritual but want to learn more about it.
The Rev. Meredith Mills leads Gastrochurch, a worshipping community built around shared meals and spiritual discussions. She is an ordained United Methodist pastor.
The Rev. Stephanie Price leads The Land, a worshipping community that meets in the great outdoors. She is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Sue Phillips is an expert on religious innovation and works with the How We Gather project to understand how and where young people find community amid a decline in organized religion. She previously served as the Unitarian Universalist Association’s regional lead for New England.
Rabbi Aaron Potek helps lead GatherDC, an organization for young Jews in Washington, D.C., who are searching for their spiritual home.
Erik Martinez Resly is a visual artist, community organizer and minister. He is the founder and co-director of The Sanctuaries, an art-focused spiritual community in Washington, D.C. Contact him using the form on his website.
Greg Russinger is the co-founder and board president of Laundry Love, a ministry run out of laundromats across the country.