On Tuesday, September 27, New York City area clergy, Rev. Derrick Harkins, Rev. Freeman Palmer, Rev. Chloe Breyer, and Rev. Ryan Phipps were called on by Faith In Public Life Action to speak at a press conference in Times Square following the first 2016 Presidential Debate the night before.

This week's SERMONcast features a recording of the press conference in its entirety. 


About FPL:

Faith in Public Life (FPL) has played an important role in changing the narrative about the role of faith in politics, winning major progressive policy victories, and empowering new religious leaders to fight for social justice and the common good. Our media expertise, rapid-response capabilities and strategic campaign development have made us respected commentators in the media and valued partners with a range of religious groups working for economic and social justice. The timeline highlights some of our hallmark achievements as a strategy center for the faith community.


About the Speakers:

Rev. Derrick Harkins - Senior Vice President for Innovation in Public Programs, Union Theological Seminary

Rev. Chloe Breyer - Chloe is an Episcopal Priest in the Diocese of New York. She founded and directed the Cathedral Forums on Religion and Public Life at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

Rev. Freeman Palmer - Associate Conference Minister for Congregational Development, The United Church of Christ.

Rev. Ryan Phipps - Lead Pastor, Forefront Church, Manhattan, NYC. Director of Marketing and Communications at Convergence.