Rev. J. Elise Brown PhD
Executive Minister, Marble Collegiate Church
FORUM2021 Sacred Food ~ Blessed Earth
Interfaith Prayer Service
ONLINE September 9, 2021 10am-2pm ET
Rev J. Elise Brown believes every congregation has a mission and every community needs a powerful and progressive faith witness in it. Her passions and skills include helping congregations and organizations create ministry plans that work, and then working the plans to produce abundance and fruitfulness. Having worked in diverse communities throughout her 20 years in ministry, she understands the factors needed to move congregations toward greater, more authentic, diversity and mission impact. Rev. Brown was born and raised in Iowa and did her undergraduate work at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She continued her education at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, earning a Master of Divinity degree, and at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago, earning a Master of Theology in Ethics. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from The Graduate Center-City University of New York in 2014 and is on the faculty of Lehman College in the Bronx, NY. She is an ordained clergyperson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and rostered in the Metropolitan New York Synod.
Prayer Contributors & Musicians presenting:
Rev. J. Elise Brown PhD, Imam Saffet Catovic, Samir Chatterjee, HE Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche, Steve Gorn, Lyla June, Prof. Ephraim Isaac, Chief Arvol Looking Horse, Eda Zavala Lopez, The Marble Choir, Marble Community Gospel Choir, Dame Prof. Meher Master Moos, Grandmother Mona Polacca, Pandit Shukla Ji, Rev. Dr. John H. Vaughn.
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