- iSPi – A New Resource for Space Sharing
iSPi ("isp-ee") launches in November 2014 and will be the nation's first online hub for creative sacred placemaking! Learn more here.
- AiSP on “Around the Corner”
Karen DiLossi, Partners' Director of Arts in Sacred Places, was recently interviewed for "Around the Corner," a new show produced by PhillyCAM. You can watch Karen's portion by clicking here. Be sure to look for the entire program, though, which is set to air on Comcast 66/966 and Verizon Fios 29/30 starting in September on Wednesdays at noon!
- PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
PBS examines the situation of endangered churches - and what solutions might help - in this installment of Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, featuring Partners for Sacred Places! Click the image below to be taken to the video.
- Sacred Places Magazine – new format!
We are pleased to announce that Sacred Places magazine is now available electronically! Click the cover image below to read the latest issue, and stay tuned as we upload the entire archive of the magazine into this exciting new format.
- Theatrical Design Center
Partners has raised $150,000 of the match for the $180,000 grant we were awarded from the Knight Foundation to create the nation's first Theatrical Design Center, and we've found the perfect location: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church in South Philadelphia. Click to see some photos on Facebook of the site and from the charette we held to brainstorm ideas for the Design Center.
- Food in Sacred Places
Partners and Urban Tree Connection are working together with Ward AME in Philadelphia to create a garden on land next to the church as part of our Food in Sacred Places pilot program. Volunteers from UTC, Ward, and Ursinus College came together recently to begin clearing land to make room for raised boxes. Visit UTC's Facebook page to see pictures and learn a little more about the project.