NYC church planters, pastors, ministry leaders, and churchgoers


9 months


Providing ongoing equipping for the church in New York

the training

City Lab is an annual series of events designed to equip and encourage the church in New York City. Past series have addressed evangelism, preaching, the personal life of the leader, discipleship, and faith & work.

the 2018-19 City Lab Series

Compassion and Justice: The Kingdom at the Margins

Five FRIDAY NIGHT sessions



Sep 21, 2018

The Biblical Calling to Engage in Community Renewal


Nov 9, 2018

The Church as
Good Neighbor


Jan 11, 2019

From Compassion to Transformation


Mar 8, 2019

Engaging Issues of
Systemic Injustice


May 10, 2019

Fostering Collaboration for the Common Good

the details



These are the main City Lab sessions open to any church leader or churchgoer.

  • Keynotes 2-5 will take place Fridays at 7:30pm at the Society for Ethical Culture (2 W. 64th St., New York, NY 10023). Note venue change.

  • Registration is now open for the second Keynote on Friday, November 9. Rev. Sanetta Ponton and a panel of ministry leaders will explore the idea of The Church as Good Neighbor.

  • Tickets are available for $10 at our Eventbrite page.

  • If you are unable to attend on November 9, but would like us to notify you when tickets for other keynotes in this series go on sale, select the "Email List" ticket option. If you registered for the first keynote, you are already on the list.


These are special sessions for leaders of churches in Nyc who want more. 

  • Workshop participants will receive additional training, practical tools, and coaching to help their churches engage with their communities.

  • Workshops will take place immediately before Keynotes 2-5 from 6:00-7:30pm. Dinner is included.

  • Registration for the workshop series is now closed. Ticket proceeds from the keynote events will help fund selected community engagement projects designed by workshop participants.

  • To request information on future in-depth training opportunities from City to City in the area of community engagement, email Al Santino (al.santino@redeemercitytocity.com).



Email Cody Dunn (cody@redeemercitytocity.com) for more information.


Redeemer City to City's New York programs are funded by the New York Project, a joint strategy of Redeemer Churches and Redeemer City to City.