A Multi-cultural, Multi-faith Global Initiative

IntersectionsIntersections is dedicated to building respectful relationships among diverse individuals and communities to forge common ground and develop strategies that promote justice, reconciliation and peace.

Under the direction of its Founding Director, Rev. Robert Chase, Intersections pursues its mission by:

  • Engaging in interfaith dialogue and action
  • Addressing the consequences of conflict at home and abroad
  • Empowering marginalized communities

Through these initiatives, and in partnership with other organizations, Intersections seeks to advance the ongoing transformation of society through public forums, creative arts, educational events, advocacy and community development.

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Rev. Robert Chase In September 2007, The Rev. Robert Chase was called to be the Founding Director of Intersections, a new justice-based global initiative of the Collegiate Church of New York. An award-winning video producer as well as an ordained minister, he previously served as Director of Communications for the 1.2 million-member United Church of Christ, where he was responsible for the denomination's efforts in public relations, marketing and education.

Rev. Chase also served as executive director of the UCC's Office of Communication, Inc., and the church's historic media justice agency, while responsible for UCC's web sites, publication of United Church News and the award winning "God is still speaking," identity campaign. Rev. Chase has served congregations in New York and New Jersey and was founder and president of Creative Connections in Media, a full-service communications company.