Your work matters.

Connect the dots between faith & work.

What is the Collaborative?

The Collaborative has been strategically developed to help people connect the dots between work and faith for the purpose of cultural and economic renewal.

We equip workers to think beyond the paycheck and find deeper meaning in the place they spend most of their waking hours and energy: their work.

Work leads to blessing; blessing of others for the life of the world.

How We Do This

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We Equip

Christ followers in the vocations for the marketplace, government, and the arts with a Biblical definition of work.

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We Connect

leaders within the marketplace, across industries, government, non-profits and more to address complex social problems.

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We Mobilize

agents of change through courageous conversations, measurable action, and viable cross sector solutions.

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Equip

Short Form Seminars

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Content Creation

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Biblical Entrepreneurship

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Connect

Speaker Series

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Strategic Alliances

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Social Media

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Connect

Issue Forums

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Mobilize

Gotham Fellowship

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Vocational Guilds

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Orlando Heart of the City Fellows

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Mobilize

Arts Fellowship Orlando

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Impact

  • Seven jobs for ex-cons in a new carpentry guild
  • Life planning tools for students at a local university
  • Ethics policy at commercial real estate firm
  • Licensing concept for life coaches
  • New HR policies at largest landfill in Orlando
  • Neighbor introduction initiative
  • And more...

Current Opportunities

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Vocational Guilds

Guilds are a means of helping individuals identify with their calling rather than their profession. Our understanding helps us establish a spiritual identity connected to God, not create action or work in order to connect to God. Through Guilds, we establish a new vision for our profession, a view beyond our paycheck or status, which includes defining a new standard of how to work through ethical and best practices.

Collaborative Fellowships

Intensive learning communities designed to integrate theology and vocation

Orlando Fellows

The Orlando Heart of the City Fellows is a Christ-centered, character formation program for recent college graduates based in the local church. Our mission is to prepare the Fellows to live seamless lives of faith and ‘Start Well’.

Gotham Fellowship

The Gotham Fellowship is a nine-month faith and work fellowship for Christ-centered professionals that integrates three primary elements—theology, spiritual formation, and community formation—for the social, cultural, and spiritual revitalization of our community.

Arts Fellowship

Arts Fellowship Orlando is a unique opportunity for mature Christian creatives in the greater Orlando area to take a six-month exploration into intersection of art and faith.

 

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This week’s guest on Nuance is Anne Synder, editor-in-chief of Comment magazine. We look at prophetic voice, and how you use it well at work, and avoid the pitfalls. She is the host of The Whole Person Revolution podcast and co-editor of Breaking Ground: Charting Our Future in a Pandemic Year, published in January 2022.Episode 6 of Nuance is available on all streaming platforms: youtu.be/rFAqwopjffA#annesnyder #propheticvoice #dorothyday #nuance #podcast #commentmagazine #collaborative #faithandwork ... See MoreSee Less
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Case: spent the afternoon discussing faith and work with some of our Orlando HOCF Fellows. Great minds & hearts! ... See MoreSee Less
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@casethorp interview hosted by @thekingdominvestorpodcast will be live TOMORROW (11/18).Tune in to hear Case discuss how Christian leaders can most effectively shape their institutions by integrating faith into their work.- Website: thekingdominvestor.buzzsprout.com- Apple Podcast: podcasts.apple.com/podcast/id1641116955#casethorp #beyondthepaycheck #podcast #kingdombusiness #christianleader #christianbusiness #pastoralleader #kingdominvestor #TheCollaborative ... See MoreSee Less
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Each episode of Nuance has a spiritual formation tool to help you take the ideas even deeper, and with the Lord. Find them at www.collaborativeorlando.com/nuance/#nuance #podcast #culture #commongrace #reformed ... See MoreSee Less
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We will have over 80 Gotham Fellows in Orlando come May. This nine month seminar is hard, and as we know, the hard things in life are the most formative. Are you a Christ centered professional hoping for more in your job and career?Maybe next academic year The Gotham Fellowship is for you?vimeo.com/769069552 ... See MoreSee Less
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“The Collaborative is a truly unique offering on the Metro Orlando philanthropic scene as the most comprehensive and focused faith and work initiative in the area. It is a welcome addition to our maturing philanthropic sector that is moving beyond short-term relief to leveraged investment that moves the needle on our most pressing social issues. With its strategic attention on regionally influential and aspiring leaders, The Collaborative is well-positioned to be a leading force for good in our community for years to come.”

- PHIL HISSOM, FOUNDER AND FORMER CEO OF THE POLIS INSTITUTE

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