Christ Church to Host Tyler Kepner, New York Times National Baseball Writer: “Baseball, Faith, and the Chase for World Series Glory”

Christ Church announces a free talk, coffee, book signing and conversation with Tyler Kepner, New York Times National Baseball Writer, titled “Baseball, Faith, and the Chase for World Series Glory.”

The event will take place on Friday, Nov. 18, at 7:00 pm at Christ Church Greenwich Parish Hall, 254 East Putnam Ave, Greenwich.

The event will be both in-person and livestream.

Friday Night Baseball with stadium food, refreshments, and beer! Tyler Kepner has been a The New York Times national baseball writer since 2010. He joined The Times in 2000 and covered the Mets for two seasons, then covered the Yankees from 2002 to 2009.

Kepner attended Vanderbilt University on the Grantland Rice/Fred Russell sports writing scholarship, then covered the Angels for the Riverside (Calif.) Press-Enterprise and the Mariners for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer before joining The Times. A native of Philadelphia, he started covering baseball as a teenager, interviewing hundreds of players for a homemade magazine that was featured in The Times in 1989.

The Grandest Stage: A History of the World Series” is his second book for Doubleday, after the best-selling “K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches,” (2019).

You can purchase Tyler’s book at the event at Dogwood Books & Gifts, adjacent to the Parish Hall. Tyler will be signing books after his talk.

Please register for this event so we know how many hot dogs to make!

Questions? Bobbi Eggers [email protected]

Christ Church is a lively community of faith composed of people with diverse backgrounds, circumstances, and spiritual journeys, bound together by God’s love for all people everywhere and united in the common mission to seek and serve God in all persons. They fulfill this work through the dedicated ministries of over 300 volunteers annually, who serve on more than 40 commissions, committees, guilds and task forces. In addition, the church hosts and supports more than 20 community meetings per week including 12-step programs, choral and music groups, neighborhood groups, and children’s programs. The Christ Church Preschool is a regional leader in early education, and our bookstore, Dogwood Gifts and Books, is a thriving resource of both faith-based and secular books. Their 40-year partnership with Neighbor to Neighbor allows them to serve those in Greenwich who are in need of food.

The Mission of Christ Church Greenwich is to be a vibrant Episcopal community proclaiming God’s love for every human being, no exceptions. Following Jesus’ teachings is their compass for personal growth, community outreach and harmonious living. Its vision is to seek and serve God in all people through inspiration from the Bible, worship, community outreach, music, and art in their sacred, historic home.